The all-new, eighth-generation Porsche 911 has been launched in India priced Rs 1.82 crore for the 911 Carrera S coupe and Rs 1.99 crore for the 911 Carrera S cabriolet. Deliveries will begin in July 2019.
The brand new 911 (992 collection) retains the form and primary silhouette of the previous-gen mannequin however receives a number of styling adjustments. Essentially the most distinguished adjustments, nevertheless, is beneath the hood as the brand new 911 now comes with a extra highly effective, flat-six turbo-petrol engine. There's additionally some new driving tech and a raft of mechanical and technological upgrades to make the brand new 911 faster than its predecessor.
The three.Zero-litre turbocharged unit mounted on the rear places out 450hp and 530Nm, which is up 30hp and 30Nm over the earlier mannequin, and mated to the Eight-speed computerized, the claimed Zero-100kph time is down by Zero.4sec to three.7sec. The optionally available Sport Chrono Package deal (launch management, a quicker-shifting gearbox and a Sport Response operate) makes it an extra Zero.2sec faster. Nonetheless, at 308kph, the highest pace is increased by a marginal 2kph.
The 992 911 is bigger in each dimension – the size is up by 21mm, width by 44mm, and peak by simply 7mm – however its wheelbase stays unchanged.
In phrases of styling, the brand new 911 appears to be like extra muscular and incorporates a extra distinguished splitter, a trio of bigger cooling ducts and an extended bonnet. The brand new headlights (with optionally available matrix LED tech) are mounted inside wider entrance wings. It additionally will get new door handles that sit flush inside the physique when the door is closed for added aerodynamic effectivity.
On the rear, Porsche has added in a brand new spoiler and revised OLED tail-lights which are linked by a full-width LED gentle band. Different adjustments right here embrace revised badging, a closely restructured bumper, massive oval tailpipes and a brand new, vertical, third brake gentle that's built-in into the black tailgate grille. Porsche says the general profile of the brand new 911 seems extra compact, extra polished and extra technical.
On the within, the brand new 911's dashboard sports activities a extra angular design and comes with a brand new multi-function steering wheel with the Sports activities Response rotary dial that enables the motive force to change drive modes. Whereas the rev counter within the instrument cluster is analogue, the opposite dials are digital. Porsche has additionally added a 10.9-inch touchscreen as normal for the Porsche Communication Administration system.
Globally, the brand new 911 can be out there within the Carrera 4S model (all-wheel-drive), however India, for now, has acquired solely the S (rear-wheel-drive) model. Porsche has plans to supply extra variants such because the lower-powered Carrera and Carrera four, and the extra highly effective GTS and Turbo mannequin sooner or later. A plug-in hybrid model of the 911 is predicted to reach with the facelift in 2022.