The Swiss Porsche specialist Rinspeed launches its new and exclusive "Le Mans" line for the latest Porsche 997 Turbo models.
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.
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.
引擎 鋁合金 M96/70S 水平對臥六缸 DOHC Twin-Turbo
排氣量 3596 cc
最大馬力 600 bhp / 6700 rpm
最大扭力 81.5 kg-m / 4000 rpm
驅動方式 4WD w/PSM, PTM
變速方式 六速手排 / 五速手自排
百里加速 3.2 sec
極速 343 km/h