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The 911   Turbo

The benchmark
Benchmark: the 911 Turbo principle 6
Concept 8
Design 12
Engineering 16
The 911 Turbo 18
The 911 Turbo S 20
The 911 Turbo Cabriolet
and 911 Turbo S Cabriolet 24

Power 28
Engine 30
Transmission 38
Chassis 50

Responsibility 60
Safety and security 62
Environment 70

Personality 74
Comfort 76
Audio and communication 86
Personalisation 92

Porsche Driving Experience 110

Panorama 112

Summary 114

Technical data 116

Index 120
Benchmark: the 911 Turbo principle.

There are a few turbos. But there is only one 911 Turbo. This discovery might
not be completely new. But for us it applies more than ever. Because the
911 Turbo is our benchmark – for everything that we build. The starting point for
getting to the very limit of what can be done. Once again.
You can follow examples.
Or you can leave your own tracks.

The 911 Turbo concept.

On the moon. At the North Pole. In the stone. Where others give up, that’s where Or another option: follow the specified compact engine which, despite its
deepest jungle. There isn’t one place our engineers begin. Only then will the route. relatively small displacement, had a
where someone hasn’t already been and future be more than just the next page of surprising amount of power to give.
opened up new territory, raised the flag the calendar. In Zuffenhausen we analysed both
and written history. scenarios – and then took a third route: Head shaking turned to appreciation. It
With the 911 Turbo there is tradition. optimising cost and benefits, the Porsche quickly became clear that the Turbo was
So where should we place ourselves? The tradition of going off the beaten way. Getting the most out of available going to be a reference for sports cars –
Behind the predecessors? We would track. Like in 1974 – not a good time to resources, adding power and increasing which was a challenge for our engineers
certainly get there. With a familiar start developing a super sports car. An efficiency. The result was the 911 Turbo. because the bar was set high. And with
solution. With something that works. oil crisis and economists dictating At the Paris motor show, people shook every generation, we have to raise it a
But can we go further? puritanical thrift in the car industry. their heads at first. They had to take bit higher.
What was a sports car manufacturer to a closer look to find out that there was
The answer is obvious. And it takes do? One option: ignore the needs of the actually more than raw power hiding Unrealistic. Much too idealistic, you might
courage. The courage to take new routes moment and go for maximum power. behind the 191 kW (260 hp). Under the say. We have to admit that we never fail
which question what was once cast in lid: where, with six cylinders and to be surprised by the answers our
3-litre displacement, they found a small, development centre comes up with.

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Ultimately we ask for more performance turn a Porsche made for the racetrack efficiency values for the environment.
in the maximum power range – and with into a sports car for everyday use. In the end it’s personality that makes
lower consumption values. Therefore showing that you only succeed every 911 Turbo stand out from the crowd.
if you measure yourself against your own Personality expressed in a way that is
In the latest generation of the 911 Turbo, dreams. Our engineers have been setting standards for sports cars –
our engineers have redeveloped 90 % measuring themselves against their in looks and function.
of the components and again provided dreams for 50 years. When they had
a reference. With greater engine power, the idea of the 911, they established The 911 Turbo. The benchmark since
with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), the future tradition. The 911 Turbo is 1974. And now, in the latest generation,
fitted as standard in all models, a continuing it. it has found its most powerful expression.
considerably more comprehensive
standard specification and thermal Distinguishing the 911 Turbo at heart is
management. Expectations have been the absolute desire for performance. To
exceeded with the rear-axle steering and reach the very limit of what is possible.
the Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA), But not at any price. It intelligently takes
used here for the very first time in a responsibility – with a high level of safety
road car. Just a few of the answers that for driver and passenger and excellent

Starts off on graph paper.
Doesn’t fit into any grid.


A lot of designed objects are beautiful. There can be no doubt about the origin roof line. The 911 Turbo models look The design of the 911 Turbo is also
Very few remain so: the spirit of time gets of the 911 Turbo. In its form, proportions more powerful and even more sporty. setting standards as a Cabriolet. With
dusty quickly. Design can only really be and lines, it is clearly a Porsche. The both form and function: integrated
convincing if form is not just a shell, but wings are higher than the front lid; A typical feature of the 911 Turbo is the supporting magnesium elements make
follows function. When we feel that the the 28 extra millimetres at the back rear wing. Together with adaptive spoiler the fabric hood light and extremely
object before us achieves this, the way compared to the previous generation are at the front, it forms the Porsche Active stable. And, not least, they help retain
is paved for everything else. Then we designed to look especially powerful. Aerodynamics system (PAA, see page 58). the distinctive form of the 911.
have something that we can call Height and overhangs have been reduced,
timeless; something that will become the while the wheelbase is 100 mm longer,
reference. The basis for the next improving stability and stretching the
stage of development.

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1 2 3

The 20-inch wheels on all models are Another standard feature on the The LED main headlights featuring Inside – the evolution of the Turbo A classic reference is provided by the five Sportiness and comfort are combined in A feature that distinguishes the and materials, such as wood, leather,
forged and designed in a high-quality 911 Turbo S models is the nose panel with Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus principle continues. The interior is round instruments with the rev counter in the fully electric Sports seats. Fitted as 911 Turbo S models is the distinctive two- aluminium or carbon.
two-tone look. additional air blades and the SportDesign (PDLS+, see page 63) are another focused on just one thing: the driver. the middle. The instrument cluster with standard in the 911 Turbo models. tone leather interior in Black and Garnet
exterior mirrors with V-shaped base. example of the high standards we set in All of the information comes together high-resolution 4.6-inch colour screen Red*, combined with the carbon interior Summary: the design stands for itself.
The standard wheels at the front and rear Their delicate appearance proves that the design of the 911 Turbo models. behind the steering wheel. The rising provides you with all of the information The emphasis is placed firmly on sport by trim package. Not with fashionable gadgets. Not
of the 911 Turbo S are half an inch wider sportiness isn’t just a question of power. They use little energy and give the centre console is impressive with an from the on-board computer or audio the adaptive Sports seats Plus with 18-way because it represents the spirit of time.
than on the 911 Turbo models and have Because you can save on material – and S models an even more memorable intelligent operating concept and clever system. adjustment. Fitted as standard in the And, thanks to the great scope for But because it remains true to its own
a central locking device derived from gain in looks. look, as standard. They are also available ergonomics. 911 Turbo S models. All models have personalisation, you can set your own principles – and so continues to develop.
motorsport. as an option for the 911 Turbo and the electric steering column adjustment and personal standards in the interior. With
911 Turbo Cabriolet. memory package as standard. a wide range of different interior colours * Available until 07/2015.

1 SportDesign exterior mirror | 2 911 Turbo S front panel with air blades 3 911 Turbo S interior in Black and Garnet Red*

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The laws of physics.


A benchmark provides direction. Not to Rear-axle steering, fitted as standard been resolved by the flexible settings of The LED main headlights, including
cling to, but to provide a new starting (see page 52), adapts to different front spoiler and rear wing. Resulting in Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus
point. driving situations, thereby improving better road clearance at the front, greater (PDLS+, see page 63) provide excellent
agility and stability. For straight stability, lower fuel consumption on the orientation and make driving much less
The heart of this 911 model is the sections of road and for bends, Porsche road and impressive times on the tiring. Standard in the 911 Turbo S
3.8-litre boxer twin-turbo engine with Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC) is racetrack. models and available as an optional
variable turbine geometry (VTG). It sits standard equipment in the 911 Turbo S extra for the 911 Turbo and the
in the rear of the car and provides more models. PDCC ensures that the car sits More power. Greater efficiency. Job done? 911 Turbo Cabriolet.
power than ever before (see page 31). In more solidly and holds the road better. Not unless we need safety to keep up
all models, power is transmitted to the as well. This is enabled by driver assistance Summary: technical milestones marking
road by Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) The Porsche Active Aerodynamics systems (see page 83 onwards) such as the the way to the future.
and Porsche Traction Management (PTM) system (PAA, see page 58) enhances speed limit indicator, reversing camera or
active all-wheel drive. both everyday practicality and adaptive cruise control including Porsche
performance. A contradiction that has Active Safe (PAS).

For fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and efficiency class, please refer to page 117.

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The limits of what is achievable
are only stages on the way to the destination.

The 911 Turbo.

You don’t get to be a fixed quantity by Management (PTM) ensure that the The 911 Turbo has 20-inch two-tone Porsche Communication Management
decree. You have to work hard for that power is transmitted to all four wheels. wheels as standard. An extremely dynamic (PCM) with navigation module brings all
status. Millimetre by millimetre. Only with The result is a top speed of 315 km/h drive yet excellent comfort are ensured, information together clearly and has
this attitude can you expand the limits of and an acceleration from standing to as standard, by the rear-axle steering, intuitive controls. The BOSE® Surround
what is possible. As demonstrated by the 100 km/h in 3.4 seconds. The optional Porsche Active Suspension Management Sound System enhances the typical
911 Turbo. Sport Chrono Package reduces this (PASM) and Porsche Torque Vectoring Porsche sound with another impressive
figure even more: to sprint from 0 to Plus (PTV Plus) including rear differential sound experience, as standard.
Low at the rear and close to the road. 100 km/h in just 3.2 seconds. Thanks lock.
The 3.8-litre twin-turbo engine in the to Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA), We work hard, push boundaries,
911 Turbo delivers: 383 kW (520 hp) which is fitted as standard, optimum The interior follows one clear line: sporty, millimetre by millimetre. The result?
between 6,000 and 6,500 rpm. The drive values at high speeds and a fuel- yet comfortable. For example with the A fixed quantity. The 911 Turbo.
maximum torque is 660 Nm. The standard saving drag coefficient can now also leather trim that comes as standard and
Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) and feature in everyday use. the fully electric Sports seats including
active all-wheel-drive Porsche Traction electric steering column adjustment.

For fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and efficiency class, please refer to page 117.

Absolute silence.
Only the power principle speaks volumes.

The 911 Turbo S.

It sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in The maximum torque is 750 Nm with 911 Turbo S shows an average fuel sports car that is suitable for everyday
3.1 seconds. Yet the 911 Turbo S also overboost, a function of the Sport Chrono consumption in the NEDC of just 9.7 ­litres use: excellent agility and great driving
stands for great composure. It sounds Package including dynamic engine over 100 km. This reference value is stability. Yet another apparent Porsche
paradoxical at first but it is made mounts which is fitted as standard. The achieved thanks, amongst other things, paradox.
believable by the playful ease with power is transmitted by the 7-speed to Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA):
which the S model reaches its Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) to the the flexible adjustment of front spoiler
maximum performance values. active all-wheel-drive Porsche Traction and rear wing improves performance –
­Management (PTM). And we should and lowers consumption.
The 3.8-litre, 6-cylinder, twin-turbo engine mention the top speed again: 318 km/h.
delivers 412 kW (560 hp) between 6,500  These performance values are impressive And the 911 Turbo S also has rear-axle
and 6,750 rpm – that’s 29 kW (40 hp) because they are set against consumption steering as standard. This combines the
more than the 911 Turbo. values that are no less important. The various demands of a high-performance

For fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and efficiency class, please refer to page 117.

