The new Porsche Panamera has, without question, received more than its fair share of attention from tuners all over the world since it made its official debut late last year. And while this isn’t TechArt’s first go-round in tuning a Panamera, popular perception seems to think that they’re not getting tired of it anytime soon because they recently announced a new individualization study for the Panamera that will make an appearance at the Geneva Motor Show.
TechArt’s new tuning package is called ’Concept One’ and features a carrara white exterior package that’s fully manufactured from high-quality PU-RIM. The exterior package includes, among other things, a new bonnet with inwrought air outlets, new fenders and side skirts, trim strips and elegant trim frames in the windows, a rear apron with integrated air openings and matching diffuser, a height-adjustable rear spoiler and 22-inch TECHART Formula III forged light alloy wheels.
As for the interior, it comes in a leather finish with a cocoa and white color combination, leather applications on trim parts in cerbero, as well as manually processed decorative stitching in phosphor green. There is also a 3-spoke PDK sports steering wheel with shift paddles, a 10.2-inch ceiling monitor with integrated DVD player, a rear center console and two high-quality folding tables built into the front seats.
Suffice to say, TechArt didn’t seem to leave any stones unturned as far as their new ’Concept One’ tuning package is concerned and if anyone is interested to know more about it, you’ll only need to wait a few more days until the package officially breaks cover in Geneva.
The German Porsche tuner TechArt is preparing to present a their new customization program for the Porsche 911Turbo and Turbo S this March at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show. A stylish package made up of fresh aerodynamic parts, a set of lightweight alloy wheels and exquisite interior appointments.
The exterior includes a new front spoiler with larger dynamically accented air intakes that seamlessly integrate into the new airflow optimizing side sills and a subtle roof spoiler finished off by a set of 20 inch TECHART Formula five spoke rims. Meanwhile the interior gets a new sporty three spoke steering wheel, customizable gauge cluster, race inspired aluminum sport pedals and a set of stainless steel kick plates embossed with TECHART logos to remind you and everyone who ever climbs aboard that this is not just another 911 Turbo.
A high-speed police chase on the Slovenian highway near the city of Maribor ended up with an exotic car crashing into a truck. The sad part is, the driver of the TechArt Magnum wasn’t even its owner.
As it turns out, the police chase stemmed from reports that the TechArt Magnum was stolen a couple of weeks ago in Switzerland and after being identified driving along in Slovenia, local authorities went out and took the criminal for a nice – and fast – thrill ride along the Slovenian highways.
It’s bad enough to crash an expensive exotic car through the fault of the owner. But we do feel terrible for the poor chap that owns this TechArt Magnum. Not only was his car stolen from him, but he ended up with quite a hefty insurance bill to pay.
As far as the Serbian who stole the car, he was – thankfully - apprehended with a little assistance from an unsuspecting truck that just so happened to be in the criminal’s way.
The TechArt GTstreet RS is a super tuned version of the Porsche 911 GT2 and is the latest masterpiece from the German tuning that specializes in the German sports car maker’s work with the GTstreet RS being of the 700 HP variety. The vehicle features a new body kit consisting of a GT RS front apron complete with carbon splitter, new side carbon-flics, aero bonnet, headlight shades, mirror shades, new side sills, a carbon roof spoiler, a rear spoiler GT with winglets and carbon gurney and a rear apron GT RS with carbon diffuser and air outlet as well as carbon air wings.
In order to obtain the astonishing power TechArt has upgraded the flat six with a new turbocharger to provide more boost, a high performance intercooler to handle the extra heat, a sport tuned exhaust system to let the boxer engine breathe and new engine electronics to make sure that everything remains in working order. As part of TechArt’s high performance design philosophy, they test their machines on the track. The GTstreet RS has most recently established a new lap record at the Sachsenring race track clocking in at 1:31.94 minutes around the former DTM and current Moto GP circuit. Aside from setting a new speed record the highly tuned GT2 also scored a win with its proven ability to stop from 60 MPH just short of 108 feet, once again reassuring the RS’s super car competitor status.
