Porsche 911 GT2 

  • $192k built in Germany
  • 2008-2010
  • 530 HP 3.6L
  • 204 mph
The 3.6-liter twin-turbocharged flat-six engine is ostensibly the same as the one found in the Turbo, but the GT2’s comes with larger turbochargers and a new intake manifold that uses expansion chambers to cool the fuel and air mixture.
by Car and Driver (Dec, 2007)
The GT2 has sensational Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes as standard equipment.
by Car and Driver (Dec, 2007)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 911 GT2

0-60mph

911 GT2 (997)
3.4 s
Carrera GT
3.9 s
GT MF5
3.9 s

Top speed

911 GT2 (997)
204 mph
Z4 sDrive35is
155 mph
CTR-2
217 mph

0-100mph

911 GT2 (997)
7.4 s
Z4 sDrive35is
10.7 s
458 Italia
6.5 s

1/4 mile

911 GT2 (997)
11.5 s
Z4 sDrive35is
13.1 s
GT MF5
12.1 s

Nurburgring time

911 GT2 (997)
7:32.0
GT MF5
7:47.0
458 Italia
7:38.0

Data points Key details of the Porsche 911 GT2

Price

911 GT2 (997)
$192k
Carrera GT
$440k

Horsepower

911 GT2 (997)
530 HP
Z4 sDrive35is
335 HP
911 Carrera S
394 HP

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Porsche 911 GT2

www.supercars.net
Its exhaust emission values are similar to those of the 911 Turbo and it complies easily with the stringent D4 standards.
The boldly styled, aerodynamically advanced rear wing is available in unpainted carbon fiber upon request.
10
Dec

Porsche 911 GT2

www.supercars.net
As the car accelerates and you're pressed into your seat, air is forced through the intake openings on the rear wing uprights and into the engine turbo-charging system.
This 'ram air' effect has a key role to play in the exceptional efficiency of the engine.
10
Dec

Porsche 911 GT2

www.supercars.net
The sheer, inexhaustible potential of the 911 concept proves to be, in the GT2 and GT2 Evo vehicles entered by customer teams, a consistent winner at long distance competitions.
Even this racing vehicle, with its suspension featuring a McPherson front axle and Porsche multi-link rear axle with LSA system, closely resembles its production relative.
13
Oct

2008 Porsche 911 GT2 - Top Speed

www.topspeed.com
2008 Porsche 911 GT2 As an example, both the luggage compartment lid and the doors of the new 911 GT2 are made of aluminium, consistent enhancement of the car’s material concept serving furthermore to reduce the weight of the rear lid and the rear wing even further than before: On the former model the rear lid and the rear wing were both made of glass-fibre-reinforced plastic (GFP).
The chassis and suspension fitted with PASM Porsche Active Suspension Management likewise as standard is tailored specifically to the new top-of-the-range 911 and ensures extremely sporting driving behaviour with superior handling qualities also on the track.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $191,700
Type of car Production car
Year 2008-2010
City mileage 16 MPG
Highway mileage 23 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.99 lb/hp
Maximum hp 530 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 505 ft-lb @ 2,300 RPM
Max RPM 6,800 RPM
Weight distribution 39%/61%
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,596 cc
Cylinders Flat 6
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.94 in / 3.01 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 204 mph
1/4 mile 11.5 s
0-60mph 3.4 s
0-100mph 7.4 s
20.6km nurburgring time 7:32.0

transmission

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

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc
Front wheels 483/? 216
Rear wheels 483/? 305

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,175 lb
Width 72.9 in
Height 58.3 in
Length 175.9 in
Front track width 59.6 in
Wheelbase 92.5 in
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