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new Queen of the Ring!

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS Type 991 once again became the homologated car for the fastest road on the North Loop (Nordschleife) of the German Nürburgring circuit.

New record for Porsche on the circuit of Nürburgring ! Just a few days after having conquered the title of the fastest SUV on the German track with a future version of the Cayenne Turbo Coupé (in 7’38 ″ 925), the German manufacturer has secured a new benchmark time in the temple of speed, but in the category of approved road cars.

Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series is ousted

Taken on June 14 by test pilot Lars Kern (like the Cayenne Turbo Coupé), the 911 GT2 RS Type 991 (of the old generation therefore) swallowed the 20,832 km de la Nordschleife (north loop) in just 6’43 ″ 300. This is almost 5 seconds better (4.747 seconds) than the previous record holder (since November 2020), the Mercedes AMG GT Black Series (6’48 ”047). All on a track at 41 ° C and an average speed of 185.87 km / h.

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS record in video:

A 911 GT2 RS specially equipped for the occasion

For Rrecover this record that she had abandoned in 2018 In the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ, the sports car from Zuffenhausen was wearing Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 R tires for the occasion. She was also and above all equipped with a Performance kit developed in collaboration with the German preparer Manthey. The latter featured chassis, aerodynamics and braking components developed specifically for the 911 GT2 RS. It also included the light magnesium alloy rims from the Weissach pack.

“The 911 GT2 RS is literally tackled to the road thanks to the Performance Manthey kit. Lars Kern commented. “In the fast corners, you have the feeling of being in a racing car. The driving force, with its power of 700 hp, is transmitted perfectly to the road and the car brakes masterfully while remaining easily controllable. The driving feeling is breathtaking, ”he added.

Notice to fans and owners of the 911 GT2 RS: the Performance Manthey kit is available today to order from Porsche Centers in Europe …

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS on-board camera record:

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