Porsche Centre Bengaluru has delivered a 911 GT2 RS to Mr Boopesh Reddy. This is the brand’s fastest road-legal 911. Reddy’s garage is a respected one, and the latest wheels join his Mercedes-AMG GTR and Ferrari 458 Speciale, among others.
The key handover was ceremony was handled by Pavan Shetty, Director of Porsche India and Raghu Nayak, Director of Porsche Center Bengaluru. Previously, Porsche Centre Bengaluru dealership also sold India’s first Porsche 991.2 911 GT3.
Porsche GT2 RS gets power from a 3.8-litre flat-six engine that that returns max power of 700 hp at 7,000 rpm, and max torque of 750Nm mated to 7-speed PDK (Porsche Doppelkupplung) automatic transmission for quick shifts. The rear mounted engine sends power to the rear wheels. 0 to 100km/h takes 2.8 seconds. Top speed is pegged at 340km/h.
The Porsche 911 GT2 RS in question is finished in Guards Red and includes a Weissach package. That shaves off 30 kilos. The package includes seven-spoke magnesium wheels (20-inch at the front and 21-inch at the rear) in White Gold finish.
As part of the package, cosmetic and lightweight components include a carbon fibre bonnet and roof, titanium roll cage, and a six-point harness. The inside is finished in Alcantara. Carbon bits are in plenty. A ‘Porsche’ decal is seen in the wing/spoiler.
911 GT2 RS was the fastest production car to go around Nürburgring Nordschleife for a while until the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ outdid it. 911 GT2 RS completed the 12.8 mile (20.6 km) run in 6 minutes and 47.3 seconds, before Lamborghini Aventador SVJ claimed top honours with time of 6:44.97 minutes.
GT2 RS was recently launched in India at a price of Rs 3.88 crore ex-showroom (Delhi). As is the norm, only a few cars are allocated for sale in India. No doubt the fastest 911, it was first showcased at Goodwood Festival of Speed.