Porsche 911 GT2 Racing
Model Number: 47321

Released

Drive

4WD (Shaft)

Suspension

Fully independent double wishbone

Chassis Description

TA02SW

Body Type

Lexan/Polycarb

Motor

540

Original Price

MSRP $226

Scale

1/10


Introduced in 1995, two years after the 993 911 had been launched, this sports car was based on the 911 Turbo and built to GT2 class regulations, with Porsche naming it accordingly.



Although heavily based on the 911 Turbo, the GT2 looked quite radical for the mid-1990s.
It was, after all, a road-legal racecar!
The 911 Turbo was already menacing by appearance, but the GT2 took things up a notch by means of a more aggressive front bumper with side canards, widened fenders, and a massive rear wing with air scoops in the struts.






New, wider wheels were also crafted for the GT2 and shod in fatter tires. The ride height was also dropped, taking the GT2 closer to the ground compared to other 993-gen 911s.


The aerodynamic modifications brought dramatic improvements on the performance front, enabling the GT2 to charge from 0 to 60 mph in under four seconds and reach a top speed of 187 mph, quite a benchmark for 1995.



The GT2's wider fenders were made from lightweight fiberglass to help the sports car lose more weight.

Porsche actually cut the Turbo's normal fenders and replaced them with bolt-on plastic pieces.

The strategy not only helped ease the repair of damaged to the fenders, but also gave the road-going version a distinct racy appearance.



The Tamiya RC car brings this street legal racecar back to hobbyists' hands. It comes back on the chassis platform that enjoyed immense popularity in the early touring car days of R/C, the TA-02. The Porsche 911 GT2 body is specifically mounted on a TA-02 variant. Known as the TA-02SW, this version exhibited a short-wheelbase and has wider track width to accommodate the scale form of the real sports car. It features a tub chassis with 4-wheel, fully independent suspension coupled with a rear ball differential and a front gear type differential.



Spec:

Terrain use: On-Road

Drive-train: 4WD

Drive type: Shaft

Drive line: Dog bone

Differential type: Ball diff rear/gear diff front

Suspension: Fully independent double wishbone

Steering mechanism: Bell-crank

Shock damper: Oil-filled damper

Shock damper material: Plastic

Tire type: Rubber

Tire tread: Slick

Body material: Polycarbonate

Chassis material: Plastic

Electronic Speed Control: TBLE-02S

LED Light buckets: No

LED lights: No

Motor: 540-brushed type

Bearings: Plastic bushing

Adjustable camber: Fixed

Adjustable toe angles: Front only

Adjustable ground clearance: Yes

Adjustable gear ratio: Yes

Adjustable wheelbase: Fixed

Adjustable track width: Fixed

Adjustable shock angle: Fixed

Separate parts are included to recreate the rear wing/engine hood unit, plus door mirrors.

236mm wheelbase

4-wheel double wishbone suspension is fitted with CVA oil dampers.

Enclosed front and rear gear cases have built-in diff gears. The rear is fitted with a ball differential.

Comes with 2-piece wheels, tires and inner sponges. The rear of the model uses wide wheels and tires.

Tamiya TBLE-02S ESC included with brushed and brushless motor mode.

Requires: 2-channel radio gear, 7.2v battery & charger




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