2017 Porsche 911 Carrera Review
Porsche is rebooting its 911 Carrera lineup with the 3.0-liter Turbocharged Flat-Six Motor. The look of the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera has been updated for the modern times. It is expected to attract a lot of drivers, not only because of it’s new look but also due to the amazing features it offers. Let’s take a closer look at the new model and see if it is worth all of the hype.
The exterior of the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera features an effective front and a wide back. The whole design has become more streamlined. In addition, the car features standard Bi-Xenon primary headlights, including the Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS). It also has expanded front air admissions. Coming to the back of the car, the taillights have been updated. The back guard has new vents.
The refurbished interior gives a luxurious look to the model. It has improved highlights in Carmine Red or Rhodium Silver. The logo can be seen on the floor mats, and on the edges of the safety belts. The large windshield and side windows gives the cabin a more open feel. The front truck is quite spacious. The front two seats are a comfortable distance away from each other, and are form-fitting. The seats can be adjusted to provide maximum comfort during driving. Drivers can choose from two 918-inspired steering wheels. Apple CarPlay integration, Street View Maps, etc are available through the 7-inch infotainment display.
The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera offers automatic emergency braking, blind-spot mirrors, and a lane-change system. The Sport Chrono package offers a switch that slides the model through the performance modes. Everything including the exhaust path, and the shock damping are remapped by the switch. The Sports Response function accelerates the performance of the car. The model also offers Bose and Burmester audio systems. A hydraulic lift is available for drivers who want to jack up the front end by one hand a half inches.
Specifics / Performance
|BASE PRICE||$89,400 (est.)|
|VEHICLE LAYOUT||Four-Wheel Drive|
|TRANSMISSION||7 Speed Manual|
|CURB WEIGHT||3,153 lb (est.)|
|L x W x H||177.1 x 71.2 x 50.9 in|
|0-60 MPH||4.4 sec|
|ON SALE IN U.S.||March 2016 – Present|