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
The details are fetishistically intriguing. Carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) has been sprinkled everywhere, from the spoiler lip to the racing-car buckets, and even the fatty old battery has been replaced by a skinnier lithium-ion version. The rear and side windows are plastic (polycarbonate, if we're being posh), the rear suspension arms are now aluminium, and the wheels are specially lightened, and wrap themselves around standard carbon-ceramic brakes. Even the engine mounts are set up to improve stability at super high speed.