2015: Biturbo engines

In the new generation of the 911, Porsche is making a consistent advancement by introducing biturbo engines in all 911 Carrera and 911 Targa models. This is a clear enhancement: Over the decades, Porsche has cultivated the turbo engine so that it offers a unique combination of power and efficiency that conventional naturally aspirated engines cannot. The higher specific power of the turbo engines enables the displacement to be reduced. In both engine variants, Porsche is therefore reducing the displacement to three litres. The higher power of the 911 Carrera S comes from the turbochargers with modified compressors, a specific exhaust system and a specially calibrated engine control unit. The rear of the 911 Carrera now delivers 370 hp (272 kW), ready to be converted into dynamic power, while the charged six-cylinder engine of the 911 Carrera S provides 420 hp (309 kW). In both cases, this represents an increase of 20 hp (15 kW). The improvement in the torque is even more obvious: The 911 Carrera offers 450 Nm and the 911 Carrera S 500 Nm, meaning both drives offer 60 Nm more. It is not just these maximum values that benefit drivers; they can also convert the full torque into acceleration over more than half of the speed range. At the same time, the new generation of engines is much more economical, with fuel consumption reduced by up to one litre per 100 kilometres depending on the version.

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