03 Aug 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera – A Purebred Sports Car with V6 Twin-Turbo Engine
The 8th generation of the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is here and it looks absolutely stunning. Coming with a sharpened new design and a better overall performance, this is a purebred sports car that brings its best at all times. It is designed to be fit for the road and for the race track so that you can enjoy this sports car however and whenever you want.
The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is brilliantly designed to keep up with the Porsche standard and offer a performance that the brand will be proud of. The new 911 Carrera has even better handling than before and that is not the only thing that is new with this sports car.
This iconic sports car also come with a new turbocharged engine, new styling, new entertainment system, better fuel efficiency, more power and improved aerodynamics. Since this is Porsche’s flagship sports car, it makes sense for Porsche to make it better an updated with every model.
The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera produces the same sports car sound that we love and it still offers the same luxurious, albeit better, so that the interior of this 8th generation sports car is even better than ever before. Anyone who says you cannot improve perfection has not seen the new 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera yet.
With these updates, the latest 911 Carrera leaves a new print on the brilliant and iconic sports car that has millions of fans all over the world. The designers and the engineers at Porsche have raised he bar and the standard with this latest update of the 911 Carrera series.
Design of the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera
Although not a complete design redesign, the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is given a touch up so that the 8th generation Carrera looks slightly different yet still familiar. The interior has been given some minor upgrades as well so that it is comfortable, luxurious and exactly what you would expect from a flagship sports car by a brand such as Porsche.
The very first thing that you notice about the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is its changes. Even at a first glance, you will notice that the headlights and the taillights have been changed. The Porsche enthusiasts will be glad to hear that the headlights are still round, bulging and big like always, but this time they come with something a little different and more modern.
The headlights feature Bi-Xenon lamps and four spot LED daytime running lights for a modern design and better visibility. The taillights are given LED lamps that have a three dimensional, sculpted look for a more modern design. Another thing that has been changed on the rear are the rear light strips that have been narrowed so they look even better.
In the perfect Porsche 911 Carrera way, the wings of the 2017 model are higher than the front of the car. The roofline almost swoops down to meet with the windows and the rear of the car seamlessly for a more subtle yet impressive look.
All of these new addition make the appearance of the vehicle very athletic, which is also thanks to the low, sleek and wide look of the car. Much like the rest of the car, the front of the 911 Carrera has been given a sportier look as well.
Porsche has improved the aerodynamics of the sports car by the addition of larger air intakes that come with active air intake technology. Another thing changed and enhanced is the sport exhaust system of the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera, all thanks to the central tailpipes that give us the same and much loved impressive growling sound.
The interior of the latest 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is very impressive and luxurious, thanks to the attention to detail given by the designers at Porsche. The cabin is very spacious and sporty, it is designed ergonomically to be comfortable and fitting for the driver and the driver.
Much like the exterior, the interior of the new 911 Carrera had some changes. These changes begin with a new sports steering wheel that is based on the design of the 918 Spyder’s steering wheel. Regardless to say, it is big, bold and looks very pretty inside the sports car.
The cabin also features a two zone air conditions system so that both the driver and the passenger can set the temperature according to their desired level. The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera also comes with the new Porsche Communication Management that is standard on all models so that everyone can enjoy the advanced technology given in this system.
For the center console, the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera features a 7-inch multi-touch screen and another 4.6-inch touch screen that will encompass all the entertainment and information functions of the vehicle and provide everything at your fingertips.
The seats are upholstered in high quality leather, but if you want, you can choose to have your seats upholstered in Alcantara leather as well. The interior of the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is available in in Agate Grey, Black and Luxor Beige color options so that you can personalize your Carrera as much as you want and however you want.
Performance of 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera
The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera offers dynamic performance that is worthy of this series. Much like the rest of the car, Porsche has made some changes to the performance of the car as well. For this 8th generation model, the 2017 911 Carrera features two engine options and two drive options.
The 2017 911 Carrera comes with all-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive and you can choose the one that fits you best. The engines available are twin turbo engines and both offer great power to the driver. One of the engines available is the iconic 3.0-litre V6 twin turbo engine that brings perfect performance on the road.
This engine is capable of producing 370 horsepower and 450Nm of torque. With the help of such a capable engine, the 2017 911 Carrera has 13% reduced fuel consumption, while at the same time, the engineers a Porsche were able to increase the horsepower by 20hp and torque by 60Nm.
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S has the same e.0-litre V6 engine, but it has been given upsized turbochargers for better performance. This is the reason why this engine can produce 420 horsepower and 500Nm of torque. Other than that, you will have the option between the Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) transmission and 7-speed manual transmission with both of these very capable engines.
When paired with the PDK transmission, the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera can go from 0 to 100Km/h in just 4.4 seconds and has the top speed of 293Km/h. When the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S is paired with the PDK transmission, the Carrera S can go from 0 to 100Km/h in just 3.9 seconds and has the top speed of 306Km/h.
Apart from the two touch screen, the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is fitted with some of the best in class technologies so that you can truly enjoy your trip in this sports and always come back for more. Some of its most highlighting features include:
- Sound Package Plus with 8 loudspeakers with total output of 150 watts.
- Optional BOSE Surround Sound System with 12 fully active loudspeakers and 100-watt active subwoofer for a total output of 555 watts.
- Optional Burmester High-End Surround Sound System with 12 amplifier channels with the output of 821 watts and 12 loudspeakers.
In order to make the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera a truly brilliant sports car, Porsche has added a number of great safety features. This is a premium sports car that is very safe and effective for the people who love to show-off its speed and race down the road.
Here some of the highlighting safety features in the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera:
- Adaptive Cruise Control
- Lane Change Assist
- Porsche Active Safe
- Park Assist
- Speed Limit Indicator
- Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake
- Airbags And Porsche Side Impact Protection System
- Porsche Active Suspension Management
- Porsche Stability Management
Price of 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera in the UAE
The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is already available in the UAE at amazingly expensive prices. The new 911 Carrera is available as it its base and S model as well. The price of this purebred sports car according to its trim levels is:
- The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera has the price of AED 352,000 – AED 450,000.
- The price of 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S is AED 415,000 – AED 530,000.
The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera offers a great driving experience with stunning interior. This is a true sports car that brings you the same thrilling drive you want it to, but with a Porsche spin to it.
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