A fitter, happier, more productive Porsche 911 GT2 RS

It's grating when tuners warp the clean Porsche 911 lines into something an angsty pubescent teen with a Sharpie might dream up on the back of a spiral notebook, but since that's a decent description of the stock 911 GT2 RS I'm not bothered by the GT2-based TechArt GT Street RS. This is the company's second attempt » 9/15/11 12:30pm 9/15/11 12:30pm at …

There I Fixed It: TechArt Fixes FUBAR Porsche Paddles

German tuner TechArt's announced a "retrofit" for the nonsensical pseudo-paddles on Porsche's PDK seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. This consists mostly of spending $650 for little plastic pedal attachments the car should have been sold with, but it's worth it. » 3/26/10 4:00pm 3/26/10 4:00pm

Techart Adds 660 HP GTstreetR To Porsche 911 Tuner Stable

Tuner Techart, apparently inspired by Porsche's endless 911 iteration game, has released its GTstreetR version of the 911 Turbo. The new model slots between the company's 630 HP GTstreet » 10/29/08 4:20pm 10/29/08 4:20pm and 700 HP , producing...you guessed it: 660 HP. The mods read like a laundry list of Teutonic speed parts, including new twin…

700 HP TechArt GTstreet RS, Because The Porsche 911 GT2 Is Too Slow

Porsche tuner TechArt has created the GTstreet RS, a hardcore version of the already-insane 630 HP GTstreet. Even though the current 530 HP Porsche 911 GT2 is the fastest production 911 ever, some people just want more. So, the GTstreet RS takes a standard GT2 and applies horsepower, resulting in a 700 HP monster… » 7/23/08 1:20pm 7/23/08 1:20pm

Lewis Hamilton Does Los Angeles In A Techart Porsche

Having been banned from driving in France, other than when he's winning at Monaco, F1 phenom Lewis Hamilton set his sights on Los Angeles, where the girls are pretty and the cars are fast. Or is it the other way around? Either way, Mr. Hamilton is apparently in town and driving around the city in a loaner Techart 997… » 5/30/08 2:20pm 5/30/08 2:20pm

TechArt Drops The Top On 630 HP GTstreet Porsche 997 Turbo For Geneva

Because there aren't enough variants of the Porsche 911 already, TechArt provides us with even more options for the rear-engined sportscar. This new GTstreet Convertible is a variant of a variant of a variant. That means they've taken a 911 Turbo Convertible (which is already a variant of a variant of the 911), and… » 2/22/08 12:00pm 2/22/08 12:00pm

Cheshire Cayenne: Techart Aerodynamics Package

You say you can't afford the full monty of TechArt's Magnum package? (Dr. Freud call the front desk.) Don't think yourself a halfling, just slap on the German Porsche tuner's new Cayenne aerodynamics kit. If your potency is indeed in question, though, your therapist may recommend the Magnum's 600-hp twin-turbo V8… » 9/19/07 2:03pm 9/19/07 2:03pm

TechArt's Latest: Porsche 911 GTstreet

Poreche tuning haus TechArt is rolling out its latest GTstreet — a concoction first mixed in 2001 with the 996-series 911 Turbo. The new 997 version has been tweaked to 630 horsepower (from 480) via twin VTG turbochargers and intercoolers, new performance air box and manifolds and a stainless-steel sport exhaust system … » 7/02/07 8:21am 7/02/07 8:21am

Gumball 3000 Driver Forgiven by Victims' Family

The UK's Daily Mail is reporting, with typical Fleet Street flair, that the Cepuljoski family has forgiven Gumball 3000 participant Nicholas Morley, who as y'all likely recall, crashed into a MkII Golf driven by Vladimir Cepuljoski that had pulled out in front of his TechArt Porsche 911, resulting in the death of… » 6/01/07 11:30pm 6/01/07 11:30pm

Gumball 3000 Death Trial to Begin Friday

The trial of Gumball 3000 pilots Nick Morley and Matthew McConville regarding the deaths of two Macedonians during the Athens-to-Tirana stage of the rally begins Friday. If convicted, they face at least four years in a Macedon hoosegow. We'd be fascinated to see what the difference in penalty would have been if the… » 5/29/07 9:45pm 5/29/07 9:45pm

Car Hack's Notebook: Reporting on Porsches from the Essen Show

At a show where pure lunacy struggles to get through the door, it was always going to be tough to pick out a star, but that's the job and ignoring the more obvious option here it is: The Mission 400 Plus. Now why this modified Porsche above the countless others that littered the show? Well how's about the basic figures … » 12/04/06 3:04pm 12/04/06 3:04pm

Orange You Glad: TechArt Tunes the Porsche Carrera GT


Porsche twiddlers, TechArt worked up a metallic-orange, carbon-fiber'd beast of the erstwhile Porsche Carrera GT. The eyeball-straining color is offset by exposed carbon-fiber body components, while an added front spoiler creeps ever closer to the tarmac. That'll help control the ever-so-much more lift created by a… » 8/21/06 10:59am 8/21/06 10:59am