Porsche 911 (997)

Porsche 911 (997)

If you were thinking that Porsche is nothing more than the 911 company, well then you have to know that sources inside Porsche have confirmed that Porsche is set to launch 10 new models by the end of 2010. Some of them are varianrs of the existing 997-series 911, but the others "will take the company into new and possibly controversial market niches." Porsche’s new models: 911 Turbo Cabriolet: the coupe 911 Turbo is powered by a 3.6 liter flat-six engine with an output of 473 (...)
Source: MotorTrend

Carrera 4 or Carrera 4S, Coupe or Convertible: Rinspeed is offering its aerodynamic package Indy for immediate deliveries. The original front skirt is replaced by a complete Rinspeed front skirt which enhnaces the aerodynamic down force. Side skirts let the 997 appear lower and more dynamic.

A very lucky member of the rennteam.com forums got the chance to take some photos of the Porsche 997 facelift. The new model features: diffusor in back bumpe, backlight shape, LED Backlights, front fog-lights, front bumper, front lip, bigger than the current model.

The Manthey Racing team from Germany runs two brand new Porsche 911 GT3 RSR vehicles on 29 July in the 24 hour race on the Belgian circuit. Porsche developed the near-standard racing sportscar based on the road-going 911 GT3 RS and put it in the hands of the experienced team under the direction of team principal Olaf Manthey. Works drivers Timo Bernhard and Marc Lieb (both Germany) share driving duties with Pedro Lamy from Portugal in the GT3 RSR with starting number 111. Driving the Porsche with starting number 197 are factory pilots Lucas Luhr (Monaco), Sascha Maassen (Belgium) with Marcel Tiemann (Monaco).

This is not an official news, but there are rumors that a more powerful Porsche Turbo is on the way. It is probably a tuning kit for the Turbo’s engine: a new flat-6 engine, cooled with liquid, with 480 hp at 6000 rpm, 457 lbs-ft at 1950 rpm. The new kit will have a top speed of 192 mph and it will sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds (6 speed manual transmission). With a special modification of the engine’s ECU, the maximum power will go up to 540 hp, the top speed will probably be the (...)

The wide rear end and the folding roof bear clear and convincing testimony to the 911 Carrera 4 and Carrera 4S Cabriolet, two cars offering a unique synthesis of open-air moto­ring and driving pleasure of the highest caliber, with four-wheel drive further enhanced by two dynamic engines: The 3.6-litre flat-six in the Carrera 4 developing maximum output of 239 kW (325 bhp) and the 3.8-litre in the Carrera 4S providing an even more impressive 261 kW (355 bhp).The open-air Carrera with four-wheel drive accelerates to 100km/h in 5.3 seconds and has a top speed of 280 km/h or 174 mph. Top speed of the Carrera 4S Cabriolet is an even more impressive 288 km/h or 179 mph, with acceleration from 0 - 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds.

SpeedArt has developed a new body for the Porsche Carrera S kit type TTR AERO: rear spoiler with GT wing, rear diffuser, side skirts, GT front bumper with additional front chin spoiler. The TTR will be available with either 450 bhp or 500 bhp power upgrades, thanks to the fitment of two modified K24 blowers to the 3.8-liter flat-six engine. Also part of the TTR package is a new sports exhaust with turbo headers and sports cats, while a new intake system and intercooler ensures as much air (...)

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