This preparation has managed to get 7 seconds off the conventional 911 GT2 RS 'time.'
We are living a battle that, far from stopping, is becoming increasingly fierce. It all started on October 5, 2016, when the Lamborghini Huracán Performante set a new record at the Nürburgring, within the category of the fastest street car, with a time of 6: 52.01.
Despite all efforts, he lost that honor on September 20, 2017, when Porsche and its brand-new 911 GT2 RS completed a return to the 'Green Hell' in just 6: 47.30. However, that was not the last round of the duel between Sant'Agata Bolognese and Stuttgart, as the Italians returned to the Nordschleife with the Aventador Superveloce Jota (or SVJ), to downgrade the record to 6: 44.97.
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The last chapter of this 'cold war' has come from the hand of Porsche, who has returned asking for revenge, from the hand of Manthey-Racing. The racing team has developed a kit for the German sports car, in order to allow it to go down to 6: 40.3, with Lars Kern behind the wheel.
The firm has not released the details of this package of improvements, limiting itself to stating that the car has "a configuration adapted to the characteristics of the Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit".
The impressive lap time makes the modified GT2 RS faster than the exotic McLaren P1 LM, a P1 GTR modified by Lanzante, which needed 6: 43.2 and that the Nio EP9, an all-electric hypercar, which must settle for a while of 6: 45.9.
Leaving aside Lamborghini, it is only a matter of time before we see two new contenders for the throne appear, in the figure of the Mercedes-AMG ONE and the Aston Martin Valkyrie. And the Bugatti Divo? What's the matter with him? I hope they also cheer …