Porsche 911 Carrera S 

  • $111k built in Germany
  • 2012
  • 394 HP 3.8L
Longer, lower, wider, faster, more fuel efficient, and—amazingly—slightly lighter, according to the company, the new Porsche 911 Carrera is a better car in every way.
by Car and Driver (Nov, 2011)
Porschephiles may have been wondering at what point their beloved 911 ceases to be a 911 and becomes just a good sports car with an engine in the trunk.
by Car and Driver (Nov, 2011)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 911 Carrera S

Top Gear track time

911 Carrera S
1:26.20
911 Turbo
1:22.20

Nurburgring time

911 Carrera S
7:37.90
Boxster S
8:18.0

Data points Key details of the Porsche 911 Carrera S

Price

911 Carrera S
$111k

Horsepower

911 Carrera S
394 HP

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web

19
Sep

Porsche 911 Carrera S

www.supercars.net
In 1996, Porsche offered the larger Turbo bodywork on the Carrera and called it the Carrera S. Also included were the larger brakes, upgraded suspension and interior bits.
10
Dec

Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet

www.supercars.net
What the Coupé began with the new aluminium-steel body, the Cabriolet continues with the all-new, unique hood: As a result, the typical 911 roof line is initially retained in its entirety.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $110,800
Type of car Production car
Year 2012

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.2 lb/hp
Maximum hp 394 HP @ 7,400 RPM
Maximum torque 324 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM
Max RPM 7,800 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,230 lb
Width 71.2 in
Height 51.1 in
Length 176.8 in
Front track width 60.6 in
Wheelbase 96.5 in

road tests

Top gear time 1:26.20
20.6km nurburgring time 7:37.90

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
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

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
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