The brand new Turbo Research is Singer Automobile Design’s first road-going turbocharged Porsche 911 restomod, shifting away from it’s naturally-aspirated roots as a consequence of buyer demand.
There’s a really robust likelihood you’ve already heard of California-based Singer Automobile Design, who has turn out to be synonymous with bringing basic naturally-aspirated Porsche 911s to the 21st century with out disrupting the basic look.
Eager to fulfill buyer calls for, Singer Automobile Design has created its first road-going turbocharged 911 within the type of the Turbo Research, after having solely centered on naturally-aspirated air-cooled flat-sixes for its engines.
If you happen to love Unhealthy Boys then step this fashion; like the remainder of the Singer line-up, the bottom for the brand new Singer Turbo Research was the 964-generation Porsche 911. On the coronary heart of the automobile is a 3.8-litre, twin-turbocharged “Mezger” air-cooled flat-six stated to supply some 450bhp. Digital wastegates function on the dual turbos and an air-to-water intercooler helps assist the elevated energy output. Prospects can select whether or not they need their Singer 911 Turbo is both rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive configurations, and, fortunately, the one gearbox possibility is a six-speed guide. Excellent.
On the surface, each Singer 911 Turbo shall be given a carbon physique which retains the automobile’s “aesthetic and purposeful efficiency”, it must also end in a sizeable weight saving.
Inside is the place prospects can get artistic; Singer Automobile Design is famed for having an infinite listing of customisable choices, making every Singer 911 particular person. On the Turbo Research you see right here, the 964 incorporates a Malibu sand inside with Black Forest wooden accents. Fancy wording. Irrespective of the way you phrase it although, that inside seems to be a stunning place to be.
There’s no point out of any chassis specs, however from the images, we are able to see it’s utilizing carbon ceramic brakes.
As with all its 911s, the Singer Turbo Research doesn’t have a set worth (the variety of customisations makes it troublesome to generalise), and fairly frankly in the event you do should ask you in all probability can’t afford one. For us mere mortals, let’s hope we get to have a nosey round one at an occasion like Goodwood.