Porsche 911 GT2, The Most Expensive Vehicle From the 911 Series

The Porsche 911 GT2 is a rear-wheel drive high performance sports car powered by a 3.6L twin-turbocharged engine tied to a 6-speed manual transmission. This sports car is an improved version of the Porsche 911 Turbo with many upgrades, which makes it the most expensive vehicle of the 911 series.

The 993 generation of the Porsche 911 GT2 was primarily designed as a race car built to meet the GT2 class regulations, and the road cars were named accordingly. The initial 316 kW (424 hp) 3.6L engine was replaced by an upgraded 331 kW (444 hp) engine in 1998. Only 57 road cars of this model were built. The acceleration time from 0-60 mph of the 993 model is 3.9 seconds and the top speed is 187 mph.

In 1999 the 996 generation was introduced. This model was primarily developed as a road car, powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.6L H6 engine with a initial output of 456 hp, and later upgraded to 476 hp. Its body was significantly different from the previous model, featuring more aggressively shaped nose, a wider fenders, and a large rear wing. Until the introduction of the Type 996 the engines were air-cooled. The acceleration time from 0-62 mph of this model is 3.7 seconds and the top speed is 198 mph.

In 2007 the 996 generation was replaced by the 997. The improved 3.6L engine of this generation features twin variable geometry turbochargers, delivering 523 hp. The acceleration time from 0-62 mph of the 997 model is 3.6 seconds, and the top speed is 204 mph. In the United States a total of 194 units of this model were sold.

In 2010 the GT2 RS was introduced. It is powered by a twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve flat-6 engine, with aluminum block and heads, delivering 612 hp and a 516 lb-ft of torque at 2250 rpm. The acceleration time from 0-62 mph of the GT2 RS is 3.5 seconds and the top speed is 205 mph.

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