Porsche 911 GT2 RS: the video player

Los Angeles (USA), 12 June 2017

Cars and video games: This connection is made since the beginnings of that technology. But until recently, renowned car manufacturers use the great racing game series for their innovations. For example, on the cover of "Forza Motorsport 6" for the Xbox one prangte the brand new Ford GT, the players long before the real owners could continue. Even when the successor to "Forza Motorsport 7" remains true to Microsoft of its line and relies on a special promotional items: the brand new Porsche 911 GT2 RS.

Premiere before Porsche

Matching the Porsche was shown presentation in advance of the Electronic Entertainment Expo, short E3, now for the first time completely ungetarnt 911 GT2 RS within the framework of the "Forza 7". It takes place from 13th to 15th June 2017 in Los Angeles. This is noteworthy for two reasons: firstly Porsche itself has still not officially unveiled the 911 GT2 RS, secondly, the Stuttgart-based on video games are picky. In the year 2000 there were indeed "need for speed: Porsche", where only cars of the brand to drive there. Currently, it is almost always so that the player must buy Porsche vehicles in addition. Here, "Forza 7" could mark a turning point.

Carbon fiber and fat wing

What can be said for the new Porsche 911 GT2 RS? The statement that marked GT2 sharp 911 Turbo engine for non-Porsche connoisseur, was preceded, GT3 is the equivalent with naturally aspirated engine. RS shows that these versions despite street-legal are rather intended for motor sport. By the way, there were between 1996 and 1998 also a 911 GT1, served as the basis for a Le-Mans racing cars. Clear back to the new 911 GT2 RS: the lavish use of carbon fiber, is visible around the roof, the huge rear wing and the massive front bumper. Inside, the GT2 RS on the most important aspect is reduced, a roll cage supported the racing ambitions.

Virtual debut in the October 2017

Under the hood is the 3.8-liter bi turbo from the 911 Turbo S, after a force cure 641 HP and 750 Newton meters in the Pan raises. However, the PS statement is probably more conservative estimated, there is speculation in the direction of 700 HP. The fastest so far built roads Elfer is the new 911 GT2 RS either way. In the September 2017, it will be at the Frankfurt IAA in the Center. He is virtually mobile on 3rd October, then Forza 7 for PC and Xbox one appears, on November 7, the output for the more powerful Xbox one X. follows the GT2 quasi RS under the game consoles. (rh)