<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252

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Lot 137
2008 Porsche 911 GT2

US$ 175,000 - 225,000
£ 130,000 - 170,000
2008 Porsche 911 GT2
VIN. WP0AD29978S796252

3,600 CC DOHC Flat 6-Cylinder Engine
Electronic Fuel Injection - Twin KKK Turbochargers
530BHP at 6,500 RPM
6-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Carbon Ceramic Disc Brakes

*Fastest and Most Powerful 911 of Its Day
*Specially Equipped with a Multitude of rare factory options
*The first road-going Porsche to break 200MPH
*Pristine Condition with Less than 5,000 original miles


THE 911 GT2

In the top category, GT1, factory and factory-backed teams from Corvette, Viper, Aston Martin and others provided exciting competition. They sometimes challenged the prototypes for overall victory and on some occasions took home overall wins. But it was GT2, essentially race-prepared production cars, that filled out the race grids, generated continuing excitement throughout the races and produced some of the most exciting contests.

And in GT2 for years no one challenged Porsche's 911 for speed, reliability, consistency and results. Its success led Porsche to create a new model, the Carrera GT2, combining the names of two fabulously successful Porsche racing venues. Introduced in 1994, the Porsche GT2 was built to comply with FIA and ACO regulations. Twin turbocharged, wide body, and light weight, the first GT2s featured air ducts in the rear wing supports, a feature which would come to characterize the GT2 series in coming years.

An improved 997-series 911 and a new GT2 was introduced in late 2007 as a 2008 model. With variable geometry turbochargers its 3.6 liter 4-valve, variable timing quad camshaft flat six developed 530hp at 6,500rpm and a staggering 505ft-lb torque at only 2,200rpm with a flat torque curve from there to 4,500rpm. Capable of 0-60mph in 3.3 seconds, the 997-series 911 Carrera GT2 was – somewhat surprisingly after all Porsche's legendary road car accomplishments – the first road Porsche to break 200mph. Its top speed is 204mph.

The prodigious power and torque of the 3.6 litre engine passed through a conventional 6-speed manual transmission. Weighing 3,170 pounds with full road and passenger equipment, the power-weight ratio is under 6 pounds per horsepower. In another first for Porsche, the 997 GT2 was equipped from the factory with carbon-ceramic brake discs squeezed by 6-piston front calipers and 4-piston calipers at the rear. Innovative design of the "expansion-type intake manifold" achieved the seemingly contradictory results of increased absolute power and increased fuel efficiency.

Many other features distinguish the 997-series 911 Carrera GT2 including a unique nose and splitter, the now characteristic rear wing with air ducts integrated into the pylons, muffler and tailpipes made of lightweight titanium and Porsche Active Suspension Management with 19" diameter wheels mounted with 235/35 front and massive 325/30 rear tires.The interior is configured as the work station for a dedicated driver, but one accustomed to comfort and convenience. Sports-style bucket seats are upholstered in leather with Alcantara centers. The seats themselves are molded from glass and carbon fiber reinforced composites with carbon fiber surfaces. Alcantara covers the steering wheel rim, shift knob and other interior surfaces. A high end stereo system is standard.The list of advanced and innovative features of the 2008 911 GT2 goes on and on, a copywriter's dream assignment, but also a driver's dream car that matches comfort with performance to a degree that is unmatched in any of its contemporaries.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

The original owner of the highest performing 911 of the period was understandably smitten by the features, design, and performance of the 997-series 911 GT2 and ordered this Basalt Black Metallic over Black leather/Alcantara example as soon as it was available. Wanting to further enhance the GT2, the car was ordered with a staggering 42 additional equipment items. Some of the more noteworthy optional equipment items include a carbon multi-function steering wheel, Sport Crono package, carbon interior package, yellow seatbelts and stitching throughout, adaptive sport seats, and red taillights. Having been owned by only two Porsche enthusiasts and covering less than 5,000 original miles, this incredibly optioned GT2 presents in outstanding condition with hardly any signs of ever leaving the dealership. In July of this year, the car was brought to the dealer where it received a fresh, recent service.

The 2008 911 GT2's accomplishment of being Porsche's first 200+ mph road car and its abundant technical features make it an important milestone in Porsche history while also being one of the most thrilling 911s to drive and enjoy.
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<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
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<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
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<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
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<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
<b>2008 Porsche 911 GT2</b><br />VIN. WP0AD29978S796252
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