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For the ultimate 911 track experience, the GT2 RS takes the GT3 RS’s body and aerodynamics and swaps out its non-turbocharged flat-six in favor of an uprated twin-turbo engine from the 911 Turbo S that produces 700 hp and 553 lb-ft of torque, making it the most powerful and fastest street-legal 911 ever produced. We put the vehicles through rigorous testing, evaluating how they drive and comparing them in detail to their competitors. The Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) shifts even faster, and the chassis tuning is even more uncompromising. As in the 911 GT3, the front and rear sections are made from lightweight polyurethane with hollow glass spheres and carbon-fibre elements. The small, complicated and hard-to-find climate controls hurt its score.
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Since the flat-six is so core to the car’s identity, the change from air-cooled to water-cooled 20 years ago was scandalous. Consult authorized factory manuals when performing repair procedures. The six-piston fixed brake callipers on the front axle and four-piston fixed brake callipers on the rear axle, both of which are finished with yellow paint, ensure very high and, above all, consistent brake pressure during deceleration. Using the voice recognition interface you can easily search for information, such as the weather at your destination, and have current news on the economy, politics and sports read aloud to you. This is an entirely different experience to the complication and electronics of today. The new safety system uses acoustic sensors in the wheel wells to predict wet-weather driving. We offer a complimentary valet service to make it easier than ever for you to schedule service for your vehicle. But now there’s more technology, gears and horsepower than ever on board now. For now, we want to honor the 992-gen Porsche by showcasing our favorite wallpaper. One knock against this vehicle is that it doesn’t offer Android Auto, which many rivals do. That’s similar to the warranties of many luxury sports cars. Available features include adaptive cruise control, lane change assist, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, blind spot monitoring, and a speed limit indicator. All-wheel drive is available in most models, and many are available as a cabriolet (convertible). This Porsche 911 review draws on 54 reviews and incorporates applicable research for all models in this generation, which spans the 2012 through 2019 model years. In this instance, the chassis set-up of the series-production vehicle includes anti-roll bars and coupling rods made from ultra-lightweight carbon-fibre composite materials.
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They unite the benefits of hard and soft engine mountings. At higher speeds, the intakes generate a ram air effect, which increases the flow rate and enhances performance. Beyond the engine and chassis upgrades, Mata added quite a bit of lightness to his car as well. As a bonus, the 911 gets good fuel economy estimates for the class, at least in lower trims. The cabin has an abundance of premium, high-quality materials.It’s one of the most customizable cars on the market, offering dozens of trim levels and performance models, as well as three body styles. The spring-damper tuning of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS further illustrates the close relationship with the racing car for the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup plus 20 other national and regional Porsche Carrera Cups around the world. Heated and Cooled front seats add a touch of class and comfort. Also, the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman also offer excellent performance, and for less money. But the sensitive steering didn’t fool me into thinking the 911 was smaller than it is; the car is wide.