Custom TechArt Porsche 911 Turbo S Could Beat A Tesla Model S Plaid To 60 mph

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With an already low 2.1-second sprint to 60, TechArt puts their 911 Turbo S in Tesla territory.

Those familiar with the wide world of Porsche tuning will have heard of TechArt. If not, know that TechArt builds some of the wildest Porsches on the market, both from a performance and an aesthetic standpoint.

What you're looking at here is the company's take on the Porsche 911 Turbo S.

Let's get the brass tacks out of the way first. Total output is boosted by 60 horsepower and 74 lb-ft of torque. Stock, your "average" 911 Turbo S makes 641 hp and 590 lb-ft. After TechArt's little power boost, you're up to 700 hp and 664 lb-ft.

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Fittingly, TechArt simply calls this the TechArt Turbo. This isn't just a test car built to show what TechArt can do to your 911.

Instead, this can be your 911. For a rather hefty sum, of course. It'll run you $317,000. Thankfully, TechArt also offers a warranty, which covers you for roughly 10,000 miles.

Porsche likely still has a factory warranty on this car, as it's so new. That's all well and good, but we're here to talk about what makes this Turbo tick.

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TechArt fits a new valved exhaust with carbon tailpipes so that the flat-six can breathe better. On top of that, TechArt provides what it calls a "Performance Kit." Unfortunately, it doesn't elaborate on what that may be. An educated guess leads us to believe the company likely flashed the ECU. Besides, there are some weight savings that help more than the extra power.


Inside, TechArt has deleted the Turbo's rear seats. Given the swaths of leather Porsche upholsters those seats in, we're betting the car is at least 100 lbs. lighter. In its place is a roll bar. Lightweighting continues with a new front apron in carbon. New intake trim, roof spoiler, diffuser, and mirrors are fitted, and all are carbon fiber.

Finally, the firm makes some chassis and handling changes with new sport lowering springs and lightweight wheels with Cup 2 rubber. We're bummed TechArt hasn't included some performance figures, but we imagine the weight reduction and extra power mean a serious gain on the 911's absurd 2.1-second 0-60 run.


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