(from TechArt Press Release) The
roadster flexes its muscles: The TechArt Widebody based on the Porsche
Boxster S doesn’t only offer spectacular design but also extra driving
fun and agility.
After the huge success of the Widebody concept for the 911 Carrera of
the 996 model range, TechArt Automobildesign (Röntgenstrasse 47, D-71229
Leonberg-Höfingen, Germany, Tel: 07152/9339-0, Fax: 07152/9339-33,
Internet: http://www.techart.de) decided to develop a wide body version
for the Porsche Boxster S.
With the put-on fender flarings on front and rear axle the TechArt
Widebody is eight centimeters wide than the standard car. The front
extensions don’t only supply extra space inside the wheel houses but
also improve the deventilation of the heated up air with their
integrated wheel-house ventilation. The rear flarings are equipped with
largely dimensioned air ducts to bring fresh air to the centrally placed
Apart from spectacular, sporty design the TechArt designers of course
paid attention to optimal aerodynamic efficiency. The TechArt front
spoiler bumper reduces the lift at the front axle and improves the
cooling of the front brakes with large air ducts. The TechArt rear
spoiler is pressing the rear wheels stronger on the road at high speeds.
Extremely broad wheels and tyres make the TechArt Widebody concept for
the Boxster complete: Specially for this wide body version there were
developed new versions of the three-piece TechArt Champion five spoke
wheel. At the front axle there is used the dimension 8.5Jx18, at the
rear axle there is space for 11Jx18 wheels after fitting the fender
After extensive test drives, TechArt Automobildesign recommends the high
performance tyre ContiSportContact of the sizes 225/40 ZR 18 and 285/30
ZR 18 for the Widebody based on the Porsche Boxster S. Specially set-up
for these ultra-wide tyres and the wider track of the car is the
height-adjustable TechArt sports suspension, which doesn’t only allow an
individual damping of the roadster but also lowers it by 20 - 35
The TechArt Widebody conversion is available from 36 950 DM including
fitting and painting.
specialities for the cockpit of the two-seater car.