911 is the sum of its predecessors – and is therefore a reflection of the past and a vision of the future. The silhouette: iconic. The design: timeless. The technology: inspired by great racing victories and always one step ahead. With the eighth generation of the 911, we’re driving into the future.
Timeless and contemporary have never been so close.
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The engine of the 911 models has a twin-turbo configuration. Its stand-out qualities: exceptional power across the speed range, extraordinarily direct responsiveness and a wide torque plateau, even at low speeds. In short: excellent performance that responds to the driver in an instant.
The engines have two turbochargers, one per cylinder bank, as well as the Intercooler. The Intercooler is an important part of exhaust gas turbocharging. It makes a substantial contribution to improving performance while simultaneously reducing emissions. The two intercoolers have swapped places with the air filter. The intercoolers are located centrally under the tailgate grille, instead of laterally in the rear wings. This position improves the inflow and outflow of cooling air. The result: vastly improved efficiency.
But not only the power output and efficiency of the engine have been increased – the engine mounts are also positioned closer to the centre of the vehicle. What sounds like a minor adjustment delivers enormous benefits: the engine is more firmly connected, which noticeably improves stability. Vibrations are reduced and ride comfort further improved.
Active air intake flaps
Designed to reduce fuel consumption during everyday trips and achieve superlative performance on sporty drives: the active air intake flaps in the front air intakes. The flaps close automatically while the car is in motion, thereby reducing drag. On demand or in SPORT, SPORT PLUS or PSM Sport mode, the flaps open, helping to provide optimum engine cooling. This means that cooling air is supplied only to the extent that it is actually needed. That’s efficiency. Of the intelligent kind.
Auto start/stop function
The auto start/stop function switches off the engine when the driving speed falls below 7km/h under moderate deceleration, such as when you are approaching a red light. As soon as you release the brake or depress the accelerator pedal, the engine restarts – swiftly and smoothly.
Sports exhaust system
The sports exhaust system ensures impressive resonance and an intense sports car sound – typical of the 911. It features a central rear silencer, which leads into two laterally positioned tailpipes. These tailpipes have a unique design, are made of stainless steel and available in silver colour or black.
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