Porsche 911 Carrera 4S 

  • $118k built in Germany
  • 2012
  • 400 HP 3.8L
  • 183 mph
In 1995, Porsche offered the larger Turbo bodywork on the Carrera 4 and called it the Carrera 4S.
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Porsche Intelligent Performance: high levels of driving performance, low fuel consumption All new models have a 7-speed manual gearbox as standard, and the Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) gearbox is available as an option.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

0-60mph

911 Carrera 4S
4.5 s
Nissan GT-R
2.7 s

Top speed

911 Carrera 4S
183 mph
Nissan GT-R
195 mph

Data points Key details of the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

Price

911 Carrera 4S
$118k

Horsepower

911 Carrera 4S
400 HP
Nissan GT-R
542 HP

In The News From around the web

3
Oct

Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

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In July 2011, Porsche crowned the model series with the 911 Carrera 4 GTS, whose 3.8-litre engine was boosted to 408 hp (300 kW).
They sport the same traits as the rear-wheel drive versions: their lightweight body design, suspension, engines and gearboxes are identical, the only exception being modifications related to the all-wheel drive.
19
Sep

Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

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In 1995, Porsche offered the larger Turbo bodywork on the Carrera 4 and called it the Carrera 4S.
Very similar 18 inch wheels were fitted and covered the red-calipers from the Turbo line.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $117,530
Type of car Production car
Year 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.35 lb/hp
Maximum hp 400 HP @ 7,400 RPM
Maximum torque 325 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM
Max RPM 7,800 RPM
Engine placement Mid
Steering system rack&pinionPAS

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 13.39 in Disc
Rear brakes 12.99 in Disc
Front wheels 483/? 216
Rear wheels 483/? 279

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,340 lb
Width 72.9 in
Height 50.9 in
Length 176.8 in
Front track width 60.3 in
Wheelbase 96.5 in

road tests

Top speed 183 mph
0-60mph 4.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain AWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 7 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.91:1
  2. 2: 2.29:1
  3. 3: 1.55:1
  4. 4: 1.3:1
  5. 5: 1.08:1
  6. 6: 0.88:1
  7. 7: 0.71:1
Axle ratio 3.44:1

engine

Displacement 3,800 cc
Cylinders Flat 6
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Bore/stroke 4.01 in / 3.05 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves
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I;m looking to purchase a 2005 911 Carrera 4S what if any are the disadvantages of AWD vs rear wheel drive
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