Porsche, an automaker whose head of GT cars once said that Nürburgring lap times aren’t a priority, is apparently out to punch the Nürburgring lap time sheet in the face. The new 2018 GT2 RS was just spotted at the ‘Ring making a sub-seven minute run of the Nordschleife course where the battle over lap records goes…
Some very official-looking photos of Porsche’s most powerful 911 ever* have leaked onto the internet. If you can’t wait for the cover to be taken off of the “mystery car” at Goodwood, look here now. Here’s a better look at the new 2018 Porsche 911 GT2 RS—the terror-Porsche of all our hopes and dreams.
Porsche will campaign a new 911 GT2 RS at Pikes Peak at the end of this month in a Porsche 911 GT2 RS under command of seven-time champ Jeff Zwart. And to prove their cars are as awesomely reliable as they are reliably awesome, he'll do it in a car he drove 1,100 miles from Porsche Motorsports HQ.
This is the Porsche 911 GT2 RS. It's a 620HP, Nurburgring-devouring beast. Seven minutes, eighteen seconds 'round the 'Ring to be precise. It's the fastest road-going Porsche ever and exactly what all those Cayennes have been paying for.
The Porsche 911 GT2 RS s a stripped-down race version of the already powerful GT2. Loose-lipped VIPs claim the carbon fiber hood and gold-bedazzled wheeled car boasts 620 HP, a 3.2-second 0-to-60 MPH time, and a Nissan-besting Nürburgring lap time.