The highly-anticipated Porsche 911 GT2 has been spied undergoing cold weather testing.

The highly-anticipated Porsche 911 GT2 has been spied undergoing cold weather testing.

Essentially a hardcore version of the 911 Turbo, the GT2 prototype has a stylish blue exterior with contrasting black accents on the hood, front fascia, and air intakes. Moving further back, we can see an adjustable rear wing, a modified rear bumper, and a four-tailpipe sports exhaust system. While the changes are relatively minor, the production model is expected to have a more aggressive aerodynamic body kit and an assortment of weight-saving components.

Porsche has been relatively tight-lipped about the model but it is expected to have a biturbo 3.8-litre six-cylinder that produces approximately 700 horsepower. For comparison, the 911 Turbo S has 580 hp which enables it to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour (0-62 MPH) in as little as 2.8 seconds before hitting a top speed of 330 km/h (205 mph).

It remains unclear if the model will be offered with a manual transmission but rumors are indicating a PDK gearbox is more likely. Regardless, the 911 GT2 will continue to be rear-wheel drive.

The Porsche 911 GT2 will be introduced late into the car's lifecycle so look for a possible debut sometime late next year.

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