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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Engines

Engines

Six cylinders. Rear engine. In a boxer arrangement. There are some principles from which we never deviate. Because the typical Porsche construction and the position of the drive unit guarantee very good load changing, excellent balancing of masses, a low-vibration drive and a low centre of gravity....

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

All of the 911 Turbo models are equipped as standard with PDK featuring manual and automatic modes. PDK delivers remarkably fast gear changes without interrupting the flow of power. With excellent acceleration values and low consumption. With the same high level of comfort.

PDK has seven gears at...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Porsche Traction Management (PTM) with water-cooled front-axle gearbox is standard in all 911 Turbo models. It is an active all-wheel-drive system with an electronically variable map-controlled multi-plate clutch, automatic brake differential (ABD) and anti-slip regulation (ASR).

And it delivers the...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG)

Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG)

The variable turbine geometry of the twin water-cooled exhaust gas turbochargers goes a long way to resolving the conflict of aims of normal turbochargers. With this technology, the gas flow from the engine is channelled onto the turbines via electronically adjustable guide vanes. By changing the...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - VarioCam Plus System

VarioCam Plus System

VarioCam Plus is a two-in-one engine concept that adjusts the camshafts on the inlet side and controls valve lift.

The system distinguishes between normal everyday and maximum power requirements and adapts to the corresponding conditions. The switchover is performed imperceptibly by the electronic...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Expansion intake manifold

Expansion intake manifold

More power for less fuel. Sounds paradoxical, but it’s really quite simple. You just have to have the nerve to question the norm.

For instance with the expansion intake manifold in the 911 Turbo models. With a traditional resonance manifold, more air means more power. The compression effect in the...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Efficiency

Efficiency

Thermal management

The thermal management system regulates the temperature in the engine and gearbox through the intelligent manipulation of heat flow. In this way, the engine and gearbox reach their optimum operating temperature sooner. As a result, fuel consumption is reduced by means of the...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Coasting

Coasting

The coasting function 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 to coast for longer distances.

For example, you...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Sport Button

Sport Button

The SPORT button

Fitted as standard, the SPORT button enables you to select a suspension setup where the emphasis is on either comfort or sporty performance. At the push of a button, the electronic engine management system switches the engine mapping to offer an even sharper response. In conjunction...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

Standard in all 911 Turbo models: PTV Plus. The system actively enhances vehicle dynamics and stability and operates, in conjunction with an electronic rear differential lock, by varying the distribution of torque applied to the rear wheels.

As a function of steering angle and steering speed,...

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Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet - Dynamic engine mounts

Dynamic engine mounts

The laws of physics are a fixed quantity. We cannot change them. But we can use them. To reach our destinations faster, for instance.

You will take bends more precisely with the dynamic engine mounts as part of the Sport Chrono Package. The electronically controlled system minimises the oscillations...

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