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2017 Porsche 911 Turbo S

Technical Specs
580 hp 553 lb-ft 2.8 s 205 mph
Horsepower Torque 0-60 mph Top Speed
Engine Exterior Dimensions & Weight
Type F6, Twin-Turbo Length n/a
Displacement 232 cu in (3800 cc) Width n/a
Power 580 hp (432 kW) Height n/a
Torque 553 lb-ft (750 Nm) Weight n/a
Redline 7200 rpm Performance
Electric Power n/a 0-60 mph (0-100 km/h) 2.8 s (2.9 s)
Electric Torque n/a 1/4 mile n/a
Net Power n/a 60-0 Braking n/a
Driveline Top Speed 205 mph (330 km/h)
Layout All Wheel Drive Fuel Economy
Transmission EPA Fuel Mileage - City n/a
Type 7 Speed Dual-Clutch Automatic EPA Fuel Mileage - HWY n/a
Tires Origin & Price
Tire Size - Front 245/35 ZR20 Manufacturer's Origin Germany
Tire Size - Rear 305/30 ZR20 Base Price $188,100
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Porsche Refreshes 911 Turbo for 2017 Model Year

Published: Sat Dec 05, 2015 by Marko P.  |  Source: Porsche
The 911 Turbo 
S now makes 580 hp thanks to new turbochargers with larger impeller.
The 911 Turbo S now makes 580 hp thanks to new turbochargers with larger impeller.

Porsche 911 Turbo models will go into the new model year slightly refreshed. The top-of-the-line 911 models will be available in both coupe and convertible body styles and are equipped with engines offering 20 horsepower more than before, a sharper design, and enhanced features.

The 3.8 liter twin-turbo six-cylinder engine powering the 911 Turbo now develops 540 hp. The increase in horsepower is achieved through modified intake ports in the cylinder heads, new fuel injectors, and higher fuel pressure. The 911 Turbo S now makes 580 hp thanks to new turbochargers with larger impeller. In addition to a higher maximum torque (553 lb-ft in overboost compared to 523 lb-ft on the Turbo), the Turbo S also has a higher redline (7200 rpm instead of 7000). Porsche is still the only manufacturer to use turbochargers with variable turbine geometry in gasoline engines.

The powertrain enhancements take the performance of the 911 Turbo models to even higher levels than before. The 911 Turbo S Coupe accelerates from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 2.8 seconds, making it 0.1 seconds faster than its predecessor. Its top track speed of 205 miles per hour has increased by 7 miles per hour. The 911 Turbo reaches 60 miles per hour from standstill in 2.9 seconds, and its top track speed is 198 miles per hour - 2 miles per hour faster than the previous model.

Sharper Design with New Characteristics

Naturally, the new generation of 911 Turbo adopts significant design characteristics of the 2017 911 Carrera models, supplemented by typical 911 Turbo special features. The redesigned front end with side air blades and narrow LED front lights with double fillets promote the width of the car, as does the additional fin in the central air intake.

All models are also fitted with new 20-inch wheels. The center lock wheels on the 911 Turbo S feature seven instead of ten double spokes. Measuring 9 J x 20 at the front and 11.5 J x 20 at the rear, the new wheels of the 911 Turbo models are each half an inch wider, equaling those of the 911 Turbo S in size.

Just like on the 911 Carrera models, new door handles without recess covers give the car a sleeker look. The rear fascia was also thoroughly reworked. Three-dimensional rear lights with their four-point brake lights and aura-like illumination, familiar from the 911 Carrera series, catch the eye. The new models also feature redesigned dual tailpipes and exhaust tips. As before, the Turbo S can be distinguished by stainless steel exhaust tips in black chrome, while the Turbo is fitted with those in high gloss chrome. The new rear decklid grill now features three parts: the right and left sections have longitudinal vent vanes, and the middle cover is separated to optimize air induction for the engine.

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