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News Skilled Builder Converts Porsche Boxster Into 911 GT3 RS Replica

Skilled Builder Converts Porsche Boxster Into 911 GT3 RS Replica

With time and talent, the builder creates a very convincing mid-rear-engine Porsche 911 GT3 RS replica

  • The car is a reskinned 987 Boxster.

  • It features 991 and 997 parts.

  • Only the Boxter’s doors are original.

We are in awe, and jealous, on many levels. The finished product is nothing short of spectacular, and we wish we had the skills and time to complete such a project. The project in question is the physical transformation of a 987-generation Porsche Boxster to a replica 991-generation 911 GT3 RS.

The series of images from Brit Paul Lucas’s post on Facebook’s Modified Porsches group is incredible. There are no details on this post as to how much time and money was invested in the build, but it certainly wasn’t a weekend affair, or a cheap one either.

Porsche 911 GT3 RS Replica | Photo: Paul Lucas via Facebook

The Boxster was nearly stripped and fitted with a 991 GT3 front clip, new rear fenders, rear bumper, and spoiler/rear bonnet assembly. Only the Boxster’s original doors remain. Other modifications done to the 911 Boxster GT3 replica include replacing the upper dash assembly for one from a 997-era 911.

Mechanically, the Boxster GT3 RS gets big brake conversions on both ends along with a coil-over suspension and air ride to raise the front end when going over speedbumps.

This is not Paul’s first conversion as he’s “built a GT3 replica in the same way (on a Boxster 986) and also a DNA Ferrari 430 replica (on a Toyota MR2 Mk3) with a 3litre V6 engine.” This latest replica is fantastic.

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Matt St-Pierre
Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai


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