Porsche 911 GT3 RS Finds A Home In India!
Porsche India has not disclosed the car's price!
August 31, 2016: The updated Porsche 911 has been launched at Rs 1.42 crore (ex-showroom Delhi). Like its predecessor, the car will continue to be sold in India as a Completely Built Unit (CBU). The major highlight in Carrera is the exit of Porsche’s trademark naturally aspirated flat six engine. It gets a 3.0-litre twin turbocharged motor that produces 370PS of power and 450Nm of torque. The mid-variant Carrera S gets up-tuned engine generating 420PS and 500Nm of torque while the top end, 911 Turbo is bestowed with an updated 3.8-litre mill that chuck out 540PS of top power. Besides, the interior gets a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment system that supports navigation and Apple CarPlay. Having introduced the Carrera, Carrera S, Turbo, Turbo S and their respective cabriolets, Porsche India has now also unveiled the 500PS 911 GT3 RS.
2981 cc, Manual, Petrol, 14.2 kmpl
|Rs 1.42 Cr*||
| Carrera Cabriolet
2981 cc, Manual, Petrol, 13.8 kmpl
|Rs 1.56 Cr*||
| Carrera S
2981 cc, Manual, Petrol, 13.69 kmpl
|Rs 1.63 Cr*||
| Carrera S Cabriolet
2981 cc, Manual, Petrol, 13.33 kmpl
|Rs 1.76 Cr*||
3800 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 12.9 kmpl
|Rs 2.26 Cr*||
| Turbo Cabriolet
3800 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 12.8 kmpl
|Rs 2.39 Cr*||
| Turbo S
3800 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 12.9 kmpl
|Rs 2.66 Cr*||
| Turbo S Cabriolet
3800 cc, Automatic, Petrol, 12.8 kmpl
|Rs 2.82 Cr*||
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Agate Grey Metalic
Rhodium Silver Metallic
Jet Black Metallic
GT Silver Metallic
Night Blue Metallic
Blue Graphite Metallic
|Variant||Mileage (City)||Mileage (Highway)|
|Petrol||8.06 kmpl||14.2 kmpl|
It is only a few weeks ago when the luxury sports carmaker, Porsche, introduced the GTS versions of its popular model Boxster in the country. Now again, it has made it to the headlines by introducing its Black Edition version for its popular model series 911 in the country. The latest variants are introduced on the platform of Carrera and Carrera 4. One can also choose between hard top and a convertible version, which provides more options to the individuals. These latest variants are a blend of black exterior paintwork and black colored interiors that emphasizes the classiness and elegance of this sports car. Beside these, they run on elegantly designed 20-inch '911 Turbo' alloy wheels, which further enhances its sporty appeal. At the same time, this model series is now blessed with a few equipments as standard fitment. These include Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system featuring navigation module, automatic dimming of rear view mirror, cruise control and rain sensors. These latest variants are powered by the same 3.4-litre flat engine that emits about 223 to 191 grams of carbon per kilometer. There are several variants available in this series, which include hard top and convertible versions. Among those, its Carrera S range of variants are equipped with high performance V6, 3800cc petrol mill. The power production of this motor varies depending upon the variant it is equipped to. However, it is mated with a 7-speed manual transmission gearbox as standard, while the 7-speed Prosche Doppelkupplung automatic transmission gearbox is available as optional feature. This high performance vehicle is a mix of advanced technologies like Porsche dynamic chassis control (PDCC) and Porsche active suspension management system (PASM).
However, this PASM feature is given as standard to all the Carrera S range of variants and available as optional for 911 Carrera models. This advanced feature comes with two modes including the 'Normal' and 'Sport' modes, which recalibrate the suspension mechanism and provides increased comfort, stability and performance. On the other hand, the PDCC is an active-roll system that reduces the lateral instability of vehicle on uneven grounds. This sports car is also equipped with a Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV), which collaborates with the transmission gearbox, rear differential lock and applies the rear brakes intelligently as situation demands. This eventually improves the overall stability of the vehicle, especially while cornering. This luxury vehicle also comes with advanced comfort features including the adaptive cruise control with Porsche active safe (PAS), which regulates the speed according to the distance between your car and the vehicle in front. It also features park assist system featuring a reversing camera that provides visual warning in the central display screen. Apart from these, this vehicle is also equipped with advanced safety features like POSIP that comprises two airbags on each side along with thorax airbags for every seat side and side impact protection elements in doors. This maximizes the protection to the passengers in case of an accident.
