Rinse and re­peat

Evo India - - INBOX - Re­han Cony­ers

It was eight years ago the last time the Wi­d­ow­maker made it to evo's cover, and the mag­a­zine very ap­pro­pri­ately ti­tled it on the cover: "Too Fast for the Road?". Un­for­tu­nately, I hap­pened to have been one of the many who couldn't avail of an is­sue of evo back then. But not any­more with evo com­ing to In­dia. I feel priv­i­leged to see the GT2 RS re­turn in the form of the 991, and it looks out­ra­geously cool on the cover of the In­dia edi­tion. I was hon­estly very dis­grun­tled when I saw the new GT2 RS test­ing as a mule, wrapped in heavy cam­ou­flage, and I was pre­pared for a blow. The wing looked un­gainly; the de­ceiv­ing lines shunned the very vi­sion of it be­ing a suc­cess, and the ab­sence of gold wheels made me scoff. Peel­ing away the cheap camo ma­te­ri­als has re­vealed what is un­de­ni­ably - the an­gri­est, most in­tim­i­dat­ing of Porsches ever made. I love it. Even more than its 997 it­er­a­tion.

I per­son­ally think the new GT2 RS will pique Lam­borgh­ini buy­ers who've al­ways yearned for a Porsche, but never found one men­tal enough

- ca­pa­ble of pulling off some hairy tantrums on the road and track. The GT2 RS is ev­ery­thing I've wanted it to be: light-weight, fright­en­ingly fast, pretty (yes, I think so) and, from what I've read, very us­able as an ev­ery­day car. Mod­ern Porsches have...

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