2018 Yellow Porsche 911 GT2 RS – Drive, Inside and Exterior. Shade: Racing Yellow
The quickest and strongest road-approved 911 is prepared for launch: The brand new Porsche 911 GT2 RS will have fun its world premiere on the Goodwood Pageant of Velocity within the UK (June 30 to July 2). On the coronary heart of this high-performance sports activities automobile is a 515 kW (700 hp) biturbo flat engine. Weighing in at 1,470 kg with a full gas tank, the light-weight two-seater accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 2.Eight seconds. The rear-wheel drive Coupé has a high velocity of 340 km/h, and with its near-motorsport drive expertise, the brand new 911 GT2 RS trumps its three.6-litre predecessor by 59 kW (80 hp) and achieves a torque of 750 Newton metres (a rise of 50 Nm).
The engine builds on that three.Eight-litre within the 911 Turbo S at 427 kW (580 hp). So as to enhance efficiency, giant turbochargers push an elevated quantity of course of air into the combustion chambers. A brand new extra cooling system delivers optimum cooling at peak masses and, at very excessive temperatures, sprays the charge-air cooler with water. This causes the fuel temperature to fall within the overpressure vary and ensures optimum energy output, even below excessive circumstances. The personalised GT seven-speed double-clutch transmission (PDK) within the new GT2 RS permits energy to be transferred with uninterrupted traction. What’s extra, the specifically developed exhaust system is comprised of extra-lightweight titanium, weighs round seven kilograms lower than the system used within the 911 Turbo and delivers an emotional sound with out precedent.
For the primary time ever, Porsche Design is celebrating the debut of the high-performance sports activities automobile by releasing a special-issue watch. Providing a nod to the world of motorsport, the 911 GT2 RS watch is completely out there to homeowners of the brand new car and may solely be ordered at the side of the brand new GT mannequin at a Porsche Centre from June 30, 2017.
Self-discipline in sport means mastering each element. And on this planet of tremendous sports activities vehicles, cornering speeds are on one other degree. The 911 GT2 RS reaches these speeds due to its flawless racing chassis with rear-axle steering and Extremely Excessive Efficiency (UHP) tyres. Like all GT sports activities vehicles, the brand new high mannequin encompasses a specifically calibrated PSM with a Sport mode that’s tailor-made to offer optimum driving dynamics. Highly effective air intakes and shops and the imposing rear wing emphasise that the car’s aerodynamics have mastered each kind and design. The big, large wheels (265/35 ZR 20 on the entrance and 325/30 ZR 21 on the rear) guarantee excellent braking and cornering forces. The 911 GT2 RS options Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB) as normal. The entrance wings, wheel housing vents, outer shells on the Sport Design exterior mirrors, air intakes on the rear facet sections and elements of the rear finish are comprised of carbon-fibre strengthened plastic (CFR), as are lots of the inside elements. The bonnet can also be comprised of carbon to make the car as light-weight as attainable, whereas the usual trim roof is comprised of magnesium. Each physique elements have a large lateral swage line.
Efficiency can all the time be cranked up a notch – even on the 911 GT2 RS. That’s why the Porsche engineers have developed the non-compulsory Weissach bundle, which supplies a weight saving of round 30 kilograms. The bundle contains extra components comprised of carbon-fibre strengthened plastic and titanium. For example, the roof and the anti-roll bars are product of carbon, and so are the coupling rods on each axles. Magnesium wheels cut back each the gross weight and the unsprung weight, offering a higher wealth of spectacular chassis properties. The baggage compartment lid and the carbon-weave end roof are emblazoned with a central strip in the identical color because the automobile for a visually distinctive look.
The passenger compartment of the 911 GT2 RS is dominated by pink Alcantara, black leather-based and inside elements with a carbon-weave end as normal. The GT2 RS sports activities steering wheel with gearshift paddles permits fast and sporty gear adjustments. Drivers and passengers expertise the driving dynamics of the high-performance sports activities automobile in full bucket seats with a carbon-weave end. As in each 911, the Porsche Communication Administration (PCM) is the central management unit for audio, navigation and communication. The Join Plus module and Porsche Observe Precision app are additionally included as normal, enabling detailed recording, show and evaluation of driving information on a smartphone.
The non-compulsory Chrono Package deal expands the PCM features to incorporate efficiency show, which can be utilized to show, save and consider monitor instances. The bundle additionally features a stopwatch on the swap panel with each analogue and digital show. What’s extra, the Chrono Package deal on the 911 GT2 RS comes with a lap set off.