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The New Porsche 911 R Pushes 200 mph on Autobahn

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What’s cooler than learning about the new Porsche 911 R? Seeing it go flat out on one of the holiest roads in the world, the Autobahn.

The 911 R was only unveiled at the beginning of March as a model that keeps racing tradition alive. Porsche made this possible through  a lightweight construction that they call “systematic” and high-level performance that focuses on driver experience. Now that it’s been a couple of months and a lucky have had the chance to experience the car, does it stand up to the task?

2016 Porsche 911 R Specs

  • Price: $184,900 MSRP (excludes $1050 destination charge)
  • Engine: 4-liter flat 6
  • Horsepower: 500 hp
  • 0–60: 3.7 seconds
  • Top Speed: 200 mph
  • Transmission: 6-speed manual

EVO recently took a 911 R to see if the claimed top speed was true. Where else would be better to test this out than on the Autobahn, in the home country of the car itself? Click play on the button below to see the 911 R insane and scary run.

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