The Porsche 911 GT2 RS has reached the North American shores lath month, when the first 20 customers had taken delivery of their new sports car at the El Toro Air Station in Irvine California at a special event prepared by the German manufacturer.
The new owners got a chance to familiarize themselves with their 612 HP acquisition, and during the event, Andreas Preuninger, Manager of High Performance Cars of Porsche gave us a series of details from during the car’s development process (internally known as ‘the beast’).
The GT2 RS, Porsche’s most powerful 911, is powered by a 3.6-litre 6-cylinder boxer engine and benefits from extensive weight saving measures which enable a total mass of 1,370 Kg (3,020 lbs). When pressing the acceleration pedal from a stand still, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS takes 3.5 seconds to reach 100 Km/h and can hit a top speed of 330 Km/h.
The official Porsche 911 GT2 RS lap time at the Nurburgring is 7 minutes 18 seconds.
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