Video: First 20 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS units land in North America

2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS
First 20 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS land in North America

Last month, the first 20 units of the 2011 Porsche 911 GT RS made their way to North America. Customers that cashed out over $245,000 for the car had the opportunity to take delivery at the El Toro Air Station in Irvine, California.

The special event was held to familiarize the customers with their 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS alongside Porsche Driving Instructors on the open airfield. Andreas Preuninger, the Manager of High Performance Cars for Porsche, was in attendance and used the event to disclose the secrets of the GT2 RS development program.

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Refresher: Power for the 2011 Porsche 911 GT2 RS comes from a 3.6L flat six with twin, variable-geometry turbochargers allowing for a total of 620-hp. Weight of the car has been cut by 154 pounds for a total of 3,020 pounds, allowing the car to have a power-to-weight ratio of just 4.9 lbs per horsepower. Mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox, the 2011 911 GT2 RS goes from 0-60 mph in just 3.6 seconds with a top speed of 205 mph. Prices start at $245,000.

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– By: Omar Rana