Perhaps Porsche was inspired by its first 959- a supercar that was introduced in the 1980s that was the embodiment of all that made Porsche special as a company: tons of power and speed, as well as sporty looks- combined in one single, sleek package. This coupe had a blistering price (for its decade) of $225,000, and it was well-regarded until Porsche produced the 996 version of the Porsche 911 Turbo ten years later. Until seven years ago, the Porsche Carrera GT filled the same sort of spot for Porsche enthusiasts-until it was replaced by the 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS coupe- the most powerful production car Porsche has ever produced- at a much lower price than the Carrera GT. And, it's faster too.
German luxury auto brand Porsche has been building its Porsche 911 GT2 since 1994. A vehicle that's based on the Turbo variant of the Porsche 911, this coupe is known for its various sporty upgrades, such as a more powerful engine, a stiffer suspension calibrations, and larger brakes. It's also a lot lighter than the Porsche 911 Turbo coupe due to its rear-wheel-drivetrain. (The 911 Turbo features all-wheel-drive). It's also lighter due to its lack of several interior components. In other words, many of the comfort and technology features have been taken out.
The 2012 Porsche 911 GT2 RS coupe has a starting price of $246,000, and it's worth every bit of change that's included in that figure. The coupe created such a buzz when it first premiered late last year that the company released a video of the first twenty owners receiving their vehicles at the El Toro air base in Orange County California. It's already gained a huge following! And with its power features, you can't blame its devotees.
This special, sporty coupe contains a powerful 3.6-liter, 620 horsepower H6 engine as standard and a six-speed manual transmission. Fuel economy ratings aren't unreasonable for this vehicle, either- despite the fact that it's a very sporty coupe. The GT2 RS reaches 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway. As discussed, technology and comfort features are light, but they are abundant enough to keep the driver relatively happy. Safety measures, however, are in abundance- as are sports and power features. Some of the coupe's safety features include Porsche Active Suspension Management, a rear stabilizer bar, while sporty features include the ability to select between different ride types.