Apart from the newly launched Black Edition variants, all other variants in this series look similar without any update. While the latest trims gets an elegant black paint work along with a set of 20-inch alloy wheels that emphasizes its exclusivity. This model series is inherited with the design language of brand Porsche, which makes it look sleek yet stunning. To begin with its rear profile, it has a sleekly structured taillight cluster featuring LED lights and turn indicators, which dazzles the rear. It surrounds the brand's lettering and variant badging, both of which are treated in chrome. Just above this, it has air vents for engine cooling and is accompanied by a small windscreen. The rear body colored bumper is quite large, which houses a license plate console and a pair of reflectors. It is further fitted with a muffler cutter accompanied by quad chrome exhaust pipes. Coming to the sides, this two door vehicle has trendy cosmetics like body colored door handles and ORVM caps along with black window sills. Its expressive wheel arches are embraced with a set of light weight alloy wheels. While the newly launched trim gets exclusive 911 Turbo alloy wheels for enhanced sporty appeal. The turn blinkers have been mounted on the front wheel arches, which gives a distinct look to the sides. Its headlight cluster is equipped with xenon headlamps along with turn indicators. It surrounds a smiley shaped bonnet, which is beautifully decorated with the company's insignia. Below this, there is a rugged bumper featuring an integrated spoiler along with a pair of air ducts, which gives a sporty look to the front. It is further equipped with LED daytime running lights, which adds to its captivating appeal.
All the variants in this series have a total length of 4491mm and a total wheelbase of 2450mm. The 911 Carrera and Cabriolet variants has a total width of 1808mm and a height of1303mm. While the Carrera S and S Cabriolet trims has a width of 1852mm and a height of 1292mm.
Like mentioned above, the newly launched trim gets an extensive black treatment inside the cabin for a sporty yet classy appeal. While the regular variants are available with an option to personalize the cabin with different color schemes and cosmetics. Its interiors are made using premium leather material and is emphasized by metallic inserts. It has a sleekly structured dashboard that is equipped with several advanced aspects like an AC unit, an infotainment system and a sophisticated central console. The AC vent surround, door panels, dashboard and the central console are decorated with thick metallic strips. Also, it features a three spoke multi-functional steering wheel that is covered in leather and is engraved with company's badge. Its cockpit is fitted with ergonomically designed seats with integrated headrest, which are electrically adjustment. These seats have been covered with high quality leather upholstery. The 911 Carrera range of variants comes with a luggage storage space of 145-litres and a total fuel tank capacity of 64-litres. While the Carrera S models have 125-litres of boot volume and a decent fuel storage capacity of 68-litres. The car maker has equipped this model series with several utility based features like smokers package, floor mats, storage net in front seat footwell and ISOFIX child seat mounting on front passenger seat.
This luxury model is available with several innovative comfort features as standard. The list includes a two zone automatic air conditioning system featuring separate temperature settings for passenger and driver along with air quality sensor and residual-heat function as well. It also features an integrated cluster featuring five round instruments along with a high resolution 4.6-inch TFT color display and an on-board computer. It provides information regarding engine speed, oil pressure, vehicle speed, oil temperature, coolant temperature and fuel level. The company is also offering this model series with features like leather seats, electrically adjustable and foldable outside mirrors featuring heating function, power windows with one touch operation, heated rear screen, three 12V power sockets and a key remote for central locking and luggage compartment lid release. It also comes with optional features like heated seats, cruise control system, fire extinguisher, seat ventilation, light design package and Preparation for Porsche vehicle tracking system. On the other hand, the latest variants are now blessed with PCM communication system featuring a navigation module along with an automatically dimming of rear view mirrors and cruise control system as standard.
This vehicle has impressive head and shoulder space owing to its large wheelbase of 2450mm. This two door coupe can provide comfortable seating for at least two passengers. It also has rear seats but the space is quite congested, which will not be very comfortable.
The variants, which are powered by a 3.4-litre engine can breach a 100 Kmph mark in 4.8 seconds and achieve a top speed of 289 Kmph. On the other hand, the Carrera S trims houses a 3.8-litre mill that can breach 100 Kmph mark in 4.5 seconds and can achieve a maximum speed of 304 Kmph. However, the fastest variant in this series is the 911 Turbo S trim, which is capable of achieving a top speed of 318 Kmph. In the meantime, it can break the 100 Kmph mark in just 3.1 seconds.
