2011 Porsche 911 Speedster: Hommage a 356 Speedster 1954
The new 911 Speedster celebrates 25 years of exclusive customization program for Porsche
The fourth Porsche Speedster takes a unique wider body, more power and a multitude of specially adapted Elements
Surbaissee, sporty and exceptionally rare, the new 911 Speedster Porsche Exclusive AG pays tribute to the very first Porsche bear the name, the 356 Speedster. In this respect, the global production scale will be limited to only 356 cars. This special edition 911 exceptionally rare to be unveiled in early October at the Paris Motor Show Paris.
The concept of the new Speedster was realized by Porsche Exclusive, responsible for customizing cars Porsche series for clients division, as well as the creation of models has limited series. In fact, the new 911 Speedster celebrated the 25th anniversary of this division.
Just like the 911 Sport Classic, which was not available in Canada, the 911 Speedster takes almost all optional equipment of the 911 range, plus many unique design elements not available on other 911 . As the ultimate example of a Personalized 911 factory, changes were made to its exterior design to its interior fittings and its performance characteristics.
Decidedly different from other 911 Speedster adopts a configuration with two exclusive places more inclined windscreen and lower 60 mm. Sport manual convertible top, with its flatter contours, fits under a new rigid lid characteristic double bubble, while the rear wheel arches are wider than 44 mm. The 911 Speedster also adopts unique front and rear skirts and stockings separate fund. With its open or closed top, it is distinct, instantly recognizable and totally different from the other 911.
Much of the appeal of the 911 Speedster is also attributable to its meticulous interior hand finished. A black leather trim is finished in soft combined with many details that go on the outside of the vehicle. This includes decorative elements with a checkered flag on the center section of the adaptive sports seats to Settings electric, the lateral supports covered with leather body color, and many rooms also painted the body color trim.
Body color, blue Pure, was produced exclusively for the Speedster; it provides an intriguing contrast with the headlight shades, hubcaps, black headlight, trim black windshield and other black decorative elements. (Upon request, the Speedster is available in Carrara White.)
Under the hood, the six-cylinder engine 3.8-liter flat, with a Performance Kit Exclusive Porsche produces 408 hp, 23 hp more than 911 Carrera S. However, true to the philosophy of development Porsche Intelligent Performance, fuel consumption does not exceed that of the Carrera S in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). A gearbox has dual clutch Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) has 7-transmits power to a rear deck equipped with a series of differential slip limit. The system Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and the brake system (PCCB Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake) are also standard.
In the new 911 Speedster, a copy protection driver and serial passage is. Particularly for any convertible model, the Porsche engineers have enhances the protection system rollover which is standard on all Porsche convertibles.
The new Speedster is only the fourth model to wear the iconic designation. Launched in 1953, the Speedster, pure sports car based on the Porsche 356, was equipped with two bucket seats, door fitted with ice and a sliding plastic windshield shortcut and elegantly bent. In 1988, the Speedster first based on the 911 Carrera celebrated his return with an additional element: for the first time, the rear cover is provided with the characteristic double bubble. The latest iteration of the 911 Speedster was offered in 1993 and 1994.
In Canada, from the beginning of 2011, only 15 911 Speedster will be offered at a price of $ 245,900.
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