The new 2019 Porsche 911 Speedster combines the aspiration of a puristic, driver-oriented vehicle with motor sports technology suitable for everyday use. Just 1948 units will be manufactured from mid-2019 at the Porsche plant in Zuffenhausen, Germany. Taking centre stage is the aesthetically shaped convertible top compartment lid with its double-bubble streamliners – a quintessential […]
Only possible way to achieve smaller emissions and still deliver the same performanc as before, was to increase the engine displacement. Porsche decided not not to increase engine bore, but rather piston stroke. The result was the Porsche 911 2.4.
The new Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet and Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet deliver the same blend of dynamism, performance and efficiency offered by the 911 Turbo Coupe models unveiled a few months ago. The turbocharged 3.8-litre six-cylinder engine delivers 520 bhp (383 kW) in the open-top 911 Turbo and 560 bhp (412 kW) in the S model. The cars accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in 3.5 and 3.2 seconds respectively, reaching a top speed of up to 318 km/h. And all this while achieving fuel consumption of 9.9 l/100 km (equivalent to 231 g/km CO2). When compared against the respective predecessor models, the new vehicles deliver 30 bhp more power and are 0.2 seconds faster in terms of their standard acceleration. They are also up to 15% more efficient.
Porsche is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 911 at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt with a special anniversary model based on the 911 Carrera S. Like the original 911, the 911 50th Anniversary Edition is a coupé with a flat-six rear engine and rear wheel drive.
The new, fifth generation Porsche 911 GT3 will take the pole position among the thoroughbred Porsche sports cars with naturally aspirated engines. Its Boxer engine and transmission, as well as body and chassis are completely new. As a technical highlight, it features the first active rear wheel steering in a production Porsche. As well as the optional full LED headlights. The new 911 GT3 keeps all the successful properties of a sports car suitable for racing, with even more driving dynamics, more sophisticated practicality and a highly emotional fun factor.
The Porsche 911 offers sportiness and everyday usability not just when the sky is blue and the sun is shining but also in winter driving conditions. There are numerous Porsche customers in regions in which winter is the rule during most of the year. The northernmost Porsche Centre in the world, for instance, is located in Tromso, Norway. In Norway alone, there are four more Porsche Centres; three Porsche Centres each are available to customers in Sweden and Finland. Many 911 customers enjoy driving in snow and ice also in Alpine countries like Switzerland. Vehicle sales have been growing there year after year. Alongside the Cayenne, the sports car icon is the most successful model in Switzerland. Last year alone, 656 vehicles were delivered to customers there.