Porsche 911 Named 2012 World Performance Car

Posted on 05. Apr, 2012 by in Porsche Canada

Top general automotive media creates a 2012 Porsche 911 their initial choice

ATLANTA – Apr 5, 2012 – The seventh-generation Porsche 911 has been named a 2012 World Performance Car. The proclamation was done during a 2012 New York International Auto Show, during a press discussion hosted by Bridgestone Corporation. The Porsche 911 was one of 34 new-for-2012 vehicles comparison for a annual awards program.

The World Performance Car respect is awarded any year by an general jury row comprised of 66 top-level automotive reporters from 25 countries around a world. Jury members are allocated by a World Car Steering Committee on a basement of their expertise, experience, credibility, and influence. Each juror typically drives and evaluates new vehicles on a unchanging basement as partial of his or her veteran work. Through their particular outlets they collectively strech an assembly of millions of automotive consumers in each dilemma of a globe.

“We are respected that a 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S was selected by this renowned organisation of jurors as a 2012 World Performance Car,” pronounced Detlev von Platen, boss and CEO of Porsche Cars North America. “For only a seventh time in roughly 50 years a iconic 911 has been revised to a indicate of being a new-generation, and winning this endowment from a tellurian group of world-class reporters is glorious validation for a work and loyalty of everybody during Porsche.”

Lower, wider, longer, some-more absolute and some-more fit than a predecessor, a all-new 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera has been polished from a belligerent up. Delivering 350hp and 400hp respectively, a 3.4-liter 911 Carrera and 3.8-liter Carrera S fighter engines are accessible with a seven-speed primer gearbox or a seven-speed dual-clutch Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) automatic. When propitious with a Sport Chrono PDK, a Carrera can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds, while a Carrera S reaches 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and reaches a top-track-speed of 187 mph.

Inside a cabin of a new 911, countless comfort, preference and ergonomic facilities emanate an sourroundings that allows drivers to entirely concentration on a highway ahead, while also appreciating new accessible audio and communications systems by companies like Bose® and Burmester®. Both motorist and newcomer advantage from roughly an in. some-more front leg room for increasing comfort. The towering core console allows for faster shifts.

The 2012 Carrera has a bottom Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $82,100; a 911 Carrera S has a bottom MSRP cost of $96,400, not including a $950 end charge.


Nick Twork
Manager, Product Communications

Dave Engelman
Media Relations Manager

About Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), formed in Atlanta, Ga. is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, a Cayenne SUV and Panamera sports sedan. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who yield parts, service, selling and training for 194 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 63-year story and care in a enrichment of car performance, reserve and efficiency. At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

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