Porsche 911 Turbo

The engineers at Porsche like to speak of the most perfect sports car ever. Incredible performance, whilst offering comfortability and fully apt for daily use. The 911 Turbo models pursue this philosophy.

The engineers at Porsche like to speak of the most perfect sports car ever. Incredible performance, whilst offering comfortability and fully apt for daily use. The 911 Turbo models pursue this philosophy.

Breath-taking Performance

The result concludes impressive as well as extremely sporty. Within the 911 Turbo, the unit delivers 427kW (580PS), and 478kW (650PS) in the 911 Turbo S. The sprint performances are brilliant. The 911 Turbo touches 100 km/h in 2.8 seconds with launch control and 200km/h in 9.7 seconds. The 911 Turbo S touches 100km/h in 2.7 seconds with launch control and 200km/h in 8.9 seconds. Top speed is an impressive 320km/h in the 911 Turbo and 330km/h in the 911 Turbo S.

The 911 Turbo models feature awe-inspiring performance teamed with breath taking driving gestures. Even though the fundamental engine layout has not altered, every inch of detail has been optimised, honed and refined. As an example, bigger exhaust turbochargers as well as piezo injectors are utilized for the first time. Exhaust manifolds obtained from the 911 GT2 RS improve its responsiveness and efficiency, all thanks to optimised flow ratios. The vehicles charge-air cooling and engine air intake have been totally redesigned. Initially, air for the intercooler was provided via side air intakes in the rear wings and the aspirated engine air via a tailgate grille. This principle was swapped over in the current 911 Turbo models. This can also be viewed from a surplus two-tract air exit for the intercoolers between the tailpipes in the back apron. This further enables more efficient air flow and charge-air cooling – and therefore more power.

The totally redeveloped 8-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) permits extremely swift gear changes without the flow of power being interrupted – not even by a millisecond. When compared with previous generations, the new 8-speed PDK provides a perceptibly broader middle ground between comfortability, performance and efficiency.

The Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) refers to an electronic damping control system that actively and incessantly adjusts the damping force which is on each wheel, on the basis of present road conditions and style of driving – for decreased body roll and thus improved comfort and better dynamics. A specific high-performance sports suspension combined with a body lowered by 10mm is optionally available as well. Firm springs, adapted anti-roll bars and a brand-new tuning of the PASM dampers, This PASM sports suspension adds improvement in dynamic performance without restricting driving comfort. Its traction management offers more robust and improved control which means more precision and resilience. The Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus system improves dynamics and stability by the application of brake pressure to the rear wheels, in direct conjunction with a rear differential lock. An automatic control system called Porsche Stability Management for the maintenance of stability at the limits of driving performance. Sensors monitor direction, speed, lateral acceleration and yaw velocity continuously. The Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control is an active roll-stabilisation system, supressing the cars lateral body motion while cornering manoeuvres.

 On the 911 Turbo models, the brakes comprise of six-piston aluminium monobloc fixed brake calipers at the front and four-piston aluminium Monobloc fixed brake callipers at the back, in red. The aerodynamic feature, which has been improved compared to the previous generation, makes the car even more aerodynamically flexible be it in any situation. PAA ensures stabilised performance, along with fuel consumption and CO₂ emissions advantages. The wind cannot be avoided but it can be directed. The active air intake flaps which are in the front air intakes, the pneumatically extendible front spoiler made of flexible elastomer as well as the variable rear wing are pivotal here. Both the front spoiler as well as the rear wing are extended and retracted synchronously in various positions. During emergency braking from top speeds, it has – depending on selected driving programme – a positive influence on braking distance by automatically (additionally) extending the front spoiler as well as rear wing.

Designed to decrease fuel consumption during everyday trips as well as achieve superlative performance on sporty drives - the active air intake flaps in the front air intakes. The flaps shut automatically when the car is in moving, thereby lowering drag. On demand or in Sport, Sport Plus or PSM Sport mode, the flaps open, aiding to provide optimum engine cooling. This literally means that cooling air is provided only to the extent that it is actually required. That's efficiency for you. Of the intelligent type.

Excellent design

Firstly, the rear. Since this is where the core of every 911 has beaten since 1963, and the core of every 911 Turbo since 1974: the horizontally opposed engine. The rear of the car is powerfully designed which means it is 20mm wider than earlier models, to be precise. The rear wings have a specifically powerful design. Another distinguishing feature that has characterised the car since the very first model. The rear is accurate and precise. Straight lines, with an evident horizontal orientation. Concentrating on the essentials. The back screen appears visually extended and merges, almost seamlessly, into the tailgate grille with black slats as well as silver-coloured trim strips.

The front design language is in reference to Porsche history – and yet ground-breaking. It is a whopping 45mm wider. Teaming up with its broader track, this significantly increases stability. The wings are traditionally higher than the bonnet. Even more clearly in shape, they highlight the typical design DNA of Porsche. The bonnet's characteristic dynamic recess profiles and linear slope to the front apron are a reference to the design language of earlier car models. Another typical distinguishing feature is the four-point daytime running lights and dipped beam of the LED main headlamps.

The more pronounced anterior apron with its black airblades will direct any headwind. Or to be more accurate, into the side air intakes and active air intake flaps which enable needs-based air flow as well as optimum aerodynamics and cooling. To add, the anterior apron accommodates the almost invisibly integrated camera and sensors which are for the comfort and assistance systems. The variable front spoiler may be extended lower than the previous model, further optimising the aerodynamics. The seamless, one-piece light strip which includes the ‘PORSCHE’ logo at the back connects the three-dimensional LED taillights.

The air supply plays a decisive role in a 911 Turbo. The 911 Turbo Cabriolet models merge the classic silhouette of the 911 Turbo with the possibility of enjoying the unmistakable sound of the turbo engine with even more intense with the roof open. They are fitted with a fully automatic fabric roof. Having a fixed glass back screen and three integral magnesium elements that make the roof extremely robust and yet particularly lightweight. The roof opens or closes in about 12 seconds – up to a speed of 50km/h – with an option to operate it remotely.


Intelligent climate control automatically regulates optimal cabin comfort without manual intervention, it does not matter whether the roof is open or closed. The number of controls has been reduced and everything is located within direct reach of the driver. Sports car ergonomics which also characterise the GT sports steering wheel with multifunction controls as well as shift paddles. The leather interior along with contrasting stitching in crayon, the two-tone leather interior is also with contrasting stitching, the trim strips is in Light Silver with decorative inlays in Dark Silver Diamar. The quilted seat centres and quilted door panels of the 911 Turbo models are a reference to their own legendary history.


The optional light design package is not only practical but also aesthetically appealing. It includes dimmable LEDs in the centre console, around the door handles, door storage compartments, front footwells and back seats. You may choose between seven lighting colours. The standard BOSE® Surround Sound System is optimally tuned to specific interior acoustics of the car models. The audio system features around 12 loudspeakers and amplifier channels which include a patented, 100-watt subwoofer integral to the vehicle bodyshell. The fully active system design turns the 911 Turbo into a concert hall.

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