Look what spy photographers have spotted sprinting around the Nürburgring. Our shooters nabbed a few photos of the all-new Porsche 911 GT2 in its native habitat without any of the bulky camouflage or cladding we're used to seeing. The result is our first truly clear view at the upcoming successor to the GT2 throne. From the looks of it, the new model will boast wider fender arches front and rear, and hefty air intakes set into the machine's hips should help feed a beastly 3.8-liter flat six-cylinder engine. Early guesses put the engine output somewhere around 560 horsepower.

Mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, the engine should propel this rear-engined heathen to 62 miles per hour in under three seconds. Top speed? Try somewhere around 200 mph. If that's true, the next-generation 911 GT2 will be the fastest 911 in Porsche history.


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      Dvanos
      • 1 Year Ago
      560hp?? No way the Turbo S puts that out, I suspect it will be closer to 600hp.
      tool0117
      • 1 Year Ago
      asdluifdalkfjhadsflk want it so badly
      • 1 Year Ago
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      dave and mary
      • 1 Year Ago
      My son-in-law has the generation before this (2010?) This freakin car does not need to be any faster!!! Although, it's totally cool that it is!
      Soccer Mom
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looks the same as the current model. And the previous. And the one before that. And the one .... I want to work for Porsche as a designer - whatever the pay is, the workload and hours must be awesome.
        Cayman
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Soccer Mom
        It's ironic that you steal someone else's line/premise to criticize a manufacturers creativity.
        Teleny411
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Soccer Mom
        To be fair there are nuanced differences. This gen looks a little more Cayman-ish and that's a good thing in my book.
        biopsea
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Soccer Mom
        one of the most over-used cliches on all auto-themed blogs.
      mid engine madness
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm having such a hard time getting excited about 911's lately.
      weagle99
      • 1 Year Ago
      I find it interesting that Porsche is often praised on this blog for evolutionary styling, while GM does the same thing with its trucks (which have more history BTW) and they get criticized.
        1STH
        • 1 Year Ago
        @weagle99
        maybe because trucks are ugly piles of metal whose styling doesn't matter anyways?
        Audi Love
        • 1 Year Ago
        @weagle99
        It's not that interesting, actually. Trucks are trucks, this is an iconic sports car. If the 911 were to look dramatically different, I couldn't even call it a Porsche anymore.
        mbukukanyau
        • 1 Year Ago
        @weagle99
        This sort of thinking come from Americans who hate themselves and wish their immigrant parents should have stayed in the old continent. Personally I love both American Styling and German/ European Styling. I love the F150/RAM/Silvarado/GMC Sierra styles. Only America can produce those beasts as complex and powerful as they are and still sell them for cheap, with V8's and make loads of money. Sorts of makes you wonder, how does Carls Jr. Sell you a Burger for $3.00 with bread, cheese, ketchup and some other source plus lettuce and tomato, onion, all fresh, with real meat, and pay all the famers, rent, transport, etc, electricity, gas, etc etc, and still eck out a profit? Man, i love America. Asian Cars for the most part are cookie cutter designs, but on occasion you do get some styling talent from over there. Zero innovation though. Who would have thunk, that the lowly pushrod, would get advance technologies like advance combustion systems, intelligent vvt, intake, and exhaust, plus direct injection, and still maintain its simplicity and compact size while making gobs of power... Only in America.
        superchan7
        • 1 Year Ago
        @weagle99
        It's actually difficult to style a car for the next generation, yet retain the heritage of the bug-eyed frog. Trust me, even women will weep if the next 911 looked like a BMW 3 series and had the engine in the front.
          sparrk
          • 1 Year Ago
          @superchan7
          @ Cayman, with the 991 they have already moved the engine forward a bit.
          Cayman
          • 1 Year Ago
          @superchan7
          It wouldn't surprise me if at some point they did move the engine, but it's not going up front. And yes, people would complain if they shifted to a mid-engine design, just like people complained when they added a radiator. You don't hear many people complain about water cooling anymore. That said, I'd be a bit pissed if they deserted the rear engine.
      ShutoSteve
      • 1 Year Ago
      With 560HP in the S version of the Turbo, and 60 already handled in under 3 seconds, of course it'll make more power and be faster than a regular S. Then Zach goes on to say "We expect it'll be the fastest 911 to date". Really? I thought it would be the slowest. Not really in the writing zone today there, Zach?
      Mike Fernandez
      • 1 Year Ago
      Such a badass ride. Porsche does such a great job with their top of the line models. I'm still hoping they'll add an optional 7-speed manual in the RS variants.
      AcidTonic
      • 1 Year Ago
      The last serious luxury sports car..... One of the *few* expensive cars I'd actually buy own and drive. It just seems these days you can buy a cheap horsepower-per-dollar car and have more fun than 90% of luxury cars with more driver engagement. Yet the Porsche 911 never seems to disappoint. No matter what you're driving you don't want to mess with someone in a 911TT and especially not if they have done *anything* to it. Again one of the few expensive cars that still is a drivers car. Once the manual disappears the car is finished.
        superchan7
        • 1 Year Ago
        @AcidTonic
        The 911 in general, sure. The GT2, not so much of the "luxury"...
        • 1 Year Ago
        @AcidTonic
        [blocked]
          stonehunte
          • 1 Year Ago
          Quite bashing manuals, PDK is for ******* and racers that need the extra 1/10 of a second. For a fun driver manual will always be king. I'm sick of the manual bashing on this website.
          sparrk
          • 1 Year Ago
          The chief engineer says whatever the marketing people and the bean counters tell him to say. A manual box is still more fun , but the market and the emissions rules make the car makers sell automatics only. Same with the electric vs hydraulic steering.
      Frisky_Dingo
      • 1 Year Ago
      This car will decimate.
      Darnell Morgan
      • 1 Year Ago
      The 997 GT2 RS put down 620hp...I don't the newer baby brother will be faster than the older bigger brother.
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