The Porsche 911 has been in the market for the past 50 years, offering the best performance and fuel economy. During this long period, the formula for this iconic vehicle has mostly remained the same, such as the same rear engine, round headlamps at its front, space for four passengers somewhere in the middle. For the model year 2017, buyers can expect their 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera with several changes in its external and internal designs, including in its drivetrain section. Porsche introduces its 2017 model 911 in four such variants as the Carrera S PDK, Carrera Manual, Carrera PDK and Carrera S Manual.
2017 Porsche 911 Changes, Exterior
The 2017 model 911 sits 10 millimeters lower than the departing 911, whereas the PASM Sport drops another 10 millimeters. For buyers who concerned about the sanctity of the nose of the vehicle, a front lift system comes as an option, an extra 40 mm of on-insist front clearance for entrance ramps, velocity bumps, or frightened woodland creatures will be provided. The back wheels of the new model 911 are now a half-inch broader, and the automaker offers its new vehicle a rear wheel steering features for the first time. This will perk up the stability at high velocities and nimbleness at lower speeds.
Besides these exterior features, the new vehicle comes with a rearranged gearbox with a novel clutch and countless other fiddling and tweaks, which assist make the vehicle a striking 8 seconds quicker than the departing 911 model. That is despite being about 35 lbs heavier, and 12 % additional fuel-efficient.
The new vehicle also comes with a modified rear, which comes prepared with the decorated rear deck envelop with perpendicular louvers, modified new taillights with four-speck brake lights, and a tailored bumper with extra air passages on the sides.
The new Porsche 911 2017 comes with the outside body measurements of 177.1 x 71.2 x 50.9 inches in length, width and height respectively. The length of the wheelbase of the new vehicle is 96.5 inches.
2017 Porsche 911 Interior
Buyers can now expect their 2017 model 911 with some technology updates in its interior design. The infotainment system on the dashboard gets a considerable upgrade, which is the Porsche’s fourth generation Communication Management arrangement. A seven-inch, multi-touch exhibit is the major interface, and it is comparatively snappy, acknowledging gestures, such as pinch zooming on charts.
Those charts now appear significantly better, owing to Google Earth incorporation. With the active statistics connection feature of the new vehicle, either with an incorporated SIM or by tethering to the phone, the navigation system will offer satellite information, together with other goodies, such as 360-degree lane view pictures and concurrent traffic updates.
The other huge improvement comes from the incorporation of the Apple’s CarPlay, allowing buyers to plug in their iPhone and allow it to take over infotainment jobs.
Porsche offers all models of the new model 911 the same six-cylinder, 3.0-liter fuel capacity Boxer engine.
The Carrera manual models of the new vehicle receive a maximum of 370 HP and 331 lbs per foot of power and torque respectively. With this 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera engine, these models attain the velocity from 0-60 mph within 4.2 seconds and a top velocity 183 mph.
Alternatively, the Carrera S models of the new vehicle receive a maximum of 420 HP and 368 lbs per foot of power and torque respectively. With this engine, these models attain the velocity from 0-60 mph within 4.1 seconds and a top velocity of 191 mph.
All models get a compression ratio of 10:1 through this engine.
Price and the release date
The new Porsche 911 2017 release date will be during the month of March 2016 with all of its models, but with varied price range.
The starting price of the Carrera Manual model will be $89,400.
The base price of the Carrera PDK model will be $92,600.
The initial cost of the Porsche S Manual will be $103,400.
The preliminary cost of the Carrera S PDK model will be $106,600.
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