Photo of the Week #30 – 2019 Porsche 911 GT2 RS Clubsport

Using the same recipe as the 911 GT3 Cup, the 911 GT2 RS Clubsport is purpose-built for boost with 553 lb-ft of torque and 700 horsepower.

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This 2019 Porsche 911 GT2 RS is #99 of 200 track-only Clubsport models built for the model year and was purchased new by the current owner in October 2019. The lightweight body panels are finished in white with red accents over a factory-stripped interior with an integrated safety cage, and power comes from a twin-turbocharged 3.8L flat-six paired with a seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transaxle and a limited-slip differential. Equipment includes a carbon-fiber hood, decklid, rear wing, and roof panel with a removable escape hatch as well as an air-jack system, 18″ forged wheels, a fire-suppression system, and a single Recaro seat, a Schroth six-point harness, and air conditioning. 

What you see here is a Porsche 911 with a dry weight of under 3,000 lbs. While this fact alone would make it fast, their greatest achievement was behind the rear wheels. The 3.8L was treated to massive solid-roller cams and forged internals.

It uses the same recipe as the 911 GT3 Cup but is built for boost. As the first Porsche to include water injection, it offers 553 lb-ft of torque and 700 horsepower to the rear wheels. Because it has such a potent power-to-weight ratio, several sanctioning bodies have mandated restrictor plates for competition…