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Victim of floods, will this Porsche 1000 kilometers away be saved?

Floods buried this Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS for three days but repairs could give it a second life.

When this car was buried in mud durant the floods of August 3 and 4 in Slovenia, it was hard to imagine him riding again. However, this Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS, with 1000 kilometers on the clock, was entrusted to a German company that dreams of being able to save it. But after three days under the mud, she is only a reflection of herself.

Second life operation for this Porsche

Although from the outside the vehicle may retain some semblance of its original appearance, it is much more damaged than one might think. Upon arrival at the RS Dynamics tuning workshop at the end of December, few would have bet on its rebirth. According to the German magazine Car Motor and Sport, the mission promises to be complex.

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However, the owner had parked his car in an underground garage in order to protect it as best as possible. But it was not enough. Parts of the Porsche are now green due to mold and a layer of thick mud covers the seats. These had to be thrown away because they could no longer be used. In total, these are 220,000 euros loss what this owner must bear, according to the insurance company. The work will still be carried out for this exceptional car.

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The damage does not stop there. The engine of this car is blocked, the dashboard no longer lights up… In short, there was no hope of seeing this Cayman drive again. That’s not knowing RS Dynamics, the tuning shop team from Solingen, Germany. She launched “Project Seacret” aimed at repairing everything down to the smallest detail. Even if we do not know the cost of the final repairs, we must salute the audacity of such an initiative.

If we are to believe the mechanics, all the electronics in the car are good to throw awaybecause it suffered corrosion following flooding.

The interior of the passenger compartment must be changed and the engine must be rebuilt after being dismantled. You should know that the GT4 RS is the version of the Cayman developing 500 horsepowerwith a 4.0 liter engine. She goes from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds. Regarding the top speed, it is 315 km/h.

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