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Porsche 911, the emanations of CO2 is reduced

In Europe, the Porsche 911 in its 2009 livery about to make happy on the old continent. Besides, next year, this venerable sports car will celebrate its 60 years of existence.

The Stuttgart famous we present what he calls the second generation of its Porsche 911 platform using the '997 '. Aesthetically, they remain faithful to the style and especially to the Porsche philosophy, but who can adopt the most modern technologies conscientious way. The front section has been redesigned to provide air 911 Turbo, in addition to using optical LED bar now piecing the bumper. New position lights also use LED technology.

However, it is under the hood or found major improvements to these cars. Thus, for the first time Porsche uses the technology of direct injection petrol engines with 3.6 and 3.8 liters. This is to comply with the new European standards for CO2 emissions, which in this case decreased by 15%. This technology has already been used on the Cayenne SUV and will eventually end up in the belly of the Porsche Boxster and Cayman.

Thanks to this technology, Porsche can afford to offer both more powerful cars, more economical and more ecological especially, kept all proportions. The six cylinder 3.6 liter engine sees its power increase from 325 to 345 horsepower and the 3.8-liter 355 has 385 horsepower.

At Porsche, we have created a surprise by announcing that it has terminated the production of box Tiptronic S, already overtaken technologically. It is obviously replaced by a dual-clutch sequential gearbox, a seven-speed PDK (Porsche Doppel Kupplungsgetriebe) use has its way technology excellent S-Tronic box of the little cousin Audi. According to the data of the manufacturer, a Porsche 911 using this robotised gearbox can reach 100 km / h in just 4.5 seconds, 0.2 seconds faster than a car with a manual gearbox has six speeds.

To curb his impulses was provided for the use of larger disc brakes (330 mm 4-wheel) with the 3.6-liter engine.

On the inside, it is noted that some changes have been made, if not the presence of a new multimedia system, PCM (Porsche Communication Management) more comprehensive and greatly improves especially concerning its ease of use. 

As is usual with Porsche, we unveiled our first time in a Porsche 911 Carrera and Carrera S. followed a little later, and the Porsche Carrera4 Carrera4 S, all ending with the Turbo, GT2 and GT3 versions ...

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