20 October 2007
Porsche 911 Strikes Again in 2007
The Porsche 911 was a series of cars that made history for the great Porsche AG car manufacturers. The Porsche was first produced in 1964, but it was recurrently improved and made more competitive and better looking.
There are several models of 911 that Porsche has to offer: the 911 Carrera, the 911 Carrera S, the 911Carrera Cabriolet, the 911 Targa, 911 Turbo, the 911 GT3 RS, to name but a few.
Basically, the Porsche 911, which is pronounced nine eleven, is a rear engined car and it has a 2-door coupe body style. It is available also in 2-door Convertible or 2-door Targa.
The transmission of the nine eleven is in 4-5 automatic speeds or 5-6 speeds if you prefer the manual handling. The transmission is helped by the dual-mass flywheel and the hydraulic clutch, which is present at the majority of the Porsche 911 newer models. The technology used in almost all models of Porsche 911 is the intelligent all wheel drive, which transfers the power to the road.
Most 911s are endowed with PSM Plus system (Porsche Stability Management), helping the vigorous braking system to make you feel safe at all times, no matter what speed you're in. this PSM system gives the models a great stability.
The braking system of the most recent models is based on the PCCB, which means Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake. There is also the anti lock braking system.
There are front airbags, head and thorax airbags as well. Plus, the passengers can feel safe due to the airbags that are placed for them in the latest models.
The interior of the car is covered in leather.
The 911s feature also a standard exterior and an interior alarm, which makes it difficult for burglar to even come close to this sturdy car.
The air conditioning is a standard feature of Porches, having an automatic climate control with carbon filters.
The consumption of a Porsche of 911 series is on average of 17mpg in the city and approximately 25 mpg on the highway.
If you like speed, the 911s are probably what you are looking for. The top speed that can be reached is of 180 mph!
Besides being a very popular sports car, the Porsche 911 series cars made it to famous races as well, being very strong and highly suitable for competitions of great prestige.
The cost of a 911 varies according to the model, but all in all, the 911 series qualifies in the class of expensive cars. The price range starts from $72,000 and can go up till $124,000.
However, the Porsche 911 will offer you all the features you need in a sports car being a classic series with a great tradition combined with state of the art improvements that will simply convince you to adore the nine eleven.