2017 Porsche 911 Carrera Gets New Twin-Turbo 3.0L Engine and debuts this month at Frankfurt Motor Show
Debuting next week at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the new 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera finds a new twin-turbo 3.0 L flat-six engine generation with 370 hp (420 hp on Carrera S), and will propose a new standard Porsche Communication Management and new rear-wheel steering option.
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Updated 2017 911 Exterior
Porsche likely won’t tinker with the iconic 911 exterior styling a great deal but the new 2017 911 Carrera will find some visual refinements including new headlights with four-point daytime running lights to door handles without recess covers, a redesigned rear lid with vertical louvres and new rear lights – including the characteristic four-point brake lights. Inside the latest 911, the new standard Porsche Communication Management with a multi-touch display offers a considerably expanded range of functions and greatly simplified operation.
New Generation Engine with 370-hp
Powering the new 911 Carrera is a completely new engine producing 370-hp and 420-hp in the Carrera S model. In both cases, this represents a power increase of 20 hp. Both engines have a displacement of 3.0 The greater power of the 911 Carrera S results from turbochargers with modified compressors, a specific exhaust system, and tuned engine management.
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera Price
The new Porsche 911 Carrera models will be launched in the United States in March of 2016, starting at $89,400 US MSRP for the 911 Carerra.
The new 911 will arrive in Canada late first quarter 2016 with an MSRP starting at $102,200.