German automotive company, Porsche, has been in existence for more than nine decades. In those long years, it has produced quite some amazing high-performance vehicles, starting with the release of the ‘Porsche 64’ in 1938, then followed by several other iconic models. Although Porsche offers top-of-the-range designs, features, and performances through its cars, yet one man believed he could and did build Porsches into better cars — his name is Vittorio Strosek.
A German, Strosek underwent a rigorous year of intense study as a freelancer with iconic German designer Luigi Colani. In 1971, having become assured of his modification abilities, Strosek launched his first company called Studio Auto Mobil Design, dealing in contract modification works for various companies. In 1982, Strotek founded another company called Strotek Auto Design, where he majored in tuning Porsches. Hence, having looked through Strosek’s Porsche catalog, here are the most awesome examples we found.
1994 Mega Widebody Speedster
In 1994, Porsche built some limited edition Speedsters in celebration of the end of production of Type 964 (produced from 1989 to 1994) and the commencement of production of Type 993 (produced from 1993 to 1998), with about 427 units produced for the American market.
They were the last air-cooled Porsche Speedsters, and this example is one of eight that was tuned by Strosek. Now a Mega Widebody Speedster, almost everything was changed on this Porsche, with the hood only sheet metal piece left.
964 Anniversary Restomod
This modified Porsche was recently launched by Strosek as part of the anniversary model for the iconic Porsche 964. Limited to just 30 examples, the car features the conventional XNUMXs details that Strosek is well known for, with an enlarged rear wing hood and a front fascia adorned with LED indicators and headlights.
Furthermore, the restomod’s 3.8-liter six-cylinder boxer continues to function well, however, it was boosted with a new manifold, dual-mass flywheel, camshaft, and a pithy trumpet sports exhaust system all helping the powerplant to an impressive output of 337 horses at 5,400 rpm.
Using this exact specification, Strosek built just 15 units of modified Porsche 964 Speedster. Notably, the example featured here once made it to the Bonham Auction House with its amazing details that include the Strosek unique all-around widened body, tiny headlights, new exterior mirrors, shortened windshield, and its two Porsche seats.
Other niceties include adapted chassis, a 993-adopted spoiler with integrated brake light, radar detector, 17-inch OZ rims, and a 270 horsepower-producing powerplant. The car is finished in exquisite blue color.
977 Porsche (911)
Another Strosek 911 masterpiece. This car commands great attention with ease courtesy of its beautifully crafted exterior. Almost unique to Strosek, this 1977 Porsche 911 features the popular cute tiny and round headlights. While there isn’t much information about the car’s technical details, it originally came with a 2.7-liter flax-six engine, which we believe must have received some care from the Strosek crew.
Nonetheless, what’s conspicuous to all is the 911’s amazing chromed five-spoke dished wheels and the nicely adorned smooth black coat paint.
1995 Porsche 911 Cabriolet
Ordered through the European Delivery program, this 1995 Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet was sent to Strosek’s factory in Germany before making it to New Jersey. That was the beginning of the car’s epic, long history. Its power comes from a 3.6-liter flat-six mated to the six-speed manual transaxle, while the exterior modification includes Strosek side skirts, bumpers, lower springs, 18-inch wheels, a rear wing, and amazing interior components.
Furthermore, Strosek adorned the 911 Carrera in Speed Yellow paint color while the interior is crafted mainly with black leather.
2006 Porsche Cayman
The 2006 Porsche Cayman is already an awesome automobile, but Strosek felt it could make it even more awesome, and he did. Using a novel modular solution, this example has had its front apron restructured to feature a two-piece front spoiler crafted with air dams for the front brakes.
Also, the car’s engine has been tuned for an output of about 380 horsepower, while the car’s handling quality is further improved by its precision-calibrated suspensions and its specially built light-alloy wheels.
Here is one of the eight Strosek Mega Speedsters based on the 964 Speedster which were imported to the United States. Each of the cars was uniquely built, but this example seems to be the star of the bunch, it’s the Strosek Mega Speedster 3.8, also known as the “California Car.”
The Porsche 964 was rebuilt by Strosek at the Ammersee-based factory with new front fenders, rear fenders, and side skirts, all repainted to polar silver. Also, the California Car was provided with a detachable Strosek hardtop for the cabriolet experience.
1995 993 C2 Cab
A total of 38 Strosek Widebody 993 Cabriolet were built during a limited production cycle from 1995 to 1997 and here is one of them. This example is luxurious inside out, and it’s fitted with several amazing features like air conditioning, cruise control, power steering, power brakes, power door locks, power windows, alarm system, antilock brakes, and so on.
Draped in white paint, the Cabriolet is powered by a fuel injection engine type, mated to a Tiptronic transmission. It’s also fitted with an iPad mini entertainment center and Kenwood unit.
1984 Porsche 928
Interestingly, the 928 ignited Strosek’s Porsche adventure in 1984. The model was also Porsche’s top model in the 1980s. Built in 1988, this Porsche 928 has been thoroughly modified by Strosek. It features a new 17-inch O.Z. Futura wheels as well as PES headlights.
Furthermore, Strotek deleted the air intakes located in front of the rear wheels, replacing them with a newly introduced rear spoiler. The design was also significantly altered through Strosek’s newly introduced smaller window, which is fixed perpendicularly to the roofline.
928 Ultra Wing
Doors that open upwards have become the signature for some modern supercars. However, the technology has been around for quite some time, and Strosek is recognized as one of its pioneers in the world aftermarket scene, thanks to classic examples like this.
A Porsche 928 Ultra Wing built in 1992 by Strosek, this car is fitted with several amazing features which include projector headlamps and incredibly beautiful scissors doors. Also, just like the Strosek 944, this modified S4 928 adopted a flying buttress rear deck, among other amazing features.
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