Our very first model is Porsche GT3 (Type 996), one of the top performance cars on the public road among naturally-aspirated engine cars. Power performance and instant acceleration that tops 300km/h, sharp handling and gear sound, it’s completely different from standard Carrera.
Humble appearance and exhaust sound of GT3, which we find a little disappointing for such a prestige car, are the main reason why we went into the lab for a year to create the extreme Porsche. The final product, aggressive yet not vulgar and so fitting of its power, adds am impact to its slender body of GT3. At the same time, it exceeds the functionality of the original car in terms of aerodynamics and cooling effect.
So outstanding is the four tail pipe exhaust system that can manually be switched to circuit (loud)/ public (silent) sound mode. It achieves the highest level in performance, durability with sound quality no worse than the one of Ferrari and sound volume no lower than the racing Porsche on the circuit. It’s particularly worth mentioning that when, with only a push of a button, you switch to public sound mode, the volume level becomes almost identical to the one of original exhaust system so that smooth and safe driving on city streets are assured. Listen for yourself this ultimate exhaust sound.
Additional products are being planned for future release so be sure to check back. We didn’t like the dull impression of original GT3 front bumper. Our motto here was to create one that is ‘sharp’ ‘stylish’ and ‘speedy’. After endless experiment with modeling, we have come to this.
The perfect composition of surface, starting with negative R then smoothly transitioning to flat and finally coming to positive R, it’s so fitting and best matches with the positive R you can see in Front Bumper ? Bonnet ? Front Fender area line. Our front bumper also adopts genuine combination lens of Type 997 which only adds the authentic flavor to it.
Not to be underestimated, we have put as much research and passion into functionality. JNH’s font bumper can be bolted-on to the under panel to fully ride on the beauty of original flat bottom. By lowering lip section by 20mm to create an upsweep, downforce is vastly improved. The straightforward stability and the road-hugging performance are achieved by adopting large canard design on both sides that erase the ever-lasting fear of RR Porsche that the more you accelerate, the lighter you feel at the front.
In terms of cooling effect, large ducts are efficiently in place at center and side section, which along with elaborately designed approach of the bumper, improves the cooling by 30 %. Carbon Center Duct Fin, which comes with the Front Bumper, is developed to accelerate the flow of air and the driving stability, can be attached upon your request.
Take on our originally designed bumper and feel the aura. Drive it to discover its capability with your whole body.
At the initial developing stage of Side Step, we have decided to go against the common approach of decorating and dressing-up….what we proudly presents as JNH’s Side Skirt and Carbon Splitter is the end result of extensive research and continuous pursuit of aerodynamic effect.
It can be attached to the original body without the trouble of custom fitting. But the secret here is at the bottom. The aerodynamic strake, designed to stream accumulated air to the rearward, is only visible when you actually kneel down. Only the owners know it’s there and experience how it works.
Looking on the outside, carbon splitter is mounted on FRP Skirt which embodies the speed and thrill of racing. Each part is firmly connected by antirust titanium joint rod. This splitter dramatically improves the flow of air and along with aerodynamic strake, reduces the air pressure on rear tires to the minimum.
Side view is our expression and visualization of wind ? the flow and speed of this natural phenomenon ? and the result of endless pursuit of performance.
It usually starts with design and ends there. Not a possibility with digital design, it’s only made possible by numerous manual procedures called ‘Analog modeling’.
The bottom of center section is lifted to take off unnecessary massiveness on the premise of adopting under diffuser that is the symbol and the pride of ground effect cars. State-of-the-art modeling is particularly noticeable at side section and this is what JNH represents.
Needless to say, the cooling duct is designed with high radiation performance and weight reduction in mind but the thing is in its manufacturing process. The designer’s free hand image of the parts is first converted to digital Bezier curve before it’s actually curved out as final products. Three-D carbon rear under diffuser, to work hand in hand with rear bumper, is designed to maximize downforce by adopting very high fins. This attention-to-details approach is our way to paying respects to RR cars.
It’s as easy as bolting on to the original wing stay. However, it’s nothing easy about designing JNH’s rear wing. We have worked diligently on the design of rear wing stay to create ‘Oneness’ with the approach area of the flap and this is what we are most proud of.
Owners can select material, FRP or Carbon, for this dual type flap which is very high in flexibility. Taking carbon for both flaps creates an aura of premium while the combination of carbon main flap with FRP sub flap adds some cutting edge flavor.
The sub flap is also adjustable so that owners can set up the best angle for various circuits. Even more, it can be taken off easily for top speed situation.
Sitting on both sides with huge presence is wing tip blades for which owners can also choose either FRP or carbon material. This rear wing assures the flexibility to respond to various road situations and elevates the performance of “racing car on the public road” that is GT3. This side mirror is designed to reduce air resistance coefficient and to maximize the visibility.
Upon first look, it might be regarded as conventional design, however, the silhouette perfectly matches with the elegant line that extends from bonnet and fender.
This is evident when looking from the front side.
There are two types of material for this product, one is FRP and the other is Carbon/FRP hybrid. The latter is molded and done with FRP clear gelcoat finish except the surface is carbon. It often happens with wet carbon molding that resin does not reach the corners and edges, making the color clouded and fold line decrepit. As we want our products to be treasured for long time and as a countermeasure to aged deterioration, Carbon/FRP hybrid is adopted. Article posted on Babez.de. Intelligent and outstanding design blends naturally with the original chassis in front of your eyes.
Text and photos courtesy of J.N. Hephaiss