Road Tests Real world tests of 911 GT3 RS 4.0 vs GT2 RS

0-60mph

Top speed

911 GT3 RS 4.0
192 mph
911 GT2 RS
204 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Nurburgring time

911 GT2 RS
7:24.0

Differences What are the advantages of each

Car-autoblog view of Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

Reasons to consider the
Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0

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Way higher redline 8,500 RPM vs 6,800 RPM 25% more revs
Bigger engine 4,000 cc vs 3,600 cc More than 10% bigger engine
Car-autoblog view of Porsche 911 GT2 RS

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Has an air compressor Twin turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
More torque 518 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 340 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM More than 50% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster in the quarter mile 11 s vs 11.8 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
Faster top speed 204 mph vs 192 mph 12 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 612 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 493 HP @ 8,250 RPM Around 25% stronger engine
Faster to 200kph 9.4 s vs 11.5 s Around 20% faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

911 GT3 RS 4.0  vs
GT2 RS 
Brand Porsche Porsche
Price 233,960 245,950
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2010
City mileage 16 MPG 15 MPG
Highway mileage 23 MPG 22 MPG
Number built 600 500

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.07 lb/hp 4.92 lb/hp
Maximum hp 493 HP @ 8,250 RPM 612 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 340 ft-lb @ 5,750 RPM 518 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Max RPM 8,500 RPM 6,800 RPM
Engine placement Rear Rear
Steering system rack&pinionVPAS Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,000 cc 3,600 cc
Cylinders Flat 6 Flat 6
Air compressor None Twin turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 12.6:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 4 in / 3.2 in 3.94 in / 3.01 in
Valvetrain Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC) DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

911 GT3 RS 4.0  vs
GT2 RS 
Top speed 192 mph 204 mph
1/4 mile 11.8 s 11 s
0-60mph 3.6 s 3.7 s
0-100mph 7.8 s 6.5 s
0-200kph 11.5 s 9.4 s
20.6km nurburgring time 7:27.0 7:24.0
Hockenheim short lap time 1:09.50 1:08.40

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD w/PSM, LSD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.89:1 3.44:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 14.96 in Disc Brembo 14.96 in Disc
Rear brakes 13.78 in Disc Brembo 13.78 in Disc
Front wheels 483/? 229 483/? 19
Rear wheels 483/? 305 483/? 19

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,992 lb 3,014 lb
Width 72.9 in 72.9 in
Height 50.4 in 58.3 in
Length 175.6 in 175.9 in
Front track width 59.4 in 59.4 in
Wheelbase 92.9 in 92.5 in
Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0
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