The 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show will play host to the premiere of the new Porsche 911 Carrera, featuring the distinctive Porsche design language and instantly recognisable silhouette.
The new Porsche 911 Carrera features a 100mm longer wheelbase, lower height and alloy wheels up to 20 inches in diameter.
The new Porsche 911 Carrera, complete with the new 250hp 3.4 litre, flat six, direct injection engine with the optional seven speed PDK transmission, sees fuel consumption on the combined cycle return 34.4mpg, an increase of 6mpg on the model it replaces. With CO2 emissions of 194g/km, it is the first Porsche sports car to boast a sub-200g/km figure.
Meanwhile, the new Porsche Carrera S with the 400hp 3.8 litre, flat six, direct injection engine mated to the optional PDK returns 32.4mpg, a 5mpg or 14% increase over the previous model, whilst boasting an extra 15hp. CO2 emissions equate to 205g/km.
An all new, lightweight body featuring intelligent aluminium-steel composite constriction features in the new Porsche 911 Carrera, saving up to 45kg of weight. New electro-mechanical power steering offers the precise steering expected with a Porsche whilst also helping to save on fuel. Included as standard is the world's first seven-speed manual transmission, alongside auto start/stop, thermal management and electrical system recuperation all help with fuel efficiency.
On sale from 17th December 2011, the new Porsche 911 Carrera is prices from £71,449 while the Carrera S is priced from £81,242.
Joining the Porsche 911 Carrera will be the 911 GT3 RS 4.0, which will be making its first public appearance in Frankfurt. The model, limited to just 600 examples is already sold out. The car features a 4.0 litre version of the flat six engine producing 500hp allowing the Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.9 to complete the Nurburgring-Nordschleife circuit in 7:27 minutes.
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