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
Best of all, it's still only two-wheel drive and that's the most important thing that tells you Porsche still knows what makes its cars special. Any two-wheel-drive 911 does the most exquisite, sexy little trick from time to time. On anything approaching full chat, as the car crests even a small lump or rise in the road, it goes lighter at the front end. This is because despite sneaking forwards millimetre by millimetre over the years as though playing ‘Who's that, Mr Wolf?' with the driver, the engine is still firmly between the rear wheels, and so the combination of a crest in the road and power applied takes the weight off the front wheels slightly.