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New Seventh-Generation Porsche 911 On-Sale Now

2012 911 Carrera and Carrera S are prepared to conquer a hearts and minds of sports automobile enthusiasts

ATLANTA – Feb 6, 2012 – Porsche Cars North America currently announced that a new Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera S models have arrived in Porsche showrooms around a country. The latest epoch of a iconic Porsche 911 is on-sale now.

Following a media introduction final fall, reporters world-wide have patrician this latest 911 as a best yet. All early indicators indicate to it remaining each bit a idol it has been given a 1964 debut.

“Whether this will be a customer’s initial or only their latest Porsche 911, it’s going to be a many refreshing tenure knowledge yet,� pronounced Detlev von Platen, President and CEO of Porsche Cars North America. “The 911 Carrera and Carrera S are a ultimate choices for drivers who wish a fun and fad of a loyal benchmark-setting sports automobile week in and week out, not only for uncover or play during a weekends.�

For 2012, a 911 has been totally redesigned from a belligerent up. The newest incarnation relates unaccompanied change to a priorities of a new era, preserving a classical 911 lines, nonetheless revisiting each in. for advances in energy and fuel economy. While still now tangible as a Porsche 911 during a glance, 90 percent of a 2012 911’s components are possibly new or essentially revised.

Longer, lower, wider, 100 lbs. lighter, faster and some-more fit than prior models, a 911 is a ideal mix of complicated design, intelligent engineering and opening DNA.

In serve to cultured improvements, both new models offer poignant opening enhancements. The 2012 911 Carrera is versed with a new, 350-horsepower, 3.4-liter fighter engine that provides 5 some-more horsepower (HP) than a effusive 3.6-liter engine, while a Carrera S facilities a 400 HP, 3.8-liter fighter engine—a 15 HP alleviation contra a predecessor. The 911 Carrera with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) accelerates from 0 to 60 in 4.4 seconds, while a Carrera S sprints from 0 to 60 in a small 4.1 seconds. That time is reduced even serve to 3.9 seconds when versed with a Sports Chrono Package Plus. Top-track-speeds for a 911 Carrera and Carrera S are 179 and 188 mph, respectively.

As with each generation, a new 911 Carrera continues to lift a bar in both opening and efficiency. This is achieved by systems such as a Automatic Start/Stop function, engine and delivery thermal management, electrical complement recuperation, a world’s initial seven-speed primer delivery and—in and with PDK—the ability to ‘sail’ or coast. The new electro-mechanical energy steering offers a standard Porsche pointing and helps to boost potency and revoke fuel consumption.

The new 911 Carrera Coupe has a bottom MSRP of $82,100, and a 911 Carrera S Coupe starts during $96,400 (excluding end fees).

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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 Gran Turismo. 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 196 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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Contact: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Nick Twork
Manager, Product Communications
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Media Relations Manager
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