911 Turbo principle  |  The 911 Turbo S 21

Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC) Excellent levels of comfort are provided In the interior, exclusive materials in a high-
is fitted as standard to stabilise roll. by systems that are fitted as standard, quality finish are standard. Specifically, the
Together with Porsche Active Suspension such as cruise control or ParkAssist front two-tone leather interior package in Black
Management (PASM) – a system that and rear. And the LED main headlights in and Garnet Red*. The interior trim: in car-
electronically controls the shock absorbers – conjunction with the Porsche Dynamic bon. The door sill guards with the ‘turbo S’
and Porsche Stability Management (PSM), Light System Plus (PDLS+). logo. The adaptive Sports seats Plus with
it ensures that the 911 Turbo S is not only 18-way adjustment and driver seat memory
setting standards in terms of dynamics, but The enthusiasm of the 911 Turbo S is also and leather-covered backrest shell with
also in terms of the chassis. evident at the rear: with the ‘turbo S’ logo French fell seam.
and the dark chrome tailpipe trim. We can
Composure is also generated by the high- see this on the side with the SportDesign Performance generates composure.
performance braking system, the exterior mirror with V-shaped base and the Not a paradox. But standard in the
­Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB). gloss-lathed, forged 20-inch 911 Turbo S 911 Turbo S.
It has already satisfied the toughest wheels. Their central locking devices are
requirements on the racetrack and is derived from motor racing. * Available until 07/2015.

a standard feature in the 911 Turbo S.

One of the few objectives in our life
where the sky’s still the limit.

The 911 Turbo Cabriolet and the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet.

It’s a long way up, and sometimes it can power and torque ratings are identical to equipped with the same drivetrain The 911 Turbo Cabriolet models:
also be arduous. But when you get to the those of the Coupé engines. technologies and standard specification our benchmark for open-top driving.
top you can breathe in the mountain air as their respective Coupé counterpart.
and enjoy the view. Especially during the The 911 Turbo Cabriolet develops 383 kW
drive. (520 hp), enabling it to accelerate from Despite their comparatively low weight,
0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 seconds. It reaches the 911 Turbo Cabriolet models offer
In the 911 Turbo Cabriolet and 911 Turbo S a top speed of 315 km/h. The figures exemplary torsional rigidity and flexural
Cabriolet, the optimum conditions for an for the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet are even strength. And an outstanding safety
intense open air experience are created more impressive: 412 kW (560 hp), top concept: an automatically deploying roll-
not only by the fabric hood and speed 318 km/h, acceleration from 0 to over protection system, full-size airbags
electrically powered wind deflector, but 100 km/h in just 3.2 seconds. for driver and front passenger and the
also by the performance capabilities of Porsche Side Impact Protection System
the 3.8-litre twin-turbo engines. Their Apart from some customary Cabriolet- (POSIP) provide a high level of protection
specific engineering, both models come even when the roof is down (see page 69).

For fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and efficiency class, please refer to page 117.

Hood. The glass rear windscreen is scratch- Electric wind deflector. You can extend and retract the wind
resistant and heated. A water deflecting deflector at speeds of up to 120 km/h –
The standard equipment of a cabriolet: edge on the hood makes sure that Developed in a wind tunnel and made for at the press of a button and in only
the convertible top. Going beyond what is rainwater cannot drip onto you when you relative wind: the 911 Turbo Cabriolet 2 seconds. For more enjoyable driving
standard, the fabric hood of open the doors. models have an electric wind deflector as with the hood down, every kilometre .
the 911 Turbo Cabriolet models has been standard equipment. This ensures that
completely revised. Three integrated The hood is electrically operated by a you can drive with the top down and a
supporting magnesium elements make it button in the central console or on the low drag coefficient. And with minimal
extremely stable – yet light and flexible. vehicle key. It opens or closes in just wind noise.
13 seconds – at speeds of up to 50 km/h.
Another benefit is that the hood is smooth The hood folds in a Z-shape so the inside Manually fitting and removing the wind
and taut. The fabric is close-fitting and is always well protected. deflector? No longer necessary. It is
the design line even more elegant than integrated directly into the body and rests
in the previous generation. Purely Inside, the roof is covered with heat- behind the back seat system. So it does
superficial? Yes. If you disregard the and noise-insulating material, resulting in not need any additional space inside the
low drag coefficient. In the 911 Turbo uniform interior temperatures and vehicle or in the luggage compartment
Cabriolet models it is just 0.31. effective wind noise suppression. What do and is ready to use at any time.
you hear instead? That rich Porsche
sound of course.

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In the 911 Turbo we like to take up established traditions:

rear engine, turbocharging, maximum performance.A good
basis for achieving the ultimate goal: setting a benchmark in
terms of performance, efficiency and the future.
Rousing ideas stir the fire within.


Six cylinders. Rear engine. In a boxer intake manifold and VarioCam Plus. You The 911 Turbo S models have 412 kW The result of technologies that keep the
arrangement. There are some principles might call it the fire within the 911 Turbo (560 hp) available between 6,500 and vehicle weight low and make optimum
from which we never deviate. Because models. Or simply an extremely good 6,750 rpm. The maximum torque is use of the fuel. These also include
the typical Porsche construction and the basis for setting benchmarks. It comes 700 Nm, with no restriction. And it efficiency-enhancing measures such as
position of the drive unit guarantee very in two power levels: can increase to 750 Nm, thanks to the thermal management, electrical system
good load changing, excellent balancing overboost function that comes with the recuperation, the auto start/stop
of masses, a low-vibration drive and a The 911 Turbo and the 911 Turbo Sport Chrono Package, which is fitted as function or the coasting function.
low centre of gravity. The cylinders are Cabriolet deliver 383 kW (520 hp) standard. More on these functions can be found
placed in two opposite rows, with a total available between 6,000 and 6,500 rpm on pages 36 and 40.
displacement of 3.8 litres. and 660 Nm torque between 1,950 and When you have so much to give you have
5,000 rpm (and briefly up to 710 Nm to make savings elsewhere. For instance
But we still haven’t mentioned what makes with the overboost function that comes in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.
a Porsche a 911 Turbo: two exhaust with the optional Sport Chrono Package, These are up to 16 % lower than the
turbochargers with variable turbine see page 46). values of the previous generation.
geometry. Together with the expansion

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475 770
450 740
710 Nm overboost
425 710
400 660 Nm 383 kW (520 hp) 680
375 650
350 620
325 590
300 560

Torque (Nm)
Power (kW)
275 530
Both versions of the engine have direct The integrated dry-sump lubrication 250 500
fuel injection (DFI). DFI injects the fuel ensures reliable oil supply and also 225 470
200 440
directly into the combustion chamber performs additional cooling functions. 175 410
150 380
with millisecond precision. Injection and The electronic oil pump supplies oil 125 350
100 320
taper angle are optimised for torque, when it is needed. Simply efficient. 75 290
50 260
performance, consumption and Because the oil reservoir is integrated 25 230
0 200
emissions. The engine control system into the engine, there is no need for 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 4000 4500 5000 5500 6000 6500 7000 7500
adjusts the injection timing individually an external oil tank. This saves space Engine Speed (rpm)
911 Turbo and 911 Turbo Cabriolet:
for each cylinder and the injection and above all, weight. 660 Nm between 1,950 and 5,000 rpm, 383 kW (520 hp) between 6,000 and 6,500 rpm
quantity for each cylinder bank. The
greater compression achieved provides
475 750 Nm overboost 770
more power – and makes the engine 450
700 Nm
425 421 kW (560 hp) 710
more efficient. 400 680
375 650
350 620
325 590
300 560
The 3.8-litre, 6-cylinder boxer engine To increase strength, the engine has All of this is not without consequences. when compared to engines with much

Torque (Nm)
Power (kW)
275 530
250 500
is made with a lightweight metal design. forged aluminium pistons, specifically For you. For the 911 Turbo driving greater displacement. Simply a lot of
225 470 The engine’s low weight-to-power ratio cooled by oil injection nozzles, moving experience. To put it more precisely, for fire. And a whole lot of ideas.
200 440
175 410 increases agility and lowers consumption. in cylinders made from an aluminium/ an extraordinary engine power and
150 380
125 350 Forged connecting rods are used. silicon alloy. surprisingly low consumption, especially
100 320
75 290
50 260
25 230
0 200
1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 3500 4000 4500 5000 5500 6000 6500 7000 7500
Engine Speed (rpm)
911 Turbo S and 911 Turbo S Cabriolet:
700 Nm between 2,100 and 4,250 rpm (with ‘overboost’ 750 Nm between 2,200 and 4,000 rpm),
412 kW (560 hp) between 6,500 and 6,750 rpm For fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and efficiency class, please refer to page 117.

