Posts Tagged ‘porsche 911 tuning’

TechArt 2012 Porsche 911 Rendering

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011:

TechArt has announced a new customization package that carries a unique taste for the 2012 Porsche 911. The picture above is just a rendering for now, but shows hints of major modifications to the front bumper and hood. While we await for the new body panels to be released, we do know the Porsche 911 kit will feature TechArt Sterling Silver Formula III forged alloy wheels measuring 20 and 21-inches.

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Magnat Porsche 911 GT3 Snowmobile

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011:

A new package for the Porsche 911 GT3 has been released by the tuning company Magnat for owners looking to trick out their sports car. This styling and performance kit is called the Snowmobile from the colors featured on the exterior and interior. Magnat is typically a German audio specialist, however they have modified this Porsche 911 GT3 with several goodies. The exterior paint consists of a matte black trim with stripes running down the sides and center. A new set of Ultraleggera HLT CT by OZ Racing wheels measuring 19-inches give it an extra aggressive look, while wrapped in Yokohama Advan Sport tires sized 235/35/19 up front and 305/30/19 at the rear.

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RUF Porsche 911 RT 12 R Test Drive Video

Saturday, April 30th, 2011:

Last month at the Geneva Motor Show, the tuning specialists at RUF revealed the Porsche 911 RT 12 R, and we now have this test drive video to show you. According to the test driver, Martin, this RUF RT12 R is one of the fastest cars he’s ever driven, and this comes from a guy who owned a Lamborghini Murcielago and Ferrari F430. This RT 12 R is the next generation RT12 S, and this sports car specifically designed to race. With its lightweight body, weighing in at only 1495 kg, the 3.8-liter twin turbo engine has more than enough output at 730 horsepower and 940 Nm of torque. With a top speed of over 370 km/h, the price for this Porsche 911 is reasonable at 279,000 Euro excluding taxes. Hit the jump to hear the beast tear through the streets.

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Singer Design Old Classic Porsche 911 With Modern Technology

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011:

Check out this 2011 Singer Porsche 911 custom built by the guys at Singer Vehicle Design. They have decided to re-create, and restore the old classic Porsche 911 models, from the pre-1994 series. Some nice pictures here show us what this late 70’s or early 80’s model Porsche 911 can look like with a little attention to detail. However, this restoration of the 911 can’t be considered authentic, because the tuners use custom made parts from carbon fiber and other powertrains to keep them up to par with today’s standards.

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Sportec SPR1 FL Porsche 911

Monday, March 28th, 2011:

The Sportec tuning firm released the SPR1 FL based on the current 997 Porsche 911 Turbo with a facelift. It is the successor to the SPR1 R, featuring a new semi-sequential gearbox, LED taillights, rear bumper, and side mirrors. Performance numbers stayed relatively the same, however are still an impressive 858 PS and 880 Nm of torque. The new FL in the name comes from a Smooth Flow intake manifold holding two injectors per chamber. Other tuning performed is the addition of a carbon ram air intake, two hybrid turbos, and a performance intercooler.

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RUF Porsche 911 RT 12 R

Sunday, March 6th, 2011:

It’s been a while since RUF unveiled a new tuning kit, but they have now come to the lime light at the Geneva Motor Show with the RT 12 R based on the Porsche 911. The 3.8-liter twin-turbo Boxer engine received a nice power upgrade to 730 PS and 940 Nm of torque. A stunning gold and yellow paint job with black contrasting parts were used. The engine puts down the power through the six-speed manual transmission to the all-wheel-drive system. An optional rear-wheel-drive setting is available, but who would want to use that? The top speed for the RUF RT12 R is 370 km/h (230 mph), while the sports car weighs in at only 1495 kg (3295 lbs). Several carbon fiber parts make up the exterior styling, and we have the complete list after the jump.

