Road Tests Real world tests of 911 GT2 RS vs Ford GT

0-60mph

911 GT2 RS
3.7 s
Ford GT
3.6 s

Top speed

911 GT2 RS
204 mph
Ford GT
205 mph

0-100mph

911 GT2 RS
6.5 s
Ford GT
8 s

1/4 mile

911 GT2 RS
11 s
Ford GT
11.7 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Porsche 911 GT2 RS

Reasons to consider the
Porsche 911 GT2 RS

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Fewer cars built 500 vs 4,038 8.1x fewer instances built
Faster in the quarter mile 11 s vs 11.7 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
More expensive sticker price $246k vs $150k Around 65% more expensive harder to own
More powerful engine 612 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM More than 10% stronger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,014 lb vs 3,500 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Higher redline 6,800 RPM vs 6,500 RPM Around 5% more revs
Side view of Ford GT

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Ford GT

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Much bigger engine 5,409 cc vs 3,600 cc More than 50% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

911 GT2 RS  vs
Ford GT 
Brand Porsche Ford
Price 245,950 150,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2010 2003-2006
City mileage 15 MPG 12 MPG
Highway mileage 22 MPG 19 MPG
Number built 500 4,038

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/PSM, LSD RWD w/Helical LSD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
Gear ratios
1: 3.15:1
2: 1.89:1
3: 1.4:1
4: 1.09:1
5: 0.89:1
6: 0.73:1
Axle ratio 3.44:1 3.36:1

engine

Displacement 3,600 cc 5,409 cc
Cylinders Flat 6 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9:1 8.4:1
Bore/stroke 3.94 in / 3.01 in 3.55 in / 4.17 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

911 GT2 RS  vs
Ford GT 
Top speed 204 mph 205 mph
1/4 mile 11 s 11.7 s
0-60mph 3.7 s 3.6 s
0-100mph 6.5 s 8 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.92 lb/hp 6.36 lb/hp
Maximum hp 612 HP @ 6,500 RPM 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 518 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM 500 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM
Max RPM 6,800 RPM 6,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo 14.96 in Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo 13.78 in Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 483/? 19 457/? 229
Rear wheels 483/? 19 483/? 292

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,014 lb 3,500 lb
Width 72.9 in 76.9 in
Height 58.3 in 44.3 in
Length 175.9 in 182.8 in
Front track width 59.4 in 63 in
Wheelbase 92.5 in 106.7 in
Porsche 911 GT2 RS
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Ford GT
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