The 2012 Porsche 911 has a lot to live up to. Its predecessor (or shall we say ancestor) lived since 1963 and has created a legend for usable daily supercar with greater practicality than any others. The iconic drivetrain packaging also has been honed to perfection for finese handling. Enjoy the galleries and some technical details below.
Classical proportion, with modern touch of DRL, shallow glass-house and really bigger rims. The headlight detailing is also more deliberate, with intricate graphics.
One of the plus point if 911 Carrera family is the daily usability, depicted here by front end storage boot. Volume should be sufficient, supplemented by rear seat storage space.
|Aerodynamically-tuned side mirror|
|The iconic classic has just got classier|
|Slim LED lighting give a boost of modernism|
The interior design carries the theme pioneered by Carrera GT, which religiously followed by subsequent models such as Panamera and 2nd generation Cayenne. The rising centre console forms the backboned of the cabin, and house all controls.
|Yes, you see it right, its 7 speeder manual|
|Familiar key fob, carried over from Panamera|
|Some space at the back, not suited for adults|
Performance data (manual/PDK):
|Model||Acceleration 0-100km / h||Acceleration 0-200km / h||Fastest|
|Carrera||4.8 seconds /4.6 seconds||16.2 sec /15.7 sec||289km / h /287km / h|
|Carrera S||4.5 seconds /4.3 seconds||14.4 sec /13.9 sec||304km / h /302km / h|
Chassis and Powertrain Data:
<> is a number specified in the PDK
|Length × Width × Height [mm]||4491 × 1808 × 1303||4491 × 1808 × 1295|
|Tread front / rear [mm]||1532/1518||1538/1516|
|Weight [kg]||1380 <1400>||1395 <1415>|
|Engine||DOHC horizontally opposed six-cylinder|
|DOHC horizontally opposed six-cylinder|
|Bore × Stroke [mm]||97 × 77.5||102 × 77.5|
|Maximum output [kW (PS) / rpm]||257 (350) / 7400||294 (400) / 7400|
|Maximum torque [Nm / rpm]||390/5600||440/5600|
|Transmission||PDK & 7-speed MT|
|Fuel NEDC: urban (L/100km)||12.8 <11.2>||13.8 <12.2>|
|Fuel NEDC: highway (L/100km)||6.8 <6.5>||7.1 <6.7>|
|Fuel NEDC: General (L/100km)||9.0 <8.2>||9.5 <8.7>|
|CO 2 emissions [g / km]||212 <194>||224 <205>|
|Suspension front / rear||MacPherson strut / multilink|
|Brakes front / rear||Ventilated discs (330mm)||Ventilated disc (340/330mm)|
|Tires front / rear||235/40 ZR19 / 285/35 ZR19||245/40 ZR20 / 295/30 ZR20|
|Wheels front / rear||8.5J × 19/11J × 19||8.5J × 20/11J × 20|