The world premiere of the eighth generation of the sports car manufacturer Porsche 911 was held in Los Angeles.
The Porsche 911 is stepping on the eighth generation. The new 911 has premiered the world premiere just before the Los Angeles Auto Show. The new 911, which reflects Porsche’s design DNA but has a much more muscular appearance, is beyond time and modern with its 10.9-inch touch screen interior. Intelligent control and chassis elements and innovative assist systems combine the dynamism of the sports car famous for its rear-wheel drive with the demands of the digital world.
The new generation turbocharged six-cylinder engine is more powerful than ever before in the S-Class with 450 hp. Improved injection and the new turbocharger and air cooling system layout further improve driving efficiency. Power transmission is carried out with the newly developed eight-speed double clutch transmission. In addition to these, Porsche wet mode offers even safer driving on wet surfaces, as well as New assist systems such as the night vision assistant with thermal camera. The 911 features three exclusive digital products: Porsche road trip for extreme cruises, Porsche 360+ personal assistant and a web-based Porsche impact emission measurement application that will enable the individual carbon footprint to be reset.
Carrera S models start at 450 hp
The turbocharged six-cylinder engine of the 911 Carrera S and 911 Carrera 4S now produces 450 hp. This power is 30 hp more than the previous model. In order to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h, the rear-wheel drive takes 3.7 seconds for the 911 Carrera S, while the four-wheel drive takes only 3.6 seconds for the 911 Carrera 4S. Both cars are 0.4 seconds faster than the previous model. The optional Sport Chrono Package adds an extra 0.2 seconds to this acceleration. The final speed of the vehicles is 308 km/h for the 911 Carrera S, and 306 km/h for the 4S version of the 911 Carrera with four-wheel drive. Fuel consumption in conjunction with NEDC; 8,9 lt/100 km for 911 Carrera s, 9,0 lt / 100 km for 911 Carrera 4 s.
Clear design language, unique identity
The completely renewed exterior design highlights the performance breakthrough of the 911’s new generation of 992. The 20-inch front and 21-inch rear wheels have a wider wheelbase than ever before. The front body of the car is 45 mm wider. The automatic opening door handles embedded in the doors reveal soft contours that conjointly refine. The apparent indentation between the new LED lights brings to mind the design of the first 911 generations. The back is much wider, and the rear spoiler is positioned in a different way. The entire surface is now aluminum, except for the front and back sections.
The clear and straight lines of the dashboard and the smaller lines identify the character of the completely new interior. This design was inspired by the 911 models of the 1970s. On the slim, frameless screens on both sides of Porsche’s classic speedometer, the driver is presented with the necessary information. With the new architecture, it is possible to process without distractions. The compact unit on the bottom of the five buttons provides direct access to the car’s important functions.911 is taking another step forward in digitalization with constant connectivity and new functions and services. In addition to online navigation based on swarm data, Porsche Connect Plus technology is also available in the standard PCM system.
Porsche has developed wet mode for the first time in the world, which is included in the standard package. Thanks to this feature, the water on the road is detected, security systems are adjusted accordingly and the driver is warned. This allows the driver to set the car to private safety mode by simply pressing a button or changing the steering wheel mode. The warning and braking assist system in standard equipment also detects the risk of collision with moving objects and activates the emergency braking system when necessary.The 911 features an optional Night Vision assistant with an optional thermal imaging camera for the first time. Adaptive cruise control features automatic distance control, stop-and-go function, passenger protection and innovative independent Emergency Assist.
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