Turbo RS: A Porsche 991 like no different

A humble man in Norway owns a really distinctive Porsche 911.

The automobile rolled off the meeting line as a 991 Turbo S, however after a 12-month transformation that included custom-made Porsche work, it was unofficially redesigned as a "Turbo RS" with 680 hp (counting) to start out.

At a look, the automobile appears to be like like a GT2 RS, however when you take a more in-depth look you will see that all the pieces is fallacious because it appears. The entrance bumper, bonnet and aspect skirts are all elements of the GT2 RS, however they’ve been modified to suit completely with the Turbo S mannequin, with totally practical air intakes on the entrance. It was not simple work, however Porsche made it work.

On the again, the proprietor opted not for the GT2 RS wing, however for a barely decrease elevated merchandise 991.2 GT3 RS.

After Porsche had woven its magic, the automobile was introduced again from Germany and left within the expert arms of a Norwegian tuner, which propelled it to an entire new degree within the efficiency division.

The unique plan was to make use of the GT2 RS's wheels for the automobile, however there was an issue that finally meant that this concept had been deserted. It’s right here that Vossen stepped in and constructed a singular set of wheels GNS-21 – 21 × 9.5 inches on the entrance and 21 × 12.5 inches on the again – completed in gunmetal bronze.

Raise up the rear hood and discover the identical three.Eight-liter flat-six that's discovered within the GT2 RS, however with modified shops and turbos, in addition to a Do88 intercooler to hold round 680 CV and 850 Nm. Because of the TechArt chassis choices which can be additionally current within the combine and the good rubber on the highway, this AWD machine places it on the bottom simply.

You could be questioning why the proprietor didn’t save himself the difficulty of shopping for a GT2 RS, however the reply is easy: you can’t get your youngsters within the again. I solely have two locations. This practice construct solves this downside, whereas AWD makes it appropriate with Norway for winter use.

That is additionally an fascinating addition to a set together with an Audi RS2 and a Ford Escort RS Cosworth.

As spectacular as this automobile could also be, the proprietor has not completed but. He’s at the moment working with a famend Swedish tuner, Supra, to convey his 900 hp "Turbo RS" with a revised turbo system and nitrous oxide. Maybe we must always take one other look quickly …

Håkon L. Sataøen
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