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OFFICIAL: First Pics of the 2013 Porsche 911/991

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The Porsche 911/991 is ready to rock and roll and we have the first official images to prove it! Porsche went all out on this model, as they have done for all of the previous generations. It is a completely new vehicle, even though it is easily recognizable as a 911 model. Compared to the car it replaces, the next generation 911 is said to be about 56mm longer, leaving it with a grand total of 4.49 meters. The wheelbase will also grow about 10mm.

Design elements have been taken from both the Panamera and the 918 Spyder concept . The exterior is defined by larger front wing pontoons which house all-LED headlights, slightly deeper side sills, and door-mounted wing mirrors, and a more significantly sculpted rear end. For the interior, there are more elements borrowed from the Panamera: top-spec Burmester stereos, improved sat-nav with better integration for mobile devices, and quality leather.

Under the hood, Porsche will be downsizing the engine from the 3.6L flat-six to a 3.4L direct-injected flat-six engine that delivers a total of 350 HP at 6400 rpm and max torque of 280 lb-ft between 4400 and 6000 rpm. The Carrera S may continue on with its 3.8-liter flat-six with direct injection engine, but power may be increased to 400 HP. This would mean faster performance times than the current Carerra S model’s 0-60mph sprint time of 4.5 seconds and top speed of 188mph. Fuel consumption is also down for this model with a 14 percent reduction to 25.8 mpg. Both models will be offered with either a seven-speed manual gearbox or the seven-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic, both made by ZF and both featuring launch control.

Source: SoloPorsche


4 comments:

Porsche always have that similar looks and first impressions. The front seats are cute. Simple and yet stylish. It’s speed performance is not that fast but not bad at all. Just typical for a coupe..

We couldn’t admit that this vehicle quite powerful. However, I was thinking that this car is just similar with the previous production though its offer a boosted power output!

I think the look of the car doesn’t change that much. The modified exterior of the vehicle is not that obvious. However, just like a tuned up version, I’m glad on the boost in the engine performance of the car.

I doubt if it is really the official image of Porsche 911/991. It will still be a long wait before the production of this car. By the way, I like the front spoiler of the car and also the output performance since it uses a powerful engine.

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