TechArt

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TECHART Automobildesign GmbH
Public
Industry Automotive
Founded 1987
Headquarters Leonberg, Germany
Key people
Thomas Behringer
Products Automobile tuning for Porsches
Website www.techart.de
The TECHART workshop
The TECHART GTstreet Coupe


TECHART Automobildesign GmbH is a German automobile tuner specialized in existing Porsches, for which they offer extensive tuning packages.

History[edit]

The company was founded in 1987 by Thomas Behringer, with its headquarters located in Leonberg, Germany. The company is recognized as an independent manufacturer.[1]

On May 10, 2008, the TechArt GT Street RS (based on a Porsche 997 GT2), driven by Jörg Hardt, ran the fastest time at the annual Tuner Grand Prix, beating out Porsche tuner Cargraphic, which had won the past three consecutive years. While not official, it is widely accepted that the winner of the Tuner GP is Europe's best tuner.[2]

In late 2009, the TECHART GTstreet RS, based on the Porsche 911 GT2 (997), completed the 3,671 meters of the Sachsenring in 1:31.94 min. - And till 2015, no other Porsche was faster in Auto Bild Sportscar's ranking. [3]


Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Techart Company History". techart.de. Retrieved 2008-06-03. 
  2. ^ "Tuner Grand Prix". modifiedle.com. Retrieved 2008-05-10. 
  3. ^ "Record at the Sachsenring". speedheads.de. Retrieved 2010-01-21. 

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