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Say hello to this stunning new limited edition Porsche 911 GT2 RS Clubsport! Just how limited is this model? Only 30 are planned to be produced! Prices start north of half a million euros, or just shy of of half a million pounds before tax. The car has been made to celebrate 25 years of Manthey-Racing.
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Porsche 911 GT2 RS Clubsport Specs
Getting into the finer details, let’s talk about the cars performance. The Porsche boasts a 690-hp twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter flat-six and seven-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic transmission, the same one that can be found in Porsche 911 GT2 RS, which only saw 200 units produced. The car has carbon-fibre bodywork,Porsche’s Stability Management (PSM) system & data logger. It also has adjustable racing suspension. Porsche also has the “stripped” out interior in the effort to reduce unnecessary weight. The Car has one seat and a roller-cage, with basic 911 interior features.
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The first thing that usually catches the eye of many is the accent colour of the Porsche 911 GT2 RS Clubsport, being a mix of yellow and green. Since then the colour has been dubbed Grellow by fans. Next we have the body on the car. Not only does it look great, but as you’d expect the bodykit has many duties in a track car like this one.
Porsche centrally positioned radiator to enhances engine cooling over long distances and reduce the risk of damage. It has a completely closed underbody gives it very optimised aerodynamic efficiency. Then there are front winglets for enhanced downforce;
Whilst we’re at the front of the car, lets investigate the two huge vents on the front bonnet. Their purpose is to funnel air over the double-bubble roof to a sizeable rear wing which is suspended from above for maximum downforce over the rear axle. The car also has unique headlights, although this hasn’t really got anything to do with the performance of the car.
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As we know Porsche is headed in a green direction now so we should definitely be appreciative of current new cars that include modest to large size engines. Not long from now combustion engines may be a rarity in new cars and especially in luxury sports cars. The car sports many desirably features both under the hood and looks wise. It’s a real shame we can’t communicate the sound it makes. We wonder if future electric vehicles will emulate the sound of cars via speakers or if the sound of a 3.8 litre, 6 cylinder engine just be something we talk about when the younger generation is used to completely silent cars.
Not only will these cars be rare, but as we discussed above there’s only 30 of these cars planned for production. It’s not a bad guess to imagine only single digit amount of these cars will be seen by the general public. A real shame but an easy way to inflate the price of sale. This also helps reflect their new green stance. Producing smaller numbers of big engine cars help maintain their eco friendly narrative.
The Future Of Engines
As combustions engines become rarer as electric motors take the limelight. It’s no surprise that combustion engine enthusiasts are going to try and purchase the newest combustion models to keep the longevity. Throw in a limited edition model that still confirms with traditional engine structure and a 6 cylinder inline seems like a great purchase. With the scarcity of traditional car builds added to the scarcity of this beautiful car model it becomes clear that the Porsche 911 GT2 RS is a great investment. It’s a winner in our books.