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