Porsche unveils entry-level 911 Carrera as Coupe & Cabriolet models

07/31/2019

Posted by: Jane Osuagwu

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Since its first production of the 911 variant in 1963, Porsche is stopping at nothing to expand its lineups as two members just got added. Check out the hot releases!

Porsche is on a journey to expand its 911 series and Naijauto just got informed that the automaker has welcomed new members, the entry-level Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe and Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet.

Specifications of entry-level Porsche 911 Carrera

Equipped with a 3.0-liter twin-turbo six-cylinder engine, the sports cars will be heading to the US at the beginning of 2020. Their engines deliver 379 hp(283 kW/384 PS) and a torque of 331 lb-ft (449 Nm) and mated to an 8-speed PDK transmission. It allows the 911 Coupe variant to sprint from 0-60 mph in 4 seconds. When fitted with the Sport Chrono Package (optional), the Coupe's acceleration time is reduced to 3.8 seconds.

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The entry-level 911 Carrera Coupe and 911 Carrera Cabriolet debuted by Porsche

For the Cabriolet, acceleration is a bit slower than that of the Coupe. It takes 4.2 seconds to sprint from 0-60 mph and 4.0 seconds when it's using the Sport Chrono Package. Coming to the top speed, the Cabriolet is also slower by 2 mph as its top speed is limited to 180 mph (290 km/h).

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The Porche 911 Carrera Coupe on display

Design of entry-level Porsche 911 Carrera

On styling, there wasn't any departure from other models. However, the Porsche sports cars were fitted with smaller wheels measuring 19 inches for the front wheel and 20-inches for the back. Their internally ventilated discs are 13 inches and held by four-piston calipers.

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The Porsche 911 Cassera Cabriolet viewed from the top

Other altercations include a modified exhaust. And Porsche says,

"The standard 911 Carrera models feature one rectangular, single-tube tailpipe on each side, while the S models are fitted with a set of round twin-tailpipes on each side."

Customers are given the option to make the 911 Carrera entry-level bear the same looks like the S variant. To do that, they will use ceramic composite brakes, 20/21- inch wheels and a sports exhaust system that has an oval tail exhaust pipe.

The interior still looks the same with other models. They feature a 10.9-inch infotainment system, Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)-an electronic damping system which reacts to changing conditions of the road to provide drivers with better handling and comfort.

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Porsche 911 is equipped with PASM to adapt to road terrain

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The Porsche sports car features a sports exhaust system that has an oval tail exhaust pipe

How much is Porsche 911 Carrera?

Order for both models is already opened. The price of the 911 Carrera Coupe is placed at $97,400 (₦35 million) while the 911 Carrera Cabriolet sells for $110,200 (₦40 million) And of course, each price excludes a $1,350 (₦489,000) delivery, processing and handling charge.

Watch the new 911 Porsche Cassera Coupe and Cabriolet cruise around

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Jane Osuagwu is an automotive writer at Naijauto.com. She's a car enthusiast who loves creating educative and informative topics on cars, ranging from maintenance tips to updates on the latest trend in the auto industry in concise and friendly writing. 

Jane is also a blogger and loves reading, inspiring people and getting involved in personal development projects.

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