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Variable turbine geometry (VTG). This results in a high turbine speed – and The fuel economy that is achieved The result is spontaneous acceleration, Expansion intake manifold. For instance, the expansion intake air and fuel temperature is lower and
therefore greater boost pressure – even despite the high power output is an extremely quiet drive and manifold in the 911 Turbo models. With a ignition is significantly improved –
The variable turbine geometry of the twin at low engine rpm. With more air impressive. Simply efficient, just as extraordinary engine power with More power for less fuel. Sounds traditional resonance manifold, more air thereby increasing performance.
water-cooled exhaust gas turbochargers available, the combustion is increased, it should be with a turbo. A 911 Turbo comparatively low fuel consumption. paradoxical, but it’s really quite simple. means more power. The compression
goes a long way to resolving the conflict yielding better power and torque. The to be precise. You just have to have the nerve to effect in the intake system is used to The amount of air that enters the engine
of aims of normal turbochargers. With torque curve reaches its maximum level question the norm. press as much of the fuel and air mixture under expansion is less than it would be
this technology, the gas flow from the much sooner – and stays there. Variable as possible into the cylinders. under compression. To compensate
engine is channelled onto the turbines via turbine geometry also improves the VarioCam Plus. Unfortunately, compression also results in for this, we’ve simply increased the
electronically adjustable guide vanes. By response of the turbo engine with an increase in air temperature. And this boost pressure. The resulting increase
changing the vane angle, the system can dynamic boost pressure development. VarioCam Plus is a two-in-one engine has a negative effect on ignition of the fuel in temperature – again through
replicate the geometry in all types of concept that adjusts the camshafts on and air mixture inside the cylinder. compression – is immediately offset
turbo, large or small. And thus achieve When the boost pressure reaches its the inlet side and controls valve lift. by the uprated intercoolers.
the optimum gas-flow characteristics. maximum value, the guide vanes are Our expansion manifold turns that principle
The guide vanes are controlled by the opened further. By varying the vane The system distinguishes between around. The internal geometry is radically Instead of hot compressed air entering
engine management system. angle, it is possible to achieve the normal everyday and maximum different from that of a resonance intake the combustion chambers, we now have
required boost pressure over the entire power requirements and adapts to system. Key modifications include a cooler air generating more power and
engine speed range. So excess pressure the corresponding conditions. The longer distributor pipe, with a smaller torque. As a consequence, there is a
valves are no longer required. switchover is performed imperceptibly diameter, and shorter intake pipes. As a major improvement in engine efficiency.
by the electronic engine management result, the air is in the expansion phase And therefore lower fuel consumption,
system. as it enters the combustion chambers. even under heavy loads and at high revs.
Since expansion always cools, the

1 Vanes closed | 2 Vanes open | 3 Variable turbine geometry (VTG) | 4 VarioCam Plus For fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and efficiency class, please refer to page 117.
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Thermal management. decelerating normally, the engine switches Electrical system recuperation.
off. For example, as you are approaching
The thermal management system regulates a red traffic light. The 911 Turbo models are also equipped
the temperature in the engine and gearbox as standard with fuel-saving electrical
through intelligent manipulation of Audio and communication systems remain system recuperation technology. The
heat flow. In this way, the engine and switched on. The climate control vehicle battery is recharged by the
gearbox reach their optimum operating continues to maintain your selected alternator, predominantly under braking.
temperature sooner. As a result, fuel temperature. The engine starts again Under acceleration, on the other hand,
consumption is reduced by means of the when you release the brake or move the power draw of the alternator is
increased combustion efficiency and the steering wheel. limited to increase the engine output
lubrication performance. available for driving. The electrical
The auto start/stop function may remain systems are supplied by the electrical
inactive under particular circumstances, energy stored during the recharging
Auto start/stop function. for example: extreme outside process.
temperatures, when the SPORT button is
The auto start/stop function is standard selected or if battery charge is low. It is
in the 911 Turbo models. When the speed also possible to deactivate the function
falls below 7 km/h and the car is manually using a separate button on the
centre console.

To make something happen, Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK). consumption. With the same high level reduce fuel consumption by keeping engine by means of two separate input therefore, one clutch simply opens and the gear change is optimised for comfort
you have to be able to convey your principles. of comfort. engine revs low. shafts. the other closes at the same time, or for sporty driving.
All of the 911 Turbo models are equipped enabling gear changes to take place
Transmission. as standard with PDK featuring manual PDK has seven gears at its disposal. PDK is essentially two gearboxes in one. The flow of power from the engine is within milliseconds. With the optional Sport Chrono Package
and automatic modes. PDK delivers Gears one to six have a sports ratio and This double-clutch arrangement provides transmitted through one half gearbox (standard in the 911 Turbo S models)
remarkably fast gear changes without top speed is reached in 6th gear. The an alternating, non-positive connection and one clutch at a time, while the next Depending on the gearshift programme PDK is enhanced by the ‘Launch Control’
interrupting the flow of power. With 7th gear has a long ratio and helps to between the two half gearboxes and the gear is preselected in the second half (SPORT button activated or deactivated), and ‘motorsport-derived gearshift
excellent acceleration values and low gearbox. During a gear change, strategy’ functions.

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Coasting. moment you engage the accelerator or
brake pedal, PDK selects the appropriate
The coasting function enables you to gear smoothly and seamlessly within a
save even more fuel where the situation fraction of a second.
allows. The engine is decoupled from
the transmission to prevent deceleration Another way to reduce fuel consumption
caused by engine braking. In this way, is to utilise the coasting function on
optimum use is made of the vehicle’s downhill gradients that are gentle enough
momentum, allowing it to coast for for you to maintain a constant speed.
longer distances. Efficient on long journeys, such as on the
motorway. PDK remains ready to respond
For example, you may want to slow down as swiftly and precisely as you would
from 100 to 80 km/h in anticipation of expect.
the change of speed limit ahead. As soon
as you release the accelerator pedal, PDK In short, driving in coasting mode makes
deselects the current gear automatically a real impact on fuel consumption without
and you begin to coast in neutral until you any need for compromise on comfort or
have reached your desired speed. The sporty performance.

Porsche Traction Management (PTM). advantages: when you set off, the water data, including the rotational speed of all In conjunction with Porsche Stability
ensures that the gearbox warms up more four wheels, the lateral and longitudinal Management (PSM), PTM helps to ensure
Porsche Traction Management (PTM) with quickly – and reaches its optimum acceleration of the car and the current the perfect distribution of drive power for
water-cooled front-axle gearbox is temperature sooner. And during the drive steering angle. optimum traction in most road scenarios,
standard in all 911 Turbo models. It is itself, the heat produced is dissipated whether on long straights, through tight
an active all-wheel-drive system with more easily. So more torque – i.e. more If, for example, the rear wheels begin corners, or on surfaces with different
an electronically variable map-controlled drive force – can be transmitted through to lose traction under acceleration, a friction coefficients.
multi-plate clutch, automatic brake the gearbox to the front axle. greater proportion of the drive power
differential (ABD) and anti-slip regulation is automatically transmitted to the front
(ASR). Drive power is distributed between the axle by a more positive engagement of
permanently driven rear axle and the the multi-plate clutch. In addition, ASR
And it delivers the high power of the front axle by means of the electronically prevents wheel spin by adapting the
911 Turbo models even more effectively variable multi-plate clutch. engine’s power output. During cornering,
and efficiently to the road. This is thanks the optimal level of drive power is
to the water cooling system for the front- The status of the vehicle is continuously distributed to the front wheels to ensure
differential gearbox. Water conducts heat monitored so that it is possible to excellent lateral stability.
better than air. So the cooling jackets respond to different driving situations.
placed on the gearbox have several Sensors are used to collect a range of


Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus electronic rear differential lock, by response and steering precision by Consequently, a greater amount of drive At low and medium vehicle speeds, The system thus interacts with Porsche But what does that mean for the driver?
(PTV Plus) including electronic rear varying the distribution of torque applied specific braking of the right or left rear force is distributed to the outside rear PTV Plus significantly increases agility Stability Management (PSM) to improve Remarkable stability, easier handling and
differential lock. to the rear wheels. wheel. wheel, inducing an additional rotational and steering precision. At high speeds driving stability on a range of surface outstanding traction. As well as greater
pulse (yaw movement) around the and when accelerating out of corners, conditions, including the wet and snow. agility at every speed with precise
Standard in all 911 Turbo models: As a function of steering angle and To be more precise, this means that vehicle’s vertical axis. This results in a the rear differential lock, with infinitely steering and stable load transfer
PTV Plus. The system actively steering speed, accelerator pedal when the car is driven assertively into direct and sporty steering action as the variable torque distribution, ensures characteristics. What else? Unrivalled
enhances vehicle dynamics and stability position, yaw rate and vehicle speed, a corner, moderate brake pressure is car enters the corner. greater driving stability. driving pleasure at every twist and turn.
and operates, in conjunction with an PTV Plus is able to improve steering applied to the inside rear wheel.

1 ­­Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

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The SPORT button. Sport Chrono Package including engine even more responsive, Porsche can be set to standby while the car is still
dynamic engine mounts. Active Suspension Management (PASM) in SPORT PLUS mode. Although, for
Fitted as standard, the SPORT button and Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control safety, it’s still there in the background.
enables you to select a suspension setup The Sport Chrono Package including (PDCC) – standard in the 911 Turbo S
where the emphasis is on either comfort dynamic engine mounts is standard in models – switch to SPORT PLUS mode With the SPORT or SPORT PLUS button
or sporty performance. At the push of a the 911 Turbo S models and available as and a harder damping setting, more active, under full acceleration, the
button, the electronic engine management an option for the 911 Turbo and the direct steering on bends and much better maximum boost pressure in the lower
system switches the engine mapping 911 Turbo Cabriolet. This integrated roll stabilisation. And the rear-axle and medium speed ranges is now
to offer an even sharper response. system provides simultaneous steering reacts more directly – for even temporarily increased by approximately
In conjunction with the Sport Chrono enhancement for the chassis, including more agile steering. As part of Porsche 0.15 bar: the overboost. Engine torque is
Package (standard in the 911 Turbo S rear-axle steering, engine, transmission Active Aerodynamics (PAA), the front also boosted by 50 Nm for a short time –
and the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet), the and aerodynamics. spoiler and rear wing are also included in to 710 Nm in the 911 Turbo and the
overboost function is then active and the performance setting in SPORT PLUS 911 Turbo Cabriolet. In the 911 Turbo S
the dynamic engine mounts much firmer. The main features include a digital and mode. So you can make full use of the models it goes up to 750 Nm.
analogue stopwatch mounted on the performance potential of your 911 Turbo –
In SPORT mode, Porsche Doppelkupplung dashboard, a performance display in the especially on the racetrack. The Sport Chrono Package has two
(PDK) ensures that upshifts take place at Porsche Communication Management additional functions. For a sporty drive
higher engine speeds and downshifts system (PCM), the SPORT PLUS button In SPORT PLUS mode, the trigger threshold that borders on a motorsport experience.
happen sooner. Coasting mode and the and the overboost function. for PSM is raised. Agility is perceptibly The first function is Launch Control.
auto start/stop function are deactivated. enhanced when braking for corners with When performing laps, for example, this
On activation of SPORT PLUS mode, the PSM, allowing sportier braking and exit helps you achieve optimum acceleration
electronic engine management makes the acceleration. For maximum dexterity, PSM from a standing start, a racing start in
other words.