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Vorsteiner VRT Porsche 911

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010:

Vorsteiner VRT Porsche 911

The Porsche 911 Turbo is an amazing car, and from the factory comes with a 3.8-liter twin-turbo flat-six engine producing 500 PS and 651 Nm of torque. This power was plenty enough for the tuners at Vorsteiner, however they are well known to push cars to the limit in terms of exterior styling. For this project, the tuning company installed their own body kit to improve the aerodynamics, and gave this Porsche 911 its full potential. It consists of a custom front fascia featuring new air intakes, side skirts, new rear bumper, and diffuser underneath. A larger spoiler was swapped out with the stock piece, saving weight with the new carbon fiber design and providing extra downforce for all that power.

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TECHART Porsche 911 GTStreet RS

Sunday, August 15th, 2010:

TECHART Porsche 911 GTStreet RS

The car tuners from TECHART have released the ultimate street legal track car based on the Porsche 911 GT2 called the GTStreet RS. A factory Porsche 911 GT2 carries 530 hp and 680 Nm of torque with a top speed of 204 mph. However, that is not nearly enough for these tuning enthusiasts. This Porsche 911 GTStreet RS is one of the most powerful sports cars in the world with its new modifications producing 700 horsepower and 860 Nm of torque. The list of aftermarket parts after the jump.

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Switzer Porsche 911 GT2 R911S

Sunday, May 16th, 2010:

Switzer Porsche 911 GT2 R911S

The guys from Switzer have taken the Porsche 911 GT2 R911S to a whole new level of performance with their car tuning package. Instead of adding any styling improvements to the Porsche, the tuners have focused all of the attention under the hood. The Porsche 911 GT2 is the fastest road car in Porsche history, but the customers feel they can always get a little more power, so that’s where Switzer comes in. After the tuning upgrades, the 911 GT2 put down 911 horsepower, ironic right, which is 291 hp more than the factory car, and just 89 hp less than the notorious Bugatti Veyron!

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9ff Porsche 911 on sale for $1.1 million

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010:

9ff Porsche 911

For those who remember our previous post about the 1,000 plus horsepower 9ff Porsche 911 GT9-R, you now have the chance to grab this prototype for around $1.1 million dollars. Marking its status as the prototype car, it bears the number 00/20, of which only 20 more are expected to be manufactured. Indicating that this Porsche 911 supercar is already an exclusive example of an already impossible to get car. For the money, you’ll get a twin-turbo Porsche with 1,120 horsepower, 4.0-liter flat six, six-speed, that weighs in at only 2,923 pounds.

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Geneva Motor Show: RUF Porsche 911 RGT-8

Sunday, March 7th, 2010:

RUF Porsche 911 RGT-8

This lime green Porsche 911 RGT-8 was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show from the RUF car tuning specialists. Looking like a solid build, the most suprising thing about this project is that it doesn’t use a Porsche engine! Instead, the tuners modified an in-house 4.5-liter V8 powerplant to produce some impressive numbers. With this innovative design, and compact engine, the Porsche 911 power increase shows 550 hp at 8,500 rpm, and 500 Nm of torque at 5,400 rpm. RUF was able to shave off 200 kg with the customizations under the hood, and even gave the race car a dry-sump lubrication system which is effective under all driving conditions.

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9ff Porsche 911 GT9-R

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009:

9ff-porsche-911-gt9-r

Aiming to become the world’s fastest production car, 9ff has modified the Porsche 911 nicknamed the GT9-R to produce an amazing 1120 horsepower. Last year the tuning company revealed the GT9 which accomplished 910 hp with a top speed of 409 km/h. This years model boasts a 4.0-liter six cylinder engine capable of reaching 100 km/h in just 2.9 seconds, 300 km/h in 15.8 seconds, and claim bragging rights of a 414 km/h top speed. This Porsche 911 GT9-R definitely has the potential to become the world’s fastest production car, since it beat out the SSC Ultimate Aero TT which had a top speed of 412 km/h. The only thing limiting the new car from 9ff is that they are only going to build twenty of these models at first, however all will be available worldwide.

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