Gunther Werks just lately delivered the primary buyer instance of its 993-based 400R and Randy Pobst from Motor Trend has had the chance to place it by its paces at a racetrack.
Officially named the Porsche 993 Remastered by Gunther Werks, this 911 is powered by a 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six pushing out 431 hp and 312 lb-ft (423 Nm). That engine is air-cooled and revs to eight,100 rpm and making it all of the extra exhilarating is the medium-weight flywheel.
While the 4.0-liter flat-six utilized by the latest 911 GT3 RS is nice for 512 hp, the 993 from Gunther Werks is considerably lighter than any fashionable Porsche 911. In truth, it weighs lower than 2,700 lbs (1,224 kg).
Motor Trend examined out two examples at Willow Springs Raceway. One was the primary buyer mannequin, painted in a lightweight shade of inexperienced, whereas the second was a vivid yellow instance affixed with a big rear wing. With Pobst behind the wheel of the yellow automotive, it posted a lap time of 1:26.90 in Willow Springs, that means it’s sooner than a Mercedes-AMG GT S and a Porsche 991.1 911 Turbo S Coupe.
It’s not simply energy and efficiency that makes the 993 Remastered by Gunther Werks such a particular factor, although. The attractive bodywork consists of flared entrance and rear wheel arches, as effectively bespoke fascias, and brings the basic design into the fashionable age.