Porsche 911 GT2

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS

    Porsche loves cranking out Top 5 videos. Usually though, it factors in five models that fit a given topic. Today's different because the sole attraction in this Porsche video is the 2018 911 GT2 RS. We still have five things to talk about. So let's dive into the Top 5 thrilling attributes on the GT2 RS. Porsche test driver Lars Kern is in the driver's seat of a silver and black example. Instead of heading to a full-size circuit to share his knowledge of the car, Kern sidetracks to a go-kart track. In fact, he gets very sidetracked because drift mode is in full effect in this video. Lars walks...

  • Watch this Porsche 911 GT2 RS blow past 200 miles per hour
    Watch the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS blow past 200 mph

    The magic number you're looking for here is 321. That's the figure, in kilometers per hour, that translates to the magic barrier that is 200 mph. This is the number that separates truly fast cars from ones that merely knock on the door of fast. Porsche gets this, and that's why the 2018 911 GT2 RS...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS
    2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS first drive review: fierce and focused

    ALGARVE, PORTUGAL – The most fearsome, trackworthy Porsche is no longer the naturally aspirated GT3. If Nürburgring Nordschleife lap times mean anything to you, the wondrously capable 918 Spyder has also been eclipsed. The latest King of the ‘Ring and sharpest weapon in the Porsche...

  • Watch a drawing of a Porsche 911 GT2 RS come to life
    Sit back and watch this Porsche 911 GT2 RS drawing timelapse

    Porsche's high-intensity 911 GT2 RS is a 700-horsepower rear-drive sports car that recently lit the Nürburgring on fire. Now, thanks to artist Ronan Miah, it can light up your walls, too. Miah is skilled at capturing the exacting details of an automobile. He's also savvy when it comes time to...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS at the Nürburgring
    2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS sets record 6:47.3 Nürburgring lap time

    All hail the new king of the ‘Ring. Porsche has done it. The German sports car marque’s latest baby, the 2018 911 GT2 RS, has lapped the punishing Nürburgring-Nordschleife in time of only 6:47.3. That’s the new record for production cars, and it was achieved with drive only...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS at the Nürburgring
    Did Porsche’s 911 GT2 RS just set a sub-7:00 'Ring time?

    We all know the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is a fast car. The 700-horsepower rating will tell you that. But is it the fastest in production car history? Possibly. Porsche has been out testing the 991-series GT2 RS at the Nürburgring, and according to enthusiast site Bridge to Gantry the car...

  • 1996 Porsche 911 GT2

    Porsche creates some fine sports cars today, but arguably some of its best came from yesteryear. Case in point: the Porsche 993 911 GT2. For those looking for the ultimate expression of performance from the air-cooled era, the 911 GT2 is a one-stop shop, and one is heading to the Mecum Auction during Monterey Car Week August 16-19. The 993 generation of 911 brought many improvements to the sports car, such as twin turbochargers and all-wheel drive for various road-going models. However, it's the 911 GT2 that really caused a ruckus. The 993-generation 911 GT2 was built for racing in FIA GT2...

  • Walter Rohrl and Mark Webber sample the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS
    Walter Röhrl and Mark Webber try out the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS

    Mark Webber has a number of racing wins and podium finishes under his belt, in both Formula One and the World Endurance Championship. In the latter, he was named a world champion. Walter Röhrl is 30 years Webber's senior, and he too knows a few things when it comes to driving a car. Röhrl...

  • Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a hill climb event
    Rare Porsche 911 GT2 takes on a Portuguese hill climb

    For the 993-series 911, Porsche produced less than 60 examples of the mighty GT2, and even fewer GT2 Evo models. This first-generation GT2 was built in an effort to satisfy homologation requirements, and it was a monstrous example of what Porsche could get away with in a road car. Power was rated...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS
    Is the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS still a "widowmaker"?

    It’s so skilled at cutting fat, another name Porsche could have considered for its most powerful road-going 911 was “breaking knife.” Similar cars before the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS have earned a slightly different nickname: “Widowmaker.” Porsche is keenly aware of its...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS at Goodwood Festival of Speed
    2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS puts on a show at Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Following a soft reveal at the E3 video game conference in Los Angeles, Porsche took to the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed to unveil the 2018 911 GT2 RS. In the process, the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS becomes the most powerful 911 street car ever built. With 700 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of...

