2009 TechArt GT Street RS breaks lap record at Sachsenring

TechArt is one our favorite tuners here at egmCarTech. Shortly after the Porsche focused tuner set the full-size SUV speed record at the Italian Nardo, the TechArt GT Street RS based on the 911 GT2 broke the lap record at the famous Sachsenring race track.

In a test carried out by AutoBild SportsCars, the TechArt GT Street RS managed to lap the Sachsenring track in 1:31.94 min.

With the company’s Performance Kit TA097/T2.2, the TechArt GT Street RS produces a total of 700-hp with a maximum torque of 634 lb-ft. 0 to 62 mph comes in just 3.5 seconds.

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2009 TechArt GT Street RS:

Press Release:

Record drive shortly before the turn of the year

Shift down a gear, come to rest ““ TECHART has organized the turn of the year very differently. After TECHART”s full size SUV speed record in the Italian Nardo, the TECHART GT Street RS based on the 911 GT2 broke the former lap record at the Sachsenring race track. High speed, pace, uniqueness ““ 100 % TECHART.

In the comparison carried out by AutoBild SPORTSCARS, TECHART impressively asserted its superiority over the competitors. Already before the record drive on the 3,671-meter circuit, the TECHART GT Street RS impressed spectators and proved its unique versatility. Apart from the sprinter qualities demonstrated several times, which were once more unheard of (from 0 to 100 km/hh in only 3.5 sec), the sports car displayed another quality that was just as important: A 32,9-meter braking distance at a speed of 100 km/h is looking to find its match. Once again, TECHART”s basic principles were confirmed: TÃV-tested and approved components as well as OEM quality in every detail.

For the conclusion of the extensive test program, the TECHART GT Street RS was able to crown once more the performance achieved on this day. With a lap time of 1:31.94 min, the winner of the Tuner Grand Prix 2008 and 2009 repeatedly demonstrated the TECHART winning gene. With more than 1.95 sec of head start, it left not only the competitors far behind, but improved the current AutoBild SPORTSCARS lap record at the Sachsenring by an unprecedented 4.47 sec.

– By: Kap Shah