The Typ 997 RS is a lot of 911 for the money and, in our opinion, it is the last of the compact “usable” RS models. Please don’t misunderstand us: We love all the technology and engineering Porsche is stuffing in all these bigger Typ 991 RS versions. But when you climb into an RS planted on the 997 platform you simply – and quickly – feel Porsche’s intent. Which we think was a powerful, nimble, responsive, raw experience that looks very handsome and sounds very exciting.
Whether you’re on your local back roads or a track, these RS 911s are absolutely a blast. Take advantage of these comfy seats and go drive! There is no need to get caught up in the hubbub you read on the Internet regarding ceramics or big red brakes, or buckets vs. adjustable sport seats, for that matter. The fact is this: being in any RS seat is a great place to be!
Four hundred fifteen horsepower; six speeds; 3,031 pounds; 60 in 4.0 seconds; 193 miles per hour top end.
What else do you possibly need to know?