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Porsche 911 Carrera S (997 facelift) specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1420 kg (3131 lbs)
Dimensions 4.44 m (175 in) long, 1.81 m (71 in) wide, 1.30 m (51 in) high
Wheelbase 2.35 m (93 in)
Power / weight 271 ps (267 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 296 Nm (218 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2008
Origin country Germany
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Performance

Top speed 302 kph (188 mph)
0 - 100 kph 4.0 s
0 - 200 kph 14.3 s
0 - 60 mph 3.9 s
0 - 100 mph 9.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.1 s @ 93.8 mph
1/4 mile 11.7 s
Est. 1/2 mile 19.4 s @ 137.9 mph
Est. 1 mile 31.5 s @ 159.7 mph
Est. 1000 m 22.6 s @ 234.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 10.3 s

More acceleration times

Porsche 911 Carrera S acceleration graph
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gt  7y  

next carrera s is said to be getting 421ps (autocar)

combine it with PDK &sport+ and my estimations would be

Max speed 310 km/h
0-100 km/h 3.7 seconds
0-160 km/h 7.9 seconds
0-200 km/h 12.1 seconds
0-300 km/h 48.6 seconds (better Aerodynamic's)
Quarter mile 11.5 seconds

and as usual they will be claiming a conservative 4.1 seconds to 62mph (for pdk with sport+)when the car first hit the show..

BUT being light as a 09 gt3 (1370kg) & only 14ps down the 2011 carrera s with PDK combined with SPORT+ will smoke the 09 gt3 in strait line..



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BumRush  7y  

Id take a second hand 2004 GT3.


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Fx999  7y  

id rather take a second hand 09 gt3 than this


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Bezza  7y  

Interesting that this car with Steve Sutcliffe at the wheel was slower around Millbrook than a 2.9 basic Porsche Boxter with Jason Plato at the wheel! Plato is a professional driver but Sutcliffe is pretty handy, so it just shows that you cant use the extra power on a winding circuit - Millbrook is a good approximation of an english b road..


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BumRush  7y  

If you cant afford it, and you want a Porsche, this will have too do.


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Fx999  7y  

i think if i want a real fun car to drive id be more happier with a gt3


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Eric  7y  

The Porsche 911 is far more enjoyable to drive than the Nissan GTR. Hell the Porsche Cayman is more fun to drive. The G37?? LMFAO!!!!!!!! I think I\'d have more fun playing PS3 vs. driving a GTR. It\'s a freakin none driver involvement, robotic, passionless, driving appliance that makes grandma look like a hero. No thanks! Porsche all the way!!!


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gt  7y  

better acceleration numbers

http://img694.imageshack.us/f/rotationofrs5.jpg/


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gt  7y  

fastest laps also have the acceleration numbers in that comparison..


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Anonymous  8y  

WOW:O i a G37 over this?? are you serious? G37 is a very nice car, but nothing compared to this. and sorry dude, but are you serious too? this over a GT-R? Dont Think So.


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venom  8y  

lol a g37 over a 911? seriously i can understand choosing the gt-r if you dont care about involvement much but a g37 just isnt even close.


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Anonymous  8y  

Nissan rules the japanese manufacterers with engineering that surpasses most european companies as well. I think i would take a G37s over this porsche but its a good effort.


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Anonymous  8y  

best ever you mean

if you looking for an old engine your gonna need an old car

best new engine in a new car


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Anonymous  8y  

maybe the best NEW engine. but certilny not THE best.


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Anonymous  8y  

it is not a theory
some pro are doing some serious tests and there giving some precised results they came up with it is the best new engine.


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Anonymous  8y  

wouldnt say that, good engine, but wouldnt say its the best.


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Anonymous  8y  

and the best


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Anonymous  8y  

same engine as the last 40 years lol


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Anonymous  8y  

this car win the best new engine with 22 pionts ahead

ukipme.com/engineoftheyear/winners_09/bestnew.html


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hilalpro  9y  

here is an other prove

youtube.com/watch?v=It9_jxLjl6U&feature=channel_page


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Anonymous  9y  

youtube.com/watch?v=I1gb26rsFHE

no special driving just hit the gas till the car do 11.7 1/4mile


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Anonymous  9y  

dont believe that 1/4 mile time.


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Anonymous  9y  

you can't find any road legal car with more than 1425kg and less than 380hp doing 1/4mile in 11.7s + has a top speed over 300 km/h

porsche own the best engineers ever


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qnkvoyfu  9y  

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Anonymous  9y  

11.7s quarter mile

youtube.com/watch?v=I1gb26rsFHE

some one update all the face lifted 911 1/4mile time


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steve gyro  9y  

997-Sport: I test drove the '09 PDK sport, and the new 'tranny is amazing!

I (still) prefer my '07 997-S manual for overall feel. "She's" been tricked out with Autothority chip and EVO hdrs/intake. My guess is around 380. hp, right near the new direct injection 3.8 'sport' engine's 385 hp.

A real driving experience, unlike any other in balance, response, everything!


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Wads  9y  

Its a double clutch automated manual..... basically the same as the VW DSG or BMW DCT. One clutch is in use with the current gear while the other clutch is ready and waiting for the next gear so when the driver changes gear you get a seemless (and very fast) change. Its very fast technology as long as the software can predict which gear to have pre-selected..... if it guesses wrong it can take longer as it swaps to the requested gear..... eg cruising in 4th gear with foot on the gas the software will assume that the driver will want 5th gear next so will have that ready..... but if the driver actually wants to shift down to 3rd the 2nd clutch has to swap from 5th to 3rd before the gear change happens.


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Anonymous  9y  

how does a pdk work??


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Wads  9y  

The 9.3 to 100mph is with the PDK auto.... I've updated the stats

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