Can The Porsche 911 GT2 RS Beat The McLaren 720S In A Straight Line?

The Porsche 911 GT2 RS needs no introduction. It used to be the fastest production car on the Nurburgring, until the Lamborghini Aventador SVJ dethroned it, and it’s a very potent track weapon.

It can sprint to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 2.9 seconds and up to 340 km/h (211 mph). Powering the German supercar is a twin-turbo 3.8-liter flat-six engine that develops 700 PS (690 hp / 515 kW) and 750 Nm (553 lb-ft) of torque.

The specs of the 911 GT2 RS are very close to those of the McLaren 720S. The Macca’s twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 is good for 720 PS (710 hp / 530 kW) and 770 Nm (568 lb-ft) of torque and it too will reach 100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 341 km/h (212 mph).

Also Watch: 2020 Porsche 911 Turbo Already A Loser In The Eyes Of The McLaren 720S

Thus, the two track-focused supercars aren’t that different, on paper at least. Nevertheless, as we all know, the McLaren 720S may have supercar specs, but it’s definitely up there with hypercars in real-world performance, and it’s definitely more powerful than advertised, with close to 800 hp at the crankshaft.

So, how do those two machines compare to each other in a 1,000-meter (0.62-mile) acceleration? Well, you’ll have to watch the short video posted right below to find out, and we’ll only tell you this: one of them was taught an important lesson.

 

  • Six_Tymes

    the RS didn’t sound like it was full throttle. then again, not much bets the raccoons

    • Dennis James

      Yeah, also add some stickers and redo the race.

  • nastinupe

    At the end of the day they are both amazing cars, however, the 911 GT2 RS is quicker around the Ring than the 720, so there you go. I’d rather have the better track car than the one that goes a little quicker to 0.62 miles.

  • Bo Hanan

    Scary when something walks away from one of Porsches best.

  • GobbleUp

    Owned.

  • For my friend, because he’s fat, old and has slow reaction times. So, Camaro ZL1s, two of them, one at 800HP another nearer 900+HP

  • willhaven

    I’m convinced that nothing can beat the 720S.

    • Vassilis

      The Pista may be the one!

  • SteersUright

    Jeeeezus those McLaren’s are FAAAAST

  • Belthronding

    not a match against Mc.

  • Belthronding

    no f way,bruh

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