More horsepower, better optics, better equipment

Stuttgart, December 1, 2015

The terms are generally arrived a bit to slip. The new Porsche 911 has but a turbocharger is not 911 Turbo. And certainly not Biturbo, even though he has two turbos. Even the top model of the series has since time immemorial a dual boot, but is only 911 Turbo. From the latter will now start a new version. She stands at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit ( January 11 to 24 2016).

20 hp more

911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S will receive 20 more horsepower, a sharpened design and improved features. The models are available as a coupe and convertible from the start off. The 3.8 - liter twin-turbo now develops 540 hp ( 911 Turbo ) or 580 hp ( Turbo S ). As usual, the turbocharger has a variable turbine geometry for gasoline ?? once. What is new is the Dynamic Boost function. Here, the charge pressure at decelerating recently retained by only the fuel injection is interrupted, but the throttle valve remains open. So the car responds better to re-accelerating. This is good for classic change-of-mind situations, so if, for example, the traffic light turns green again straight.

In 2.9 seconds to 100 km / h

Performance and fuel consumption have improved again. The 911 Turbo S Coupé sprints now in breathtaking 2.9 seconds to 100 km / h. He draws with the Lamboghini Aventador LP 700-4 equal. Apart from several small series cars, exotics and tuning vehicles, only a few cars are faster: the Nissan GT-R, the McLaren P1, the Aventador LP 750-4 SV and the McLaren 675LT. The 911 Turbo need for the standard sprint one tenth longer than the S. Both coupes are more economical 0.6 liter and should be satisfied with 9.1 liters per 100 kilometers now. The V12 of the same quick LP 700-4 needs according to data sheet equal to 16 liters.

Comes standard with mode dial on the wheel

The new sports steering wheel as in the normal penalty for a rotatable ring with which the modes Normal, Sport, Sport Plus and individual be selected. Pressing the button in the middle of the ring, the vehicle accelerates for up to 20 seconds optimally, such as for overtaking. A timer informs the driver how much time is left. Through the mode dial dispensed in the center console, the " Sport " and " Sport Plus " button. The ESP button with the typical spin symbol causes now in short print partial disablement, Long pressure, the system is completely switched off ?? To date, the partially deactivated via the " Sport Plus " button is reached.


The standard adaptive dampers ( PASM, Porsche Active Suspension Management ) offer now as in the normal Elfer a larger spread. In addition, the 911 Turbo S as standard a roll compensation ( PDCC ) and ceramic brakes ( PCCB ). Among the new options include a lane change assistant and a lift system for the front axle, the ride height can be increased by four centimeters with at low speeds.

10,000 euros more

Known from the normal 911 is the new infotainment system PCM. The Navi drawn here on the real-time traffic information and also processes input handwriting. Launch for the 911 Turbo is the end of January 2016, the prices start at 174,669 euros ?? or about 10,000 euros more than the old 911 Turbo Coupé cost . ( sl )