The cargo ship Grande America on march 12 sunk in the bay of Biscay, after a fire had broken out in one of the shipping containers. The ship had cargo from Antwerp and Hamburg on board. On board were some 2,000 cars, destined for Brazil. The majority consisted of Audi's A3, A5, Q7-, RS4 and RS5.
According to sources of the website Carscoops, however, there were also Porsches on board, including 718 Caymans, Boxsters and Cayennes, but also four copies of the extremely expensive 911 GT2 RS. This is the fastest 911 of this moment. The 700 bhp strong car costs here 354.300 euros and accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 2.8 seconds. The top speed is 340 km/h. the
The sinking of the Grande America was a small disaster for the four Brazilians that a GT2 RS had ordered. In the line is such a car namely completely to your own taste composed. Something that is not going to happen, since the production of the GT2 RS last February and stopped their own copies now on the seabed.
Fortunately for the four Porsche decided especially for them the car back into production. That shows at least a letter from Porsche to a of the buyers, which, in the hands of website Carscoops has come. Freely translated it says: ‘we regret to have to inform you that, as a result of a fire, the Grimaldi freighter that your vehicle is transported on march 12, 2019 is sunk. Therefore, your GT2 RS will not be delivered.
a little further to read: "As you may know, discontinued Porsche the 991 GT2 RS production in February 2019, and under normal circumstances it would not be possible you have another car to deliver. But due to the nature of the situation, and given the fact that you are a loyal and valuable customer for our brand, Porsche decided to take the GT2 RS production in Germany to resume. Your vehicle will be in april to be produced, with a scheduled completion in June.’ A clever piece of ‘after sales service’ which, in our opinion.