Techart specializes in pumping up Porsches
Porsche's newest vehicle, the Cayman S, has come into the North American automotive market and drawn praise for its sensual appearance and its sensational athleticism. But even though the Cayman S is relatively new, there already are aftermarket customization parts available.
German tuner Techart, founded in 1987, specializes in modifications for Porsches and that includes the Cayman S.
Techart's package of Cayman S products includes front spoiler, lower (rocker panel) side skirts for and a revised rear spoiler.
The German company also has designed its own Formula wheels for the Cayman S, and makes them available up to sizes 20 inches in diameter. The 20 x 8.5-inch wide front wheels will take 235/30 aspect tires while the 20 x 11-wide rears can be wrapped with 305/25 high-performance rubber.
Techart already has a set of sports springs that lowers the Cayman S more than an inch, giving it an even firmer ride. Techart says these springs were designed to integrate into the advanced Porsche Active Suspension Management system that is optional equipment on the Cayman S.
Techart also was testing its own height-adjustable, coil-over suspension components for the car.
Further, the German tuning company was working on a stainless steel sports exhaust system with a deeper tone, on special high-flow catalytic converter and air filters and on various engine enhancements, including one that changes cams, crankshaft and other components so the motor displaces 3.8 liters and as much as 370 horsepower.
Already available are several custom interior parts, including steering wheels, aluminum pedals and shift knob, stainless steel sill plates and special leather upholstery.
The Claus Ettensberger Corp. of Gardena, California distributes Techart components in North America. For information, visit its website, www.cecwheels.com.
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