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2008 Porsche 911 GT2 Review

 

Wanna Hit 207 mph?

A three-quarter front view of a 2008 Porsche 911 GT2 in action

In short: Porsche's track car for the street.

The GT2 is the lighter version of the 911 Turbo. Weighing nearly 300 pounds less than the standard 911, this skinny sports coupe literally flies in its lightweight frame, launching from 0-60 in just 3.7 seconds. Yes, it goes faster, and it's a whole lot more dough, but you can't get much more reliable fun than this.

Read a review of the 2008 Porsche 911 GT3

2008 Porsche 911 GT2 Interior

2008 Porsche 911 GT2 Rear View

Warranty/Service: Four-year/50,000-mile limited warranty, 10-year unlimited warranty against rust, four-year/50,000-mile roadside assistance.


QUICK SHEET
Base Price: $206,000

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, all-wheel drive, 2-door coupe

Engine: 3.6-liter, 24-valve flat-6 twin-turbocharged engine
Horsepower: 530 bhp @ 6,500 rpm
Torque: 501 ft-lbs @ 4,600-6,000 rpm
Transmission: 6-speed manual

Handling: 4-wheel drive, Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Curb weight:
3,175 lbs

0-60 mph: 3.7 seconds
Top Speed: 207 mph


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(Updated 07/07/10 NW)

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