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Next Porsche 911 will have a new chassis

It will also allow the rear wheels to turn.

The next generation of the sports car Porsche 911 will be equipped with a new chassis that will allow for movement when turning the rear wheels of the machine to turn a slight angle.

Porsche 911

2012 Porsche 911

This revealed the media in Germany, citing its sources in the company, which recently became the property of the concern Volkswagen.

Moreover, the new model will be equipped with six-cylinder petrol engine with three turbochargers. Two turbines are large Borg Warner, who is also on the current generation of the Porsche 911, and the third is small and will operate at low speed to help the “responsiveness” of the engine at low speed. Engine displacement of 3.8 liters and 530 hp power around

The motor can work in combination with 7-speed automatic transmission – both manual and automatic dual grip.

New Porsche 911 Turbo will debut in about a year, and sales will start in early 2014.

Porsche 911 turns half a century

A brief overview of the history of the most important model for the German company
For most enthusiasts Porsche 911 remains the only true Porsche. It shows a link to the original model of the company, which was established nearly 50 years ago. Although the company founder Ferdinand Porsche always believed that he had created an excellent sports car, few expected that he will remain on top for half a century.

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1970 Porsche 911

Achieving such a thing, however, is not easy. Over the years many attempts have been made, especially by the press, the model must be closed. Fortunately, they all fail. Just Porsche 911 is so good and important product that can not be discarded and forgotten.

It should be noted that the 911 is the first Porsche series engine with more than 4 cylinders. The new 6-cylinder engine with air cooling revolutionized its location. Front it is held by the gearbox, and a special rear transom. In the first version with a 5-speed manual gearbox, which allows for higher speed lower gear and higher speed. The machine sees the light of day for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 1963 as a replacement for the model 356. Initially had to bear the name 901, but at that time the rights to use numbers in the middle of their models is Peugeot. Therefore the Germans changed the name.

In appearance 911 is equipped with a 2.0-liter, 6-cylinder engine with 128 hp This option is available in over 2 decades. Despite its high price vehicle is used for racing on the track and participate in the rally championships. At the same time it can go to the market or to drive a child to school. This makes 911 in the first supercar for everyday use. Of course, there are special versions such as Carrera RS, which receives motor volume 2.7 liters.

In 1975, a special version is planned 911 Turbo (930), which is equipped with a 3.0 liter engine with 256 hp He should be competing with Ferrari and Lamborghini, as opposed to their success on the track. Based on 930 racing versions appear 934 and 935, which achieved several victories in prestigious competitions. Over time, the power of the Turbo models increased from 256 to 330 hp And what is most interesting – planned as a special edition car quickly became a series.

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1980 Porsche 911

For model in 1987 Porsche offers a number of innovations. The new 911 (964) in appearance slightly differs from its predecessor. Only a trained eye can distinguish innovations from the previous version. 964 version has ABS, power steering and engine capacity was increased to 3.6 l 911 This is the first in which the front wheels receive torque of the engine. At that time, a new Carrera 4-drive and four-wheel. At the time, resumed the production of Carrera Turbo RWD. The car has a 3.3 liter, 6-cylinder engine with 320 hp Later model gets a 3.6 liter capacity 350 hp

Quite different is the next option – 993. This is evident from the appearance, which changes the front and back are clearly visible. Machine retains 3.6-liter engine, which, however, already has a power 268 hp Rear-wheel drive version named Carrera, while the power to all four wheels is Carrera 4S. New rear suspension is what makes the bike more “obedient”. In 1995 appears the option 993 Turbo, which has not one but 2 turbines. Thanks to them, the engine now has 400 horsepower It’s the last air-cooled 911, and a Varian – GT2 becomes a real beast on the road thanks to its low weight.

Before the release of the next version – 996, the company is close to major financial crisis. The reason is that at the time – in 1996, Porsche sports car produced exclusively. And no other significant income. The plans of the company placing the model in a central location of the engine to replace the 911. However, the risk is assumed and appears 996, which is not much different from the typical 911. The new version has a 3.4 liter, 6-cylinder engine with liquid cooling. Meanwhile, Porsche continues to produce the familiar Carrera, Carrera 4, Turbo and GT2. A little later, the “mad” GT3, that is maximum lightweight and straight smash your opponents on the track.

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1990 Porsche 911

Things have changed significantly in 2005 when Porsche has enough resources for a new 911. This is mostly due to the success of crossover Cayenne, which has serious profit. This money goes to the development of new sports equipment. The plan succeeds, and 911 Carrera (997) became one of the most successful cars produced by the company from Stuttgart. It is equipped with a number of new technologies such as PSM (Automatic Stability Control), PASM (electronic damping control), etc.. The basic version is given a 3.6 liter engine, while the Carrera S has a 3.8 liter. The model 997 is the first Porsche car fitted with modified turbine geometry.

Generally sports cars come and go. Some of them are now forgotten. For 49 years the Porsche 911 has become an icon. And will remain so, for fans of this car is not reduced, on the contrary.

The new Porsche 911 Carrera e surprisingly economical

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2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabrio

A month before the opening of the Paris Motor Show Porsche presented the details and images of the new models for 2013 911 Carrera 4 and 4S.

Both models will go on sale early next year and will be in the form of a coupe and convertible. All four versions have the system drive Porsche Traction Management (PTM).

It PTM system is the biggest difference between the models 2013 and earlier models Carrera. There are several other improvements that will make 4 and 4S models with up to 16 percent more economical than their predecessors without losing the speed and strength.

This is due to the lighter body (in model 4 the weight is about 65 kilograms less than its predecessor) and a gearbox with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK).

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Porsche 911 Carrera S

Model 4 is powered by 3.4-liter engine with maximum power of 350 horsepower. Fuel consumption when it is 11.7 liters per 100 kilometers in the city and 8.4 liters per 100 out of town for the coupe model, in convertible cost is 11.7 liters in the city and 8.7 liters per 100 kilometers outside the city. The vehicle accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.3 seconds and reaches a top speed of 285 km / h

4S model has a more powerful 3.8-liter engine and 400 horsepower under the hood. However, the result is a decrease in fuel economy – 12.4 liters per 100 kilometers in the city and 9.5 liters out of town for two modifications. It accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 3.9 seconds and reaches a top speed of 300 km / h

Models 4 and 4S will be presented at the Paris Motor Show. Once out of the market base price will be 91,030 dollars and 105,630 dollars respectively.

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