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Techart presents new Formula wheels

One of the biggest problems with the aesthetics of factory wheels is that more often than not, they don’t show off the vehicles brakes. The Porsche tuners at TECHART have a solution for this problem. They have just released their classic TECHART Formula rim in 21 inch and 23 inch diameters. The long and slender spokes do a great job of filling the wheel arches while at the same time showcasing the cars calipers. While the two-piece Formula II wheels eliminate having to drive around with curbed rims ever again.

Press release after the jump.

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Magnum by Techart

TECHART ’s latest creation for Geneva, is a showcase for all the tuners have to offer. The Magnum is based on a Cayenne Turbo S and benefits from a massaged exterior and a refined interior. The wide sculpted arches house enough rubber to get the 680 horses to the ground and allow the Porsche to sprint to 60 MPH in only 4.2 seconds before reaching a top speed of 193 MPH.

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Yesterday we saw the Techart Aerokit I for the Porsche 911 models, today the German tuner revealed its new GTstreet R package, based on the Porsche 911 Turbo. BUT WAIT...Don’t get too excited, this is for the 997 Turbo (the 998 Turbo isn’t out yet.)

Techart GTstreet based on the Porsche 911 Turbo

The new kit includes a new aero-hood, headlight and mirror trims, new side sills, a carbon-fiber roof spoiler, a new rear apron and a new rear wing spoiler. Under the hood, with the help of the Techart performance kit TA097/T3, the engine was boosted to 660 hp and 860 Nm of torque making the car capable to sprint from 0-62 mph in just 3.4 seconds while the top speed is limited electronically due to the safety reasons at 214 mph. In order to improve the stability at high speeds a new set of Techart Formula III forged light metal wheels fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Plus tires.

Press release after the jump

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Few weeks ago we posted the Techart Aero Kit I for the new Porsche 911 models. Now we have a few more details as well as a bunch of new pics.

Techart Aerokit I for the 2009 Porsche 911 (round 2)

The new kit includes a front bumper with new air inlets, new side sills, a roof spoiler and three different types of rear wings, including one known as "wing IV" with integrated back pressure air channels.

Techart Aerokit I for the 2009 Porsche 911 (round 2)

Techart offers also new decorative trims for the exterior mirrors, featuring carbon-fiber and chrome finish as well as a new set of light-metal wheels and a new exhaust system featuring the same Techart double-oval design. The official reveal will come in November at the Essen Motor Show, so if there is any more information to be had, we’ll report it here.

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As you may know already, the facelifted Porsche 911 was recently launched and due to this Techart, the great tuner specialized in Porsche vehicles, decided that is’s time to launch it new Aerokit I for the new 911 models. The new kit is manufactured using the highest standard of quality and consists in a re-designed front bumper, a new front lip spoiler, new side sills, a new rear bumper with new exhaust cutters and a rear wing in order to improve the stability of the car. Also a new set of 19 inch alloy wheels were added. More details on November 28th, when the manufacturer will officially unveils its kit at the Essen Motor Show.

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TechArt has finally dropped out its new GTstreet Cabriolet model based on the Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet . For those who don’t know the ”standard” 911 Turbo delivers 480 hp but with the help of the new sports air filters, carbon sports exhaust sustem, high performance intercooler, new turbocharger, stainless steel exhaust manifold, and the Motronic fuel management system the vehicle is capable to deliver now an astonishing 630 hp. With the new amount of power, the car can hit 100 km/h in just 3.6 seconds while the top speed is limited to 345 km/h due to the safety measures.

TechArt GTstreet Cabriolet based on the Porsche 911 Turbo

The body kit of the car consists in a front apron with carbon fiber splitter, carbon fenders , rear apron with integrated carbon air diffuser and black chrome exhaust pipes. In order to provide better stability the tuner added a new suspension system which can be individually adjusted, capable to lower the vehicle with up to 25 mm when a button is pressed. The tuning company also added its stylish TechArt Formula III 20 inch wheels fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup Plus tyres. For those folks who want to by one of these beauties, the pricing starts at €255,000.

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Few months ago the Techart GTstreet based on the Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet was unveiled at the Chicago Motor Show. The car featured 630 hp and was capable to achieve a top speed of 345 km/h. Well, it seems that those performances weren’t enough for the German tuning company and in order to solve this problem Techart unveiled another version of the GTstreet called RS which is based on the Porsche GT2.

The vehicle features a 700 hp engine and a total torque of 860 Nm. For better stability the tuner used a new Bilstein suspension kit which with the are Michelin Sport Cup Plus tyres deliver a better stability at very high speeds. Some ”minor” details would be the sprint from 0-100 km/h in 3.3 seconds and the astonishing price: € 330 000.

When you are a person like Lewis Hamilton and you are used driving F1 cars, an usual road car might become very boring for you. So, not even a sports car like a Porsche can satisfy you. Thanks God for tuners in this case! Especially tuners like TechArt!

Lewis was spotted recently in Los Angeles driving a Techart Porsche 997 . The car features new front spoiler which harmonizes perfectly with the factory-made front and reduces lifting force at the front axle, TECHART coil-over suspensions, performance springs, engine power enhancement, modified power train, high peformance brakes, sport exhaust systems and tailpipes as well as the remarkable new 12 x 20 inch Formula wheel.

Source: Autofiends

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