1 Digital and analogue stopwatch mounted on the dashboard | 2 SPORT buttons in the centre console | 3 D isplay on the multifunction steering wheel with Sport Chrono Package

46 1 2 3

The second function is the ‘motorsport Another key component of the Sport Dynamic engine mounts. You will take bends more precisely with the A hard engine mounting delivers optimum Our engineers have solved this problem driver, the results are tangible. Stiffness Once again we see that you can stick to
derived gearshift strategy’. Using this, Chrono Package is the stopwatch dynamic engine mounts as part of the dynamic performance because it offers by enabling the engine mounts to adapt and damping adapt to the conditions. the rules – and yet still achieve more.
PDK is geared up for the shortest possible mounted on the dashboard. The PCM The laws of physics are a fixed quantity. Sport Chrono Package. The electronically the highest degree of handling precision their stiffness and damping properties to Handling is perceptibly more stable under More driving enjoyment for example.
shift times and optimum shift points for has a special performance display to We cannot change them. But we can use controlled system minimises the possible. Soft engine mounts, on the other changes in driving style and road surface load change conditions and in fast
maximum acceleration. Ideal for the view, store and evaluate lap times or them. To reach our destinations faster, oscillations and vibrations of the entire hand, minimise oscillations and vibrations. conditions. This has been achieved by corners. Whenever a less assertive
racetrack. other driving times. for instance. drivetrain, especially the engine, and While comfort is improved on uneven road the use of a fluid with magnetic driving style is adopted, the dynamic
combines the benefits of a hard or soft surfaces, this comes at the expense of properties in interaction with an engine mounts provide a greater level of
engine mounting arrangement. dynamic performance. electrically generated field. For the comfort.

1 Dynamic engine mounts

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Setting the benchmark also means not deviating from your own line.
Especially around bends.


The chassis of the 911 Turbo models In everyday use and in sport, the 911 Turbo Management (PASM, see page 54).
enables smooth high-speed manoeuvres. models are supported by the rear-axle As well as Porsche Dynamic Chassis
The car offers exceptionally high levels steering (see page 52). This makes Control (PDCC, see page 56) – which
of stability. Its cornering agility can handling much more responsive at low is standard in the 911 Turbo S models,
scarcely be described in words. speeds. While, at the same time, and available as an option for the
The 20-inch wheels, fitted as standard increasing stability at high speeds. 911 Turbo and the 911 Turbo Cabriolet.
to all models, also play their part.
Another key contribution to the 911 Turbo Agility and stability. Great sports
driving experience is made by chassis performance and great comfort. For
control systems, such as Porsche the 911 Turbo models those are not
Stability Management (PSM, see page contradictions, but development goals.
56) and Porsche Active Suspension

Rear-axle steering. This has the virtual effect of shortening Thanks to the excellent stabilising
the wheelbase. The turning circle is properties of rear-axle steering, it has also
Thanks to the rear-axle steering which reduced, steering into corners becomes been possible to make the steering ratio
is fitted as standard, everyday much more dynamic and parking is on the front axle more direct around the
practicability and performance have noticeably easier. central position. The advantage is greater
both been equally increased. The system agility without any loss of stability at
consists of two electromechanical At speeds above 80 km/h, the system higher speeds. 1
actuators fitted on the rear axle instead steers the rear wheels in the same
of the conventional tie rod. It therefore direction as that of the front wheels. The flexibility of the rear-axle steering
steers the rear wheels of the 911 Turbo The result is a virtual extension of the makes it clear that there is no contradiction
models around up to 2.8 degrees in wheelbase and increased stability, for between stability and agility, performance
the same or opposite direction as the example when performing high-speed and everyday practicality. The result is
steering angle on the front axle, manoeuvres on the motorway. greater manoeuvrability in day-to-day
depending on speed. driving – and a clearly noticeable increase
Between 50 and 80 km/h the steering in maximum performance.
At speeds up to 50 km/h the system direction is constantly changing
steers the rear wheels in the opposite depending on the driving conditions.
direction to that of the front wheels.

1 More agile effect of rear-axle steering | 2 Stabilising effect of rear-axle steering

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The 20-inch 911 Turbo wheel. The 20-inch 911 Turbo S wheel with There are 9 J x 20 wheels on the front Tyre Pressure Monitoring (TPM).
central locking device. fitted with 245/35 ZR 20 tyres and
Standard in the 911 Turbo and the 11.5 J x 20 wheels at the rear with Tyre Pressure Monitoring (TPM) is included
911 Turbo Cabriolet: the 20-inch These forged aluminium wheels painted 305/30 ZR 20 tyres. as standard equipment in all models.
911 Turbo wheels. They are one inch in black with a polished finish are It warns against low tyre pressure or slow
larger than on the previous generation available as an option for the 911 Turbo A sports-oriented focal point is the black or sudden pressure loss. The driver is
and improve contact with the road. models and are fitted as standard on central locking devices derived from informed via the on-board computer
the 911 Turbo S models. They are motorsport. By reducing rotating masses, display. And the pressures of all four
The car has 8.5 J x 20 wheels at the especially light and are setting standards they deliver an even more agile driving tyres can be checked at any time from
front combined with 245/35 ZR 20 tyres. in driving comfort and performance – as experience. the instrument cluster.
At the rear are 11 J x 20 wheels with well as in design. With central locking
1 2
305/30 ZR 20 tyres. The wheels are device including chrome-plated trim
forged, of course, to reduce weight with coloured Porsche Crest.
and unsprung masses.
Porsche Active Suspension It offers continuous adjustment of the ‘Normal’ mode provides a blend of damping forces within the parameters
Management (PASM). damping force on each wheel, based on performance and comfort, SPORT mode defined for the selected setup mode
current road conditions and driving style. has a much firmer range of settings. (‘Normal’ or SPORT). Pitch and roll are
Included as standard equipment, Porsche The system responds to changing road reduced, whilst contact of each wheel
Active Suspension Management (PASM) is At the press of a button, the driver can conditions and/or driving style by with the road is optimised.
an electronic active damping system. choose between two modes. While continuously varying the individual

1 20-inch 911 Turbo wheel | 2 20-inch 911 Turbo S wheel with central locking device

54 Power  |  Chassis 55
Porsche Stability Management (PSM). Under acceleration on wet or low-grip Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control This effect is achieved with the aid of
road surfaces, PSM improves traction (PDCC). hydraulic stabilising actuators in the form
Porsche has been synonymous with using the automatic brake differential of cylinders designed to optimise camber.
motorsport right from the start. And we (ABD) and anti-slip regulation (ASR). Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC) Lateral roll is counteracted by forces
have taken the experience we have gained When the SPORT PLUS mode of the is fitted as standard in the 911 Turbo S generated at each individual wheel,
on the racetrack and applied it to the road. Sport Chrono Package is selected, models (available as an option for the based on steering angle and lateral
The Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake the PSM threshold is raised to allow 911 Turbo models). PDCC is an active acceleration.
(PCCB), which is standard equipment in a sportier driving style. anti-roll system that suppresses lateral 1
the 911 Turbo S models and available as an body movement during cornering But what does that mean? Improved
option for the 911 Turbo models, is a fine PSM can be deactivated. It is automati- manoeuvres. In addition, it minimises dynamic performance and increased
example. This brake system has already cally reactivated, for your safety, only if the lateral instability of the vehicle on ride comfort at all speeds. As well as
had to cope with the harshest requirements you brake harder and either of the front uneven ground. With the result that the optimised turn-in and stable load
of motor racing and is fitted in cars that wheels (in SPORT PLUS mode, both car holds the road even better and transfer characteristics.
compete in demanding events such as the of the front wheels) requires ABS performs even more dynamically.
Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup. assistance. ABS and ABD, however,
remain active at all times.

1 Fast cornering with the 911 Turbo without PDCC (illustration) | 2 Fast cornering with the 911 Turbo S with PDCC (illustration)

56 2
Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA). In Stage 1 (Start), front spoiler and rear Front spoiler and rear spoiler are now
1 2
spoiler are completely retracted. This completely extended. The ‘turbo’ or
Objective I: to make the drag coefficient increases suitability for everyday use ‘turbo S’ logo can be seen on the front
as low as possible. Objective II: to set because there is less risk of getting spoiler lip. Also, in this position, the rear
a new standard for downforce. With the caught on ramps, thresholds or kerb spoiler is tilted by up to 15 degrees.
Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA). edges. The spoiler lip is well protected. Thanks to the high level of downforce
on the front and rear axles, in this setting
For the first time at Porsche, in the In Stage 2 (Speed), after 120 km/h, the the car can release its full performance
911 Turbo models, we have used active front spoiler and rear spoiler are partially potential, for example on the racetrack.
aerodynamics as a combination of a extended. This ensures a high level of The downforce also provides advantages
multi-stage adjustable front spoiler and stability, a low drag coefficient and when braking at high speeds.
a rear spoiler. The front spoiler, which enables a high top speed.
is made from a flexible, pneumatic Porsche Active Aerodynamics (PAA).
3 4 elastomer, and the rear spoiler will Stage 3 (Performance) is activated by A system that combines everyday use,
extend and retract synchronously in the press of a button, with the spoiler efficiency and driving performance. And
three positions. button or – in conjunction with the Sport reaches its objectives in the 911 Turbo way.
Chrono Package – the SPORT PLUS button.

1 Rear spoiler in Start position | 2 Front spoiler in Start position | 3 Rear spoiler in Speed position | 4 Front spoiler in Speed position | 5 Rear spoiler in Performance position | 6 Front spoiler in Performance position

5 6 Power  |  Chassis 59

If you have power available to you, you can remain calm and look
forward to the challenges with composure. But great power also
comes with responsibility. For the things that you do and the
actions you take. For the driver. For the environment.
LED main headlights including tired less quickly than with other Lighting concept. hazard warning lights will switch on
­Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus systems. automatically. The lighting system
(PDLS+). The front light units of the 911 Turbo features an automatic switch-off and
Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus models incorporate LED direction the ‘Welcome Home’ function.
LED main headlights including Porsche (PDLS+) is combined with the LED main indicators and position lights. Automatic
Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+) are headlights. In addition to all of the headlight activation is also included as
available as standard for the 911 Turbo S functions provided by PDLS, PDLS+ standard. The moment it gets dark, the
and the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet (available also has dynamic main beam control. dipped headlights switch on automatically.
as an option for the 911 Turbo models). Dynamic main beam control is activated
The inner workings of each headlight at speeds in excess of 60 km/h and LED technology is also used for the rear
consist of two housings arranged at identifies the lights of the car in front as driving lights, the high-level third brake
1 2 2
different levels – which certainly make an well as oncoming vehicles. The intensity light, the side and rear direction indicators,
impression. and range of the light cone can then be the licence plate illumination and the rear
individually adapted to the current fog light. For powerful illumination and a
Pedal distance. Braking distance. Distance home. Bi-Xenon headlights with PDLS. The dynamic cornering light function The LED light is very bright, thus ensuring situation. fast response.
Our engineers are focused on your racing line. swivels the main headlights towards the better illumination of the road ahead.
The 911 Turbo models are equipped as inside of a bend. Thanks to optimised near-side and Daytime running lights are integrated into In the event of sudden braking, the
Safety. standard with Bi-Xenon headlights including distance lights and the daylight-like each headlight in the form of four LED adaptive LED brake lights begin to pulsate.
a headlight cleaning system and dynamic LED daytime running lights are colouring and reduced scatter of the light, spots encircled by a light ring. If the vehicle is braked to a halt, the
range control – for an even illumination integrated into the front light units. your vehicle's eyes on the road become
of the road ahead – and also the Porsche
Dynamic Light System (PDLS).

