The Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet has been revealed ahead of its Detroit Motorshow launching in January 2012. Came is Carrera and Carrera S guise as per the Coupe version. The Carrera Cabriolet is powered by 3.6l flat-6 with direct-injection producing 350bhp, while the Carrera S Cabriolet is powered by 3.8l lump, capable of thrusting 400bhp. Transmission choice is either 7 speed manual or 7 speed PDK.
|Smooth roof profile with new innovative & patented design|
The new Carrera Cabriolet posses an innovative folding roof system which feature a fabric with magnesium folding structure to give the roof a well-integrated profile in closed configuration. Glass rear screen is glued directly to the outer fabric skin. All these give the folding roof a taut profile and high buffeting resistance. The operation of closing and opening of the roof can be done in staggering 11 seconds, and at a speed of up to 37mph. The technology is patented by Porsche and will be used in the next generation Boxster too.