Porsche 911 Review
911 GT3 RS unveiled by Porsche in India
August 31, 2016: German car maker Porsche has unveiled the RS variant in its sedan 911 GT3 in Indian car market. Empowered with 4.0 litre, six cylinder engine that boosts the power of 493 bhp and torque of 480 Nm and mated with PDK transmission system. The naturally aspirated engine is capable for catching the speed of 100 kmph from standstill in the span of 3.3 seconds and mark of 200 kmph in duration of 10.9 seconds.
The Porsche 911 is available in more than twelve variants across the globe, however the Porsche centers in India house around twelve of its variants successfully selling all over the country, increasing the dignity and luxury of some of the well known money- makers of the country including celebrities.
The Porsche 911 comes with extremely sophisticated features like the aero kit, bucket seats, ceramic composite brakes, sports exhaust system, full leather interiors, multifunction steering wheel, electronic log book, cordless handset for telephone, universal audio interface and what not. The car has everything you could imagine, perhaps think of; name it and its there. The Charming, scintillating exteriors offering style and beauty at every sight with every move that you make away, it tends to bring you even more closer. The Porsche 911 seems as if it has been designed to please the heart and capture the mind. The Lavishing serenity of this epic vehicle is extraordinary and almost supernatural.
The Car comes with both convertible and hard- top options and is available to chose from the splendid spectrum of colors. From almost every single aspect, the 911 is an epic, a delight that is worth a king’s throne. The Porsche 911 speaks of the glory, dignity, superiority and excellence, Porsche Automobil Holding offers.
Porsche 911 Mileage and Fuel Efficiency
|Variant||Mileage (City)||Mileage (Highway)|
|Porsche 911 Carrera||9.5 Kmpl||13 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4||8.5 Kmpl||12 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet||6.3 Kmpl||8.3 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Carrera S||5.4 Kmpl||7.9 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Targa 4||5.4 Kmpl||8.3 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet||6.2 Kmpl||8.3 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4 S||5.3 Kmpl||7.9 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet||5.2 Kmpl||7.9 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Targa 4 S||5.5 Kmpl||7.9 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4 S Cabriolet||5.5 Kmpl||7.9 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Turbo||6.3 Kmpl||8.3 Kmpl|
|Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet||6.2 Kmpl||8.4 Kmpl|
All the variants of the Porsche 911 give respectable mileage performances as per the engine specifications of the car. The high displacement specification might not give a high statistic in mileage but the power truly compensates for the fact. The Porsche 911 Carrera delivers a mileage of about 9.5 Kmpl in the city and 13 Kmpl on the highways. Other variants including the Carrera 4, Cabriolet variants, Targa variants and even the Super natural Turbo delivers a mileage ranging from 5- 8 Kmpl in the city and around 8- 8.5 Kmpl on the highways. All variants of the 911 come with the automatic transmission.
Porsche 911 Variants
|Porsche 911 Carrera||Dynamic cornering lights, metallic paint, park assist, aero kit cup, automatic dimming mirrors with integrated rain sensors, windscreen with grey tinted top, electric sunroof, roof transport system, 7- speed transmission, rear differential lock, Porsche active suspension management, Porsche ceramic composite brake, sports exhaust system, tyre pressure monitoring system, fire extinguisher, home link, cruise control, sports bucket seats, full leather interiors, multi- function steering wheel, navigation system, cordless telephone module, electronic log book, voice control system, Universal audio interface, six disc CD/ DVD changer, BOSE Surround sound system, T.V Tuner.|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4||All features similar with 911 Carrera except for the convertible option available with this variant.|
|Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet||All features same with the above mentioned variants except for the hard top (non convertible) available with this variant.|
|Porsche 911 Carrera S||All features same except the Power kit and 19 inch steel wheels available with this variant.|
|Porsche 911 Targa 4||Lacks power kit and electric sunroof. Rest all features same.|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet||Available with hard top, rest all features same as Carrera S.|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4 S||All features same as Carrera 4 Cabriolet but with the convertible option.|
|Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet||All features same as Carrera 4 Cabriolet but with the power kit and 19” S II wheels.|
|Porsche 911 Targa 4 S||All features same with Targa 4 but this one has power kit and electric sunroof.|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4 S Cabriolet||All features same as Carrera S Cabriolet but with the convertible option.|
|Porsche 911 Turbo||All features same as Carrera 911 but with a turbocharged engine (separate platform), power kit and hard top.|
|Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet||All features same as 911 Turbo but with the choice of a convertible option.|
Porsche 911 Engine, Power and Performance
The Ultra Powerful Engine of the Porsche 911 is located at the rear end of the car. The magnificently strong Engine is well supportive of six cylinders and comes in two choices, one with the 3.6 l capacity and the other one with a capacity of 3.8 l. The Porsche 911 runs on petrol as the prime and the only compatible fuel.