1 911 Turbo with Bi-Xenon headlights with PDLS | 2 911 Turbo S with LED main headlights including PDLS+

62 Responsibility  |  Safety and security 63

Brakes. The brake calipers have an enclosed Electric parking brake.
monobloc construction. This makes them
Positive: negative acceleration. For us, tougher but lighter and enables a more The electric parking brake, which you
it goes without saying that the 911 Turbo rapid response and release of the brake, can activate and deactivate manually,
models should also be setting standards even under extreme loads. The pedal releases automatically as you pull away.
with their brakes. We value them as highly travel is short and the biting point precise.
as we do our engines and chassis. The brake discs are cross-drilled for With the hill-hold function, you can pull
With reference values for deceleration and better performance in the wet. away without ever rolling back. The
stability. Giving the driver the reassurance system automatically detects when the
needed to push the car to the limits of Other benefits of the braking system vehicle has come to a halt on an uphill
its performance. include the anti-lock braking system gradient requiring intervention. PSM then
(ABS), designed to keep deceleration maintains the brake pressure at all four
So, in the 911 Turbo and the 911 Turbo constant. Pedal effort is reduced and wheels to prevent the vehicle from moving
Cabriolet the brakes have been adapted braking response improved by an ­ in the opposite direction.
to meet the demands of higher 8-/9-inch tandem vacuum brake booster.
performance. They feature red six-piston Brake disc cooling is optimised by air
monobloc aluminium fixed brake calipers spoilers.
at the front and four-piston aluminium
monobloc fixed calipers at the rear. The
brake disc diameter is 380 mm front and

1 Standard brakes in the 911 Turbo

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Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake The cross-drilled PCCB ceramic brake The key advantage of PCCB is the
(PCCB). discs have a diameter of 410 mm at the extremely low weight of the ceramic brake
front and 390 mm at the back – for even discs, which are approximately 50 % lighter
Porsche has been synonymous with more formidable braking performance. than standard discs of similar design and
motorsport right from the start. And we size. As well as enhancing performance
have taken the experience we have The use of six-piston aluminium and fuel economy, this represents a
gained on the racetrack and applied it to monobloc brake calipers on the front major reduction in unsprung and rotating
the road. The Porsche Ceramic Composite axle and four-piston aluminium monobloc masses, resulting in better roadholding
Brake (PCCB), which is standard equipment units at the rear – all finished in yellow – and increased comfort, particularly on
in the 911 Turbo S models and available ensures extremely high brake forces uneven roads, as well as greater agility
as an option for the 911 Turbo models, is which, crucially, are exceptionally and improved handling.
a fine example. This brake system has consistent.
already had to cope with the harshest The demands of racetrack use mean
requirements of motor racing and is PCCB enables shorter braking distances that additional maintenance tasks will
fitted in cars that compete in demanding in even the toughest road and race be required alongside the routine
events such as the Porsche Mobil 1 conditions. Excellent fade resistance maintenance work scheduled as part
Supercup. guarantees greater balance when slowing of standard maintenance intervals.
from racetrack speeds.

1 Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

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Body. areas such as the roof, underbody, Airbags and the Porsche Side Impact Roll-over protection in the Cabriolet
doors, engine compartment and luggage Protection System (POSIP). models.
The innovative bodyshell of the 911 Turbo compartment lids. Magnesium, which is
models fulfils two structural design a particularly lightweight material, was The airbag technology in the 911 Turbo Despite their light weight, the 911 Turbo
requirements: first, excellent driving also selected for the cockpit and centre models provides full-size driver and front Cabriolet models have exemplary torsional
dynamics due to the body’s extremely console support beam. Such material passenger airbags, which are inflated in rigidity and flexural strength. Body flexing
high rigidity. Second, a saving in vehicle efficiency is key to reducing the overall two stages depending on the severity and is minimal, even on uneven road surfaces.
weight primarily as a result of the weight and, as a result, fuel consumption type of accident. In less serious accidents,
intelligent lightweight construction. of the vehicle. the airbags are only partially inflated. In the event of the car rolling over,
Thereby minimising discomfort to the additional protection is provided by a
To meet the second requirement, we For the driver, this reduces the weight occupants. roll-over protection system that deploys
employed state-of-the-art techniques for of the vehicle and offers a high level of automatically. The two spring-loaded roll-
combining various materials in order to comfort thanks to excellent vibration- Another standard feature is the Porsche over bars are located behind the back
utilise specific material properties exactly damping characteristics and particularly Side Impact Protection System (POSIP), seats. The roll-over sensor continuously
where they are needed. high composite rigidity, an increase in comprising side impact protection monitors the car’s pitch and roll, lateral
Sheet steel
dynamic torsional stiffness of up to elements in the doors and two airbags on and longitudinal acceleration and contact
Tailored blanks
For the bodyshell, therefore, we used 25 % compared with that of the previous each side. An integral thorax airbag is with the road. In an emergency, it deploys
Super-high-strength steel
very thin, but nevertheless extremely generation, and even sportier handling located in each seat side bolster, while the roll-over bars within a fraction of a
Ultra-high-strength steel
rigid, sheets of steel. Aluminium and despite a further improvement in the the door panels each contain a head second.
magnesium were utilised extensively in weight-to-power ratio. airbag – ensuring excellent protection
in the event of a side impact.

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What we find when we go our own way:

The environment.

In an era of global climate change, and Porsche has reduced fuel consumption A high level of environmental responsibility
especially the debate about CO2 emissions, in all of its current series by two-figure is ensured not least by the environmental
all automotive manufacturers are being percentage points compared with previous management teams of Porsche in Weissach.
asked what answers they have for the series, while at the same time increasing They ensure that all developments take
future. Whether they have a benchmark. performance. This is achieved by an account of environmental compatibility. The
Our answer has always been the same. efficient drive (e.g. thanks to DFI, PDK, objective is to achieve pure performance,
Ultimate performance with ultimate variable turbine geometry and VarioCam but not at the expense of the environment.
efficiency. Plus), intelligent lightweight construction, This also applies to the 911 Turbo models.
active aerodynamics and low rolling Exhaust emission control. On the one hand, through the use of On the other hand, the catalytic converters oxygen sensors regulate the composition
resistance. fuel-efficient technologies such as provide efficient emission control. of the exhaust gas. While another
Vehicles manufactured by Porsche auto start/stop, thermal management, Lambda sensor on each cylinder bank
demonstrate that even high-performance electrical system recuperation, direct The stereo Lambda control circuitry monitors pollutant conversion in the
sports cars can achieve moderate fuel fuel injection (DFI), VarioCam Plus and controls and monitors each cylinder bank respective catalytic converter.
consumption and exhaust emission coasting. separately. For each exhaust tract,
values in their respective category.

For fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and efficiency class, please refer to page 117.

70 Responsibility  |  Environment 71
Fuel economy and recycling. On the ecological side, all materials used Fuel. Noise.
are meticulously selected. All synthetic
Intelligent lightweight construction has components are easily recyclable. And All Porsche models are designed to operate The 911 Turbo models comply with
been fundamental to the Porsche identity each material is labelled to facilitate its on fuels with an ethanol content of up to all current noise regulations – without
since 1948. For both technical and separation for recycling. The reduction 10 %, for example ‘E10’. Ethanol has a resorting to engine encapsulation.
ecological reasons. This forms the basis in the number of plastic variants helps to positive impact on the CO2 balance since To achieve this, we’ve eliminated noise
for achieving low fuel consumption ensure more efficient recycling. Recycled the plants grown for the production of at source: engine components are more
values in conjunction with outstanding plastics are used where they meet our this biofuel also absorb CO2 from the rigid, moving parts lighter and tolerances
performance. exacting technical requirements. atmosphere. reduced to a minimum. High-efficiency
silencers and resonators in the intake
On the technical side, we use a high In short, the 911 Turbo models are around The release of hydrocarbons from the system help to reduce noise even further.
proportion of aluminium, magnesium, 95 % recoverable. fuel system has been minimised. Thanks For the entire service life of the car.
plastics and super-high-strength sheet in no small part to the active carbon filter
steel. The materials used have been In addition, Porsche uses a high proportion and the multilayered material from which
selected for their ability to withstand of environmentally friendly water-based the fuel tank is made. All fuel lines are
load, yet they are considerably lighter paints. For us, environmental protection made from multilayered plastic, steel
than conventional steel. does not begin at the end of a vehicle’s or aluminium.
life. It starts at the planning and
development stage.

For fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and efficiency class, please refer to page 117.

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When we were children our parents used to measure us

against the door frame. Now we know that size is measured
against inner values. The benchmark is based less on
centimetres, and more on what we call personality.
Complex – yet straightforward.
Yet another Porsche extreme:
extreme quiet.


With the 911 Turbo models, our engineers As evident at once from the ascending have the interior leather package as Yachting Blue* for the interior, there is
have pushed forward into the extreme centre console. In typical Porsche standard, including leather seats, dash­ a wide range of other personalisation
performance range. The fact that the fashion, the use of form follows a basic board and door and side trims. Alcantara options available, including two-tone
driver can remain quite composed is principle: focus on the driver. This is why has proven its worth in motorsport and is colour combinations or special colours
also due to the answers they have found the distance between the gear selector used as standard for the roof lining of and materials such as carbon, aluminium
to the questions about sportiness, and steering wheel is extremely short, the Coupé models. The distinctive two- or high-quality wood.
ergonomics and comfort. and the operating logic, such as that of tone leather interior in Black and Garnet
the two-zone air conditioning system or Red with black carpet is reserved Engineering that takes you forward: the
the suspension settings, is clear and especially for the 911 Turbo S models.* Porsche Communication Management
Interior. uncomplicated. You shouldn’t have to Here, the decorative trims for the (PCM) with navigation module and a high-
browse one submenu after another. You dashboard, centre console and door resolution 7-inch colour touchscreen. PCM
The most important characteristics of the should instead be able to concentrate trims are finished in carbon as standard is your control centre for audio, navigation
interior: never frivolous, always direct. on what’s important: the road. (available on request for 911 Turbo and and communication functions. It’s fitted
Clever technology, clear operating logic. 911 Turbo Cabriolet). as standard in the 911 Turbo models.
Focused precisely on the benchmark for Our materials are of high quality with a
all of our considerations: the driver. sporty character. The 911 Turbo models In addition to the choice of Black, * A
 vailable until 07/2015.

