Illustration for article titled Porsche 911 GT2: Brochure Leak!

A copy of the factory brochure introducing the new Porsche 911 (997) GT2 — yes, thats the light sweet crude version of the most famous porker — has fallen precipitously into our greedy hands. And the numbers within prove what's been on the lips of Porsche lovers for at least a year — that the GT2 will be the first Porsche 911 to hit more than 200 miles per hour right off the shelf (204, if we're being precise). The new, rear-drive GT2 is powered by a de rigeur turbocharged 3.6-liter boxer six with Porsche's VarioCam and variable turbine tech producing 530 hp at 6500 rpm and 505 lb-ft of torque at 2,200-4,500 rpm. Curb weight is a svelte 3,175 lbs, totaling to a power-to-weight ratio of 5.99 lbs/hp. All those figures translate into a smoking 3.6 seconds to 60 mph and 7.4 seconds to 100 mph. What's more, a strengthened bodyshell and six airbags make the GT2 less worthy of the "widowmaker" label often used in reference to its predecessor. We'll see more of the new GT2 — static only, unfortunately — at the Frankfurt motor show this September. [PDF via Porsche Guys]

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