Porsche already unveiled the new-generation Porsche Turbo , but German tuner McChip DKR decided to focus on the 997 generation. Today, the tuner announced a new tuning kit that will considerably improve the look and output level of the 997 Turbo S .
McChip DKR did its most important work under the hood of the Porsche. as it installed a Stage-3-Kit that includes modified engine management with software adaptation, and an exhaust system with sports cats and new headers. As a result, the car’s standard 530 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque jump to 600 horsepower and 601 pound-feet. The price for this upgrade is &euro8,499 — about $11,300 at the current exchange rates.
Other performance upgrades include a new set of GT2 RS rims with Michelin Cup tires and PASM coilovers from the Bilstein company.
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Porsche 997 Turbo S by McChip DKR in Detail
The 997 Turbo S received a series of exterior upgrades, starting with round lamps inspired by the original 911 launched in 1963, a carbon-fiber roof and a Makrolon rear window.
The interior was upgraded with a HEGEMANN roll cage, Recaro SPG shell-type racing seats wrapped in a combination of Alcantara and leather.
As a matter of fact, the green hell has some magic attractive power for every ambitious car driver putting highest requirements as to the pilots, so also to the involved vehicles. That’s why it is no wonder that there are cars being tuned especially for track day events. Exactly against this background, the specialized in fields of power improvement company MCCHIP DKR at Mechernich, Germany, has modified a Porsche 997 Turbo S.
And so, the initial point is a 6th generation nine-eleven 2012 model with 3.8 Turbo DFI engine, that has been re-equipped by round lamps thus more remembering the 1963 (!) original 911, than the 996 ancestor did. Thanks to the MCCHIP DKR Stage-3-Kit, the serial 530 HP (390 kW) with 700 Nm of max torque are being enhanced by a modified engine management with software adaptation, an exhaust system with sports cats and header designed by Michael SCHNARR from the CARGRAPHIC company Landau, Germany, meanwhile up to 600 HP (441 kW) with 815 Nm of max torque and mighty sound. The price for this package of tuning measures goes up to 8,499 Euro.
Because of safety reasons, the Porsche has been equipped by a HEGEMANN rollover cage. In this context it seems to be useful to report on the fact that the sliding roof has been exchanged against carbon top. In order to still more to reduce car weight, the rear window has been made out of Makrolon ®. Concerning the chassis, the PASM coilovers from the Bilstein company merit special reference, even so the splendid wheel-tire-combination, consisting of original Porsche 997 GT2 RS rims with Michelin Cup tires.
The seats in the inner of the bolide been changed by MCCHIP DKR against an elaborate mix of alcantara and leather upholstered Recaro SPG shell type racing seats. Finally may be mentioned the fact that many car pieces are painted in the color of the car. And who listens now attentively will note: The call of the green hell is becoming louder and louder.