Porsche calls it the “Benchmark”, and perhaps for good reason. Having made its original debut at the Frankfurt International Auto Show 50 years ago, Porsche celebrates the anniversary year of the 911 by presenting the new generation 911 turbo and turbo S.
Power is transferred to the drive-train via the seven-speed dual clutch transmission (PDK), which now enables an auto start/stop function with engine shutoff.
A sound symposer intensifies the driving experience – transmitting induction sounds of the turbo engine to the passenger compartment via a speaker diaphragm.
Features active aerodynamics thanks to the retractable three-stage front spoiler and a deploy-able rear wing which also has three settings depending on the conditions; Two-tone 20-inch wheels, ”Up to 16 percent” more fuel efficient than before.
There is a brand new all-wheel drive system with electronically controlled and activated multi-plate clutch and a water cooling function
The Turbo won’t have a manual option.
The rear mounted, turbocharged, 3.8-liter flat-six engine, making use of twin, variable-turbine-geometry turbos makes 520 hp + kick that up to 560 horsepower in the S version.
Handling the standard sprint to 100 km/h in just 3.1 seconds. Top speed is 196 mph.