Porsche 997

Porsche 997

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 (...)

With the new Gemballa GTR 650 Avalanche, based on the Porsche 997 Carrera, the German Porsche conversion specialist Gemballa has created the dream car for the 2006 sports car year. This ultimate German sports car will be available to a selected clientele starting next year. With this refined, ultra-sporty and equally reliable automobile, Gemballa is continuing in its very own great tradition of sports car construction. The Gemballa Avalanche, Mirage and Cyrrus models from the 80’s didn’t earn their legendary reputation for no reason.

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The most outrageous member of the Porsche 911 family is about to crack out of a 997 Turbo’s shell. Featuring Carrera GT’s PCCB ceramic composite brakes in standard, and Turbo’s engine boosted to almost 550 bhp, the new street racer will start eating miles in 2007

TechArt has revealed info about its new program for the Porsche Carrera 997: technology and aesthetics conncting in a fascinating way. The details release emotions, which do not have to evade to rational arguments. Each piece of the program is building a pure sport car. The current program covers the following points: Body / Aerodynamics Brake system Chassis / Chassis Accessoires Engine tuning Exhaust systems Interior / Leatherworks Transmission (...)

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