Essen 2012: SpeedArt SP81-R (981 Boxster S) [Video]
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No longer just a small hairdresser’s car, the Boxster is now much more hardcore than it’s ever been: lower, stiffer, wider and more powerful. So actually, the Boxster S can serve as an excellent base for an open-top sportscar project.
The tuning Specialists at SpeedART took the 3.4-liter flat-six of the Boxster S and gave it a makeover. The car that came out the other end once they added some awesome body parts and wheels is called the SpeedART SP81-R. It features among other things a big rear wing, 21-inch LSC-FORGED, a front splitter, custom exhasut and a fully refurbished interior.
On the power front, SpeedART offers there options. You can opt for the base power kit which gives you 20 horsepower and 20 Nm (15 lb-ft) via a sports exhaust, a stage two kit that plays with the ECU to give you 30 hp and 300 Nm (22 lb-ft) more, or a turbo kit that bolsters the engine’s output to about 400 horsepower.
This video was taken by Toldi at the Essen Motor Show 2012, where the SpeedART SP81-R made its official debut recently. The video shows all the cool little details that you can’t see in official press photos.
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