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Front and rear axles 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet - Front and rear axles
Illustration: Rear axle of the 911 Carrera S

Front and rear axles

The independent suspension at the front features a lightweight spring-strut axle with longitudinal and transverse links and cross members that have been refined for stiffness. Each front wheel is precisely located, ensuring excellent directional stability, superior handling and reduced pitching under braking, and the wide track optimises turn-in.

The rear axle is equipped with a motorsport-derived multi-link suspension and chassis subframe. Refined axle kinematics for improved longitudinal damping reduce acceleration squat and increase comfort. Lightweight spring struts further enhance agility.

The high proportion of aluminum used in the construction of the axles reduces the weight of the vehicle and of the unsprung masses, helping to improve fuel economy, comfort and agility.

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Coasting

7-speed manual gearbox

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Exhaust system

Air intake system

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

VarioCam Plus System

Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Steering

Sport Chrono Package

Dynamic engine mounts

Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC)

Wheels + TPM

Front and rear axles

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Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

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Cabriolet roll-over protection concept

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Hood

Electrically powered wind deflector

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Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

BOSE® Surround Sound System

Mobile phone / Bluetooth® connection

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Fuel