Zuffenhausen’s latest and greatest has finally landed in India, and it comes with an eye-watering base price of Rs. 3.88 crore (ex-showroom). The Porsche 911 GT2 RS that was officially debuted nearly a year ago in Goodwood, England, is the most hardcore iteration of the 991.2 model range.
Compared to regular 911, there is a heavy aerodynamics at play that is evident through the front bumper gets a pronounced splitter, rectangular air dam flanked by large vents with a LED lights at the top, dual-tone bonnet with two ducts on either side and a magnesium roof. Like all 911s, the new GT2 RS has circular headlamps with LEDs and integrated DRLs.
The GT2 RS gets vents on the front fenders and large air-intakes on the sides behind the doors on the side profile. Over at the back, it has a dual-tone bumper with twin titanium exhaust system (saves seven kg from the one on the Turbo), the massive GT rear wing and triangular wraparound tail lights. On the inside, the car looks similar to the current generation of 911s, additionally the GT2 RS gets carbon seats and interior trim as well as alcantara upholstery.
With a full fuel tank, the 911 GT2 RS tips the scales at 1,470 kgs, which can be reduced by another 30 kg by opting for the Weissach Package, thanks to use of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic and titanium. It covers the bonnet, roof, anti-roll bars and coupling rod for the front and rear axles as well as the lightweight magnesium wheels.
Powering the 911 GT2 RS is a 3.8-litre twin-turbo flat-six engine that produces 690 BHP @ 7,000 rpm and 750 Nm @ 2,500-4,000 rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. 0-100 KMPH sprint in just 2.8 seconds and attains a top speed of 340 KMPH. The track-bred mechanical features make the Porsche 911 GT2 RS the most powerful road-going 911 ever in the world.
Braking is handled by ceramic composite discs with aluminium monobloc calipers at both ends. It currently holds the lap record for the fastest production car around the Nürburgring with a lap time of 6:47.3 minutes.
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