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Porsche Unveils the 911 GT2 RS to North America

Limited to only 500 units. Each sold within a matter of hours. Porsche unveils the most powerful street-legal vehicle it has ever built.

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS embodies what Porsche Intelligent Performance stands for. The new GT2 RS is the most powerful production car in Porsche’s history. This latest variant packs 613 horsepower from a flat-six driving the rear wheels and accelerates to 62 mph in just 3.5 seconds, 0 to 124 mph in 9.8 seconds, and runs up to 205 mph.

The video below was filmed during a special delivery event where the lucky first 20 customer got the chance to put their new vehicles to the test on the open runway. The event was hosted by Porsche at the El Toro Air Station in Irvine, California. Porsche also gave some technical development insights into the car and discussed some of the GT2 RS background during the event. The company says that the RS is also capable of lapping the famous Nurburgring in just 7 minutes, 18 seconds. Take a look below for details.

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Porsche Pulls It's Best Punch Yet: GT2 RS. And Now Speed Is Scared…

Official details and photos have been released on the upcoming
Porsche GT2 RS, which will be unveiled to the public on August 25 at the Moscow auto show.


It will produce staggering numbers except for the number of GT2 RS available: 500. Horsepower: 620 (90 more than 911 GT2). Weight loss versus the 911 GT2 will
be a substantial 70 kg. That power rating will make this the most potent Porsche road car in
history. Don't discount the achievement of squeezing every drop of power from a 3.6 liter boxer engine, with much credited to the
twin turbochargers.

The details:

The car will weigh a mere 3,020 lb (1,370 kilograms), giving it a
power to weight ratio of 4.9 lbs (2.21 kg) per horsepower, and rides on
245/35 ZR 19 tires at the front and 325/30 ZR 19 for the rear axle. It
will come with anti-roll bars and Porsche Adaptive Suspension Management

It's time on the Nürburgring's Nordschleife track: 7 minutes and 18
seconds. 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds (0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds), 0 to
200 km/h in just 9.8 seconds, and 0 to 300 km/h in 28.9 seconds. Top
speed: 205 mph or 330 km/h.


To shed weight, Porsche makes use of carbon-fiber-reinforced (CFR)
components, such as the CFR plastic for the bucket seats.

"GT2 RS" tags are placed on the doors and rear lid to distinguish the
car too.

The car will be available in North America starting in October 2010. The Euro base price is €199,500. Including VAT and
national specifications/equipment the new 911 GT2 RS will retail in
Germany at a price of €237,578.  For the Canadian market pricing starts at



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