The result of the co-operation between Singer Vehicle Design and Williams

Result

The result is a new selection of restoration and modification services, known as DLS [Dynamics and Lightweighting Study] – collaboratively developed by Singer, Williams Advanced Engineering and a collection of world-renowned specialists such as Michelin, Brembo, and BBS Motorsport.

Porsche legends Norbert Singer, and Hans Mezger participated as special consultants bringing years of wisdom and guidance in the areas of aerodynamics and engine development.

Racing driver Marino Franchitti together with automotive authority and journalist Chris Harris are serving as consultants and vehicle dynamics development drivers, working in close collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering’s dedicated vehicle development team.

Details of the first machine, owned and commissioned by Scott Blattner, incorporating the Dynamics and Lightweighting Study are now being revealed. The car is presented in Absinthe – a color unique to the study – with interior leather in Blood Orange.

1990 Porsche 911 restored and modified by Singer Vehicle Design using results of Dynamics and Lightweighting Study [DLS] undertaken with Williams Advanced Engineering and other technical partners.
1990 Porsche 911 restored and modified by Singer Vehicle Design using results of Dynamics and Lightweighting Study [DLS] undertaken with Williams Advanced Engineering and other technical partners.

Study Details

Through intense study and component development for the 964 platform, advances in the following areas have been commissioned by Singer’s clients and achieved in collaboration with Williams Advanced Engineering:

A Porsche four-valve, four-camshaft, naturally aspirated, 500HP air-cooled flat-six engine developed by Williams Advanced Engineering with consultation by Hans Mezger.
Underbody and surface aero performance optimized through CFD analysis, by Williams Advanced Engineering, with consultation by Norbert Singer.
Improved suspension philosophy including light-weighting, enhanced geometry and improved adjustability
Further weight reduction methods and use of magnesium, titanium, carbon fibre and other advanced materials contributing to a minimum vehicle weight of 990kg / 2180Ib.
Additional advances have been achieved for the commissioning owners through unique and exclusive content, in concert with technical partners including:

Michelin – Bespoke Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires
BBS Motorsport – Lightweight 18” forged magnesium, monobloc, centre-lock wheels
Brembo – Lightweight, monobloc calipers and carbon composite rotors [CCMR] braking
Hewland – Magnesium, lightweight 6-speed transmission
EXE-TC – Bespoke damping

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