All the variants of the Porsche 911 feature DFI or the Direct Fuel Injection Technology. The DFI injects the fuel directly into the combustion chamber with the help of electromagnetically enabled injection valves. The DFI allocates mono, double and even triple levels of injection automatically depending upon the speed and power generated. The DFI engine of the Porsche seems almost heavenly and is as fast and powerful as the lightening. The 3.6 l Engine is capable of generating a Zeusic 345 hp and the 3.8 l engine churns out a massive 385 hp. incredibly powerful engine of the Porsche 911 results in outstanding performance and very low emissions with the Vario Cam plus system that combines the variable valve timing. The Engine is supportive of the engine cooling system, integrated dry- sump lubrication and high ignition power.
Porsche 911 Pickup and Acceleration
|Variant||Max. Power (Ps/ rpm)||Max. Torque (Nm/ rpm)||Pickup (0-100) (sec.)||Top Speed (Km/ h)||Displacement (cc)|
|Porsche 911 Carrera||325/ 6800||370/ 4250||4.9||289||3596|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4||325/ 6800||370/ 4250||5.6||275||3596|
|Porsche 911 Carrera Cabriolet||345/ 6800||390/ 4400||4.9||287||3614|
|Porsche 911 Carrera S||385/ 6500||420/ 4400||4.5||300||3800|
|Porsche 911 Targa 4||325/ 6800||370/ 4250||5.3||275||3596|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet||325/ 6800||370/ 4250||5.6||275||3596|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4 S||355/ 6600||400/ 4600||4.8||288||3824|
|Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet||385/ 6500||420/ 4400||4.7||300||3800|
|Porsche 911 Targa 4 S||355/ 6600||400/ 4600||4.8||288||3824|
|Porsche 911 Carrera 4 S Cabriolet||355/ 6600||400/ 4600||5.4||288||3824|
|Porsche 911 Turbo||355/ 6600||400/ 4600||3.7||310||3600|
|Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet||355/ 6600||400/ 4600||4.0||310||3600|
The incredible Porsche 911 delivers a maximum power ranging from 325- 385 Ps at 6600- 6800 rpm and a torque of ranging from 370- 420 Nm at 4250- 4600 rpm. The super fast 911 has a top speed ranging from 275- 310 Km/ h. The lightening fast 911 gains the terrific statistics within a span of 4- 6 seconds. The Displacement varies from 3500- 3600 cc with respect to various models.
Porsche 911 Interiors and Features
Enter Porsche; enter an all new world of elegance, comfort, luxury and technology. The Porsche 911 is perhaps worth a king’s throne. The mesmerizing interiors involve and rotate about their very own uniqueness. The scintillating and masculine all leather upholstery with almost everything wrapped around with leather including the steering wheel, gear knob, seats, front console and panel, dash etc. All the smartness and sophistication inside the car is extraordinary. The front instrument panel with all the accessibility ergonomics looks spectacular. The Porsche Communication management system, the cordless telephone module, T.V tuner, the automatic climate control and many other buttons together with the multi- function three spoke steering wheel is brilliant. The GPS/ Navigation Module are truly advanced and stunning. The electronic log book, voice control system, universal audio interface with Bluetooth, AUX facility and the 6- CD/ DVD Auto- changer provides entertainment at your finger tips. The instrument console or the driver assist information module is dynamic and excellently illuminated. The on- board computer allocated with tachometer is highly advanced and fast in processing.
Being a two seater, the Porsche 911 boasts of a wide space for the two passengers to relax. The cabin is spacious and has ample legroom. The seats are undoubtedly the finest in the world. The 911 offers two choices for seats, the sports seats and the standard seats that come with driver memory integrated with bucket mechanism. The head rests, back rests and lumbar support are managed electronically. There is intelligent room for storage as well that includes the bottle holder in the front, door side trip compartment and the marvelous glove box. Moreover, there is facility for a roof transport system that helps enhancing the storage space of the car. The luggage compartment in the front has ample storage space.
Other features of the car include the Home link (programmable garage door opener), LED theatre illumination and the tilt/ electric sunroof.
