Under the hood of Porsche 911 Carrera (base model) and 911 Carrera 4 lies a 3.61L 6-cylinder engine, which delivers a power of 345 hp @ 6500 rpm and a peak torque of 390 Nm @ 4400 rpm. On the other hand, 911 Carrera S and 911 Carrera 4S are powered by 3.81L 6-cylinder engine, which churns out a power of 385 hp @ 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 420 Nm @ 4400 rpm. Both the engines are equipped with Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) system. All the four models are gasoline-driven. The optimally designed oil supply system ensures good fuel economy.
Design And Comfort
Porsche 911 Carrera sports more refreshing and dynamic looks than its previous models. The frontage gets new sparkling bi-xenon headlights, bumper and large air intake valves (to provide increased cooling power). The LED daytime running lights and indicators are positioned just above the air intakes, giving the car a dynamic look. In the re-styled rear end, the stainless steel twin tailpipes and attractive taillights cluster contribute to the aesthetic appearance of the coupe. The 911 Carrera base model and 911 Carrera 4 get 18-inch wheels, while the Carrera S model comes with 19-inch wheels. The seats offer a high level of comfort for its occupants, with good lateral support, lumbar support adjustment and under-seat suspension. Two options are available for the coupe, as far as the seats are concerned, standard and sports.
The cockpit of Porsche 911 Carrera coupe is sporty and comfortable. The two-seater coupe provides ample head and leg room to its passengers. Its well appointed interiors feature a Surround Sound music system, which creates a concert hall effect within the cabin. Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system is standard in all the models of the 911 Carrera coupe. This system is the central control unit for audio, navigation and communication. Additional features of the coupe include "Welcome Home" lighting, slide-tilt sunroof and automatically dimming mirrors.
Ride And Handling
The power steering of 911 Carrera coupe is very sensitive and precise, which helps the driver cruise along the road effortlessly. The steering precision is comparable with a race car. Superior handling characteristics of the vehicle are accredited to its suspension system, which is lightweight, stable and very agile. Maximum handling agility is provided by the lightweight spring struts, with aluminum dampers on the rear axle. The chassis of the coupe is designed to provide safe maneuvering even at high speeds. Rolling noises and vibrations have been kept at the minimal levels.
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Porsche 911 Carrera is fully packed with a range of active and passive advanced safety features, ensuring high level of protection for its occupants in the event of collisions. The Bi-xenon headlights have a dynamic range control, which ensures good night-driving experience. The airbags are deployed in two stages during accidents. The automobile also comes with an anti-theft protection system (vehicle tracking system), apart from Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) and other passive safety features.
Porsche 911 Carrera Price, Variants And Color
Porsche 911 Carrera (base model), 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera 4 and 911 Carrera 4S are the four variants of the coupe. Porsche 911 Carrera is priced at Rs 74 lakh (approx) while Carrera 4, Carrera S and Carrera 4S come with a price tag of Rs. 81 lakh (approx), Rs. 86 lakh (approx) and Rs. 91 lakh (approx), respectively. The coupe is available in a range of vibrant solid colors, including Black, Guards Red, Carrara White and Speed Yellow and metallic colors such as Basalt Black, Arctic Silver, Midnight Blue, Ruby Red, Macadamia, Meteor Gray, Aqua Blue and Porsche Racing Green. The special exteriors colors assigned to the coupe are Cream White, GT Silver Metallic, Atlas Grey Metallic, Malachite Green Metallic and Nordic Gold Metallic.
Porsche 911 Carrera Mileage
Known for its outstanding performance and luxurious features, Porsche 911 Carrera gives a mileage of 6-9 kmpl.