Platinum Grey*, Luxor Beige and

1 911 Turbo interior in Espresso

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1 2 3 4

Another way of setting standards: sound. premium audio manufacturers worldwide. SportDesign steering wheel. alloy. They are ergonomically located SPORT PLUS and Launch Control Instruments. The high-resolution 4.6-inch TFT colour Pressure Monitoring (TPM) system,
Fitted as standard, the BOSE® Surround With a total output of 821 watts. For behind the left- and right-hand steering functions have been activated. screen provides you with a continuous and reminds you of your selected
Sound System gives outstanding powerful reproduction and a fascinating The SportDesign steering wheel is a wheel spokes. Pull the right-hand paddle The five round instruments have one stream of data from the on-board communication and audio settings.
performance with a total output of three-dimensional sound. standard feature of the 911 Turbo and PDK shifts up. Pull the left-hand As an option, for no extra charge, you purpose above all: to provide information. computer, such as range or average You can also use it to carry out
445 watts. models. It is adjustable for both height paddle and PDK shifts down. Combined can have a sports steering wheel with Efficiently and accurately. With looks that fuel consumption. It also displays the individual vehicle settings.
Detailed information on both systems (by up to 40 mm) and reach (up to 60 mm) with the optional Sport Chrono Package multifunction buttons. are typically Porsche. With the rev navigation system map, delivers various
The High-End Surround Sound System can be found on pages 90 and 91. and, thanks to its grip mouldings, it’s in (standard in the 911 Turbo S and the counter in the middle. warnings, including alerts from the Tyre
from Burmester is available as an option.
safe hands – even on the sportiest of 911 Turbo S Cabriolet) the left- and ­­­
The bespoke manufacturer is based in drives. The steering wheel features two right-hand spokes additionally feature a
Berlin and is one of the most respected gearshift paddles made from a strong display that tells you whether the SPORT,

1 Burmester ® High-End Surround Sound System | 2 SportDesign steering wheel with gearshift paddles 3 911 Turbo instruments | 4 Multifunction steering wheel

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Fully electric Sports seats. Adaptive Sports seats Plus. personal memory for all seat positions Sports bucket seats.** space. With the backrests folded down Seat heating and seat ventilation.
(apart from the side bolsters) and lumbar the luggage compartment volume in the
What does sport have to do with comfort? A deciding factor for maximum sports support on the driver’s side as well as Sports bucket seats featuring a folding 911 Turbo Coupé increases to 260 litres, Seat heating is available for all seats as
More than you might generally think. performance: the correct settings. the positions of the steering wheel and backrest, integral thorax airbag and providing plenty of space for luggage. an option for no extra charge. Seats are
As demonstrated by the fully electric Adaptive Sports seats Plus are standard exterior mirrors. The memory function manual fore/aft adjustment are available You have 160 litres in the 911 Turbo heated in the squab, the backrest and,
Sports seats, which are standard in the in the 911 Turbo S and the 911 Turbo S also supports settings for the lights, as optional equipment. The seat shells Cabriolet models. for the front seats, the side bolsters. In
911 Turbo and the 911 Turbo Cabriolet. Cabriolet. The firm sporty padding of the wipers, air conditioning, door locks, are made from glass- and carbon-fibre conjunction with seat heating, we can
They offer fully electric adjustment of side bolsters and additional shoulder PCM and instrument cluster. reinforced plastic (CFRP) with a stylish equip the seats (except for Sports bucket
seat height, backrest angle, squab angle supports provide the best possible hold. carbon-weave finish. Child seats.** seats) with seat ventilation on request.
and squab depth, as well as fore/aft And with 18-way electric adjustment, the A slipstream effect is produced by active
position, four-way lumbar support and seats can be optimally adapted to meet Sports seats Plus.* The pivot points of the seat backrest ISOFIX child seat preparation including ventilation of the perforated seat centre
even the steering column. your needs in terms of seat height, squab are positioned high in the side bolsters, top tether is available for the rear seats and backrest and by passive aeration at
and backrest angle, squab length, fore/ Available as an option, at no extra cost, guaranteeing lateral support – as standard. On request, we can equip the side bolsters. This evaporates
The integrated memory package supports aft adjustment and four-way lumbar are Sports seats Plus in leather with characteristic of racing bucket seats – the front passenger seat with ISOFIX child perspiration moisture and therefore
the exterior mirrors and all seat positions support. The steering column is also electric seat height and backrest in the pelvis area too. seat preparation and integrate an airbag makes for a dry and pleasant seating
on the driver’s side as well as settings electrically adjustable. adjustment as well as mechanical fore/ deactivation feature. environment, even in hot weather.
for the steering wheel, lights, wipers, aft adjustment. The side bolsters on
air conditioning, door locks, PCM and In addition, the side bolsters on the seat the squab and backrest have a firmer, Rear seats. * T his option does not include the standard memory
instrument cluster. squab and backrest can be adjusted sportier padding and offer excellent ** Child seats are not compatible with the Sports
bucket seats.
independently for added comfort on long lateral support. The backrest shell is The rear seats are remarkably
journeys and precision lateral support finished in Silver Grey (911 Turbo models) comfortable for a sports car. And the
on winding roads. Also included is the or leather (911 Turbo S models). shelf behind offers additional storage

1 911 Turbo rear in Yachting Blue | 2 Sports bucket seat | 3 Adaptive Sports seat Plus

80 2 3
Preparation for Porsche Vehicle Automatically dimming mirrors. the presence of obstacles detected Reversing camera.
­Tracking System (PVTS). behind the vehicle. An intermittent
An auto-dimming function is included warning tone increases in rapidity as The optional reversing camera (only in
Available as an option, this preparation as standard for the interior and exterior the obstacle is approached. conjunction with ParkAssist front and
enables the future installation of the mirrors. Also included is an integrated rear) facilitates reverse parking and
Porsche Vehicle Tracking System (PVTS) rain sensor for the front wiper system. In the 911 Turbo S and the 911 Turbo S manoeuvring. Help is provided in the
available from Porsche Tequipment. Cabriolet, ParkAssist is supplemented form of a high-contrast colour image with
The system makes it possible to locate by four sensors at the front (available as dynamic guidelines on the PCM screen,
a stolen vehicle across most of the ParkAssist. an option for the 911 Turbo and the which show the predicted course of the
1 2
countries of Europe and Russia. The 911 Turbo Cabriolet). The audible alert vehicle based on the current position of
preparation package includes a special ParkAssist at the rear is fitted as standard is supplemented by a visual warning in the steering wheel.
wiring loom and a tilt sensor for the in the 911 Turbo models. Featuring four the central display screen, which shows a
Roof transport system. Luggage compartment. HomeLink® (programmable garage Anti-theft protection. alarm system. inconspicuous sensors in the rear end, graphical representation of the vehicle
door opener). the system audibly alerts the driver to from overhead.
The aluminium roof transport system is The luggage compartment volume in the The 911 Turbo models are equipped as
available as an option for the 911 Turbo 911 Turbo models is 115 litres. The As an option, it is possible to have a standard with an immobiliser with in-key
Coupé models. It is aerodynamically luggage compartment is fully trimmed in programmable garage door opener transponder and an alarm system with
efficient, very lightweight and easy to fit. scratch-resistant materials. integrated into the overhead console. radar-based interior surveillance.
A range of attachments is available, such At the push of a button, it controls up to The system secures the doors, luggage
as a roof box, a bike carrier or a ski/ three different garage doors, lighting compartment, passenger compartment
snowboard carrier. The maximum roof systems or alarm systems. and ignition lock.
load is 75 kg.

1 Roof transport system | 2 Luggage compartment

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Porsche Entry & Drive. Glass slide/tilt sunroof. Light design package. are shown on the colour display on the Adaptive cruise control including
instrument cluster and in the PCM. If a Porsche Active Safe (PAS).
With the optional Porsche Entry & Drive, For the 911 Turbo Coupé models an The optional light design package is both sign is not identified (e.g. in heavy rain),
you can leave your car key in your pocket. electrically adjustable slide/tilt sunroof practical and aesthetically appealing. the speed limit stored in the navigation Available as an option, this cruise control
As soon as you grab the door handle or is available in tinted single glazed safety It comprises dimmable LEDs in the module is automatically displayed. function regulates your speed according
approach the luggage compartment, glass. overhead console and in the areas of to the distance between your vehicle
the system automatically checks the the rear seats, door pulls, door storage and the vehicle in front. A radar sensor
encrypted access code on the key. Once An integral electric sunblind provides compartments and front footwells. Cruise control. monitors the road ahead up to a distance
the key is validated, the door and the shade from unwanted bright light. of 200 m. If you have set a cruising speed
1 2
luggage compartment lid unlock. The The design, headroom and aperture of This automatic speed control function is but have begun to gain on the vehicle in
engine can then be started and switched the glass roof are identical to those Speed limit indicator. integrated as standard in the 911 Turbo S front because it is driving more slowly,
off using the electronic ignition switch. of the steel slide/tilt sunroof. The only and the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet and this is detected by the radar sensor.
difference is that, even when closed, the The speed limit indicator is available as available as an option for the 911 Turbo other vehicle decelerates further, by precharging the braking system so If your vehicle approaches the vehicle
To lock the vehicle, you simply press glass sunroof still gives you that open-to- an option for all models. A camera in the and the 911 Turbo Cabriolet. For greater The system now reduces the speed adaptive cruise control will continue that the brake pads are already in light in front too quickly, Porsche Active Safe
the button on the outside of the door the-sky feeling. rear-view mirror housing identifies traffic driver comfort on long stretches of road. of your vehicle at a maximum rate of to reduce your cruising speed – even contact with the brake discs. However, (PAS) will issue audible and visual
handle. Porsche Entry & Drive then signs such as speed limits or overtaking Cruise control operates in the 30 to 3.5 m/sec by restricting the throttle
down to a halt. drivers still have to perform heavier warnings. In addition, the system briefly
locks the vehicle and activates the restrictions and the end of such restrictions. 240 km/h speed range and is activated or gently applying the brakes, until braking themselves. jerks the brakes and if necessary initiates
­engine immobiliser and steering Speed limit and overtaking restrictions using a button on the steering column the distance that you have preset is For additional safety, if the system target braking, with any braking pressure
column lock. control stalk. maintained. Your vehicle will now detects that the distance from the As soon as the road ahead clears again, applied by the driver being increased
continue at a reduced speed. If the vehicle in front is decreasing, it will your vehicle will accelerate back up to within certain system limits.
also prepare your vehicle for braking the cruising speed originally set.

