Porsche is expanding its 911 lineup and they have unveiled two new models which are entry-level Carrera Coupe and Convertible. Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe and Convertible will arrive in US by early next year. Powering the two models is a twin-turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder that offers 379hp and 449 Nm of torque. Engine works in conjugation with a standard eight-speed PDK transmission that enables the coupe to hit 0 to 60mph in flat four seconds. However, with an optional Sport Chrono Package, time decreases to just 3.8 seconds.
Porsche 911 Carrera Convertible is slower as expected and takes 4.2 seconds to hit 0-60mph. The time drops to 4.0 seconds with Sport Chrono Package. Top speed is slower is 2mph slower than the Coupe and stands at 180 mph. Apart from smaller wheels, entry-level Carrera models have a modified exhaust. Porsche explained that standard 911 Carrera models features one rectangular, single-tube tailpipe on each side whereas S models are fitted with a set of round twin-tailpipes on each side. Nonetheless, owners of Porsche 911 Carrera can make it look like S variant.
Options available include 20 / 21-inch wheels, ceramic composite brakes and a sports exhaust system with two oval tailpipes. Interior of all models are equipped with a 10.9-inch infotainment system. Moreover, there is a standard Porsche Active Suspension Management system with electronically variable damping. The latter consist of Normal and Sport modes that helps in emphasizing comfort or handling. Both Porsche 911 Carrera models is available to order and price starts from $97,400 for Coupe and $110,200 for Convertible. It excludes destination fees of $1,350 delivery, handling and processing fees.