The new lump gives you 420 horsepower and 368 pound-feet of torque to work with, increases of 20 hp and 43 lb-ft compared to the old 3.8-liter, naturally aspirated six. That's good for 0-60 mph in under 4 seconds.
For those worried about a change to the noise, with the optional sport exhaust, your worries will melt away as the tach needle climbs.
Power gets to the ground via Pirelli PZeros, but the real star is the PDK. While we all love a manual, the dual clutch transmission is truly amazing. Add in rear-axle steering, and the new 911 is a joy to handle.
There aren't major design changes to the interior, but the PCM infotainment system is much improved.
The front facia is refreshed and 4-point daytime running lights are an option. In back look for sharper tail lights and vertical louvers on the engine cover.
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2017 Porsche 911 Carrera
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The most to turbos could prove to be an even bigger shift than the shift away from air-cooled engines. To us, this feels like another change for the better.
Vehicle Info: 2017 Porsche 911