2009 Porsche 997 911 Turbo Facelift review and pictures

Posted on Friday, 7 August 2009 , 09:08:15 byDan

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Porsche 997 911 Turbo Facelift

Porsche carmaker is proud to present a new model, the new 911 Turbo. This vehicle combines innovative technology with fine tuning and supreme refinement in design. The new top model will be presented to the public for the first time at the Frankfurt Motor Show starting 17-27 September. Under the hood, the 911 Turbo hides a 3.8-liter capable of developing 500 BHP and all this output is being sent to the wheels through a seven-speed double-clutch transmission. Models equipped with PDK are also available with a new, optional three-spoke steering wheel with gearshift paddles as an alternative to the standard steering wheels with its proven shift buttons. The combination of PDK, Direct Fuel Injection and turbocharging ensures an unprecedented standard of efficiency, agility, responsiveness and performance, the Porsche 911 Turbo reducing the CO2 emission level versus its predecessor by almost 18% and therefore ranking unique in its segment also in this respect. The engine enables the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds and to reach a top speed of 312 km/h. this is not all. The driver will be able of enjoying a further improvement in driving dynamics detailed enhancement of PTM fully controlled all-wheel drive and PSM Porsche Stability Management being further supported by new PTV Porsche Torque Vectoring available as an option. This means the car is more agile and precise offering higher level of driving pleasure. Sales will begin in Germany on the 21st of November 2009 both for the Coupe and Cabriolet versions. The price will start at EUR122.400 for the Coupe and at EUR131.800 for the Cabriolet. The retail price for the Cabriolet is EUR157.057 and EUR145871 for the Coupe. For all prices the 19% VAT tax will be included.