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2013 9ff-GT9 Vmax with 1,400 HP heading to Essen Motor Show [video]

Top speed of 271.54 mph (437 km/h)

9ff has updated its GT9 with this new Vmax version that will be presented at the 2012 Essen Motor Show starting tomorrow.

The original GT9 came out in 2008 and was able to hit a top speed of 248 mph (400 km/h). The Porsche specialist tuner from Papenburg, Germany is back with the Vmax edition that promises to achieve an impressive Bugatti Veyron Super Sport-beating top speed of 271.54 mph (437 km/h).

It's powered by a flat six 4.2-liter bi-turbo engine with a boost pressure of 2 bar, capable of producing 1400 HP (1029.7 kW) at 7,950 rpm and 855 lb-ft (1,160 Nm) at 5,600 rpm. The engine is connected to a sequential six-speed gearbox with steering wheel-mounted shift paddles.

The rear of the carbon fiber body has been entirely redesigned, while the back and side windows are manufactured from makrolon (a high-tech polycarbonate). As a result, the GT9 Vmax has a curb weight of 2,954 lbs (1,340 kg).

At the front it rides on 9x19 wheels with 255/35 ZR 19 rubbers while at the back it has 12.5x20 with 335/30 ZR20 Continental Vmax tires. It needs 3.1 seconds to reach 100 km/h (62 mph), 6.8 seconds to hit 200 km/h (124 mph) and 13 seconds until 300 km/h (186 mph).

Pricing begins from 895,000 EUR (excluding VAT).

A big thanks to Sport Auto's Christian Gebhardt!

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Comments (8)

mikemikemikemike
My Civic with intake and chip could hang with this. It also has 200lb weight reduction , a short shifter and I am going to order a turbo!
Sep 7, 2013 2:37 pm
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Joao Oliveira
I just want to see them doing that speed... everybody claims a lot of crap, just do it, and then you have the respect
Dec 2, 2012 5:30 pm
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jerry05cod4
poinless car, anyone can build a drag racer faster than a veyron...this is a straight line racer for the track and taht's about it
Dec 1, 2012 10:54 am
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Xanavi23
And yet while youre right, ild rather own this and drive this than a Veyron. So its not pointless.
Dec 2, 2012 5:05 am
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EMBJATI85
no one needs more than 6 cylinders this car proves that theory
Dec 1, 2012 2:42 am
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mikemikemikemike
Mother of God. That Porsche with 1400hp has got to be the most obtusely fast thing ever built.
Nov 30, 2012 11:49 am
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memexe
And at a fraction of the price of that Bugatti Veyron Super Sport...
Nov 30, 2012 11:56 am
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CDspeed
And the Bugatti has ten more cylinders.
Nov 30, 2012 1:27 pm
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