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    • Porsche 991 details released - Lighter than 997 - Carera S 400 hp, Carrera and Boxster to share 3.4 liter motor

      Car and Driver let some details slip and now everyone is reporting the 991 specs. The car will grow 2.5 inches longer with a 4.5 inch longer wheelbase. 2 7-speed transmissions will be available, the 7 gear manual as previously reported and a PDK. Both will have launch control programs. The Carrera S will have 20's as standard equipment. The 911 will have 350 horsepower and share its motor with the Boxster.

      The car will be an impressive 55 pounds lighter than the outgoing 997. Not only will the power grow but the weight will drop despite an increase in size. The interior is basically all taken from the Panamera and new Cayenne which is fine as those interiors are beautiful. The only concern is all the Porsche interiors will blend together.

      Early 991 ring times for the S are reported as 7:50 which will no doubt drop. A rumored 7:37 ring time was hit with a non-production based setup. What changes were done to it? Porsche won't say.



      This article was originally published in forum thread: Porsche 991 details released - Lighter than 997 - Carera S 400 hp, Carrera and Boxster to share 3.4 liter motor started by Sticky View original post
      Comments 16 Comments
      1. Sorena's Avatar
        Sorena -
        nice.
      1. sr20seb's Avatar
        sr20seb -
        A 7 speed manual.......oh man that is so awesome!
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by sr20seb Click here to enlarge
        A 7 speed manual.......oh man that is so awesome!
        So cool how Porsche innovates in the traditional sectors while still offering the cutting edge (PDK).
      1. Sorena's Avatar
        Sorena -
        man do we have more pics about 991? never knew about this rendering.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sorena Click here to enlarge
        man do we have more pics about 991? never knew about this rendering.
        All spy pics basically and renderings. Everyone is guessing...
      1. KB's Avatar
        KB -
        Moar!
      1. DD GT3 RD's Avatar
        DD GT3 RD -
        go KB! moar!
      1. leo985i's Avatar
        leo985i -
        I like it.
      1. M3_WC's Avatar
        M3_WC -
        Looking forward to Sept. It debuts at the Frankfurt Auto Show.
      1. KB's Avatar
        KB -
        This car is going to be awesome! BTW, here is a Top Gear write up giving out some more details.

        http://www.topgear.com/uk/car-news/n...-driven-review
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by DD GT3 RD Click here to enlarge
        go KB! moar!
        I'll have another rendering article up tonight with some new renders.
      1. KB's Avatar
        KB -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        I'll have another rendering article up tonight with some new renders.
        Sweet!!!
      1. Yukohama's Avatar
        Yukohama -
        wanna see the new renders! cause those renders look pretty good!
      1. DarkPhantom's Avatar
        DarkPhantom -
        I really want to see what the 7 speed manual gear box looks like... Will it be |-|-|-| ?
      1. Sorena's Avatar
        Sorena -
        I see nothing new except the tail lights.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sorena Click here to enlarge
        I see nothing new except the tail lights.
        Let's wait for the real thing as that rendering is far too mild.