Lee Sibley By Lee Sibley 3 weeks ago

Why the Porsche 996 GT2 is underrated

A lightweight, rear-drive and manual Porsche GT car capable of nearly 200mph… 9WERKS explores the merits of the 996 GT2

The Porsche 996 GT2 is one of the fastest and most formidable manual 911s you can buy, being twin-turbocharged and rear-wheel drive with no traction control. So what's it like to drive? Is the 996 widowmaker as scary as its reputation suggests?

Lee Sibley investigates why the 996 GT2 is so underrated, with a comprehensive breakdown of how it compares to a 996 Turbo.

Thanks to Paragon Porsche for loaning us this exquisite 996 GT2 example to test. Check out our full classifieds listings on the 9WERKS Marketplace