Porsche 911 Carrera T (2018): penalty in purist Touring version

Porsche has heard numerous calls of his fans. With the 911 Carrera T Porsche returns to the sports car purity law. The Touring comes as handset with rear-wheel drive and plenty of lightweight construction.

23/10/2017 Uli Baumann 20 comments Powered by

A Porsche 911 in pure form, as a driving machine for purists - this recipe has caught already in 2016 with the Porsche 911 R. 500 horsepower, naturally aspirated engine, manual transmission, rear-wheel drive. Who made the cast-iron penalty fans to the heart. The support, however, was limited and the price extremely high. becoming the 911 R rather for speculative or collectible item, because the driving machine for the road.

Fixer as a Carrera

Porsche 911 Carrera T Touring Photo: Porsche
The 911 Carrera T based on the Carrera, but gets a unique appearance and special technical features.

Now Porsche has again some understanding, or let's call it a return. With the Porsche 911 Carrera T is a limited to the essentials Elfer version comes again. T is in this case for Touring. Behind almost the same philosophy hides as the 911 R. The Porsche 911 Carrera T comes exclusively with rear-wheel drive and comes standard with a shorter translated manual seven-speed sports transmission. For the not so pure fans, a dual clutch transmission is to have optional. Since the Touring on the Carrera is based, proposes the rear whose three-liter turbo-boxer with 370 hp and 450 Nm torque. Thanks to the manual gearbox with shorter translation and mechanical limited slip differential, the 911 Carrera T sprints in 4.5 seconds from 0 to 100 km / h. He is 0.1 seconds faster than the 911 Carrera Coupe. The 200-km / h speed limit reached the model after 15.1 seconds. With the optional PDK it reaches 100 km / h in 4.2 seconds, 200 km / hr after 14.5 seconds. The top speed of both transmission variants is more than 290 km / h - the Handschaltter comes to 293 km / h and the PDK version to 291 km / h.

Improved power to weight ratio, tougher suspension

Porsche 911 Carrera T Touring Photo: Porsche
Lightweight Interior: so the center console remains empty.

The improved performance figures are partly due to the reduced weight. The equipment of the 911 Carrera T is consistently trimmed for sportiness and lightweight: The rear window and the rear side windows are made of lightweight glass, the door panels have Öffnerschlaufen. The insulation is maximally reduced. dispensing with the optional rear seat system, also optionally to the Porsche Communication Management (PCM). The result: The two-seater is equipped with 1,425 kg curb weight 20 kilograms lighter than a comparably equipped 911 Carrera. The power to weight ratio improved to 3.85 kg / hp.

For increased driving dynamics of the Porsche 911 Carrera T also carries additional features that do not exist for the 911 Carrera. These include the standard PASM sports suspension with 20 mm lowering, the weight-optimized Sport Chrono Package, the shortened gear lever with red shift pattern or fabric center panels in sports-Tex. The optional rear axle, which is not offered for the 911 Carrera, is the 911 Carrera T reserved.

Reduced equipment, unique appearance

Porsche 911 R
Porsche 911 Carrera T (2018): penalty in purist Touring version Porsche 911 Carrera T (2018): penalty in purist Touring version Porsche 911 Carrera T (2018): penalty in purist Touring version Porsche 911 Carrera T (2018): penalty in purist Touring version
Penalty after the purity requirement

Of course, the Touring is visually recognizable as a pure sports car. Body parts and wheels are clearly differentiated. Front of the 911 Carrera T has an aerodynamically matched spoiler lip. The SportDesign exterior mirrors are painted in Agate Gray Metallic. The side, the new model of 20-inch Carrera S wheels in titanium gray can be seen. In addition, "911 Carrera T" lettering the side view shape. The rear view is painted by the blades of the rear cover grille, the Porsche logo, the model number "911 Carrera T" in agate gray and a sports exhaust system as standard on board with black, characterized centrally positioned tailpipes. As exterior colors are Black, Lavaorange, Guards Red, Racing Yellow, White and Blue Miami and the metallic colors Carrara White, Deep Black and GT Silver for election.

Particularly sporting and purist Also, the interior presents. The driver takes (4-way, electric) on black sports seats with seat center sections in sports-Tex Platz. The headrests are embroidered with a black "911" logo. Optionally, there is for the new Carrera Model T for the first time Full cup seats. Steering commands are issued via the GT sports steering wheel with steering wheel rim in leather. The wheel mounted gear standard mode switch sorts the driving programs. The shortened gearshift lever with red shift pattern is exclusive in the 911 Carrera T reserved. The trim panels on the dashboard and doors are black, as are the door opener loops. New interior package is T. It makes the contrast colors Racing Yellow, Indian Red or GT Silver for an even sportier look. Thus, for example, optical accents in the seat belts, the "911" logo on the headrests, the Öffnerschlaufen or the center sections of the sports seats Southwestern set up.

The 911 Carrera T is available from January 2018 and can already be ordered now. The price list starts at 107,553 euros. The normal Carrera is to have from 97,914 euros.

And wishes? , maybe the 420-PS-boxer from the Carrera S or equal to 450 hp six-cylinder from the GTS.