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
There's no stereo or aircon - to save weight. There are no doorhandles on the inside, just cloth straps - to save weight. And the road noise is brutal, largely because of those plastic rear windows - to save weight. And within 10 seconds of firing the thing up and pulling away, I was head over heels in love. This is not a normal 911, not by 70kg of weight loss, not by a very long way. The weight-saving sacrifices are just a tiny part of a programme that has seen the 911 turn into something very different.