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signes 10-22-2017 07:51 PM

911 Carrera T

Bit of a yawner. Marginally lighter with some unique options.

“Power is rated at 370 horses and 339 lb-ft of torque from the 3.0-liter twin-turbo flat six. The T gets a variety of nice tweaks from across the range, including Sport-Tex seats, a rear seat delete option, a new interior package, grey mirror covers, and the 20-inch wheels off the Carrera S.”

djcxxx 10-22-2017 08:02 PM

Wonder if rear seat delete makes it to US market?

Drifting 10-22-2017 08:07 PM

Major yawner.

Chris3963 10-22-2017 08:09 PM

All I can say is.....I told you so back in April. :)

Drifting 10-22-2017 08:11 PM

Originally Posted by Chris3963 (Post 14552033)
All I can say is.....I told you so back in April. :)

Your info has been strong. Best source on 991 GT forum outside of 918 owners.

Chris3963 10-22-2017 08:16 PM

Originally Posted by Drifting (Post 14552035)
Your info has been strong. Best source on 991 GT forum outside of 918 owners.

Not even the 918 owners knew this one.

Pointbye 10-22-2017 08:20 PM

Originally Posted by djcxxx (Post 14552020)
Wonder if rear seat delete makes it to US market?

Why wouldnt it? That makes no difference for crash ratings.

Archimedes 10-22-2017 08:22 PM

Exactly what I predicted. Sticker kit version of the base car. What a waste of time on the part of Porsche.

TopspeedPT 10-22-2017 08:27 PM

ExMB 10-22-2017 08:29 PM

Originally Posted by Chris3963 (Post 14552033)
All I can say is.....I told you so back in April. :)

Luckily it wasn't detuned from the base model, same hp at least. Wonder if the included options will justify the price increase. :evilgrin:

neurotic 10-22-2017 08:30 PM

wish it had NA motor :/

Chris3963 10-22-2017 08:33 PM

Buyers walking into a Porsche showroom are going to have an interesting choice. A 991T at 370hp vs 718 GTS at 370hp.

evilfij 10-22-2017 08:44 PM

Full buckets available!

Less is more – the new Porsche 911 Carrera T
With the 911 Carrera T, Porsche is reviving the puristic concept behind the 911 T of 1968: less weight, shorter transmission ratios from the manual gearbox and rear-wheel drive with mechanical rear differential lock for an enhanced performance and intense driving pleasure.

The new model’s unique appearance is based on the 911 Carrera and its engine delivers 272 kW (370 hp; Fuel consumption combined 9.5 – 8.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 215 – 193 g/km). The 911 Carrera T – at Porsche, “T” stands for Touring – also boasts several other equipment features that are not available for the 911 Carrera, including the PASM sports chassis as standard, lowered by 20 mm, the weight-optimised Sport Chrono Package, a shortened shift lever with red shift pattern and Sport-Tex seat centres. The rear-axle steering, which is not available for the 911 Carrera, is available as an option for the 911 Carrera T.

Every aspect of the equipment in the 911 Carrera T is designed to optimise sportiness and deliver lightweight construction: The rear window and rear side windows are made from lightweight glass and the door trims feature opening loops. The sound absorption has been largely reduced. The rear seats have been omitted along with the Porsche Communication Management (PCM), though both are still available on request at no additional cost. The result of the lightweight construction measures: At an unladen weight of 1,425 kilograms, the two-seater is 20 kilograms lighter than a 911 Carrera with comparable equipment.

The 911 Carrera T will be available from January 2018 and can be pre-ordered now. In Germany, the price will be EUR 107,553 including VAT and country-specific features.

A sporty design and unique appearance

The design of the 911 Carrera T highlights the emotionality and sportiness of the coup with rear-axle transmission. The body parts and wheels function as clear differentiating elements. At the front, the 911 Carrera T features an aerodynamically optimised front spoiler lip, and the Sport Design exterior mirrors are painted in Agate Grey Metallic. From the side, the new model is easily recognisable thanks to its 20-inch Carrera S wheels in Titan Grey. The “911 Carrera T” logos represent another distinctive feature at the side. The rear view is characterised by the slats in the rear lid grille, the Porsche logo, the “911 Carrera T” model designation in Agate Grey and the sports exhaust system provided as standard, with centrally positioned tailpipes painted in black. The exterior colour options are Black, Lava Orange, Guards Red, Racing Yellow, White and Miami Blue, as well as the metallic colours Carrara White, Jet Black and GT Silver.

A puristic interior concept and new interior package

The appearance of the passenger compartment also has a sporty and puristic emphasis. The driver enjoys black, four-way, electric sports seats with a seat centre in Sport-Tex fabric, while the headrests feature a “911” logo stitched in black. This new Carrera T model also comes with the option to choose full bucket seats for the first time. Steering actions are completed via the GT sports steering wheel with leather rim, and the mode switch provided on the steering wheel as standard allows the driver to select different driving programmes. The shortened shift lever with shift pattern in red remains exclusive to the 911 Carrera T. The decorative trims on the dashboard and doors are black, as are the door opening loops. A new addition is the T interior package, which creates an even sportier look with the contrasting colours of Racing Yellow, Guards Red or GT Silver. These colours can be used to add visual accents on various interior components, such as the seat belts, the “911” logo on the headrests, the door opening loops or the centres of the Sport-Tex seats.

Improved weight-to-power ratio plus enhanced performance

The six-cylinder flat engine with a displacement of three litres and twin turbocharging generates an output of 272 kW (370 hp) and a maximum torque of 450 Nm, delivering between 1,750 rpm and 5,000 rpm. The weight-to-power ratio has been improved to 3.85 kg/hp, ensuring enhanced performance and more agile driving dynamics. Thanks to a shorter rear axle ratio and mechanical differential lock, the 911 Carrera T can sprint from zero to 100 km/h in 4.5 seconds – 0.1 seconds faster than the 911 Carrera Coup. The model reaches the 200-km/h limit in just 15.1 seconds. Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) is also available as an option on the Carrera T, enabling the vehicle to reach 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds, and 200 km/h in 14.5 seconds. Both transmission variants enable a top speed of over 290 km/h.

Consumption data

911 Carrera T: Fuel consumption combined 9.5 – 8.5 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 215 – 193 g/km

911 Carrera: Fuel consumption combined 8.3 – 7.4 l/100 km; CO2 emissions 190 – 169 g/km

WernerE 10-22-2017 08:56 PM

Anyone switching out their GT3 Touring for a 911 T?

No? :D

Not sure the point of this except to emphasize were nearing the end of the 991.2 series...

CamsPorsche 10-22-2017 09:37 PM

It's like the Black Edition of 911's...snore.

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