Porsche 997

Porsche 997

With only the Porsche badge missing, the 997 GT2 is in its final development stages. Set to be unveiled in November, the new GT2 will have an output of 530 hp and 3086 lbs in weight. The GT2 will feature a semi-automatic DSG transmission. For the first time in a 911 model the top speed will exceed the 200 mph mark. The GT2 will inherit Turbo’s exhaust turbochargers with variable turbine geometry, featured for the first time in a gasoline engine model. At the heart of that technology (...)
Source: Autoblog.it
Porsche has just launched the new 997 Turbo Convertible, a 480 hp sports car. But for some of the guys who wants to experience the pleasure of driving at more than 400 km/h, like 9ff tuner, is never to soon to start working on your dream. This is why, 9ff has announced that they will unveil a high-performance tuning pack for the 997 Turbo Convertible. The 9ff Turbo Convertible will use the same package used in the 911 Coupe and will also use some of the technology used in the kit for (...)

Although Porsche has just unveil the 911 Turbo Convertible, the company will unveil a new model in September, at Frankfurt motor Show. For the UK market, the GT2 will be priced around £120,000 when it will go on sale in early 2008. The GT2 will be powered by a 3.6-litre boxer engine with an output of 525 hp and with a curb weight of 1485kg the twin-turbo monster will be the first production 911 to top the 200mph mark. The GT2 should hit 60mph in around 4.5seconds - that’s a little slower (...)
Source: CarMagazine
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 (...)

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 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 (...)

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 aerodynamically (...)

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