Porsche 911 GT2 RS to Offer Over 640 HP

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Porsche has let slip some new details on its upcoming 911 GT2 RS. 

EVO was given front seat access to a prototype version of the car, along with access to some of the nitty-gritty details.

The car will use the same 3.8-liter twin turbo engine found in the 911 Turbo S, though larger turbos and more boost has been added. A water injection system is also being used to cool the intake, allowing the engine to put out more than 641 horsepower and 553 lb-ft of torque according to Porsche.

With those power numbers, the GT2 RS will sprint to 62 mph in less than three seconds and will go on to a top speed in excess of 211 mph. The only transmission available is a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic while getting all that power to the ground are a set of Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires designed especially for this car.

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The recipe for success with the GT2 RS combines the chassis and agility of the GT3 with the high-power Turbo S engine, making for a race track weapon which represents the peak of Porsche performance.

Weight for the car is pegged around 3306 pounds, and an additional 66 pounds can be cut for those who opt for the Weissach package.

Watch for the official reveal of the GT2 RS to come sometime before the end of 2017.

[Source: EVO]

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