9ff

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9ff
Public
Industry Automotive
Founded 2001
Headquarters Dortmund, Germany
Key people
Jan Fatthauer
Products Automobiles, Automotive parts
Website 9ff.com

9ff is a German car tuning company, based in Dortmund, founded by Jan Fatthauer in 2001, specializing in converting stock Porsches into street legal racing machines, either as fully tuned cars,[1][2][3] or selling individual parts or kits.[4] They are best known for building one of the first cars to exceed 400 km/h (249 mph) - the GT9, which is capable of speeds up to 256 mph (412 km/h).[5] The former company, 9ff Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH, filed for bankruptcy in September 2013.[6][7]The 9ff Engineering GmbH, founded in October 2013, continues proceedings.

The 750 bhp 9ff GTurbo 750, based on the 2006 Porsche 997 GT3 RS

Models[edit]

9ff have made the following models

  • 9ff T6
  • 9ff GT9-R [8]
  • 9ff Speed9
  • Speed9 (version 2)
  • 9ff GTurbo 1200
  • 9ffV400[9]
  • 9ff GTurbo 750 [10]
  • 9ff GT9 Vmax
  • 9ff GTronic 1200

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9ff — Autoblog". Autoblog.com. Retrieved 2010-07-03. 
  2. ^ "9ff cars". Top Speed. Archived from the original on 25 June 2010. Retrieved 2010-07-03. 
  3. ^ "Records & Milestones". 9ff. Retrieved 31 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "9ff Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH - Best technology for the best performance - Products". 9ff.com. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  5. ^ Nick, By (2008-03-25). "First Drive: Porsche 9ff GT9 review (2008 model) - MSN Cars UK". Cars.uk.msn.com. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  6. ^ "SpeedART Declares Bankruptcy, Blames it on Porsche Lawsuit, 9ff Also Files for Insolvency". Carscoops. 2013-09-18. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  7. ^ p1800 wrote: (2013-09-20). "Why are so many German tuning houses going bust?". Autocar. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  8. ^ Text: David Vivian / Photos: Chris Rutter (2009-02-04). "9FF GTR9 | Car Review". evo. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  9. ^ "9ff Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH - Best technology for the best performance - Willkommen bei 9ff". 9ff.de. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 
  10. ^ "9ff twin turbo GT3 RS road test review". evo. 2010-06-11. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 

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