Porsche Carrera

Porsche Carrera

Porsche 911 - "Best Automobile in the World"

Porsche received today the award "Best Automobile in the World" in the Cabriolet category for the Porsche 911. The Carrera was chosen as best Cabrio in the world by almost 95,000 readers of the German magazine Auto Motor Und Sport. In the same category were 49 other cabriolets, roadsters and spiders.

The Porsche 911 Carrera comes in two power versions with engines varying in size: the “basic" 911 Carrera displacing 3.6 litres and developing maximum output of 239 kW (325 bhp) at 6800 rpm, and the 911 Carrera S displacing 3.8 litres and with maximum output of 261 kW (355 bhp) at 6600 rpm. The 3.8-litre flat-six develops its maximum torque of 400 Newton-metres (295 lb-ft) at 4600 rpm, accelerating the Carrera S in 4.8 seconds from 0-60mph and ensuring a top speed of 293 km/h or 182 mph.

Press release after jump.

How does an Audi Audi R8 vs a Porsche 997 Carrera S sounds to you? Let me tell you: incredible! Watch the video and you will have the same point of view!

How does an Audi R8 vs a Porsche 997 Carrera S sounds to you? Let me tell you: incredible! Watch the video and you will have the same point of view!

Porsche is preparing a facelift for all the 911 models. The design will be inspired by the one used in the newly-launched Cayenne. The 2009 Carrera will compete with the latest model from Maserati, the GranTurismo, and also with the Aston Martin V8 and BMW M6.

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The width of the car shows the difference: The most striking, eye-catching highlight of the 911 Carrera 4 and 911 Carrera 4S are the wheel arches flared out on each side by 22 millimetres or 0.87”, accommodating 295/35 ZR 18 tyres on the 911 Carrera 4 and 305/30 ZR 19 tyres on the 4S. A feature shared by both models is their four-wheel drive conveying power to the road with absolute superiority and in perfect style: 239 kW (325 bhp) in the case of the 3.6-litre 911 Carrera 4 and an even more (...)
Porsche will unveil a facelift Carrera S in 2009. The car will feature new quad-element HID headlamps nestled within the Carrera’s not-new ovoid surrounds. Beneath the familiar frog eyes are enlarged air intakes into which the turn signals are integrated (thankfully in a horizontal arrangement, as opposed to the fang-like design on the 2008 Cayenne). A subtle lower lip extends from the chin spoiler and continues all the way down the bodysides and into the rear bumper. Said bumper has been (...)

Around 1500 of Porsche’s prestige product, the Carrera GT, have been built, all of which have now been sold. Owners worried about the individuality of their vehicle, in spite of its rareness, would be well-advised to make an appointment with GEMBALLA. Thanks to its expertise, as the only Porsche tuner GEMBALLA has comprehensively modified the high-tech car from Weissach, while at the same time adding an individual touch. In addition, performance addicts can obtain even more of what they want. The spectacular end product answers to the name of GEMBALLA Mirage GT and outshines its production-line counterpart in every respect.


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