Gemballa Avalanche

The Avalanche name is a nod to the 1984 Porsche 930 Turbo, which had the same moniker...
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March 09, 2017
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How much power does a sportscar really need? Well, 500 horses is plenty, but as you know the 911 Turbo makes 540. However, Gemballa has taken that number up by quite a lot with the Avalanche…

The German tuner has extracted a whopping 808 horsepower from the turbocharged flat-six. More figures will be revealed at the Geneva motor show but what we know is that it’s been fitted with a custom front bumper, wheels, exhaust and a massive wing. It also has a new bonnet with, er, a scoop. Why, when the engine is at the back? Not sure…

The tuner says this 911 Turbo will “set new standards in performance and style.” We agree with the first part of that statement — but we’re not sure about the latter...