For any turbo, no mod is more cost and time-efficient than an ECU reflash. Imagine adding at least 50-horsepower in the time it takes to get an oil change. Too good to be true, right?
The best turbo tunes will not just work the electronics: you definitely benefit most from a more open exhaust setup. And to sustain that performance under hard driving, a chipped turbo also demands a bigger intercooler with more capacity. If the turbo is glowing red-hot from hard driving, it will lose progressively more and more power — until you are even below factory horsepower levels.
OK-Chiptuning has handled this three-pack of mods nicely, with an Akrapovic exhaust making the turbo boxer as shouty as a race-car, and intercoolers from the limited-run GT2 RS to keep things cool.
The black/black bodywork is perfectly subtle — no one will know you have an extra 150-horsepower over the already-potent GT2. Figures are 680-horsepower and 650-pound-feet of torque.
Porsche 911 GT2 by Ok-Chiptuning
PERFORMANCE-PLUS for the GT2 thanks to OK-CHIPTUNING
The passion of the company OK-Chiptuning in Neunkirchen-Vluyn upon River Rhine – as the name suggests – is performance improvement. Currently, the established team around the owner of Kai-Uwe Ottlinghaus targeted an ECU optimization for the Porsche 997 GT2 – here in the Club Sport variant. It is aimed at all those who couldn’t possibly get hold of any of the limited edition 500 units of Porsche GT2 RS, but would want to indulge in its performance realms.
Even ex factory not being a child of sorrow (among other, including ceramic brakes, roll cage, Carbon-/Alcantara-Interior, racing seats, fire extinguisher), the GT2 Clubsport also received an Akrapovic racing exhaust system including manifolds and sport catalysts, a high-quality racing clutch from the home Sachs and modified GT2 RS intercoolers. The elaborately modified controller is also at RS level.
The thereon based high-end optimization by the experts for ECU-optimization offers also enormous 880 Nm maximum torque apart from massive 680 bhp (=500 kW). This means an increase of 60 bhp over the RS and 150 bhp over the standard GT2: Impressive!
The results are convincing with the performance over GT2 RS level. In absolute terms, that means: 100 km / h to 200 km / h in just 5.1 seconds (series: 7.8 sec | RS: 5.9 sec) and 100 km / h to 300 km / h in insane 18 seconds, by which he is 5 seconds faster than the RS from Zuffenhausen. Also from the standing start the OK Chiptuning GT2 Clubsport is pinchning the records: From 0 to 200 km / h in about 8.4 seconds (series: 11.5 sec | RS: 9.4 sec) and from 0 to 300 km / h in about 21.3 seconds (series: 33.0 sec | RS: 26.7 sec).
The connection between car and road was enhanced with Dunlop SP Sport Maxx tires and stylish OZ-type wheels Ultraleggera HLT in 19-inch format meeting the requirements of enhanced performance. To round off the overall package the GT2 Clubsport received over and above that the original GT2 RS rear end including LED tail lights.
At just 3,500 Euros OK-Chiptuning offers the ECU optimization now for all 997 GT2 models at an impressively low price. Interested parties obtain more information directly from OK Chiptuning, Weser Straße 27, 47506 Neukirchen. Germany, Tel: 02845/2911422, Fax: 02845/2911424, Web: www.ok-chiptuning.de
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