Discussion in '911' started by Merc1, Nov 9, 2011.
Drats, beat me to it soup.
I saw a 991 the other drive and it sounded incredible. I am happy Porsche has reworked the acoustics. The 991 almost sounds like a 997 GT3.
AutoZeitung FIRST TEST - Porsche 911 Carrera PDK Cabriolet
First test with a few performance numbers, full results will be available with next issue's SL vs. 911-comparison.
Equipment: PCCB, PDK, Sport Chrono, PASM
Weight: 1535 kg (Carrera PDK: 1497 kg)
0-100 km/h: 4,8 s (Carrera PDK: 4,3 s)
0-180 km/h: 13,9 s (Carrera PDK: 11,8 s)
Vmax.: 284 km/h
Braking 100-0 km/h, cold/warm: 32,9 m/32,8 m
Average fuel consumption: 10,3 l/100 km
You can feel the power-deficit of 50 hp compared to the Carrera S, the PDK shift back 1-2 gears very often, even on the slightest uphill. Acceleration is far behind the 911 Carrera S PDK Coupé, it is also much slower than the Carrera PDK Coupé tested by Italian Auto recently. Ceramic brakes are brutal.
So basically you are better off buying a maxed out Boxster S that will all around be a mor fun convertible experience than an entry level Carerra Cabrio.
Porsche 911 Cabriolet Auto Express
[ Related Photos: Read more: Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet review | Auto Express ]
We hit the road in Carrera S version of the all-new soft-top
RATING - 5 Star
Never, ever. Entry level 911 cabrio is still faster than E93 M3. Plenty of power....
[scans] AutoZeitung - Porsche 911 Carrera PDK Cabriolet
Carrera S PDK Cabriolet - the first performance numbers by AutoBild
Weight: 1598 kg (Coupé: 1484 kg)
0-100 km/h: 4,3 s (Coupé: 3,8 s)
0-200 km/h: 14,5 s (Coupé: 13,2 s)
P.S.: new SL500 0-100 km/h in 4,5 s. Wow!
MotorTrend Review of the 2012 Carrera S Cabriolet:
Call me a nut case but I find the tri-exhaust tips to be rather cool.
AHHHHH!! That's nice. I'm not even talking about the Gemballa parts, I'm still focusing on how great the 991 itself looks.
I've seen a few on the roads now, and it's really a beauty, like a 997 but very subtly different, yet masterfully MUCH better looking.