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Old 05-02-2007, 07:54 PM   #1
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2007 Porsche Rinspeed 911 Turbo Le Mans 600

The Swiss Porsche specialist Rinspeed launches its new and exclusive "Le Mans" line for the latest Porsche 997 Turbo models.




Aerodynamic Accessories

The "Le Mans" front skirt with integrated carbon splitters appears eye-catching and produces a higher aerodynamic down force at the front axle. This increase results in a better road handling. The bigger and re-shaped air intakes for the radiators and the brakes improve the cooling of them considerably. Additional headlights with day light driving lights and the inboard moved fog lights guarantee a sporty yet elegant appearance. The newly - especially for the Turbo developed - side skirts connect optically the front and rear fenders in a maximal way. It follows the new body lines harmonically. Further appearance improvement is achieved by the Carbon covers for the rear view mirrors. The "Le Mans" rear skirt with integrated exhaust tips also increases the down force on the rear axle and esthetically supports the high performance exhaust system with integrated metal catalytic converters. Eye-catching yet not separable element is the rear wing which sits tightly above the rear hatch. The wing profile is also available in a Carbon finish.



More Power

For the first time the Swiss tuner has also addressed the engine output. The 3.6-liter power pack produces in the "Le Mans" breathtaking 600 bhp (441 kW) at 6700 rpm, the torque is increased to almost unbelievable 590 lb-ft at 4000 rpm. The engine conversion includes two special VTG turbo chargers, a new carbon air intake ram-air system with sport air filters, improved intercoolers as well as a high performance exhaust system with metal catalytic converters.

These modifications allow the Rinspeed "Le Mans" to be accounted amongst one of the fastest street legal sports cars. The sprint from 0-62 mph is achieved by the super sportsman in just 3.3 seconds, the 124 mph mark is reached in 10.9 seconds and the top speed is clocked at 213 mph.

Further equipment of the "Le Mans" consists in an adjustable suspension which is based on the original PASM damper system. It has been developed in cooperation with Bilstein and assures a precise road handling in the top class. Maximum braking is achieved by an efficient and stable high performance brake kit with 8 pistons aluminum calipers and 380 mm x 34 mm at the front axle and 6 pistons calipers with 360 mm x 32 mm at the rear axle.

A close contact to the road is ensured by the typical and well sold Rinspeed 20 inch aluminum wheels in the C5/1 design. The rear wheels have been widened to the size of 12 x 20" especially for the Turbo. The tires sizes of 245/30 R20 at the front axle and 325/25 R20 at the rear axle hug the road for sufficient grip for the Swiss super sportsman.




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Old 05-02-2007, 08:01 PM   #2
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thats pretty nice. too bad it weighs as much as a freight train.
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Old 05-02-2007, 08:10 PM   #3
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It could weigh as much as an aircraft carrier for all I care....as long as it does 0-62 in 3.3 seconds!!! That is a beautiful looking car. I've always had a soft spot for a Porsche, eversince I sat in one and found out that I fit pretty comfortably (6'7" dude in a Porsche, imagine that). What was the price tag? I could possibly get a school loan and get it...
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Old 05-02-2007, 08:13 PM   #4
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Very sexy car, impressive performance no doubt. I'm a huge Porsche fan here and read something about this a bit ago, nice to see some good pics of it. I'd take one.... only 3,098,281 more gallons of blood to sell and I'll have it!!
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does anybody have a napkin or a spare pare of pants?.....i over did myself this time
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does anybody have a napkin or a spare pare of pants?.....i over did myself this time
.....I'm right there with ya....I'll be needing a towel too....
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I'm always a much bigger fan of their NA models, but this is pretty sexy!

Have you guys noticed that the 997 Turbo has gotten almost NO press compared to the standard Carrera and GT3?
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That car is unbelievable. Rinspeed has done an awesome job.
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