Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Coupé 

  • $106k built in Germany
  • 2012
  • 400 HP 3.8L
  • 185 mph
What's cooler than the quickest way from 0 to 60?
by MotorTrend (Aug, 2008)
Front-engine placement offers much better overall packaging, while a mid-engine vehicle arguably handles better.
by AutoBlog (Jan, 2009)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Coupé

0-60mph

911 Carrera 4S Coupé
3.7 s

Top speed

911 Carrera 4S Coupé
185 mph
Model S
130 mph

1/4 mile

911 Carrera 4S Coupé
12 s
Cayman S
13.7 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Coupé

Price

911 Carrera 4S Coupé
$106k
Dinan M3
$18k

Horsepower

911 Carrera 4S Coupé
400 HP

In The News From around the web

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Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Coupé

www.supercars.net
The flat-six power units featuring direct fuel injection develop 345 bhp (254 kW), that is 20 bhp more than before, in the 3.6-litre version.
The new 911 Carrera features upgraded, high-performance brakes ensuring superior stopping power and short stopping distances under all conditions.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $105,630
Type of car Production car
Year 2012
City mileage 19 MPG
Highway mileage 26 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.96 lb/hp
Maximum hp 400 HP @ 7,400 RPM
Maximum torque 325 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM
Max RPM 7,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,800 cc
Cylinders Flat 6
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 12.5:1
Bore/stroke 4.02 in / 3.05 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

road tests

Top speed 185 mph
1/4 mile 12 s
0-60mph 3.7 s
Drag coefficient 0.29

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

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 508/? 216
Rear wheels 508/? 279

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,186 lb
Width 72.9 in
Height 51 in
Length 176.8 in
Front track width 60.6 in
Wheelbase 96.5 in
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