This Classic Turbocharged Porsche 911 GT2 Is Up for Auction Online
Less than 200 of these gorgeous sports cars were produced.
One of just 194 1996 Porsche 911 GT2s ever produced is being sold by RM Sotheby’s in a special auction that’s being conducted online due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Monterey, California-based classic car dealer reports that the 993-gen 911 was introduced as an answer to racing organizations’ ban of all-wheel drivetrains for GT2-class cars.
Powered by a 430-hp 3.6-liter flat-six, the 993 GT2 is the most expensive and fastest 911 model with an entirely air-cooled engine. Those horses are fed through a six-speed transmission and a 40/60 limited-slip diff. Performance highlights include zero-to-60 mph time of four seconds flat and a top speed of 190 mph.
RM Sotheby’s also notes that unlike many other GT2s, this example is presented totally unmodified, just as it rolled off the assembly line. Range-topping bodywork finished in “Polar Silver” includes an aluminum front trunk and doors, as well as an ultra-aggro aero package featuring a a huge bi-plane rear wing and front splitter.
A set of exclusive 18-inch “Speedline for Porsche” alloy wheels with aluminum outer rims and magnesium centers are equipped with carbon-fiber ceramic disc brakes. Inside is a a two-tone black-and-grey interior with leather bucket seats, air-conditioning, electric windows, front airbags, and a tinted windshield.
Even with 18,712 miles on the odometer, the rare ride is expected to fetch between $950,000 and $1.1 million. Visit RM Sotheby’s website to register to bid through March 28.