New Germany Representation Follows Successful Completion of TUV Certification for Singer Restorations
- Dörr Group Provides Sales and Aftersales Support for Singer Clients
- German-based Locations include Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich, Berlin and Hockenheim
California-based luxury automotive brand, Singer Group, Inc., well-regarded worldwide for its design and restoration of the iconic Porsche 911, announces its expansion within the European community and welcomes German-based Dörr Group into the company’s global partner network. With current profitable global partnerships as far reaching as from Canada to Hong Kong, the new collaboration with Dörr Group brings Singer back to the marques’ German roots.
Singer’s new clients in Germany will be able to learn about the cars and discuss their requirements in a sophisticated and welcoming environment, supported by the high level of customer service provided by the deeply experienced Dörr Group. The announcement also means that Singer’s existing and future clients in Germany will have the option to access expert, in-country servicing and maintenance from a trusted partner.
Founder and Executive Chairman of Singer, Rob Dickinson is enthusiastic for the relationship – “I’ve loved cars since I knew what cars were and I’ve loved the Porsche 911 since my first encounter as a child. The machines we restore for our clients were born in Germany and we needed a remarkable partner to welcome them home. I’m delighted that Dörr Group will be there to support our amazing German clients and to represent Singer.”
Rainer Dörr, Founder and Owner at Dörr Group, noted: “I’m very pleased that we are able to welcome Singer, and the spirit of California that they represent, to Germany. The growth of their brand over the last ten years has been remarkable and we look forward to supporting Singer’s clients, celebrating these beautiful cars and building the brand here. Dörr Group represents the most iconic automotive brands in the world, so I’m delighted that Singer is now part of the family.”
Singer Vehicle Design
Founded in California in 2009, Singer has become globally known and respected for its celebration of the Porsche 911. The company undertakes bespoke restorations for owners of the air-cooled cars. Singer is guided a philosophy that encompasses:
- A passionate focus on iconic design and a homage to the world’s most iconic sportscars.
- Highly personalized restorations with superlative attention to detail, guided by the Singer’s mantra Everything is Important.
- Modern engineering and material science combined with beautifully executed interiors and jewel-like details.
- A deep connection with California and its automotive zeitgeist.
Over the past decade Singer has become a luxury brand with a global clientele and is now synonymous with the concept of Reimagining – bringing together heritage with twenty-first century engineering and material science.
The brand has been growing beyond car culture, with an award-winning Swiss watchmaking division, Singer Reimagined, launched in 2017. Singer stands for beauty, luxury, and perfect execution and is delighted to have found a new home in Germany with the very experienced Dörr Group.
- Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer – Classic Study.
Each car is restored in California as a bespoke commission for its owner. The starting point is a Type 964 Porsche 911. Carbon fibre bodywork allows dramatic weight reduction and the owner may select 3.8L or 4.0L air-cooled flat six engines, coupe or targa body styles and either 2WD or AWD. High levels of personalization are available for exterior and interior, allowing each owner to pursue their personal vision. The original Singer restoration
- Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer – Dynamics and Lightweighting Study.
DLS evolved from a request from Singer’s clients to further evolve their services for owners of the air-cooled 911. No more than 75 cars will be restored in the UK, each as a bespoke commission for its owner. The starting point is also a Type 964 Porsche 911.
In cooperation with Williams Advanced Engineering, Formula 1 technology allowed the development of aero-optimized carbon fibre bodywork, an extensive lightweighting program and a unique, 4.0L naturally aspirated, 4-valves per cylinder, air-cooled, flat six, developing 500 hp at 9000 rpm. High levels of personalization are available for exterior
Singer Group quick highlights
- 2009 – Singer Vehicle Design launched - first Porsche 911 Reimagined by Singer presented during Monterey Car Week
- 2014 – First AWD restoration completed
- 2015 – First Targa restoration completed
- 2017 - Singer Reimagined watch company launched in Geneva, Switzerland
- 2018 - Dynamics & Lightweighting Study presented at Goodwood Festival of Speed and Monterey Car Week.
- 2019 – TUV certification completed for European markets
- 2020 – Global Partner Network expands to Germany
About Singer Group, Inc.
With headquarters in Los Angeles, Calif., the Singer Group was formed a decade ago to pursue the creative possibilities within the vibrant world of iconic automobiles. Air-cooled Porsche 911s, restored in a bespoke manner by Singer for their owners, have been presented with the world’s finest collectors’ cars at events including The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering and Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Singer Vehicle Design (Singer) restores and reimagines 1989 to 1994 Porsche 911s, based on the 964 chassis for its clients. Singer does not manufacture or sell automobiles. Singer’s Global Partner Network represents the brand across North America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.
Singer is not sponsored, associated, approved, endorsed nor, in any way, affiliated with Porsche Cars North America, Inc., or Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche, AG. The Porsche® name and crest and 911® are trademarks of Dr. Ing. h.c.F. Porsche AG, and any other products mentioned are the trademarks of their respective holders. Any mention of trademarked names or other marks is for purpose of reference only.
The product of Singer’s painstaking effort is a Porsche 911 restored and reimagined by Singer. Out of respect for Porsche, and to respect Porsche’s trademark rights, this incredible machine should never under any circumstances be referred to or described as a “Singer,” “Singer 911,” “Singer Porsche 911” or a “Porsche Singer 911,” or in any other manner that suggests that it is anything but a Porsche 911
About the Dörr Group
McLaren, Lamborghini, Lotus, Bugatti, Pagani, Pininfarina, Dallara and Aston Martin are the brands with which the Dörr Group is causing heartbeat for car enthusiasts. This makes the more than 85-member team led by owner Rainer Dörr one of the most diverse supercar dealers in Germany.
Since its foundation in Frankfurt am Main in 2011, the Dörr Group has expanded to Stuttgart, Munich, Berlin, and Hockenheim and has created a starting point for retracted supercars with the Home of Speed by Dörr Group at the Hockenheimring.
Motorsport is the DNA of the Dörr Group. With the Dörr Driving School, the team enables the entry of the kart into GT sports and racing feeling in their own super sports car for amateurs. The Dörr Group is the only sales partner of McLaren Customer Racing in Germany and Kart Republic in D-A-CH and the Benelux countries. Dörr Motorsport is currently enrolled in the GTC Race / Goodyear 60 with two McLaren 570S GT4 in the ADAC GT4 Germany. #herzrasen #teamdoerr