Is true that the 997 GT3 RS has allready enough tuning from its origins, but GMG racing has decided to make this car a little more extreme. GMG is a racing tuning specialized in the top-of-the-range sporting vehicles -like Ferrari F430.
The RS does not have any addition to its power. GMG improved its exterior by the simple presence of Champion rims with slightly raised diameter and polished edge. They did not want to kill the spirit of the car, just to make it beautiful and (...) > Full story
Dr.Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, Germany, will be sending the new 911 Turbo Cabriolet to the starting line on September 8. The 20-year tradition within the 911 Series of the 911 Turbo with a classic soft top is continued with this open, top model. Firstly, the open 2+2 seater offers the driving performance of a high-performance sports car while still providing convertible driving pleasure. Secondly, compared to the competition the 911 Turbo Cabriolet is economical in its fuel consumption, thanks to its deliberate design, outstanding aerodynamics and advanced engine technology
Spy photographers caught the new Turbo Convertible on testing in Sweeden. The car is supposed to be unveiled this spring, probably at New York Auto Show.
It will be powered by the same engine as the coupe version, but the power of the 3.6 liter Flat-6 engine will be raised to 480 hp (60 hp more than the coupe). It will be offered with a new four-wheel-drive system and will have a top speed of 191 (...)
SpeedART unveiled their latest creation: the TTR600. The TTr is based on a Porsche 997 Turbo, initially with an output of 520 hp. But with a VTG turbo engine the power is increased up to 600 hp.
The TTR600 makes the 0 to 60 mph sprint in 3.1 seconds and has a top speed of 202 mph.
SpeedART’s body kit consist in: a rear wing, chin spoiler and side skirts, with the chin spoiler and rear wing being available in unpainted carbon fibre or colour coded. Also, the Porsche 997 got new (...) > Full story
9ff offers a new agressive exterior for 997 Porsche Turbo. The front grill is modifies so the radiator and engine cooling system are provided with more air while the brake cooling is improved by additional air inlets.
The 9ff Turbo has the boot lid made of carbon, so the weight is reduced to 2866 lbs. The front apron is lowered, the brake system is enlarged and 19 and 20" wheels are being used.
A newly designed rear wing completes the aerodynamics kit while the stylish and (...) > Full story
At New York International Auto Show, Porsche will unveil the 997 Generation of its 911 Turbo Convertible model. It will go on sale this year at a price of $130.000 and will compete with Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder, Aston Martin V8 Convertible and Ferrari F430 Spider.
If you wanted to see the 997 GT3 hitting 300 km/h (very fast actully) take a look at this video. It is in german, but you can hear the sound of the engine while the car speeds up to 300 km/h. Music to your ears.
Extreme sports cars in a duel with a fighter plane: Lamborghini Murcielago LP 640, Mercedes SLR McLaren, Saleen S7, RUF Rt12. 2000 men responsibly for technical maintenance of the airplanes and approximately 400 in the pilot staff. 33 fighter planes of the type Panavia Tornado ECR in its hangars accommodate 577 ha large areas. Everyone with a top speed up to 2300 km/h.
The test wanted to see which of the cars made the 0 to 300 km/h fastest?
With a capacity enlargement of 6,2 to 6,5 litres (...) > Full story
At Essen Motor Show, H&R presented the Mission 400 Plus prototype, a 1054 hp sports car based on the Porsche 997. The intention of H&R is to break the world street-legal sports car top speed record. The Mission 400 Plus has a top speed of more than 248 mph. Full story