The other day, Mercedes Benz tuner Brabus announced their twin turbocharged GLK V12 to be the fastest street legal SUV in the world. Right down the Autobahn from Brabus is the Porsche tuner TechArt, who took on the top speed challenge with one of their highly modified Cayennes. They started off with a base turbo Porsche and then added 130 HP shot in the arm with their TA 055/2.2 performance package which bring the SUV’s maximum output to 680 HP thanks to some new engine electronics.
Combined with TechArt’s aerodynamic package and their "Sport" air suspension, Sandro Reuter drove the TechArt modified Turbo Cayenne to an official top speed of 321.2 km/h, or 199.5 MPH on this side of the pond. Although the post op GLK retains the title of the world’s fastest road certified utility vehicle, there is a lot of work that went in to swapping the 750 HP Biturbo V12, but on the other hand TechArt’s mods are a bit on the more practical side and only left the car about 10 MPH shy of the record, so in the grand scheme of things they didn’t do so bad. For now TechArt will just have to settle for building the world’s fastest street legal full size SUV, that is until they attempt to stuff a W16 from a Veyron under the hood.
TechArt has presented a new tuning program for the new Porsche 911 Carrera 4S. The tuner modified both the car’s dynamics and performances. Thanks to a new "Racing" flap-controlled exhaust system and new engine electronics the Carrera 4S delivers with 35 hp more, to a total of 420 hp.
The aerodynamic kit includes a front spoiler, side skirts, a roof spoiler and three versions of rear wings, back pressure air vents, an adjustable spoiler lip, decorative trims for the exterior mirrors – made from carbon fiber painted in the requested color and 19 or 20 inch five-spoke wheels.
On the interior the tuner added leather, a three-spoke airbag sports steering wheels, aluminum pedals and trim strips.
For most automotive enthusiasts, the Porsche Cayenne Turbo S is almost too much sports truck as it comes from the factory. However in this crazy world of winged warriors and blown behemoths there is no such thing as enough, so the Porsche tuning experts at TechArt are offering a new performance package that significantly improves the SUV’s abilities.
On the outside, the Höfingen based tuners have added a bold new front bumper apron complete with larger air intakes and a combination of LED and large lower driving lights, a new vented hood, wider arches that house anywhere from 21 inch to 23 inch wheels, new rear bumper with integrated air diffuser and cutouts for the TechArt tuned exhaust and and a rear roof spoiler that all work together to turn the Cayenne Turbo S into a truly mean machine.
Thanks to an revised engine computer program, high flow air filter, modified turbochargers and tuned manifolds, TechArt has boosted the Cayenne’s output up to 680 HP and 664 lb-ft of torque up from the standard car’s 550 HP rating. The result is a 0 to 60 MPH time of 4.2 seconds for the 5000 pound machine that can also reach 125 MPH from a standstill in just 14.5 seconds on its way to reaching a top speed of 191 MPH. If you were a bit intimidated by the Turbo S before, the TechArt tuned Cayenne should scare the pants off of you.
The Porsche tuning experts from Germany, TechArt have just unveiled their latest take on the all wheel drive 911 Carrera 4S at the Frankfurt Motor Show. In typical TechArt fashion the sports car’s aerodynamics have been improved with an aggressive body kit with choice of two exhausts with optional headers and high flow catalytic converters as well as three rear wing options and a wide variety of shoes.
The German tuning specialists Techart have just relased a new lineup of high performance modifications for the Porsche Boxster and Cayman models. The aero is available in two flavors, somewhat conservative with only a front lip and a rear wing, or all out including a wide body conversion that includes the LED driving lights, sculpted side skirts, sleeker side mirrors and the Techart Vario or VarioPlus threaded chassis high performance suspenion. Techart is offering a racing exhaust system for the flat six powered Porsches that can be finished off with either a glossy or black chrome finish. The aftermarket manufacturer then utilizes their signature Formula wheel to beef up the diminutive Porsches.
The upgrades don’t stop with the exterior, the interior receives a few upgrades like a sport chronometer, TECHART 3 spoke sport steering wheel, new trim on the doors and carbon/stainless steel doorsills with illuminated logos. The sport buckets are wrapped in soft leather and dressed up with decorative stitching in the owner’s choice of colors as well as a trio of aluminum sport pedals and a healthy helping of carbon fiber. So now no matter which Porsche you drive Techart CEO Thomas Behringer has a tuning program for you.