• Porsche 997 GT2 by Wimmer Rennsporttechnik

Porsche 997 GT2 by Wimmer Rennsporttechnik
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Wimmer Rennsporttechnik is a hard name to pronounce, but the only thing that I can think of that would be harder is trying to catch up to their modified Porsche 911 GT2. This one makes 680 HP and can go from 0 to 60 MPH in only 3.4 seconds and hit 300 km/h from a standstill in just over 25 seconds.

Press release after the jump.

Press release:

Porsche 997 GT2 by Wimmer Rennsporttechnik
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Engine output at its best: Wimmer Rennsporttechnik Solingen traditionally turns cars into faster and hotter models than they already are in series. At the moment they target the new Porsche 997 GT2 Biturbo. Thorsten Wimmer shows the ropes with a 680 hp Porsche 997 GT2 Evo - delivered with 530 hp. The new competitive athlete from Wimmer RS is hot, tenacious and has a super cool visual appearance.

Porsche 997 GT2 by Wimmer Rennsporttechnik
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The sportive Porsche GT2 from Wimmer RS wants to get on the race track. It feels at home in tricky chicanes as well as on the streets. Full 680 hp and -remarkable 870 Nm are achieved by the following conversions:

  • a bi-turbo engine
  • an improvement of the engine management in combination with two optimized Wimmer turbochargers
  • a custom-built Wimmer sport exhaust system with two 100 Zeller sport catalysts
  • a development of the cylinder head
  • sport camshafts
  • a sport clutch

The all-inclusive-price rather complete engine conversion prices at 29.800,00 Euro, fitting and left-lane-guarantee included.

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According to Wimmer the acceleration to the speed of 100 is 3.4 sec. 200 km/h is reached in only 9.78 sec., and 300 km/h reaches the hp-monster in spectacular 25,8 sec. Concerning maximum speed there are hanging 356 km/h in the air - depending on conversion and clearance of the tires!

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DTM-approved race technique appoints the genes of the Dunlop tire, which therewith opened a new product segment: the MaxxPerformance-tires. The Sport-Maxx GT - in 235/30-20 and 325/25-20, fitted on beautiful Sportec-rims, makes sure of an excellent stability of the maximum speed. Even in areas far over 300 km/h.

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The optical appearance is spiced up by exterior mirrors and rear spoiler lip made of carbon. Upon request of the customer all parts can be made of carbon. The chassis has been improved by H&R- components, to cope with the increased driving performances.

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The beautiful, handmade, and back pressure optimized sport exhaust system from Wimmer RS lets the whole power, hid under the hood, sound in a wonderful tone.

Porsche 997 GT2 by Wimmer Rennsporttechnik
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  (78) posted on 05.17.2009

Whether you like the tuning or not. This car is still a monster coz it is a Porsche 997 GT2

  (116) posted on 05.17.2009

Mike, Wimmer Rennsporttechnik may not sound as a car’s name as it is not really a car’s name it is a car tuner’s brand name.

  (180) posted on 05.17.2009

I hope that the tradition goes on and on and on!

  (182) posted on 05.17.2009

what are guys talking about. the car looks perfect. besides, you’re not just after the looks. you’re also after about the hp. and if you look at the facts, you’ll see that this car is pretty great!

  (183) posted on 05.17.2009

I think you’re talking about the nose being too long while its behind is too short.

  (182) posted on 05.17.2009

When you look at the details of the car, they all look great. But when you put them together (see 5th picture) there seems to be something wrong and I don’t know what it is. Sad.

  (177) posted on 05.17.2009

This is perhaps one of the monstrous car ever. More than just the to-die-for body is its amazing interiors.

  (180) posted on 05.17.2009

Wimmer Rennsporttechnik may not sound as a car’s name but it definitely knows what it takes to be THE CAR.

  (79) posted on 05.16.2009

The tuning is superb from exhaust sytem to the chasis upgrades. And with a reasonable pricing for tuning, this works great.

  (137) posted on 05.16.2009

The H&R components that improved its chasis only means that buyers are not olny getting good looks here but also a stable car performance.

  (318) posted on 05.16.2009

Look at those rims... it is so brute and all ready for action.

  (231) posted on 05.16.2009

Well all I can say is that I love the rear front, the sport exhaust system, and of course the sporttech rims

  (289) posted on 05.16.2009

Just to add. Wimmer RS added a carbon-fiber rear-lip spoiler and carbon side mirrors to differentiate the car from its tamer GT2 siblings. At the customers’ request, the Wimmer RS GT2’s entire body also can be made out of carbon-fiber

  (177) posted on 05.16.2009

Buying a 911 GT2 isn’t cheap, with a base price of $194,000, but the Wimmer RS GT2 package isn’t too outrageously priced like some tuner packages. The whole package (excluding the optional carbon-fiber body) costs €29,800 ($40,600)

  (231) posted on 05.16.2009

Pronounce this tuner’s name correctly or I’ll take this Porsche 997 GT2 bby with me forever

  (421) posted on 05.16.2009

Wimmer Rennsporttechnik knows the real trick...its not in prouncing their difficult name but in high grade tuning that they know best.

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