After months of ready, the fruits of the Singer-Williams matchup lastly take form. The California-based Porsche restorer and atelier reveled renderings of the primary of the so-called “Dynamics and Lightweighting Study” (DLS) developed with heavy enter from Formula 1 powerhouse Williams.
Like the vast majority of reimagined 911s, all DLS tasks will start life as a Porsche 911 964 from the early 1990s. Each 964 is shipped over to a brand new “dedicated Singer facility” at Williams’ campus in Oxfordshire, the place it’s stripped right down to its components. According to Singer, vehicles that cross by means of the DLS program obtain a grab-bag of bleeding edge go-fast goodies, together with the naturally aspirated four.Zero-liter air-cooled flat-six that was revealed again in August.
Alongside the brand new 500-hp engine, every Singer DLS might be fitted with superior underbody and higher floor aero modifications, together with a particular adjustable suspension. The whole construct places a deal with extreme weight reduction, dropping the ultimate weight of the reimagined 911 right down to 2,180 kilos due to parts formed from magnesium, titanium, and carbon fiber.
Singer and Williams tapped on the shoulders of many well-known suppliers for this mission. BBS provided the solid monobloc Fuchs-esque wheels, wrapped in “bespoke” Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2s, whereas Hewland developed the six-speed handbook transmission. To sluggish the whole lot down, a full carbon-ceramic Brembo system is fitted.
Visually, the Singer-Williams DLS is just like the corporate’s present reimagined 911s. From the skin, it’s extra aggressive, incorporating further aerodynamic bits just like the rear ducktail spoiler, rear diffuser, and aspect skirts. Inside, the cabin is one thing yanked out of a Ringbrothers’ mission, with a lot of uncovered steel and carbon fiber surfaces.
The first DLS examples are already spoken for by the model’s high clients, however 75 well-moneyed collectors will reap the advantages of Singer and Williams’ exhausting work. No phrase but on worth, however contemplating common, hum-drum reimagined 911s begin round $350,000, don’t anticipate to park a DLS in your driveway for lower than a cool half-million.