Tuning: TechArt GTstreet R Porsche 911 Turbo Unveiled at Essen Motor Show

28 11 2008

German tuner TechArt has been already presented to us tuning versions of the Porsche cars. Today at Essen Motor Show they revealed awesome TechArt GTstreet R based on Porsche 911 Turbo. The arrangements add up to something like this: a 3.6-litre twin-turbo engine boosted from the benchmark 473hp (480PS/ 353kW) to 650hp (660PS/ 485kW). That’s correct, 600 livestock plus another 50 for rotund prompt.


Torque is a truck-haulage 860Nm. Zero to 100km/h is reached in 3.4 seconds, and the big needle stops turning at 340km/h (211mph). These facts are gratitude typically to the improved sports air filter, large carbon yarn creek pipes, exclusive intercoolers, the sports exhaust scheme, Tiptronic S gearbox and of course those shiny new turbos.

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New 2009 Mini Cooper Cabrio unveiled (details and photo)

28 11 2008

The next-gen MINI Convertible has been unveiled before of its debut at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Nevertheless, the Convertible’s external has been efficient with new niceties like the headlamps, tail lamps and front/rear bumpers while the four-rotate hinges for the luggage compartment top are now mounted inside the car.


The new MINI Convertible’s drop-top that comes with an integrated sliding roof behave can open or close automatically in 15 seconds dull, even when the car is in show up to 20 mph or 40km/h. In what could be one of the most useless gadgets of the year, MINI has equipped the four-seater with an “Openometer” gauge next to the tachometer that account how many hours have been depleted with the top-down.

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