Although, new variants have been added to this series, no changes have been done to the engine specifications. The manufacturer continuous to offer this model series with two petrol engine options. The Carrera range of variants are fitted with a 3.4-litre petrol power plant that comes incorporated with direct fuel injection system. This V6 engine has four valves per cylinders and is incorporate with hydraulic valve adjustment system along with VarioCam Plus variable valve timing and lift. It can belt out a maximum power of 350bhp at 7400rpm and yields a maximum torque output of 390Nm at 5600rpm. While the Carrera S trims houses a high performance 3.8-litre mill that displaces 3800cc. This engine has six cylinders and 24-valves, which allows the motor to unleash a peak power of 400bhp at 7400rpm while developing a commanding torque output of 440Nm at just 5600rpm. The company is also offering Turbo S trim with the same engine. However, the 3800cc engine in this variant produces a power of 560bhp and results in a mammoth torque of 700Nm. Both these engines have been skillfully paired with a sophisticated 7-speed manual transmission gearbox that distributes the torque output to the rear wheels. The Carrera 4 and 4S variants features all wheel drive layout, which further enhances the driving experience. On the other hand, the manufacturer is also providing an optional 7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung automatic transmission that reinforces the engine performance.
The Porsche 911 Carrera models including the newly launched 'Black Editions' trims have been equipped with V6, 3436cc petrol engine that is incorporated with a direct fuel injection system. This power plant produces a minimum 8 Kmpl to a maximum of 15.15 Kmpl. The 911 Carrera S variants are available with the same 3800cc engine that is incorporated with hydraulic valve adjustment and direct fuel injection system. This motor has the ability to produce a maximum of 7.24 Kmpl in traffic conditions, while giving away 14.28 Kmpl on expressways. However, these mileage figures varies depending on the drive layout of each variant.
The V6 petrol engine has a displacement capacity of 3436cc. It is capable of producing a maximum power of 350bhp in combination with a commanding torque output of 390Nm. The high end variants have been equipped with 3800cc petrol power plant that comprises of six cylinders. This motor can belt out a superior power of 400bhp that results in a maximum torque output of 440Nm, which is remarkable. This engine in Turbo S trims can develop a peak power of 560bhp and yields about 700Nm of superior torque.
All the variants in this model series have been equipped with CRD-31 audio system featuring a 7-inch touchscreen color display, which supports Radio, TV tuner, single CD drive, MP3 playback and a universal audio interface in glove box compartment. In addition to this, it also features a sound package plus, which includes nine loud speakers that makes 235-watt total output. Also there is an option to choose between Bose surround sound system and Burmester high-end surround sound system. Customers can also incorporate Porsche communication management including a navigation module along with six CD/DVD changer, preparation for mobile phone, voice control and cordless receiver for telephone. However, this feature is now given as a standard fitment to the newly introduced 'Black Edition' variants.
All the wheels have been coupled with high performance internally vented and cross-drilled disc brakes that are further accompanied with four-piston aluminum monobloc fixed calipers. These brakes are integrated with anti lock braking system and Porsche ceramic composite brakes, which enables shorter braking distance even under race conditions. As far as the suspension is concerned, its front axle is paired with McPherson Strut and the rear axle is fitted with a Multi-link mechanism. This model series also comes with an electromechanical power assisted steering featuring a turning radius of 11.1 meters.
This sports car comes with several passive safety aspects including full size airbags along with three point automatic seat belts featuring seat mounted buckles. It is also incorporated with Porsche side impact protection that comprises of thorax airbags on each side of seat, impact protection elements on doors and head airbags, which minimizes the damage caused in case of an accident. This vehicle is also equipped with deformable front and rear aprons, which can absorb the impact in case of a collision. Furthermore, it comes with light package featuring bi-xenon headlights including dynamic range adjustment and cleaning system, automatic headlight activation including welcome home lighting and a pair of reflector units at the rear.
The front wheel arches of 911 Carrera S variants have been fitted with 8.5Jx20 ET 51 sized alloy wheels, which are covered with 235/40 ZR 19 sized tubeless radial tyres. Its rear wheel arches have been equipped with 11Jx20 ET 70 sized rims that are covered with high performance tyres of size 295/30 ZR 20. On the other hand, the Carrera models have been bestowed with 8.5Jx19 ET 54 sized front rims and 11Jx19 ET 69 sized rear alloy wheels. These stylish lightweight alloy wheels are covered with 235/40 ZR 19 sized tyres for front wheels and 285/35 ZR 19 at rear. On the other hand, the 'Black Edition' trims are now blessed with 20-inch Turbo alloy wheels, which adds sophistication to its exteriors.
1. Acceleration and pickup is remarkable.
2. Asserting exteriors and interiors add to the advantage.
3. Breathtaking engine power and performance.
4. Sophisticated safety features are a big plus.
5. Interior seating arrangement is luxurious.
1. Price tag is very expensive.
2. Cost of maintenance and servicing is quite high.
3. Less presence of authorized service stations are a big minus.
4. Lower ground clearance.
5. Comfort features are poor.
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|Carrera Cabriolet |
|Carrera S |
|Carrera S Cabriolet |
|Turbo Cabriolet |
|Turbo S |
|Turbo S Cabriolet |
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