New 911 Speedster goes into production

Posted on 07. May, 2019 by in Porsche Canada

The 911 Speedster combines a end of a puristic, driver-oriented automobile with engine sports record suitable for bland use. The 911 R (2016) and 911 GT3 served as a basement for development. A high-revving 375 kW (510 PS; Fuel expenditure total 13.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions total 317 g/km) four-litre naturally aspirated fighter engine delivers an emotive sound knowledge in a cockpit. The six-speed GT delivery is shifted manually. Visually, a new Speedster establishes a overpass to a possess story – to a sire of all Porsche sports cars, a 356 “No. 1” Roadster from 1948. The singular book of a new 911 Speedster is also suggestive of this vehicle. Exactly 1,948 units will be done from mid-2019 during a Porsche plant in Zuffenhausen, Germany.

As a judgment vehicle, a 911 Speedster distinguished a universe premiere in 2018 during a rite for a “70 Years of Porsche Sports Cars” anniversary in Zuffenhausen. Other open appearances followed during a Goodwood Festival of Speed, a Rennsport Reunion VI in Laguna Seca, California as good as a Paris Motor Show in October. Numerous Speedster elements that characterize a judgment automobile can now be found in a same or identical settlement on a array prolongation model.


911 Speedster, 2019, Porsche AG

Taking centre theatre is a aesthetically done automobile tip cell lid with a double-bubble streamliners – a quintessential underline of this sports automobile form ever given a 911 Speedster from 1988. It is a largest and many formidable member to date that Porsche has used in a highway indication done of a singular square of carbon-fibre reinforced plastic. Two trim elements in a double froth make room for a roll-over insurance complement as need, enclosed in a two-seater as a customary underline usually like in a 911 Carrera Cabriolet.

A weight-saving roof structure replaces a simple tonneau cover of a judgment vehicle. Despite a puristic design, a fabric automobile tip is suitable for bland use. Together with a condensed window frames with their lowered cover tip panels and a smaller side windows, it gives a 911 Speedster a jaunty profile. The excitingly low fly line already characterised ancestral designs such as a Porsche 356 Speedster from 1954.


911 Speedster, 2019, Porsche AG

The automobile tip takes no bid to operate: a executive locking offshoot during a windscreen support and both a side fins of a fabric roof are expelled during a pull of a button. The vast behind lid done from lightweight CO twine is electrically unbarred and slides behind a brief distance, is afterwards positioned by palm and creates room for a fabric roof, that folds into a Z figure behind a front seats. The cover can afterwards be sealed again facilely once a roof has folded into position. The roof is sealed again in a same approach – usually a roof fins on a left and right of a streamliners have to be pulpy by palm into their holders until they merely engage.

Rear spoiler and behind apron of a 911 GT3 Touring

Lightweight settlement also dictates other physique components of a Speedster. The carbon-fibre combination carp – that weighs in dual kilograms lighter than on a 911 GT3 – and a carbon-fibre combination wings are issue from a 911 R. The front apron was borrowed from a GT3, though a front spoiler mouth is a totally new development. Instead of a Talbot mirrors used on a judgment vehicle, a prolongation chronicle of a new Speedster facilities electrically tractable and exhilarated Sport Design extraneous mirrors. The extending, aerodynamically tuned behind spoiler and behind apron have been adopted from a 911 GT3 Touring for a Speedster.

The interior is characterised by black leather elements for a side bolsters and conduct restraints of a carbon-fibre combination full-bucket seats, a armrests in a doorway trims and a condensed rigging lever. The centre panels of a seats are upholstered in seperated leather, while a lightweight doorway panels with black doorway pulls and stowage nets revoke a altogether weight.


911 Speedster, 2019, Porsche AG

“Speedster” logos accoutre a conduct restraints and a manifest CO doorway sills as good as a executive rev counter. Like a other instruments, it has black dials with white needles as good as immature digits and beam – facilities suggestive of a famous forebear, a Porsche 356 Speedster. A limited-edition badge on a cranky structure behind a front seats shows a sequence series of a 911 Speedster, that is singular to usually 1,948 units.

Porsche also optionally offers a new 911 Speedster with a Heritage Design package. Created by Style Porsche and implemented by Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur, this apparatus chronicle reinterprets classical elements from a 1950s and 1960s. This includes a interior colour intrigue in Black and Cognac with golden details. Special “spears” paintwork in White for a front fascia and front wings is practical to a simple automobile paintwork in GT Silver Metallic. Historic looking Motor sports decals for a doors and front lid finish a package. Owners can name their possess limit two-digit start numbers like shown in a photos. The Porsche crests and a gold-coloured logos conform to a designs used in a 50s and 60s.

High-revving engine with 510 PS

The heart of a new Speedster is adopted from a 911 GT3. The naturally aspirated six-cylinder fighter engine with four-litre banishment is a pristine GT engine. The rise energy of 375 kW (510 PS) is reached during 8,400 rpm, with a limit engine speed during 9,000 rpm. The engine delivers a limit torque of 470 newton metres during 6,250 rpm. The new 911 Speedster accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.0 seconds and reaches a tip speed of 310 km/h.

Compared with a prior 911 GT3, a engine in a Speedster is propitious with dual gasoline particulate filters (GPF) and complies with a glimmer customary Euro 6d TEMP EVAP-ISC (EU6 DG). However, a four-valve engine still manages 10 PS more. This is due to improvements to fact such as a high-pressure fuel injectors with optimised mist settlement as good as a mutated intake complement with particular stifle valves, that capacitate a some-more extemporaneous response to stifle commands. The newly grown lightweight immaculate steel sports empty complement weighs 10 kilograms reduction – including a dual particulate filters.

Befitting a standing as a driver’s car, Porsche usually offers a 911 with a primer six-speed sports transmission. It facilities an auto-blip duty that precisely and exclusively compensates differences in engine speed between a gears when downshifting by involuntary stifle blips. Auto-blip can be activated during any time, in other difference also exclusively from a selected PASM (Porsche Active Suspension Management) non-static damping complement setting. A automatic behind differential close with uneven locking movement rounds off sporty energy transmission.

The GT truth behind a new Speedster is also reflected in a chassis. With a sporty rear-axle steering and energetic engine mounts, a framework is formed on a record of a 911 GT3 and 911 R. Control systems such as Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV), Porsche Stability Management (PSM) and PASM with sports tuning and obscure by 25 millimetres have been precisely blending to a new requirements. The open-top two-seater runs on 20-inch fake Speedster amalgamate wheels with executive locks. The customary apparatus includes PCCB brakes (Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake) with internally vented and seperated ceramic combination stop discs.

Porsche Design Timepieces has also constructed special chronographs for a new 911 Speedster, further singular in series to 1,948: a Porsche Design “911 Speedster chronograph” and a “911 Speedster Heritage Design chronograph” can be systematic exclusively by destiny owners of a new Speedster indication during Porsche Centres around a universe from May 2019.


„Chronograph 911 Speedster Heritage Design“, 2019, Porsche Design Group

„Chronograph 911 Speedster Heritage Design“, 2019, Porsche Design Group

Chronograph 911 Speedster Timepieces, 2019, Porsche Design Group

911 Speedster: Fuel expenditure total 13.8 l/100 km; CO2 emissions total 317 g/km

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