Randy Pobst took this wonderful Porsche 993 Remastered by Gunther Werks for a spin round Laguna Seca Raceway and managed to clock a blistering 1:30.99. The Autocar YouTube channel documented the whole run, and it’s nothing lower than wonderful.
In case you are unfamiliar with Laguna Seca and what might or will not be categorised as a ‘good lap time’, the unofficial manufacturing automotive lap file for the observe is held by the Porsche 918 Spyder with a time of 1:29.89. The Mclaren P1 managed to run a 1:30.71, which means that this ol’ restomod Porsche is about as quick because the P1.
This Gunther Werks Porsche 993 options an air-cooled 4L naturally-aspirated flat-six (it’s vital to maintain up with Porsche’s heritage) that produces 431 horsepower and 312 lb-ft of torque. For context, the Maclaren P1 produces round 900 horsepower, which means that there’s much more to this automotive and its insane lap occasions than simply the engine.
Gunther Werks has included tons of carbon fiber into this construct to maintain the automotive as mild as bodily potential (2500 kilos), whereas the upgraded brakes and adjustable third-party suspension retains the automotive manageable by way of the twists and bends of the chaotic Laguna Seca Raceway.