1 Adaptive cruise control radar sensor | 2 Adaptive cruise control display

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Visionaries speculate about what’s coming.
Forerunners can report on it.

Audio and communication.

Porsche Communication presented. Radio functions include up to is then conveniently and safely operated between a 2D display and a 3D
Management (PCM) 42 memory presets and an FM twin tuner via the PCM, the optional multifunction perspective. In some regions, it is
including navigation module. frequency diversity with RDS, which steering wheel or the optional voice possible to display the terrain
continuously scans in the background control system. (with a superimposed satellite map) and
Porsche Communication Management for the best signal. buildings in 3D. Split screen mode
(PCM) is standard equipment in all By means of the USB socket, it is also enables you to view two functions at
911 Turbo models. PCM is your control The DVD-audio drive plays CDs and audio possible to download data from the once, such as the current navigation
centre for audio, navigation and DVDs and is MP3-compatible. Audio performance display of the Sport Chrono map and a list of symbols that represent
communication functions. Powerful, playback of video DVDs is also supported. Package, as well as data from the the next driving manoeuvre.
multifunctional and easy to use. A six-disc CD/DVD autochanger integrated electronic logbook. In the opposite
into PCM is available as an option. direction, you can transfer up to The navigation module also has a
The main feature is the intuitive colour 5,000 tracks in MP3 format to the 40 GB dynamic route guidance function
touchscreen. Alternatively, you can The universal audio interface (AUX) fitted as internal hard drive of PCM and create which takes into account official traffic
choose to operate PCM using standard in the glove compartment, your own jukebox. Podcasts and messages (TMC) and additional traffic
conventional rotary pushbutton controls. enables you to connect your iPod ® or any audiobooks are recognised and played flow sensors ­(TMC Pro)*.
With a maximum of five list items per audio source. Recharging is also supported. and cover art is displayed. The navigation *T MC Pro is available in Germany, Austria and
page, the screen display is very clearly Once connected, your iPod ® or USB stick module in PCM allows you to choose

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Electronic logbook. Telephone module. multifunction steering wheel or the optional Mobile phone preparation. Voice control system.
voice control system. Without it ever
An electronic logbook is available for PCM The optional quadband GSM telephone leaving your pocket. To enable a Bluetooth ® connection for Want route guidance, need to make a
as an option. It enables automatic logging module offers convenience and excellent those mobile phones that only support phone call or would like to listen to the
on every journey of mileage, route reception. By inserting a SIM card directly The telephone module also enables you the Handsfree Profile (HFP), an optional radio? You just have to say so. Almost all
distance, date, time, starting location into the PCM’s integral SIM card reader, to establish a Bluetooth ® link with those mobile phone preparation is available. of the functions of PCM can be controlled
and destination. Data can be downloaded calls can be made using the hands-free mobile phones that only support the PCM is able to control only the basic using the optional voice control system
to a USB stick and evaluated on your facility. For even more convenience, the Handsfree Profile (HFP). In this case, the functions of the mobile phone. The GSM with word-by-word input. In the majority
home PC using the software supplied. Bluetooth® capability of a mobile phone GSM connection is always established connection is established through the of cases, you can simply say the name
The software fulfils all statutory can be used to make calls via the SIM through the aerial of the mobile phone. aerial of the mobile phone. of the menu item as seen on the screen.
requirements for automatic logbooks Access Profile (SAP). Once automatic PCM acts as a hands-free system and The voice control system understands
as specified by the German revenue pairing is complete, the mobile phone’s you can leave the mobile phone tucked complete addresses when entered
authorities. aerial is switched off to conserve battery away. TV tuner. as navigation destinations, as well as
charge and the phone operates via the phonebook entries and the names of
car aerial. Depending on the mobile On request, a Bluetooth ® handset for The optional TV tuner is capable of radio stations. Even lists can be browsed
phone model, this gives access not only the telephone module is also available. receiving unencrypted analogue and by voice command. There is no need to
to the numbers on the SIM card, but Stored in the centre console storage digital television broadcasts (DVB-T)* ‘train’ the system.
also to the phone’s internal memory. compartment, it features a display and to provide entertainment when your
Depending on the phone, it can also be keypad. However, the handset cannot 911 Turbo is between journeys. For
controlled using PCM, the optional be used for Bluetooth links established
your safety, the TV picture is switched
using the Handsfree Profile (HFP). off while the car is in motion.

* In MPEG-2-format.

1 Electronic logbook | 2 TV tuner

BOSE® Surround Sound System. sound spectrum of 5.1 digital recordings. Burmester® High-End Surround The Burmester ® system uses the patented The result is a natural and richly textured Online services.
Of course, you can still play other audio Sound System. integral subwoofer, which replaces the spatial sound even at top volume.
The sound of a Porsche is akin to its unique sources, such as CDs and MP3s – in familiar separate subwoofer and The free Aha Radio app enables you to
fingerprint. And we are not referring only to stereo. Or, at the push of a button, in one When two iconic German manufacturers loudspeaker arrangement of other The pure, sporty design with galvanised listen to Internet radio, news feeds,
the engine. BOSE® Surround Sound System of the virtual surround modes generated join forces, the result is special. systems. This saves weight and has a surrounds and Burmester ® logos on podcasts and audiobooks on the PCM via
which is fitted as standard is perfectly by BOSE® Centerpoint ® 2. We’re referring to Porsche and Berlin- beneficial impact on acoustic selected loudspeakers make it clear that your smartphone. You can also receive
tuned to the specific interior acoustics of based Burmester ®, one of the most performance. the appeal of the Burmester ® High-End local information, e.g. weather reports.
the 911 Turbo models. The BOSE -patented AudioPilot noise
® ®
respected manufacturers of high-end Surround Sound System is as much Points of Interest can be searched for
compensation technology uses a audio equipment worldwide. And the Crossover technology has been carried about the visual as it is the audio. and then transferred to the navigation
The system has eight amplifier channels, microphone to continuously measure Burmester ® High-End Surround Sound over more or less unmodified from the Uncompromising in sound and design. system as destinations. Internet content
12 loudspeakers and a patented integral the ambient noise inside the vehicle System. The technologies behind the home audio sector. Analogue and digital Typically Porsche. is received via your smartphone but you
100-watt active subwoofer. The combined and adapts music playback instantly system are based on the finest premium filters have been optimally defined for operate everything from the PCM. Online
effect is a balanced acoustic pattern and automatically so that a consistent home audio systems Burmester ® has their new installation location and finely services can only be used in conjunction
that transforms your 911 Turbo into a sound is maintained. Whatever the to offer. The system owes its eminence tuned after extensive in-car audio testing. Digital radio. with the standard-fitted universal audio
concert hall. An extremely fast-moving driving conditions. In real time. to countless details, and one goal: interface (iPhone ®) or the optional mobile
one. It has a total output of 445 watts. sound perfection. Ribbon-based air motion transformers The digital radio is available as an option phone preparation or telephone module
The result is a powerful sound and (AMT) have been used for the 911 Turbo for receiving broadcasts from digital (Android ® phones). The Aha Radio app
The BOSE Surround Sound System
captivating 360° acoustic experience. The system boasts 12 amplifier channels models. For unmistakably fine, clear and stations. It has a DAB dual tuner. And can be obtained from iTunes® and
enables audio playback of DVDs and is thus with a total output of more than 821 watts, undistorted high-frequency sound repro­ switches automatically between digital Google Play ®.*
able to make full use of the impressive 12 loudspeakers including an active duc­t ion with excellent level stability. All and analogue signals, ensuring the best
subwoofer with 300-watt class D amplifier, speaker housings are perfectly matched reception of the selected station.
a total diaphragm surface area of more and deliver superior bass sound, definition * In order to use Aha Radio services with the optional
telephone module, the HFP function must be activa-
than 1,340 cm2 and a frequency response and precision. ted in PCM.

of 35 Hz to 20 kHz.

Personality  |  Audio and communication 91

There is an exception to every rule.


The standard specification of the You will find more detailed information on The central idea of the 911 Turbo is
911 Turbo models may be second to the following pages and in the separate clearly defined. It just needs your
none, but Porsche still gives you the price list. interpretation of what makes a sports
opportunity to customise your car to car so fascinating.
your own taste. And to give it the These are not the only ways to style
personality needed to make it your 911 Turbo to your personal
unmistakable. preference. How about the personalisation
of your car at the factory through
A variety of personalisation options is Porsche Exclusive, or why not consider
available for both the exterior and the our range of aftermarket accessories
interior. We appreciate that nobody from Porsche Tequipment. You will find
knows better than you how you wish plenty of inspiring ideas in all the relevant
to express your identity. catalogues and your Porsche Centre will
be happy to advise you.

Standard colours Standard colours
Solid exterior colours. Metallic exterior colours. Hood colours.

White Rhodium Silver Metallic Jet Black Metallic

Red Brown
Racing Yellow Sapphire Blue Metallic Carrara White Metallic

Special exterior colours.

Guards Red Mahogany Metallic

Lava Orange Blue Black

Black Dark Blue Metallic

GT Silver Metallic

Agate Grey Metallic

Lime Gold Metallic1)

Available until 07/2015.

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Standard interior colours. Standard interior colours. Special interior colours.

Leather. 1) Leather.1)

Black Luxor Beige Platinum Grey3) Yachting Blue3) Black and Garnet Red3), 4) Agate Grey

Carpet. Carpet.

Black Luxor Beige Platinum Grey3) Yachting Blue3) Black3) Agate Grey

Roof lining.2) Roof lining.2)

Black Luxor Beige Platinum Grey3) Black3) Black3) Agate Grey

See separate price list for recommended colour combinations.

 eather finish on dashboard upper section including instrument shroud, front section of dashboard including front passenger airbag cover,
steering wheel rim and airbag module, door upper panels, upper section of rear side panels, seat centres, seat bolsters, headrests, back
of front seat backrests, front seat bases, door centre panels, centre console side sections, transmission tunnel in rear.
Soft-touch paint in interior colour; sun visors and inner door sill guards with film finish in interior colour.
Roof lining in Alcantara (Coupé models). Hood lining in black fabric (Cabriolet models).
Available until 07/2015.
For 911 Turbo S models only (different colour allocation from two-tone combination of Black and Garnet Red).

