Power couple

Posted on 14. Nov, 2018 by in Porsche Canada

Everyone needs to shun each now and again. This is generally loyal for Claire Jedrek and Yuey Tan – Singapore’s motorsport energy couple. After 9 seasons in a Porsche Carrera Cup Asia series, Yuey has stepped adult to a Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup championship in Europe while Claire will be creation a quip to racing after in this year after holding 12-months off to have their initial baby.

In between balancing a final of motherhood with Claire’s racing schedule, a integrate jumped during a possibility for a weekend getaway to Malaysia, in a Porsche 911 Carrera T, no less.

Magical Malaysia

The twisty, hilly roads to Bentong valid ideal for a Porsche 911 Carrera T. “Some of a roads were unequivocally parsimonious though a automobile was good around a corners. It apparently has a bit some-more physique hurl than a 911 GT3 Cup cars I’m used to, though a some-more resilient cessation creates it easier to expostulate on these roads,” pronounced Yuey.


Yuey Tan, Claire Jedrek, l-r, 911 Carrera T, Singapore, 2018, Porsche AG

Claire Jedrek (r.) and Yuey Tan with a Porsche 911 Carrera T

The alpine roads also supposing a ideal backdrop to conclude a 911 Carrera T’s sports empty system. “When we downshift for a corners, a empty only pops and rumbles, creation we demeanour brazen to a subsequent hook over and over again,” pronounced Claire.

Although a 911 Carrera T is one of a latest Porsche models, it can snippet a roots behind to a 911T of a late 1960s and early 1970s. Coincidentally, a city of Bentong seems to have been recorded from a same era. “It felt like stepping behind into a 1970s,” remarked Yuey. “Driving around, we notice things like a billboard adverts that are still embellished on a walls.”


911 Carrera T, Singapore, 2018, Porsche AG

The 911 Carrera T is ideal for a trip: Enough space and nonetheless manoeuvrable

And only as a 911 Carrera T offers a multiple of opening and heritage, a country attracts of Bentong contrasted with all a outside activities accessible nearby, such as all-terrain quad bikes to try a surrounding rainforest, or helicopter rides for a adventurous.

Deep impressions

After some-more than a 1,000km turn trip, Claire and Yuey detected that a 911 Carrera T was a ideal messenger for their adventure, charity a multiple of excitement, comfort and pedigree. “This automobile was only right for this trip; there was adequate luggage space for a both of us, nonetheless it wasn’t too far-reaching for a slight roads that led adult to Bentong and a circuitously Berjaya Hills.

“It is extraordinary how record has held adult over a years,” pronounced Yuey. “The distance of a back tyre, for example, is as large as that of a 911 GT3 RS from 10 years ago.” Although a Carrera T is positioned nearby a entrance indicate of a Porsche 911 range, it still managed to stir this maestro Porsche racing driver.

911 Carrera T: Fuel expenditure total 9.5 – 8.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 215 – 193 g/km

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