The roll cage represents one of the most significant equipments for the personal protection in every sport car and in rally vehicles in particular. It is generally made of thin gauge pipes, joined together, to assemble a safety structure.
Mimicking that indispensable safety equipment, each whale Tail is created using 1.25 inches/32mm diameter tubes with a thickness of 0.09/2.286mm as per international regulation for a vehicle weight between 1001 and 1500 Lbs ( vehicle weight+ driver ).
Striving for perfection Johans loves to include invisible details in his work.
The head of the poles are hand welded, just like the prototype after they were created- the exhaust pipe of the 935.
Designer Grant Larson is very excited about this handcrafted detail. “The exhaust pipes are always an element who show the power of the car” he says proudly.
Using the exhaust pipes of Porsche race cars of the 60s as a role model the company came up with a modern titanium interpretation of this beautiful vintage detail.
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