Singer is increasing its line of “reimagined” basic 911s with its first-ever convertible mannequin.
Singer has lengthy had a popularity for placing out among the most interesting 911 builds from the air-cooled technology. The corporate has been slowly however certainly constructing out its providing, not too long ago including turbocharged fashions into the combo. Now, Singer is prepared for some top-down enjoyable within the solar.
After many requests from house owners, Singer set about making use of what it discovered from its Turbo Examine fashions to the Kind 964 convertible physique fashion. “Our aim with the Turbo Examine is to distill the superior thrill of Porsche’s first ‘supercar’ whereas reimagining its efficiency and refinement,” says Rob Dickinson, founder and government chairman of Singer. “We’re excited that powers can now select to take pleasure in these traits with the roof down,” he provides.
Singer has shared pictures of a buyer’s latest construct, demonstrating simply what it may possibly do with a drop-top 911. It sports activities carbon-fiber bodywork, completed in a wonderful Cadiz Crimson, full with the daring rear spoiler so distinctive to the 964 period.
As for the highest, it is an automated folding cloth hood that effortlessly tucks away on the rear when it is down. It is received a nicely-sized rear window for good visibility when it is up, however who’s leaving it up?
As for the drive practice, there is a mighty ‘Mezger’ 3.8-liter twin-turbo flat six within the again. It delivers 510 horsepower to the rear wheels through a six-speed handbook transmission. Carbon ceramic brakes are fitted to haul the convertible to a cease with a minimal of fade.
Singer has seen match to provision the convertible with consolation options like air-con and a wi-fi charging pad. Naturally, the sprint will get a set of massive spherical gauges and lashings of tartan in true Porsche fashion.
Singer builds its automobiles to buyer specs, although, so there’s loads of room for personalisation. The corporate affords numerous engine choices beginning at 450 horsepower, and is ready to equip its automobiles with rear-wheel or all-wheel-drive. Inside trim and exterior finishes are then right down to an proprietor’s particular person tastes.
For these wanting the final word basic drop-top 911, it might be laborious to go previous Singer’s providing. The corporate continues to construct on its strengths, and is now constructing beautiful air-cooled 911s of each persuasion.