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Gemballa pimps Carrera GT

2006-12-20 09:20
The Porsche Carrera GT has stopped rolling off the production line for quite some time, but the tuning masters at Gemballa found a way to give this supercar a mean come-back.

The Gemballa Mirage WP Black Edition was built on specification for an Arabian customer.

Modifications include a unique body kit, an improved framework and the ceramic brakes have also been adapted.

They've kept the wheel size at 19-inches while the profile has been changed to 265/35 at the front and 335/30 at the back.

After tweaking the already potent 456 kW strong V10 engine and the exhaust system, the end result is a Gembella tuned Carrera GT kicking out a whopping 484 kW of power.

Back in previous years when the Carrera GT was first being built, there were already talks of a Gemballa conversion on the model.

Rumours of a 595 kW and even a 745 kW engine would be developed. Although those goals never surfaced, Gemballa was satisfied with their latest creation and left their original plans at peace.

While aluminium and carbon fibre dominates on the exterior, the interior is defined in black and red leather as per the customer's wishes.


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