2019 Porsche 911 Evaluate, Rankings, Specs, Costs, and Images
The 2019 Porsche 911’s efficiency is ideal no matter how a lot you spend.
The outgoing 911 presents extra variants than the incoming automobile, which arrives in the summertime. That’s typical Porsche, however Carrera and Carrera S consumers ought to know that an up to date powertrain is on the best way quickly.
The 2019 911 is offered in base, S, GTS, Turbo, Turbo S, GT3, and GT2 energy configurations that vary from 370 to 690 hp. The frequent thread: They’re all flat-6 engines positioned rearward of the again tires. Most configurations supply a 7-speed handbook transmission and all supply a 7-speed dual-clutch automated. All-wheel drive is offered on most vehicles.
The bottom Carrera and Carrera T presents 370 hp and 331 pound-feet of torque from their turbocharged flat-6 engines that propels the vehicles as much as 60 mph in 4.zero seconds. From there Carrera S fashions boast 420 hp and dash as much as 60 mph in 3.7 seconds when geared up with the automated transmission, which Porsche calls PDK. (Don’t ask us what it stands for, it’s 21 letters lengthy.)
The Carrera GTS presents 450 hp and lively exhaust (amongst different goodies) that pipes in Porsche’s six-piece orchestra effectively.
From there, the Porsche Turbo and Turbo S ship the ability output to the troposphere with 540 and 580 hp, respectively, from their 3.8-liter turbocharged flat-6s. These variations are PDK solely, however no much less enjoyable. They dash as much as 60 mph in round three seconds, nevertheless it’s their long-legged pace and luxury that makes them superlative grand touring vehicles.
More durable, faster Porsches can be found, too.
The GT3 is a race-ready, naturally aspirated champion with its 3.8-liter flat-6. (GT3 Touring fashions skip the rear wing, if that’s your factor.) The GT2’s turbocharged, 690-hp flat-6 will get all of the honorifics: it’s a relative discount at roughly $300,000 in comparison with the million-dollar hypercars it could compete with.
Predictably, all 911s are a thrill to drive, and regardless of the latest transfer towards turbochargers for many of the vary (there are turbo Porsches and Porsche Turbos), there’s no trace of lag.
The 911s very good steering is carried all through, too. Each automobile can tuck right into a nook, no matter who’s driving, and carry pace all the best way to the subsequent one. It’s thrilling and intoxicating. Lively roll bars maintain the 911 flat by the worst we’ve thrown on the sports activities vehicles.
Regardless of the 911’s functionality on the observe or within the twisties, it’s additionally comfy and quiet on long-distance drives. (Properly, most of them with out “GT” affixed to their names.)
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