  • Porsche Design 911 GT2 RS Chronograph
    Spend $300K on a 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS and you qualify to buy this watch

    Porsche on Friday unveiled a new 911 GT2 RS. The 700-horsepower track superstar is the fastest, most powerful 911 in the nameplate’s history. It’s even tipped to be faster than the Lamborghini Huracán Performante which currently holds the Nürburgring production car record...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS, 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed

    Porsche just took the wraps off its most powerful 911 street car thus far at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed. The 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS makes 700 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque from its twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-6, spinning through a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic and powering the rear wheels only. Porsche estimates that the GT2 RS will do the 0-60 mph dash in 2.7 seconds. The new 911 GT2 RS owns a few other superlatives for Porsche, too. CHECK OUT: The new Porsche 911 GT2 RS sounds brutal The ultra-wide Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 325/30ZR21 tires are the widest gumballs...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS on the cover of “Forza Motorsport 7”
    2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS limited to 1,000 cars, sold out

    Last week, Porsche revealed what is poised to be the most powerful 911 ever: the 2018 911 GT2 RS. Ahead of an assumed official reveal at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show this September, Porsche showed off the 911 GT2 RS at E3, where it was revealed as the "Forza Motorsport 7" cover car. Exciting times...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS at the Nürburgring
    Watch the 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS attack the Nürburgring

    Porsche provided us with an early look at its upcoming 911 GT2 RS on Sunday, but the car’s development phase isn’t over yet as prototypes are still being run on the Nürburgring. The engineers are pushing the car hard as we can see the tail wanting to slide out on a number of...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS at “Forza Motorsport 7” launch
    2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS revealed at “Forza 7” launch

    Porsche on Sunday used the launch of the “Forza Motorsport 7” video game to briefly show its new 911 GT2 RS. The launch took place at an Xbox preview showing for E3 which runs from June 13-15 in Los Angeles. It's a big deal for the "Forza" community as the uber 911 is also the featured...

  • Porsche 911 GT2 RS prototype - Image via Sport Auto
    The new Porsche 911 GT2 RS sounds brutal

    Porsche is cooking up a new generation of its 911 GT2, and this time around the German firm is skipping the standard GT2 and going straight to the full-bore GT2 RS. Some outlets were recently allowed to ride shotgun in a prototype, including Sport Auto which filmed this quick clip of the car...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Porsche 911 GT2 RS specs surface, sub-7:00 'Ring time mooted

    Porsche is cooking up a new generation of its 911 GT2, and for the first time we have some official specs on the car. Some outlets were recently allowed to ride shotgun in a prototype and have come away with a number of key details. One of those outlets was EVO which reports that Porsche plans to...

  • 1996 Porsche 911 GT2 Evo - Image via Mecum Auctions

    Porsche built just 11 examples of the 993-series 911 GT2 Evo homologation special in the mid-1990s, and now one of the cars has been sold at auction for an impressive $1.45 million. It was sold last week during Mecum’s 2017 Original Spring Classic auction in Indianapolis, Indiana. It ended up as the most expensive car at the auction, with the final bid coming in well above the reserve. In the early ‘90s, Porsche was racing in various GT2 competitions using its 993-series 911 GT2 race car. However, the automaker was in need of something more extreme to race in GT1 events. Thus, the...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2018 Porsche 911 GT2 spy shots and video

    Porsche is out testing what appears to be a more extreme version of its latest 911 GT3 RS. However, a number of details suggest the car is actually a tester for a new 911 GT2. Already confirmed by 911 chief engineer Andreas Preuninger, the new GT2 is expected to be the last member of the 991-series...

  • 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Porsche to offer 911 GT2 with PDK only, manual as no-cost option on GT3

    There’s a new generation of the Porsche 911 brewing but the current 991 series still has some life left in it. In fact, it’s about to spawn a new GT2 variant. We’ve been spying prototypes for almost a year but now Porsche CEO Oliver Blume has dropped a few details. Speaking to...

  • 1995 Porsche 911 GT2, RM Sotheby's
    1995 Porsche 911 GT2 sells for $2.4 million

    Looking for a collector car for investment and think you want to get ahead of the curve on the last of the air-cooled Porsche 911s? Too late. At the RM Sotheby's London auction last week, a 1995 Porsche 911 GT2 sold for a ridiculous £1,848,000, which calculates to about $2.4 million in U.S...

  • 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS
    New 911 GT2 Coming, Says Porsche Exec

    It appears reports of the Porsche 911 GT2’s demise have been greatly exaggerated, as a senior executive at the German sports car manufacturer has confirmed that a new one is in fact in the works. The information comes from Andreas Preuninger, the man in charge of development of...

  • 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS
    Has The Porsche 911 GT2 Reached The End Of Its Run?

    The current Porsche 911 Turbo S is one hell of a machine. It utilizes its 3.8-liter boxer six-cylinder engine, which produces 560 horsepower, to make the 0-60 mile per hour dash in just 2.9 seconds. Keep that throttle pushed to the floor and, with enough room, you'll hit 198 mph. Those figures put...

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