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 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