First official images of the 2008 Porsche 911 GT2

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In the wake of the Porsche 911 GT2 brochure leak on Thursday, Carscoop has posted the first official images of the mighty new 'bahn-stormer. They're clearer than the ones included in the brochure sca, which you can view by click ing here. The car'sessentials break down as follows:

2008 Porsche 911 GT2
  • 3.6-liter twin turbo flat six
  • 530 horsepower at 5,600 rpm
  • 505 lb.-ft. of torque from 2,200 to 4,500 rpm
  • 0-60 mph in 3.6 seconds
  • 0-100 mph in 7.1 seconds
  • Top speed of 204 mph
  • Curb weight:: 3,175 lbs
  • Titanium exhaust
  • 6-speed manual gearbox
  • Launch control system
The brochure spells it all out in greater detail, but suffice to say that the new GT2 is one of the most serious sports cars to come from Porsche -- ever, and it appears to be more than worthy of the "Respect Required" tagline the automaker applies to it. Click the gallery below for the newest photos. We'll add to it as more become available.

[Source: Carscoop]

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