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Meet the most powerful, fastest, 911 ever.

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Meet the most powerful, fastest, 911 ever.

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In the complicated world of Porsche 911s, the maddest and baddest of them all wears a badge that reads “GT2”.

In 2010, Porsche decided to add an even wilder version of the GT2 called the GT2 RS.

The recipe of the GT2 RS is simple: shave weight, add power, and then send all power to the rear wheels. Essentially, it turned an already fast car to one that is close to supersonic.

The latest 911 GT2 RS follows this recipe closely. It has a 3.8-liter twin-turbo flatsix that produces a whopping 700hp and 750nm of torque. And like its predecessors, all power is sent to the rear wheels alone.

To keep the car light, it gets a titanium exhaust system and carbon fiber bits throughout its body. Opt for the extra Weissach package and Porsche can reduce the overall weight by an additional 30kg by replacing the roof and anti-roll bars with carbon fiber ones, and also giving you special ultra-light magnesium wheels.

All this power and weight savings mean that the 911 GT2 RS can propel from a standstill to 100km/h in just 2.8 seconds.

Top speed is 340km/h.

Take a bow, son.