Steph Curry Buys Porsche 911 GT3 RS, Gets Harassed by Kid at Gas Pump [VIDEO]
The current debate in the NBA right now is whether Steph Curry has surpassed LeBron James as the best player in the league, but one thing is definitely for sure: Curry drives a much more expensive car than Mr. James.
While LeBron has been busy trying to convince the world that he drives a Kia K900 with an MSRP of just $61,000, Steph Curry picked up a Porsche 911 GT3 RS, which sports a $175,900 price tag.
Curry recently took his premium sports car out for a spin and then stopped at an Oakland gas station to fill up. That’s when Twitter user @idk510 spotted the NBA superstar and recorded a quick video of the random encounter.
confirmed : steph curry never putting gas in Oakland again pic.twitter.com/g9EshnFEkr
— threezus (@idk510) January 22, 2016
Curry didn’t seem to enjoy being filmed, but let’s take a look at the possible reasons he invested in the GT3 RS.
The 2016 Porsche 911 GT3 RS is powered by a 4.0-liter naturally-aspirated flat-six aluminum engine rated at 500 horsepower and 338 lb-ft of torque. With that kind of power, the GT3 RS can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.1 seconds and can reach a top speed of 193 mph.
The GT3 RS is also unique because it utilizes carbon-fiber-reinforced plastic body panels in order to reduce weight. Other notable features include a huge racecar-style wing, distinctive GT3 RS steering wheel, and carbon-ceramic brakes.
The only downside to Curry’s Porsche? It only yields 16 mpg combined, which leaves him at the mercy of young Twitter users who are eager to capitalize off of his gas pumping abilities in order to score more likes and retweets.
Gallery: The Porsche 911 GT3 RS