Lighter, faster, some-more agile: a new 2013 911 Carrera 4 and 911 Carrera 4S

Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 by in Porsche Canada

Advanced active all-wheel-drive for some-more pushing fun and security

Lighter, faster, some-more agile: a new 2013 911 Carrera 4 and 911 Carrera 4S

Atlanta. The new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 unites a opening and potency of a new, seventh-generation of a 911 Carrera with a energetic advantages of a latest chronicle of a active all-wheel-drive complement PTM (Porsche Traction Management). The customary Porsche all-wheel-drive complement with focused back disposition in this latest 911 chronicle promises limit car dynamics on a far-reaching accumulation of highway surfaces and in all continue conditions. The new 911 Carrera 4 models broach traction and energetic opening to a fourth power.

The new all-wheel-drive 911 is being launched in 4 versions – a 911 Carrera 4 and 911 Carrera 4S, any as Coupé and Cabriolet. They competition a same traits as a rear-wheel expostulate versions: their lightweight physique design, suspension, engines and gearboxes are identical, a usually difference being modifications associated to a all-wheel-drive. This means that notwithstanding a aloft spin of engine and pushing performance, all 4 models devour significantly reduction fuel than a prior models; sum assets for particular versions are as many as 16 per cent. In addition, a new 911 Carrera 4 is adult to 143 lbs. (65 kg) lighter in weight when compared to a prior era 911 Carrera C4.

The many graphic identifying underline of a 911 with all-wheel expostulate is a wider back section: compared to a two-wheel expostulate 911 Carrera models, a back circle housings any extend serve external by 22 mm for a sum of 44 millimeters, and a back tires are any 10 millimeters wider. The normal red light rope that connects a dual taillights on a 911 Carrera C4 has also taken on a new form.

Porsche Intelligent Performance: high levels of pushing performance, low fuel consumption
All new models have a seven-speed primer gearbox as standard, and a Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) seven-speed gearbox is accessible as an option.

The 911 Carrera 4 Coupé with a 3.4-liter, 350 hp flat-six engine can scurry from 0 to 60 mph in as small as 4.3 seconds (Cabriolet: 4.5 s) and strech a top-track speed of adult to 177 mph (Cabriolet: 175 mph), depending on apparatus features. Fuel expenditure with PDK is EPA estimated during 20 mpg city / 28 mpg highway for a Coupé and EPA rated 20 mpg city / 27 mpg highway for a Cabriolet.

The Coupé and Cabriolet of a 911 Carrera 4 S any have a 3.8-liter rear-mounted fighter engine that produces 400 hp; this enables acceleration to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds (Cabriolet: 4.1 seconds) and a top-track speed of 185 mph (Cabriolet: 183 mph) with a suitable apparatus configuration. Fuel expenditure values with PDK are EPA estimated during 19 mpg city and 26 mpg highway for both a Coupé and a Cabriolet.

New: all-wheel expostulate indicator, Porsche Active Safe (PAS), shifting potion sunroof, extended Sport Chrono pack
In a new 911 Carrera 4, an additional menu in a instrument cluster informs a motorist how a PTM all-wheel expostulate is now distributing engine power. In addition, with a entrance of a 911 Carrera all-wheel-drive models Porsche is creation a discretionary Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) accessible to a whole indication range, that controls stretch to trade forward and car speed. When systematic with PDK, a ACC complement adds a reserve duty Porsche Active Safe (PAS), that helps to forestall front-end collisions.

In addition, Porsche offers a new shifting potion sunroof as an discretionary underline for a 911 Carrera Coupé. Driving 911 cars with a primer gearbox and Sport Chrono container can now be even sportier: In Sport Plus mode, a complement automatically double-declutches during downshifts.

The new all-wheel expostulate models reinstate a really successful prior generation, of that 34 percent second-generation 997 models where all-wheel-drive. This prior era launched with one of a biggest growth stairs in powertrain record that a 911 ever made: new were a engines with approach fuel injection, Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) gearbox and electronically tranquil Porsche Traction Management (PTM). In Jul 2011, Porsche crowned a indication array with a 911 Carrera 4 GTS, whose 3.8-liter engine was increased to 408 hp.

World premiere during a Paris International Motor Show
The new Porsche 911 Carrera with all-wheel-drive will make a initial open coming during a 2012 Paris International Motor Show Sep 29, 2012. The new 911 models will launch in a US early in 2013. The 2013 911 Carrera 4 will have a bottom MSRP of $91,030, and a 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet bottom MSRP will be $102,930. The 911 Carrera 4S will have a bottom MSRP of $105,630 and a Cabriolet will have a bottom MSRP of $117,530.


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