generation Porsche 911 (996) with the new
front spoiler bumper, two fenders with a
racing fuel tank cap and original Porsche
parts kit including complete lighting
units and headlamps.
27th May 2006.
When the previous 996
generation of the Porsche 911
made its public debut in 1997, a murmur went through the
Water cooling? What had happened to the
compact dimensions? Not to mention the weight... Most fans
came to terms with this, as the 996 went on to prove that
it was in fact the best Porsche 911 to date.
Yet, in terms of the front design, even
Porsche itself recently admitted to having made a grave
mistake with the 996 “fried eggs” looking headlamps.
Subsequently, the new 997 brought back
the classical Porsche round/oval shaped headlamps.
tuning available: up to 620 bhp and a top
speed of 350 km/h.
However, before 996 owners go get
themselves a 997 simply because of these “fried eggs”,
all they need first is a look at Hamann’s
styling suite for Porsche. For the renowned German tuning
specialist from Laupheim gives the 996 a make-over,
lending it the looks of the latest Porsche 997!
Obviously, this is the cheaper
alternative to buying the new 997 and consists of:
- An entirely new front spoiler bumper,
- Two fenders with a racing fuel tank cap,
- An original Porsche parts kit including complete
lighting units and headlamps (for vehicles with or without
At first sight, it is not possible to
tell the 996 apart from the 997.
The conversion kit is available from Hamann
for the 996 series models Carrera, GT3, Carrera 4S as well
as the Turbo and GT2.
include wing doors, wheels, exhaust and
Besides the visual update, Hamann has
further measures in store for all the variants of the 911
series. These include, for instance:
- Wing doors that have been specially
developed for the 911, with discreetly integrated
technology and superior quality.
- A large number of body-styling elements,
- Wheel rims,
- Exhaust systems,
- Suspension components.
Engine tuning goes without saying at
Hamann. Up to 620 bhp/780 Nm and a top speed of
350 km/h are possible (basis: Turbo and GT2).
In fact, the same goes for all Hamann
tuned vehicles - namely that “nothing’s impossible”.
Anyone can have “his” own personalized Porsche custom
built. This applies in particular to the interior, since
Hamann fits everything from carbon fiber inlays to leather
upholsteries through to multimedia systems.
For more information about products
availabilities, shipping and prices, you can visit the Hamann