New 911 GT2 Porsche to be unveiled
Dubai , July 18, 2007
The new 911 GT2 Porsche will be unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.
Through its striking design and large air intakes at the front and the rear wing so characteristic of this very special model, the new 911 GT2 expresses the power and performance potential of the fastest-ever 911 right from the start even at a standstill, a spokesman said.
Available exclusively with rear-wheel drive and a manual six-speed gearbox, this high-performance athlete accelerates to 100 km/h in just 3.7 seconds and reaches a top speed of 329 km/h (204 mph) on average fuel consumption of just 12.5 litres/100 km (equal to 22.6 mpg imp) in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC).
This offers a level of fuel economy regarded as quite impossible in this performance class just a few years ago, the spokesman said.
The power unit of the new 911 GT2 is based on the six-cylinder boxer engine of the 911 Turbo, with air supply by two exhaust gas turbochargers featuring variable turbine geometry (VTG).
The 3.6-litre boxer engine achieves its maximum output of 530 bhp at 6500 rpm, with maximum torque of 680 Newton-metres (501 lb-ft) maintained consistently between 2,200 and 4,500 rpm.
With its unladen weight of 1,440 kg or 3,175 lb, finally, the 911 GT2 offers a power-to-weight ratio of just 2.72 kg/6.00 lb per horsepower.
Yet another feature fitted as standard is the electronically controlled PASM Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM). The GT2 comes on 19-inch light-alloy wheels running at the front on 235/35 ZR 19, at the rear on 325/30 ZR 19 sports tyres.
The new 911 GT2 will be at the dealership in November 2007. Trade Arabia News Service
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