Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is adding yet another new model to the second generation of the 911 model series: the new GT3 even more powerful, faster, and refined than its predecessor. In developing the most sporting and dynamic road-going 911 with a normal-aspiration power unit, Porsche has applied a wide range of know-how gained in motorsport. Indeed, this is precisely why the new GT3 is truly impressive not only on the road, but also on the race track. The new 911 GT3 is making its world...Read more 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera and Targa 4 Sports Exhaust System
The engineers of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, have developed a new sports exhaust system for the latest generation of the 911, available as an option on new models as of February 2009. This special exhaust gives the customer the opportunity to adjust the 911 to his individual, personal preferences also in the car’s particular sound: At the touch of a button the exhaust system switches over to a sporting and emotional sound generated in particular whenever the driver prefers a truly...Read more 2009 Porsche 911 GT3 RSR Race Car Updated
The successful Porsche 911 GT3 RSR takes off into the new model year with extensive modifications. The most powerful race car based on the Porsche 911, which last season secured wins in the American Le Mans Series and at the Nürburgring 24 Hours, competes in the GT2 class at international long distance races. The most distinguishing feature of the new GT3 RSR is the redesigned front with large air outlets on the front hood. Under the light-weight bodyshell, as well, major changes were made to...Read more 2009 Porsche 911 Carrera Fuel Consumption Testing
Porsche sports cars embark on record-breaking test drives time and again – but this time the purpose of the test was quite different: Driving a regular 345 bhp Porsche 911 Carrera with Porsche’s PDK Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe, the car tester, ex-racing driver and presenter of the n-tv Motor magazine Klaus Niedzwiedz covered 648 kilometers or exactly 400 miles on public roads, achieving extremely low average fuel consumption of just 6.7 litres/100 kilometers, equal to 42.2 mpg imp. In the...Read more 2009 Porsche 911 Turbo RS Spyder Wheels - (Global)
Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, now offers new 19-inch RS Spyder wheels exclusively for the 911 Turbo models as an absolute highlight in the range of highly specialised, customised features available exclusively on new models (ex works). The most outstanding feature of these forged aluminium lightweight wheels with their seven U-shaped double spokes is the unique, newly developed central locking. Instead of the wheel nuts generally used in motorsport, these very special wheels come with...Read more Porsche Drives Web Site to New Level of Interaction - (USA)
Until now, consumers have been able to "build" a car of their choice on almost every auto maker's Web site; however, to experience the true beauty of the new 2009 Porsche 911, Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) is taking its site's visitors to the next level of Internet interactivity by enabling them to draw their own roads and then "drive" on this virtual asphalt.Read more New Porsche 911 Targa - (Global)
With the introduction of the new 911 Targa this autumn, Porsche is completing the fastest ever generation change in the 911 model series. Two new power units with Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) improve both the performance and economy of the car, the fast-shifting Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) - or double-clutch gearbox - replaces the optional Tiptronic S automatic transmission, and electronically-controlled Porsche Traction Management (PTM) takes the place of the former viscous-coupling...Read more Next Generation Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Models Offer New Electronically - Controlled All-Wheel Drive...
Porsche continues the evolutionary change of the 911 model series with the announcement of all-wheel-drive versions of the next generation of its iconic sports car. The new 911 Carrera 4 and Carrera 4S will enter the market in both Coupé and Cabriolet guise, and offer a wide range of innovative engine, transmission and drivetrain technologies providing an even higher standard of driving dynamics combined with much lower fuel consumption.Read more Next generation Porsche 911 powers ahead with direct fuel injection and double-clutch gearbox -...
The Porsche 911 stirs emotions in sports car enthusiasts the world over. Timeless emotions that have been experienced by generations since the model series was first launched in 1963. This summer, Porsche is introducing the next generation of the 911: a car that exemplifies the core 911 principles of distinctive design with inner strength.Read more