This carbon-bodied Porsche 912 weighs lower than 1,600 kilos


An organization in Hungary that focuses on modifying the Porsche 912 revealed on Monday a full carbon-fibder possibility that drops the basic sports activities automotive’s curb weight to simply 1,541 kilos.

The corporate is KAMM, and it is providing the carbon physique as a part of a 912c bundle that additionally boosts energy.

The 912 was launched by Porsche within the Sixties as a extra inexpensive various to the 911. It featured the flat-4 engine from the older 356, which was solely good for about 90 hp, however this helped make the automotive lighter than the flat-6-powered 911, and because of this enjoyable to drive. KAMM builds on this by eradicating much more weight.

KAMM builds all of its carbon-fiber physique panels in-house, and stated the improve saves greater than 662 kilos in comparison with a inventory 912. KAMM stated its design additionally brings the 912 nearer to a close to ultimate 50:50 weight distribution. Patrons can select from a spread of paint finises however KAMM additionally has an possibility with uncovered carbon fiber.

KAMM 912c Carbon

Along with the carbon physique, KAMM’s 912c bundle features a extra highly effective model of the 912’s flat-4 engine (remaining energy determine nonetheless to be decided), customized aerodynamics for improved high-speed stability and diminished wind noise, a contemporary air-conditioning system, and trendy infotainment. KAMM additionally provides a spread of optionally available extras like customized seat designs and carbon-fiber wheels.

Pricing for the 912c bundle begins at 360,000 euros (roughly $393,250), not together with the donor automotive. KAMM can supply the automotive for an extra 40,000 euros ($43,700). KAMM additionally provides a semi-carbon possibility that retains the roof and rear fenders as metal. It saves patrons 40,000 euros and solely reduces the load financial savings by 110 kilos.

KAMM is accepting orders and plans to begin deliveries in 2024.


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