All-new Porsche 911 To Reveal Later In 2018

  • 13th, Jun 2018 5:30 PM
  • Rekha Rawat
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New Porsche 911 will be available with more technological advancements and power as compared to the previous models and able to produce a peak power of 395 hp.  The 8th-gen model with codename 992 will be revealed in November at the Los Angeles motor show and will be available next year in rear-wheel-drive Carrera and Carrera S models.  The new 911 model is expected to take a four-wheel-drive Turbo generating 608hp in the top-end S model, providing the output similar to the 911 Turbo S Exclusive introduced last year.

The combine of the updated aerodynamics and four-wheel-drive transmission is able to reach 100 kph in just 2.9 sec or less from a standstill position and also can touch a top speed of 330 kph. The new 911 will get the new platform utilized by the 3rd-gen Audi R8. The kerb weight is supposed to keep at 430kg, the new model as well takes a greater amount of aluminum mostly nearly side sections.  The new structure designed with Bertrandt, the company developed for recent models which bring dynamic rigidity and static stiffness as compared to the 911 models. It is still not clear whether the company will bring standard versions with lithium-ion battery or not.


The styling features have been updated slightly by following the evolutionary path with the existing customary appearance that has featured the Porsche model, although with some minor changes directly to the predecessor. The front end is updated with a new-look bumper, improved headlights changed air duct channeling, more upright stance along with four-element LED graphics and revised front wings. The rear haunches and a new door handle with more flush are more apparent now. The rear is as well updated with the full-width tail-light design of the newly introduced Porsche models. Coming to the active features, it includes a new rear spoiler, louvers in the front air ducts and active aerodynamic features. Dimension-wise, the new Porsche is grown. The sources say that the length is increased by 20mm and overall length up to 1,850mm.

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The interior is more comprehensive than outer with the adoption of the touch-operated switchgear, new digital instrument panel and new touchscreen infotainment system in the more spacious cabin. The same turbocharged 3.0-litre and the six-cylinder engine will retain its place in the Carrera and Carrera S models. To improve performance, the CO2 emissions reduced. The power output is believed to improve by 20hp to 395hp by turbo boost and some changes.


As the rumors suggest, the new 911 will be the first to be introduced not equipped with a single naturally aspirated engine. It is also rumored that the car is undergoing for the process of the new-gen 911 Turbo’s twin-turbocharged 3.8-litre flat-six engine. It is certain that the eight-gen 911 will get a petrol-electric plug-in hybrid powertrain to run on. The latest plug-in hybrid powertrain will take a lithium ion battery along with cell technology which is utilized by plug-in hybrid variants of Panamera 2nd-gen with a capacity of near 11kWh.

The existing 911 and the new-gen model will be available along with an option of the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox or a seven-speed manual, the former will boast towards new developments proposed at enhancing the existing rapid gear-shifting capability whereas enhancing efficiency with the help of updated stop-start and brake energy recovery functions. As seen in the new 3rd-gen Cayenne SUV, the new 911 will get carbide-steel brakes as well.