What’s a clock?

Posted on 06. Feb, 2019 by in Porsche Canada

The interior of a new era 911 is a breakthrough new development. At a same time though, it recalls a virtues of a beginning generations: clarity and grave unambiguity. In line with tradition, a analogue rev opposite sits right in a centre – we can’t omit it, as it depends what counts. After all, a raucous, resounding fighter engine that sits low in a back of each 911 wants to be beheld when it is set giveaway to accelerate.

The rev opposite is flanked by dual non-static freeform displays, that prove a speed, oil vigour and temperature, fuel turn and battery voltage, navigation maps, radio announcements, speed boundary and any other useful information – all in high resolution. Just as it did in a strange 911, a new dashboard encloses a instrument panel, travelling a whole breadth between dual plane wing levels. In a middle, a docked-on control row with 5 pushbuttons, styled to demeanour like a classical toggle switch, forms a transition to a centre console with an integrated touchpad. An ignition pivotal is no longer needed: a new 911 facilities Keyless Go and a rotary switch to start a engine as customary – positioned on a left of a steering column, of course.  

Where analogue pointing meets digital integration

Ivo outpost Hulten, Head of Interior Design, explains: “When we were configuring a new model, it was quite critical that we kept in mind a evolutionary changes of all prior generations of 911.” For example, a interior of a strange 911 was organised really clearly, with all set out in a singular line, and given a finish of a 1980s a record has increasingly been a categorical focus. “In a new 911 a importance is on a new materials and a lapse to a plane layout. In addition, we wanted to make a handling judgment as transparent and elementary as possible.” A new era of steering wheel, communicating directly with a instrument cluster, enormously simplifies and speeds adult operation. “We have integrated a larger, 10.9-inch touchscreen into a executive display. Functions are organised in a easier way, creation it quicker to operate, and with fewer distractions than a prior model.”

Journalists from around a universe were recently given a possibility to be won over by a new 911 in Valencia, with all 7 prior generations of a 911 also exhibited during a site. Take a practical chair behind a steering wheel, and have a demeanour by a gallery of rev counters. Would we have recognized each generation?


911 2.0 (original 911), rev counter, Porsche AG

911 2.0 (original 911), rev counter, Porsche AG

911 3.2 (G Model), rev counter, Porsche AG

911 Carrera 4 (964) “30th Anniversary Edition”, rev counter, Porsche AG

911 Carrera (993), rev counter, Porsche AG

911 Carrera 4 (996) “Millennium Edition”, rev counter, Porsche AG

911 Targa 4 (997), rev counter, Porsche AG

911 Carrera S (991) “50th Anniversary Edition”, rev counter, Porsche AG

911 GT3 RS (991.2), rev counter, Porsche AG

911 Carrera 4S (992), rev counter, Porsche AG

Text by Fabian Mechtel

911 Carrera S: Fuel expenditure total 8.9 l/100 km; CO2 emissions total 205 g/km;

911 Carrera 4S: Fuel expenditure total 9.0 l/100 km; CO2 emissions total 206 g/km

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