Wilwood Unveils Big Brake Kits for Porsche

Wilwood Disc Brakes has introduced advanced big brake upgrade kits for 1999-2012 Porsche 911 models, specifically targeting the 996 and 997 generations. These kits are designed to meet modern performance standards with oversized rotors and motorsports-proven forged aluminum calipers, offering enhanced brake torque and fade resistance for both front and rear applications.

Key Highlights

  • Compatibility: Designed for 1999-2012 Porsche 911 models, generations 996 and 997.
  • Performance: Features oversized rotors, larger than Turbo or Carrera 4, managed by forged aluminum calipers.
  • Front Calipers: Aerolite six-piston calipers with stainless steel pistons, high temperature seals, and a central stiffening bridge.
  • Front Rotors: Two-piece 356mm (14.00”) x 32mm (1.25”) Spec37 iron alloy rotors, nearly 38mm (1.5”) larger than OE, mounted on lightweight forged aluminum hats.
  • Rear Calipers: Forged aluminum Superlite calipers with pistons sized for proper brake bias.
  • Rear Rotors: One-piece 330mm (12.98”) x 28mm (1.10”) premium iron alloy rotors, 31mm (1.22”) larger than OE.
  • Rotor Options: Available in GTB slotted or SRP drilled and slotted faces with black E-coating.
  • Compatibility: Works with OE master cylinder and ABS systems.
  • Brake Pads: Includes high-performance BP-10 street brake pads, with options for other street and track compounds.
  • Caliper Finishes: Available in Le Mans yellow, gloss red, black powder coat, and 23 additional color options (extra charges may apply).
  • Pricing: MSRP starts at $1,295.00.

Wilwood’s big brake kits are engineered to elevate the performance of Porsche 911s to modern standards. The front setup includes Aerolite six-piston calipers with advanced features such as stainless steel pistons and high-temperature seals. The rotors are significantly larger than the original equipment, providing better brake torque and fade resistance.

In the rear, the Superlite calipers ensure proper brake bias with one-piece premium iron alloy rotors that are also larger than the OE versions. The rotors are finished in black E-coat and come in various slotting options for enhanced performance and aesthetics.

About Wilwood Engineering

Founded by Bill Wood in 1977, Wilwood Engineering specializes in designing and manufacturing high-performance disc brakes and components. Located in Camarillo, California, Wilwood’s products undergo rigorous testing to ensure unmatched braking quality and performance, catering to a wide range of applications from race cars to classic cars. For more information, contact Wilwood Engineering at [email protected].

By upgrading to Wilwood’s big brake kits, Porsche 911 owners can experience superior braking performance with components that are both functional and visually appealing.

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