2010 TG Awards: Hammond’s Car of the Year
The Porsche GT2 RS might not be a traditional supercar, but it still makes others run for cover. Richard explains...
Posted: 12 Jan 2011
A 911 is, I have always believed, a sports car and emphatically not a supercar. Supercars are about looks, image and crazed levels of potency. They are as much about being seen in, as they are for hitting the road and enjoying driving. The 911 is about usable levels of performance, toughness, reliability and a certain unique feel, thanks to the engine still resolutely hanging out over the back, even after decades of honing and polishing the concept. Best of all, it brings enough everyday practicality, subtlety and reliability to give the lucky owner the chance to get out and use one of the best, most purposeful driving machines in the world every day.