Listed 335 days ago, Costa Mesa, CA "A lot of work was done on the rear suspension which has to bear the brunt of the more powerful engine," said Uwe. Trade Seller. Mash the brake pedal and the tail of the Porsche bites into the asphalt as the unflappable carbon-ceramic brakes do their job. This way you maintain momentum and do not get into a low gear, high revs situation that will over-drive the chassis in a bend. Used Volkswagen Jetta Unique center-locking wheels crafted from magnesium (a factory upgrade on both) feature uber-sticky Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R N0 tires. Phenomenal power and low mass deliver jaw-dropping performance – utilizing launch control, the GT2 RS accelerates from rest to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds as it blasts to a top speed of 211 mph (both of those factory numbers are considered conservative). The cabin, too, is a no-frills motorsport affair, fully stripped out and featuring a removable carbon racing wheel from the 911 GT3 R, a Cosworth intelligent colour display, an onboard data logger, integrated roll cage, and FIA-approved six-point safety harness for the fixed Recaro bucket seat. We use cookies to enhance your experience. Of course, this extraordinary Porsche has moves like Mick Jagger and the mechanical equivalent of telepathy. 2018 (18 reg) | 2,512 miles. The GT3 RS takes a different approach with a high-revving naturally aspirated engine. The recorded time of 1:24.88 minutes – an absolutely blistering pace – bested the previous record-holding Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 by nearly two seconds. Despite its agility and impeccable track manners, which expose the DNA of a race car, all its bits and pieces are cohesively aligned around one objective – support and coddle its 700-hp turbocharged engine. © Copyright 2020 Along with a set of sticky Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires, the prodigious powertrain helped the 911 GT2 RS basically teleport from zero to 60 mph in 2.6 seconds and disintegrate a quarter-mile drag strip in 10.3 seconds at 140 mph. We push the Porsche as hard as we can — yet it keeps telling us that it can go faster. Perhaps the most significant is the use of forged suspension links on both axles and three-way adjustable dampers, which allow owners to tune the car’s characteristics and handling profile to suit differing circuits and driving styles. A quick twist of the left-mounted ignition fires the six to life – its rapid explosive concussions shake the chassis at an anxious pace – it appears eager. Initial acceleration is quick, but far from mind-blowing. We may earn money from the links on this page. Immediately confident, thanks to the coupe’s tracking accuracy and input responsiveness, we eagerly put the power down early – enjoyed the rocket-like kick in the backside as the GT2 RS blasts past the apex (the noise bellowing from the Porsche’s titanium exhaust at wide-open-throttle is a roar that resonates like the aft-end of a jet fighter exhaust). With the help of launch control, the 0-60 mph sprint takes just 3.0 seconds – flat out, the 911 GT3 RS can hit a top speed of 193 mph. READING. That said, these big brakes benefit from extra cooling via ram air ducting that runs through bespoke openings in the body-in-white unique to the GT2 RS. Like a plane that cuts through air and flies ahead without looking back. That monstrous power is sent to the rear wheels through a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission. Chock full of high-tech features Used Honda Civic Front-end bite is impressive, but the best way to tackle bends is the time honored: slow in, fast out. Used Jeep Grand Cherokee, Used Honda CR-V 09 Jun 2020. The power delivery is perfectly linear and predictable, too, which allows the driver to use much more aggressive inputs. (We know many owners that have both.). - The 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS has a base price of $187,500 (plus $1,250 destination fee). The fastest exit is gained by gently applying throttle as you open the steering past the apex, and then the cars pace from a bend is amazing. Listed 139 days ago, Cincinnati, OH