• The 2018 Porsche 991.2 generation 911 GT2 will be PDK only, no manual transmission

      Well, this is a bummer. Especially considering that Porsche is delivering a manual transmission for the 991.2 GT3 so why not the GT2? Would the option really kill the bottom line?

      We all should likely just be happy Porsche will deliver any GT2 at all. They said the car would not come, then that it would, then they debated some more, and finally Porsche decided to deliver the ultimate 911.

      Perhaps we should just be happy the GT2 is coming back and not make a big deal over the lack of a manual option?

      Porsche may do a special edition GT2 or GT2 RS variant with a manual transmission which of course will create a ton of hype and a fight for allocations among Porsche purists. That recipe worked for the 911 R.

      Expect the highest performance 911 in the lineup (and of all time from Porsche) to be revealed later this year.


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      1. subaru335i's Avatar
        subaru335i -
        Excited to see what they do. Any rumors about what engine they will use? 4L Turbo? Gunna be hard to put all that power down in the rear whatever they do.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        I don't know. Maybe a 3.8 and a 4.0 for the GT2 RS? Maybe a 4.0 and a 4.2? Maybe a 3.8 for both? No idea.

        The power level of my car obviously isn't near a GT2 but from what I'm experiencing I don't think a 700 hp GT2 will be a problem at all on the street. Especially if they give it 345's in back.

        I'm hooking up with ZERO issues on 305's. I feel like I could launch shard on the street with another 200 whp. We'll find out Click here to enlarge
      1. benzy89's Avatar
        benzy89 -
        I mean, the 911R and 991.2 GT3 have the same manual trans. Meanwhile, the DFI Turbos have NEVER been paired with a manual trans. As a result, there'd be a lot more R&D before they find something to their liking. I'll hold my breath for the GT2 RS offering the option, but the GT2 is a go fast car, and the PDK is best-suited for that.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by benzy89 Click here to enlarge
        but the GT2 is a go fast car
        So is the GT3 and GT3 RS...