Instagram user pgrandhomme was able to take a few pictures with a violet Porsche 911 GT3 RS.

Porsche recently launched the 911 GT3 RS configurator (available here) where there are four paints to choose from: the standard white and GT Silver Metallic available without extra costs along with Lava Orange and Ultraviolet priced at $3,140. We've already seen the orange hue in Geneva as well as in Germany and now time has come to check out the violet paint which would be an interesting choice albeit somewhat splashy.

Already available on order, the Porsche 911 GT3 RS will start reaching customers in May with a new 4.0-liter flat-six engine pushing out 500 HP (368 kW) and 460 Nm (340 lb-ft). It's 10 kg (22 lbs) lighter than the 911 GT3 and will need only 3.3 seconds until 62 mph (100 km/h) prior to hitting a top speed in excess of 200 mph (322 km/h). Porsche has already announced the 911 GT3 RS has managed to lap the Nürburgring in 7 minutes and 20 seconds.

In terms of pricing, the model costs €181,690 in Germany, £131,296 in UK & Ireland and $175,900 in United States. There might not be a GT2 version as Porsche says the new GT3 can fulfill this role.

Gallery: Porsche 911 GT3 RS shows its violet body in live pics

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