Thursday, 06 July 2017 17:32

Porsche 911 GT2 RS launches in Mumbai

Mumbai saw the launch of the fastest and powerful road-approved Porsche  911 GT2 RS The model builds on the 911 Turbo S 3.8-litre engine, which produces 580 hp (427 kW). In order to increase performance. At the heart of this high-performance sports car is a 700 hp (515 kW) biturbo flat engine. Weighing in at 1,470 kg with a full fuel tank, the lightweight two-seater accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds. The rear-wheel drive Coupé has a top speed of 340 km/h, and with its near-motorsport drive technology, the new 911 GT2 RS trumps its 3.6-litre predecessor by 80 hp (59 kW) and achieves a torque of 750 Newton metres (an increase of 50 Nm). For the first time ever, Porsche Design is celebrating the debut of the high-performance sports car by releasing a special watch. Paying homage to the world of motorsport, the 911 GT2 RS timepiece is exclusively available to owners of the new vehicle.

The mean machine has a truly sporty interior dominated by red Alcantara, black leather and interior parts with a carbon-weave finish. The model’s sports steering wheel with gearshift paddles enables quick and sporty gear changes. Drivers and passengers experience the driving dynamics of the high-performance sports car in full bucket seats with a carbon-weave finish. Typical of every 911, the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) is the central control unit for audio, navigation and communication. The Connect Plus module and Porsche Track Precision app are also included as standard, enabling detailed recording, display and analysis of driving data on a smartphone.

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