The sports car manufacturer Porsche has created a limited Porsche 911 GUM Red Square edition dedicated to 120th anniversary of a Russian department store. The Russian Porsche 911 is based on the Carrera 4S Coupe.
Porsche 911 GUM Red Square Edition: Design
The celebratory car is finished in a Pascha Red colour accentuated by 20-inch Carrera Classic wheels. The exterior paint is used exclusively for this edition. Inside, the occupants are surrounded by an exclusive atmosphere thanks to the combination of a Luxor Beige wraps, mahogany wood trim, stainless-steel sill plates. An illuminated “GUM Red Square” logo individualizes each cabin.
Porsche 911 GUM Red Square Edition: Power and performance
The heart of the Porsche 911 GUM Red Square Edition is a 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine boasting 400 HP (294 kW) and 440 Nm (324 lb-ft) of torque. Due to the Sport Chrono package, the modified Porsche sprints from 0-60 mph in 4.3 seconds. The car offers even better acceleration when fitted with a PDK transmission.
The 2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup edition is a racer that will be run exclusively in the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup.
The new 911 GT3 Cup is powered by a 3.8-litre six-cylinder flat engine delivering 460 hp (338 kW) at 7,500 revs. The latest racer features an extra power compared to its predecessor. The drivetrain is linked with a six-speed gearbox.
The 2013 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup is fitted with a one piece race wheels. Porsche Motorsport offers the supercar exclusively in white exterior colour.
The racer is priced at 181,200 Euro.
Porsche engineers claim that the 911 GT3is the most successful race car in the world.
Project Diary From Ahlen, Germany:
Vorsteiner V-PT Panamera meets 465HP Green Devil
This car has seen modifications both inside and outside with the latest lightweight Vorsteiner Aerodynamics + Wheels with power output that has been boosted to 465hp/ 342kw at 6680 rpm with maximum torque at 550nm @ 406 lb-ft.
Vehicle Data Sheet:
ECU recalibration, high-flow air-filters and catalytic converters, new stainless-steel mufflers with butterfly valves and specially-coated aluminum exhaust tips.
The noise level of the high-performance exhaust system is adjustable via remote control, in addition to an automatic control system that constantly monitors the exhaust pressure.
All modifications are tested and tuned on a dynamometer.
Vorsteiner V-PT Carbon fiber front bumper with carbon fiber lip spoiler element
Vorsteiner V-PT Carbon fiber indicator housings
Vorsteiner V-PT Carbon fiber front air intake housings
Vorsteiner V-PT Carbon fiber rear bumper
Vorsteiner V-PT Carbon fiber rear diffuser element
Vorsteiner V-PT Carbon fiber ducktail spoiler
Vorsteiner V-102 Split 5 Spoke 21 in.
Ultra-lightweight, high-strength, one-piece forged wheels
Front: 9.5 x 21 with 265/35 ZR 21 Michelin
Rear: 11 x 21 with 305/30 ZR 21 Michelin
Image Credits: © Vorsteiner Group.
One month before the ceremony “World Car of the Year”, it is obvious that a German brand will get the prize. The finalists have been announced at the Geneva motor show, and the top three are: BMW 3-Series, Porsche 911 and Volkswagen Up!. The winner will be chosen at New York auto show in April.
The Porsche 911 uses a six-cylinder boxer engine that offers efficient fuel consumption and optimized performance. The shape features a longer wheelbase, wider front track, and lower roofline. The body of a new Porsche Carrera 911 is a blend of aluminum and various types of steels. The Porsche 911 is also a finalist in the World Performance Car of the Year category.
The mini-sized Volkswagen Up! is a small urban family car. It is available in three body styles: a 2-door hatchback (4 or 5 seats), a 4-door version; and a long-wheelbase 4-door wagon (5-7 seats).
The third nominee in this category is BMW 3-Series sedan. The previous-generation BMW 3-Series took the award in 2006.