Tag Archives: Porsche 911 GT2

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 is able to pass the 200 mph mark. And then some. Automotive...

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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 going to the rear wheels. More amazing still is that Porsche...

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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 needed less than seven minutes to complete a lap. Bridge to...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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