Heywyre

Heywyre
Studio Allica’s Carbon Fiber 930: #BECAUSECARBONFIBER

Studio Allica’s Carbon Fiber 930: #BECAUSECARBONFIBER

Carbon fiber this. Carbon fiber that. Carbon fiber everything! Ever since people discovered the amazing potential that carbon fiber brings to the table, a variety of industries have put the magical material to good use. Having high tensile strength, high stiffness strength, and being lightweight gives the material high rankings in the strength:weight ratio department which makes it a great material to use for people who are chasing after another important ratio: Power:Weight

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_3

That was the thought behind Studio Allica’s all carbon fiber (ish) Porsche 930

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_4

The reason why I say ‘ish’ is the fact that the car isn’t 100% carbon fiber (the one downside of carbon fiber is it’s a rather expensive material), but damn near it.

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_7

The owner of the 930 wanted his car to be quicker, but didn’t want to really mess around with the 3.0L air cooled flat-six cantilevered out back. So, how do you make a car become faster without adding power? By throwing away everything you don’t need, and putting your car on a diet.

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_11

The original fenders were removed and custom widen fenders made from a single sheet of carbon fiber were added in its place

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_8

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA

The hood and roof was also made from a single sheet but the roof was a little more complicated to make. To minimize complication and costs, the framework of the roof wasn’t altered. Instead, large sections of metal was cut out and then replaced with carbon fiber where deemed appropriate.

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_1

The same story goes for the doors – hints the cut out for the door handles.

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_12

Besides that massive wing, other custom aero parts were added to the 930 such as carands and the custom carbon fiber air scoop to improve aerodynamics and airflow to the flat-six engine.

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_5

Replacing the stock exhaust system with a lighter, and much more expensive material like titanium, can do wonders for your power to weight ratio.

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_6

Lets face it – it also looks bad ass!

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_10

The interior is all business as well with carbon fiber replacing most of the remaining trim.

TOKYO_TUNER_TOKYO_AUTO_PORSCHE_STUDIO_ALLICA_9

When it was all said and done, the 930 lost around 200kg! It’s a shame I couldn’t spend more time with the 930 nor hear what kind of demon that titanium exhaust system sounded like. I might have to go pay Studio Allica a visit in the future!

Heywyre Enterprises Inc. is a global cross-platform content provider, digital branding, e-commerce and marketing agency. We offer an edgy perspective on topics that engage our audience through video and content that is easily shareable across social media platforms. Gritty. Thought-Provoking. Informative. Heartfelt

0 Comments

Leave a Reply