Porsche 911 Carrera S sports car has become more powerful and fasterNovember 28, 2018
Porsche introduced the eighth generation 911 sports car (family index – 992), which turned out to be more powerful and faster than its predecessor. The public premiere of the novelty took place as part of the motor show in Los Angeles.
Porsche 911 was built on a modernized chassis with an increased use of aluminum mainly in the rear, which had a positive impact on axle weighting and vehicle stability at high speeds. As for the exterior, among the most noticeable changes is an increased hood, as well as other headlights that will be available with matrix LEDs.
The coupe debuted in versions of the 911 Carrera S and 911 Carrera 4S. The model retains the classic rear-engined scheme with a horizontal three-liter six-cylinder engine.
Porsche 911 Carrera S and 911 Carrera 4S equipped with a significantly modernized engine with a different arrangement of turbines, an improved system of fuel injection and cooling of supercharging. The unit produces 450 hp, which is 30 hp more powerful than a motor of similar modifications of the seventh generation (index 991).
The engine is combined with a new eight-speed robotic gearbox with two clutches. However, in some markets, the sports car will also be available with a seven-band manual transmission.
The rear-wheel drive sports car 911 Carrera S is able to accelerate from the spot to the first 100 km/h in 3.7 seconds, and all-wheel drive 911 Carrera 4S in 3.6 seconds, which is 0.4 seconds. faster than its predecessor. With the optional Sport Chrono sports package, acceleration time can be improved by another 0.2 seconds. The maximum speed of RWD version was 308 km / h, and all-wheel drive – 306 km per hour.
The Porsche 911 has a new special driver mode called Wet Mode, designed for driving on wet roads. The system recognizes the presence of moisture and applies the optimal settings of the engine, transmission, stabilization system, steering and other systems.
The list of standard Porsche 911 equipment includes an emergency braking system based on the front camera with the ability to recognize moving objects, as well as a night vision system. For an additional fee, adaptive cruise control is available with a function of a full stop and automatic resumption of movement.
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