At Nardo, 9ff has setted a new world record for the road-legal convertibles. They have competed agains 16 other tuners. The 911 Cabrio T-6 made a maximum output of 780 bhp, which has proved to be enough to leave others in the dust. The official speed record for road-legal convertibles now stands at 236.5 mph.
Porsche designed the Carrera RS as a basic model for motor racing. This model was available both as a touring version and as a sporting package. The appearance of the RS was marked by its rear spoiler and emblem at the side. With its rebored engine the car had a displacement of 2.7 litres. The rear wheels and tyres were wider than at the front.
Porsche tunner 9ff will release a tuning kit for Porsche Carrera GT. The new kit will have 300 hp more than the current model, so the Carrera will now have an output of 912 hp. The new kit will feature: 2 bigger turbo, 2 camshafts, 2 exhaust manifolds, 9ff muffler with valve system and end-pipes, metal catalytic converter, air filter + air hose + air box, ECU upgrade
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.
TechArt Automobildesign have customized one of the rare mid-engine super sports cars for one of its long-time customers. Based on a Carrera GT they developed aerodynamically efficient custom-tailored body components made from exposed carbon fiber that serve as a visual contrast to the metallic-orange special paint.
A mechanic, who was returning the car after servicing, smashed it through lift doors, sending the sports car crashing two floors down the shaft, reported the South China Morning Post. The car came to rest on top of the lift on the first floor. Firemen rescued the 43-year-old mechanic from the blue 911 Carrera 4S and he was taken to hospital. The accident happened at the Jebsen Porsche Centre Hong Kong on Cheung Sha Wan Road at 1.45pm. ’We believe the accident was caused by negligence. The (...) More
The editors at NADAguides, a leading vehicle information website, today announced their favorite ’Fun in the Sun Vehicles’ of 2006 — rides sure to thrill on the open highway or in the open water. The selections were hand-picked by the editorial experts at NADAguides in seven separate categories. NADAguides Favorite ’Fun in the Sun’ New Car 2006 Pontiac Solstice GXP Convertible, MSRP: $25,995 "This year it’s all about having fun," said Mark Perleberg, lead auto expert at NADAguides, (...) More
In general, an open-top Porsche is a good choice if you are looking for an elegant convertible that you can use every day. If you are thinking about picking a Ferrari you have to consider the disadvantages in everyday use and a sporty driver is likely to rather pick the extroverted Mercedes CLK DTM. But consider a 9ff convertible as well, because it combines all the advantages in one: Elegance, suitability for every day - and by touching the accelerator pedal even the speed of a top (...) More
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 motoÂring 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.