Exclusive: New Generation Porsche 911 India Launch Details Revealed

The next generation Porsche 911 made its global debut at the LA Auto Show in November last year, and the legendary sports car is all set to make its way to India soon. Carandbike can exclusively tell you that the all-new Porsche 911 will be launched in India on April 11, 2019, taking a giant leap in both performance and tech advancement over its predecessor. Internally codenamed 992, the two-door offering retains that iconic silhouette that is distinctive to the 911 family, albeit with the heavily revised range of six-cylinder turbo petrol engines that boast of more power.

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The Porsche 911 Carrera 4S gets more muscular styling while retaining the iconic silhouette

Inside, the cabin on the new generation Porsche 911 gets extensive updates with a dashboard that has been inspired by the 911 models of the 1970s. The multi-function steering wheel is new while the traditional dials have been replaced by digital displays with the rev counter in the centre. There is also a nee 10.9-inch touchscreen monitor within the centre console and comes with a host of connectivity functions including navigation featuring swarm-based data. Porsche Connect Plus too is now standard on the two-door model. Other updates include newly designed gear lever, electronic handbrake switch and a combination of touch-based and toggle type switches across the cabin. The 911 also gets electrical pop-out handles as a new feature.

The new Porsche 911 gets a digital console and a massive touchscreen system too

Under the hood, the Porsche 911 Carrera S and the 911 Carrera 4S are powered by the extensively 3.0-litre flat-six, turbo petrol engine that makes an additional 30 horses. The total power output now stands at 444 bhp, while 0-100 kmph times have been dropped under 4 seconds. The new Porsche 911 Carrera S can hit 0-100 kmph in 3.7 seconds, while the 911 Carrera 4S does the same run in just 3.6 seconds. The latter comes with all-wheel drive as well. The optional Sport Chrono Package further reduces the sprint by 0.2 seconds. The top speed on the Carrera S is rated at 308 kmph, while that on the heavier Carrera 4S is 306 kmph. The eighth generation Porsche 911 will be competing against a number of sports cars in India including the Mercedes-AMG GT, Nissan GT-R, Audi R8, Lamborghini Huracan and the likes.


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