Recently, Porsche released the latest 911 series. This indicates that Porsche managed to create high-speed sports cars. And recorded history for more than 50 years. For fans of Porsche, now presented with a new variant, the Porsche 911 GT2 RS 2018. This is a very extreme model. Given the previous version that created a strong impression when launched in 2011. And is the best 911 lineup and ever created.
For 911 lovers, the arrival of this car provides a new color. As expected many people, that this car not only won on the straight track, but fast acceleration is able to give good results on every lap. Even running smoothly without any obstacles in every trajectory. In fact, that Porsche 911 GT2 RS provides comfort when test drive is done. Well, then we will break into some parts that are ready to be discussed.
Porsche 911 GT2 RS 2018: Turbo Engine
Next, we will discuss about the Porsche 911 GT2 RS 2018 engine. This car is rumored to be equipped with twin-turbo 3.8-liter flat-six-engine. The new Turbo is bigger and more compressive for better performance than previous versions. Some features are improved. As with cooling systems, such as water sprayers that keep the intercooler to stay cool, and a shorter exhaust system than the 911 turbo exhaust. GT2 RS is also presented with a seven-speed double-clutch PDK transmission.
The power generated by this car is about 700 HP and 553 pound-feet of torque. When driving at 0-60mph, this car takes 2.7 seconds. And the highest speed point generated about 211 mph. This is good news, because the Porsche 911 GT2 RS is improved in terms of performance, compared to previous versions.
Porsche 911 GT2 RS 2018 takes advantage of several ways to make this car lighter overall. These include interior and exterior parts made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic, and magnesium pioneered on the sides of the roof. Even with fully charged gasoline, the new 911 GT2 RS weighs 3,241 pounds, and is categorized quite low.
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As we’ve seen on GT3 RS, that 911 GT2 RS has a higher bumper and looks wider. And combines a larger air vents on each side of the center grille. Then on the headlights, it becomes one of the irreplaceable icons compared to the standard Turbo version. Underneath there is also a carbon fiber cover that has two additional ventilation for a more perfect cooling.
Porsche 911 GT2 RS 2018 was created with a unique and lighter wheel shape. Thus giving the impression of a wider on the rear tires. On the back in detail is better than the other Porsche version. This is influenced by changes in ventilation on the rear fender and side of the car.
At the rear lights look slim. This is evidenced by the new redesigned rear lights to be better than previous 911 versions. The underside of the spoiler has been redesigned, placing a large exhaust in the back corner. And this is a very special feature, because the wide rear wing gives a powerful speed effect. Compared to the GT3 version, the GT2 RS has a significant impact when driving on the track with the help of larger and wider wings.
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We discussed about the interior. The first on the seat, there are only two seats used to accommodate passengers. With carbon fiber outer shell and fixed-back design. Materials used such as Alcantara red with black leather, and extra composite trim.
For Porsche drivers, they will feel comfortable with the Sport steering wheel which has shift paddles installed as a manufacturer standard. On the steering wheel covered with red coating with Porsche symbol in the center of the steering wheel.
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When talking about the interior, of course we will enjoy some communication features on this car. As we know, Porsche 911 GT2 RS is presented with Porsche Communication Management system, and also standard features Porsche Connect Plus. In addition, there are interesting features of this car. That is Porsche Track Precision. In this application there is a Chrono option that allows more data collection. This helps the driver to get detailed information of his vehicle.
The new Porsche 911 GT2 RS 2018 will be featured at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England. The price offered this car is quite fantastic, which is about $293,200.