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Porsche 911 Carrera - Engines

Engines

The answer to both questions lies in the future or, to be more precise, in the future of the sports car. In the 911, the future is already here. The highly efficient, state-of-the-art engines make a considerable contribution to the comparatively low fuel consumption, but their sound is still...

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Porsche 911 Carrera - Efficiency-enhancing measures

Efficiency-enhancing measures

A widely held belief about motorsport is that power is the only thing that matters. From experience, we know better. Extra horsepower alone has never been enough to win a single race. Much more important to us are ideas – ideas that inspire more intelligent vehicle concepts and more efficient drive...

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Porsche 911 Carrera - Coasting

Coasting

The ‘coasting’ function available with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) enables you to save even more fuel where the situation allows. The engine is decoupled from the transmission to prevent deceleration caused by engine braking. In this way, optimum use is made of the vehicle’s momentum, allowing it...

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Porsche 911 Carrera - 7-speed manual gearbox

7-speed manual gearbox

Pure, direct, precise. Short shift movements and an optimum transition from one gear to the next. That’s exactly what you would expect of a Porsche manual gearbox.

What you might not have expected is a 7-speed manual gearbox that combines a high level of sporty performance with an equally high...

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Porsche 911 Carrera - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Available as an option for all 911 Carrera models is 7-speed PDK, featuring manual and automatic modes. It facilitates extremely fast gear changes with no interruption in the flow of power, whilst at the same time improving acceleration and fuel efficiency.

The first six gears are particularly...

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Porsche 911 Carrera - Exhaust system

Exhaust system

The exhaust system of the 911 Carrera models is a concept that delivers a clear statement, not only in terms of acoustics.

The stainless steel exhaust system comprises two distinctive and independent exhaust tracts. The catalytic converters heat up rapidly for effective emissions reduction.

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Porsche 911 Carrera - Air intake system

Air intake system

The resonance intake system increases the intake volume by exploiting the fact that air oscillates as it passes through the intake manifold. The system can adjust to engine speed. Benefits of this include higher torque at low engine speeds and a flatter torque curve. The 911 Carrera S models...

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Porsche 911 Carrera - Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

DFI delivers fuel directly into the combustion chamber with millisecond precision. The spray and cone angles of the multi-hole injectors have been optimised for torque, power output, fuel consumption, emissions and efficient combustion.

With direct injection, the engine management system regulates...

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Porsche 911 Carrera - VarioCam Plus System

VarioCam Plus System

VarioCam Plus is a two-in-one engine concept for adjusting the intake camshafts and switching the lift of the intake valves.

The system first differentiates between driver inputs that typify normal, everyday driving and those inputs that demand maximum performance. The electronic engine management...

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Porsche 911 Carrera - Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Integrated dry-sump lubrication ensures a reliable supply of oil even when a sporty driving style is adopted. It also has additional cooling functions.

The oil tank is located in the engine, thereby eliminating the need for an external oil tank, which saves both space and weight. To reduce power...

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