With the coming of the 992, the Porsche 911 will have transitionally entered the eighth generation. This is a rare and plausible achievement that has only been achieved by a select few in this class such as the Ford Mustang.
One of the things that have made it particularly listing is its practicality. It has, down the years, grown in size and embraced technology that is really worth all the dough it costs.
That it has become more sophisticated and enhanced its performance can never be doubted. The new Porsche has more aluminum and the iron used has dropped significantly from as much as 66 to just 30 percent.
This car also wears an eight-speed PDK twin-clutch transmission, effectively phasing out the seven-speed unit. It works with a 3.0-liter twin-turbo flat-six but has been given bigger turbochargers and widely revised air intakes.
The standard engine on the 992 generates 444 bhp which is an increase of 30 bhp from the 991 Carrera S. This car recorded 7:25 seconds on the Nurburgring Nordschleife lap.
It, of course, falls on the list of pricey machines and the base unit is expected to hit $113,000 exclusive of any options. Porsche is quite unapologetic about its costly optional additions.
Nonetheless, you can rest assured of some great finesse handling as well as incredibly responsive technology on this car. It has done itself lots of good by redefining some core aspects including the power plant.
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