Porsche 911 Exteriors and Features
The Porsche 911 is simply stunning and magnetic when it comes to looks. The Exteriors are royal and magnetic. The Car has a soothing sense to the eyes and pleases at each and every look. The 911 is beauty redefined. The sensuous and very dramatic headlamps stun the front fascia of the car. The beautiful front luggage compartment slope that runs down with the ‘Porsche’ logo slightly above is absolutely fantastic. The sleek and elegant fog lamps at the bottom look charming. The exhaust and air intake grilles at the bottom complete the front fascia with style. The Porsche 911 is convertible and a facility for the hood is given. Moreover the hard top variants of the 911 have distinct and excellent pillars. The rear end of the car is equally applaud able. The tail lamps of the car complement the overall beauty of the car. The Brilliant exhaust and ventilation grille at the top of the engine compartment looks marvelous and adds to the sportiness. The sport exhaust system with double piped system located right at the bottom at both the sides down to the tail lamps further makes it count for a distinct sports car. Nonetheless, the more you speak of the Porsche 911, the lesser it would be. The 911 owns respect and commands dignity. From all sights, the car is an excellent example of a blend of trend, luxury, comfort and sport. The glorious 911 is amazingly strong and bold too.
Safety Features in Porsche 911
The Porsche 911 has safety as its prime concern and it is very much in the roots of the company as can be seen in the history. Within its genome is embedded, characteristics like sharp aerodynamic spoilers to increase downward force. The Porsche Stability management helps stabilize the drive to reduce risk of chassis failure, the Porsche ceramic braking system is crucial in terms of limiting speeds with less effort, the full size airbags for both driver and co- driver seats is yet again a very important safety measure, the Porsche side impact protection system further enhances safety and the dynamic Bi- Xenon headlights and taillights together with LED integrated cornering lights and the ultra sharp fog lights complete the list of safety features in the Porsche 911. The tyre pressure monitoring system together with traction control is again a very remarkable aspect about the 911. Moreover the reinforced steel strength body shell adds super natural strength to the structure of the vehicle.
Porsche 911 Driving and Handling
The Porsche 911 is not just a car but your very own world on wheels that has everything you would imagine for a comfortable, rather a luxurious drive, ultimately a king’s drive. The 911 has a super responsive and light sport steering wheel that makes you have full control over the drive. Right from the automatic transmission to the excellent braking, the Porsche 911 is simply an epic. The fantastic acceleration which is highly smooth gives the feel of its unmatched power. Moreover the traction control system and the tyre pressure monitoring system further assists in enhancing the quality of the drive. The park assist, home- link, navigation module and many other luxury features improve the drive quality. The suspensions of the car are the finest in the world suitable for ultimate comfort and driving luxury even on bumpier roads. This German excellence has all, name it and it is there.
Porsche 911 Accessories
The Porsche 911 has one of the finest music and stereo systems in the world. The highly dignified Sound package has an integrated audio system with 6 disc CD/ DVD auto changer along with universal audio interface (Bluetooth, AUX- in support) that comes well supported by BOSE Surround system consisting of six speakers, two tweeters and amplifiers for the finest acoustics and bass in the car. Apart from the audio, the car has a T.V. Tuner, a cordless telephone module, mobile charging module and a GPS Navigation module, all of these with a user interactive touch screen. Various other characteristics are customizable like hoods, LED illumination, steel wheels, rims etc.
Porsche 911 Conclusion
Porsche 911 is simply magnetic in every aspect. As mentioned earlier, it is worth a king’s throne. From all aspects of luxury, comfort and power, the 911 is glorious and gets a ten on ten.
Porsche 911 VariantsWrite Review
93,34,000Get On Road Price
9.5 kmpl (City)
13 kmpl (Highway)
1,00,46,000Get On Road Price
8.5 kmpl (City)
12 kmpl (Highway)
1,05,93,000Get On Road Price
6.3 kmpl (City)
8.3 kmpl (Highway)
1,07,88,000Get On Road Price
5.4 kmpl (City)
7.9 kmpl (Highway)
1,09,88,000Get On Road Price
5.4 kmpl (City)
8.3 kmpl (Highway)
1,12,91,000Get On Road Price
6.2 kmpl (City)
8.3 kmpl (Highway)
1,14,88,000Get On Road Price
5.3 kmpl (City)
7.9 kmpl (Highway)
1,20,17,000Get On Road Price
5.2 kmpl (City)
7.9 kmpl (Highway)
1,24,22,000Get On Road Price
5.5 kmpl (City)
7.9 kmpl (Highway)
1,27,46,000Get On Road Price
5.5 kmpl (City)
7.9 kmpl (Highway)
1,56,12,000Get On Road Price
6.3 kmph (City)
8.3 kmph (Highway)
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