2006 Hamann Aero Kit for Porsche 996 in 997-Style

(from HAMANN Press Release)  Turning old into new: HAMANN gives the Porsche 996 a 997 make-over.

When the new 996 generation of the Porsche 911 made its public debut in 1997, a murmur went
through the 911 crowd. 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. In terms of the front design, however, even Porsche itself
recently admitted to having made a grave mistake with the 997 it subsequently released. Whilst
the 996 still had the odd-looking fried eggs as headlamps, the new model is characterized by the
classic round/oval shaped headlamps. However, before 996 owners go get themselves a 997
simply because of these fried eggs , they should take a look at HAMANN s styling suite for
Porsche. This high-class tuning specialist from Laupheim gives the 996 a make-over, lending it the
looks of the latest Porsche 997!

This is without a doubt the cheaper alternative to buying the 997 and consists of an entirely new
front spoiler bumper, two fenders with a racing fuel tank cap, plus an original Porsche parts kit
including complete lighting units and headlamps (for vehicles with or without Litronic ). 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.
Needless to say, besides this visual update, HAMANN has further measures in store for all the
variants of the 911 series. These include, for instance, lwing doors that have been specially
developed for the 911, which gleam thanks to their discreetly integrated technology and superior
quality. A large number of body-styling elements, wheel rims, exhaust systems and suspension
components go to complete the HAMANN 911 styling suite. 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

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