Powerful engine tuning and exclusive accessories that leave nothing to be desired: TechArt Automobildesignalso offers an extensive customization program for the new 997-series models Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and 4S.
Porsche 997 Turbo got a serious upgrade from Cargraphic. There are four stages of tuninf and the Turbo’s engine goes to 698 hp. The price for the entire conversion is $7800.
Kit 1: 3.6L 544 bhp Kit 2: 3.6L 598 bhp Kit 3: 3.8L 618 bhp Kit 4: 3.8L 687 bhp
Also the 997 Turbo got the Cargraphic wheels that are the absolute finest 3 piece wheels on the market. This 3 piece high quality product
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A new facelift for the 997 will be available in 2008. There is no big difference from the current model: a slightly more aggressive front bumper, gaining larger intakes reminiscent of the new Turbo item.
The rear bumper is tweaked, the new rear light clusters will be LED items, with their lense cutting into the bumper.
In Popular Science Magazine’s 2006 19th Annual "Best of What’s New" awards, the 2007 Porsche 911 Turbo (997) was awarded a Best of What’s New in the Automotive category.
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Gemballa has just released the first info about it’s customized version for the Porsche 997 Turbo. It seems that the 480 hp of the ussual Turbo 997 was not enough so they decided to update the engine to 550, 600, 650 and 750 hp.
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 (...) > Full story
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.
You demand a great deal of your individual sports car. With regards to design aspects as well as to technical issues, in terms of excusivity and sportiness. The new TECHART Turbo Program offers you the freedom to choose.
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.