Porsche's turbo-charged innovation

Porsche's turbo-charged innovation

As if the 911 Carrera S wasn't quick enough, luxury car manufacturer Porsche has two words to describe its new Turbos coming soon at a quality motor showroom near you: The Benchmark.

The 911 Turbo again has four-wheel drive as standard, but the design is different for this 991-series car and includes active rear steering also earmarked for the 911 GT3.

Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC) active anti-roll system is available for the first time on the 911 Turbo models.

It comes as standard on the 911 Turbo S, along with the Sport Chrono Package Plus featuring dynamic engine mounts and Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB). These are also on offer as an option on the 911 Turbo.

Abreakdown of the speeds the new Turbo, fitted with the optional Sport Chrono package, can offer shows that it can go from 0 to 62 mph in 3.2 seconds, faster than the previous 911 Turbo S, and the new 911 Turbo S accelerates to 62 mph in just 3.1 seconds with maximum speeds of 197 mph.

You can order September's new 911 Turbo models from UK and Irish Porsche centres, starting from £118,349 and the Turbo S from £140,852.

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