There was never really any doubt that the new Porsche 911 was going to be one of the most anticipated cars of 2011. The question isn’t so much as "is it going to be great?" more than it is "how great is it going to be?"
That’s the difference between a car like the 911 and pretty much everything else on the market. You don’t question the former’s credibility. You only ask yourself how you’ll be able to afford one. For auto tuning companies, the same questions can be asked, albeit in a different context: "how soon can we build a program for it?"
In the case of Russian tuner, TopCar , the project has already begun, despite the fact that the 911 has yet to make its worldwide debut. TopCar is already ahead of the curb to the extent that they already have sketches as to what their program for the 911 is going to look like.
Details behind the project are still being kept under wraps, but we’ve learned a few things about it, including the body, which will be built using carbon and Kevlar. In addition to that, the corresponding kit will carry new items, including new front and rear bumpers, air inlets, and a new exhaust system.
We also found out that TopCar has enlisted the services of some of the best aftermarket companies for the project, including 9ff , which will handle the powertrain tweaking, and ADV.1 Wheels , which will take care of the TopCar 911’s specially-designed wheels.
Expect the TopCar 911 to make its first public appearance in March 2012, along with TechArt’s own rendition of the 911/991 . Between these two projects, we’ll need plenty of time to decide which model we’ll be filling up our piggy banks to buy.
gallery: Porsche 911/991