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Porsche already has made-to-measure seats made on 3D printers for various models

Manufacturing process is more environment-friendly and driver-friendly

Porsche has announced that its customers can already have it for some models of the brand of baquet-type stools with production in 3D printers that allow its customization ‘made to measure’.

The new customized stool of the new Performance Parts that the line of Porsche Tequipment accessories are now available for Boxster, Cayman and 911 models.

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From 2022, with Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur, the seat can be ordered as a standard component and it will be integrated in the brand’s Configurator.

Along with the new design, the production of the seat is done in 3D printers with regard to the seat and back parts featuring three different levels of stiffness according to customer needs.

“Seats adapted to individual drivers exist in motorsport for a long time. Porsche now also offers road-approved customization with different degrees of stiffness as standard.”

Test driver Lars Kern adds that the lowest position has similar to the competition cars and that this seat is also lighter than the conventional drum type.

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The new bank, already present in the concept Mission R

, has a layered construction with a polypropylene base joined together for comfort with a blend of materials based on polyurethane that, through 3D printing with the cut of the layers together, eliminates emissions generated by glueing.

The outer fabric of the seat is made Race-Tex that prevents slipping and with a perforated surface to improve ventilation.

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With three initial colors (to be added three more later), the new seat is available for the driver and passenger side on the Boxster and Cayman (981), 911 (991) and 718 models. ; and only for the driver on 718 [Boxster e Cayman (982) produzido a partir da semana 48 de 2020] and for 911 (992).

The seat can also be applied to vehicles already delivered and the process of “just a few minutes” assembly in a Porsche Centre. The cost (in Germany) is 2,677.50 euros.

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