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Techart GTstreet RS is a ballistic Porsche 911: 2019 Geneva Motor Show

By Chris Thompson, 06 Mar 2019 News

Techart GTstreet RS Porsche 911 Geneva Motor Show 2019 news

With an extra 140kW/170Nm, Techart makes the Porsche 991.2 911 Turbo S a monster

In just 2.5 seconds, the Techart GTstreet RS will hit 100km/h.

At least that’s what the Porsche tuner says about the car it revealed at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show.

Based on a Porsche 991.2 911 Turbo S, the GTstreet RS brings power and torque up to 567kW/920Nm from the already lofty 427kW and 750Nm. That’s an increase of 140kW and 170Nm.

Techart says the GTstreet GT will go on to 200km/h from a standstill in a total of 8.1 seconds, and then onward towards a potential top speed north of 340km/h, though that’s what it’s limited to for road use. That should prevent speeding tickets, then.

The primary performance modifications Techart has bestowed upon the 911 Turbo S are engine-adjacent, meaning Techart won’t need to go digging around inside the 3.8-litre twin-turbo flat-six to complete the upgrade.

The aforementioned turbos, however, are turfed for Techart’s own. It says its variable turbine geometry turbochargers are more consistent in terms of power delivery, while pipes at the other end of the combustion process – four titanium tailpipes with continuous valve adjustment – ensure gas flow is at its most efficient.

Inside the engine bay is an upgraded air filter, with air entering the engine bar via a ram scoop on the rear ‘door’. Out of sight is a software upgrade to the gearbox management designed by Techart.

So, the GTstreet RS has the bite to back up its visual bark.

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That aesthetic ‘bark’ is down to a lot of carbon panelling, designed for ‘lightweighting’ and aerodynamics as well as giving the car a much more aggro appeal.

A large part of that carbon appears on the active rear wing, which “deploys and adjusts by 15 degrees” once the car is set to performance mode.

Inside, wool, leather, Alcantara, and more can be optioned to owners tastes, something Techart will custom-create to make this rare car even rarer.

Oh, on that note, did we mention only 10 will be made?

Techart says each car will be numbered, with custom accessories such as racing helmets and matching bags to be given the same numbering.