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Porsche 964

Porsche 964

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For those of you who do not know, Singer Automotive is a design company specialized in restoring and modifying old Porsche models. One of its most famous car is the Singer 911 we saw back in 2011.

Until now, this car received no "real" review, but in the latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage, we had the chance to see what a great car the Singer 911 really is. The car was brought to Jay Leno by Rob Dickinson, creative director of Singer. It was the last stop made in the U.S. before it will be shipped to its new owner in Dubai who paid about $350k for its new toy.

Check out the video to see if Jay Leno thinks it worth spending that amount of money just to restore a Porsche 964. We think it is well worth it, considering all the updates this 911 received, including bespoke carbon-fiber body work, a modified engine, updated interior and a very cool, Gulf livery.

Japanese company Rauh-Welt Begriff (RWB) brought two impressive vehicle to the 2011 SEMA Auto Show. The first was a Porsche 911 RWB Pandora One and the second is this impressive 911 Turbo Hoonigan - a model based on a Porsche 964.

The 911 Turbo Hoonigan combines a white exterior paint job with a Lobster Red interior and red Fifteen52 wheels wearing Pirelli P Zero tires. The car’s ride was also lowered by an inch and a half thanks to a new sports suspension system.

The Porsche 964 presented at the show is currently owned by former 0-60 Magazine editor-in-chief, Brian Scotto. He drove the car for over 850 miles just to get to the 2011 SEMA Auto Show in time, where it celebrated the launch of the Ken Block’s new Hoonigan brand. With a maiden vehicle like this Porsche and Ken Block’s involvement, we expect to hear the name "Hoonigan" a lot in the upcoming months.


During the end of the 80’s to 1994, Porsche have produced a lot of limited and exclusive models based on the 911 Type 964 and 965 (Carrera 4 Leichtbau, 965 Turbo S, 965 Turbo Leichtbau, 911 Carrera 4 Anniversary, 911 Carrera Cabriolet Turbolook, etc) to gain a great image and to rise up the sales. As a finishing touch on this long chain of special editions, while the public was waiting for the new 911 Turbo, the type 993, Porsche produced this real oddball based on the 964. Its main features were the old slantnose look and an improved engine. This mighty funk of a Porsche was called the 911 Turbo 3.6 Flachbau.


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