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Two-tone combination interior. Natural leather interior.  Two-tone natural leather

Leather.1) Leather.1)

Black and Platinum Grey3) Agate Grey and Pebble Grey3) Black and Luxor Beige Black and Garnet Red3) Espresso  Garnet Red3) Espresso and Cognac

Carpet. Carpet.

Platinum Grey3) Pebble Grey3) Luxor Beige Garnet Red3) Espresso  Garnet Red3) Cognac

Roof lining.2) Roof lining.2)

Platinum Grey3) Agate Grey3) Black Black3) Espresso  Black3) Espresso 

See separate price list for recommended colour combinations.

 eather finish on dashboard upper section including instrument shroud, front section of dashboard including front passenger airbag cover,
steering wheel rim and airbag module, door upper panels, upper section of rear side panels, seat centres, seat bolsters, headrests, back
of front seat backrests, front seat bases, door centre panels, centre console side sections, transmission tunnel in rear.
Soft-touch paint in interior colour; sun visors and inner door sill guards with film finish in interior colour.
Roof lining in Alcantara (Coupé models). Hood lining in black fabric (Cabriolet models).
Available until 07/2015.

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911 Turbo S Cabriolet

911 Turbo S Cabriolet
911 Turbo Cabriolet

911 Turbo Cabriolet
911 ­­Turbo ­­S

911 ­­Turbo ­­S
911 ­­Turbo

911 ­­Turbo
Option I-Nr. Page Option I no. Page

Exterior. Engine and chassis.

Special colours • • • • Code 95 ­­Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB) • • • • 450 67

Colours to sample • • • • Code ­­Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC) • • • • 352 56

Trim strips in a high-gloss finish • • – – 559 12, 100 Sport Chrono Package • • • • 640 46

LED main headlights including Porsche Dynamic • • • • 602 63 Power steering Plus • • • • 658
Light System Plus (PDLS+)
­­Porsche Entry & Drive • • • • 625 84 Wheels.
Deletion of model designation ■ ■ ■ ■ 498 20-inch 911 Turbo wheels • ■ • ■ 429 55

‘911’ logo ■ ■ ■ ■ 911 20-inch 911 Turbo S wheels • • • • 435 55

Rear wiper ­­Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)
ParkAssist (front and rear) • • • • 636 83 Wheel centres • ■ • ■ 446

ParkAssist (front and rear including reversing camera) • • • • 638 83

Rear wiper • • – – 425

Windscreen with grey top-tint • • • • 567

Electrically folding exterior mirrors • ■ • ■ 748

SportDesign exterior mirrors • • • • 529 14

Electric slide/tilt sunroof • • – – 651 84

Electric glass slide/tilt sunroof • • – – 653 84

Electric glass slide/tilt sunroof • • – – 549 82

The vehicles illustrated in the chapter on personalisation may include additional options not featured in this
catalogue. For information on these options, please consult your Porsche Centre. For more information on the
–  not available   •  I number/extra-cost option   •  standard equipment   ■  available at no extra cost options featured in this catalogue, please refer to the separate price list.
Electric slide/tilt sunroof 20-inch 911 Turbo S wheel 20-inch 911 Turbo wheel

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911 Turbo S Cabriolet

911 Turbo S Cabriolet
911 Turbo Cabriolet

911 Turbo Cabriolet
911 ­­Turbo ­­S

911 ­­Turbo ­­S
911 ­­Turbo

911 ­­Turbo
Option I no. Page Option I no. Page

Interior. Interior.
Cruise control • • • • 454 84 Fire extinguisher • • • • 509

Adaptive cruise control including Porsche Active Safe (PAS) • • • • 456 85 Smoking package ■ ■ ■ ■ 583

Multifunction steering wheel ■ ■ ■ ■ 844 Floor mats • • • • 810

HomeLink® (programmable garage door opener) • • • • 608 82 Luggage net in passenger footwell ■ ■ ■ ■ 581

Speed limit indicator • • • • 631 84 ISOFIX child seat preparation for front passenger seat • • • • 899 81

Preparation for Porsche Vehicle Tracking System (PVTS) • • • • 674 83

Interior: leather and natural leather.
Light design package • • • • 630 84 Leather interior package in Luxor Beige
Leather interior
Sports seats Plus (4-way, electric) ■ ■ ■ ■ P05 80
– in 911 Turbo standard colour • ■ • ■ Code 96, 97
Fully electric Sports seats (14-way, electric) • ■ • ■ P06 80
– in 911 Turbo S standard colour – • – • Code 96, 97
Adaptive Sports seats Plus (18-way, electric) • • • • P07 80
Multifunction steering wheel – in special colour • ■ • ■ Code 97
Sports bucket seats • ■ • ■ P03 80
– in two-tone combination • ■ • ■ Code 98
Seat heating ■ ■ ■ ■ 342 81
– in natural leather • • • • Code 99
Seat ventilation • • • • 541 81
– in natural leather two-tone combination • • • • Code 99
Steering wheel heating • • • • 345
– in colour to sample • • • • Code

The vehicles illustrated in the chapter on personalisation may include additional options not featured in this
catalogue. For information on these options, please consult your Porsche Centre. For more information on the
options featured in this catalogue, please refer to the separate price list. –  not available   •  I number/extra-cost option   •  standard equipment   ■  available at no extra cost
Adaptive cruise control including Porsche Active Safe (PAS) Natural leather interior package in Espresso

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911 Turbo S Cabriolet
911 Turbo Cabriolet
911 ­­Turbo ­­S
911 ­­Turbo
Option I no. Page

Audio and communication.

Burmester ® High-End Surround Sound System • • • • 682 91

Digital radio • • • • 691 91

Electronic logbook • • • • 641 88

Voice control system • • • • 671 89

Telephone module • • • • 666 88

Bluetooth handset for telephone module

• • • • 669 88

Mobile phone preparation • • • • 619 88

Six-disc CD/DVD autochanger • • • • 693 87

Six-disc CD/DVD autochanger TV tuner • • • • 676 88

Online services • • • • UN1 91

­­Porsche Exclusive.

Strictly speaking, its golden age Individually and exclusively tailored to will find a wide range of design options
started back in 1974. your wishes. Aesthetically and technically. in the separate ­Porsche Exclusive 911 will be happy to answer any questions
Inside and outside. Using fine materials. catalogue. about P
­ orsche Exclusive that you may
With the range of options featured in this And with customary ­Porsche quality. have.
catalogue, you can make your ­911 Turbo Either your P
­ orsche Centre or the
model even more special. With ­Porsche Our overriding principle? That your car is customer centre in Zuffenhausen
–  not available   •  I number/extra-cost option   •  standard equipment   ■  available at no extra cost Exclusive. Direct from the factory. uniquely handcrafted to your taste. You (tel. +49 (0)711 911-25977 or e-mail
Bluetooth ® handset for telephone module

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Interior.  Personalised door sill guards in carbon,­
An especially noticeable feature in the
interior: two-tone leather. In Agate Grey These door sill guards with white,
and Lime Gold. Another highlight: illuminated lettering of your choice
­decorative stitching in Lime Gold, as highlight sports performance and
­featured on the personalised floor mats extravagance in equal measure.
with leather edging.

Further refinements to do credit to the 20-inch Sport Classic wheels painted in

911 Turbo in Lime Gold Metallic as a black (high gloss).
Porsche Exclusive car? The carbon interior
package, central console trim strips in Five-spoke, 20-inch forged aluminium wheels
carbon as well as the personalised 3 with polished rims. Another highlight:
­illuminated door sill guards in carbon. the wheel bears a striking resemblance
to the world-renowned Fuchs wheel.
In addition to high-tech carbon, hard-wearing
Alcantara has also been incorporated:
on the SportDesign steering wheel and also Sport seats Plus leather backrests.
on the PDK gear selector.
The backrests are covered with a classic
natural material: timeless, hard-wearing

1 Carbon interior package, central console trim

strips in carbon, SportDesign steering wheel in 2 Sports seat Plus leather backrest
Alcantara, PDK gear selector in Alcantara, 1 2 4 3 Individual door sill guards in carbon, illuminated
­individual floor mats with leather trim 4 20-inch Sport Classic wheel painted in black (high gloss)

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­­Porsche Car Configurator. Factory collection.

Our most important benchmark: The first time you drive your new Porsche precision goes into everything we do. you can visit the Porsche Museum to supervision of one of our instructors.
your individuality. will be a truly special moment. You can then take time to reflect on your experience and learn about every aspect Hone your skills on-road on the FIA-
Nevertheless, you can make it even more experience over a leisurely lunch. And of the Porsche marque. With legendary certified test circuit. Or off-road on our
Taste, personality, style. You decide how special with Porsche factory collection. look forward to the highlight of the day: models from a sports car history very own off-road track.
to refine the 911 Turbo to your personal Come and collect your Porsche in taking delivery of your Porsche. Our spanning over 60 years.
preference. With the Porsche Car Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen or Leipzig and be specialists will take their time to explain If you do opt for the factory collection,
Configurator, you can see the result the one to take it to its rightful place: on everything about your new car in as Or, if you would prefer your factory please contact your Porsche Centre to
instantly on your computer. Just four the road. much detail as you wish. collection to be a little more on the sporty arrange a collection date. We will be happy
simple steps are all it takes to create side, visit our production location in to assist in the planning of your trip. You
the Porsche of your dreams. The Car Before this, we invite you behind the That leaves you with just one more thing Leipzig. Your first driving experience will will also be given information on the
Configurator allows you to select and scenes of the Porsche production to decide: from which factory to collect take place there. With a test drive in a formalities, legal or otherwise, to be
deselect your options with ease, the process. As part of a guided factory your Porsche? Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen is Porsche model identical to the one you completed before you can take delivery.
price being calculated instantly every tour, you will see how much passion and steeped in tradition and history. Here, purchased and under the expert
time. How does it look? All equipment
and selections can be displayed in 3D
to provide you with an excellent overview
of your chosen car. You can also view
your configuration from all angles, save
it and print it out directly.

Please visit to access

the Porsche Car Configurator and find
out more about the captivating power
of Porsche.

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Porsche Driving Experience.

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The sum of our experience.

The world is full of great stories, great deeds and great words: the signs of
distinguished personalities. Interesting reading, of course. But who will write
our life’s work? We must uncover our own stories – and become the pioneers
of our own life. Benchmarks will help with this.

The 911 Turbo models.

Technical data.
911 ­­Turbo Coupé / 911 Turbo Cabriolet 911 ­­Turbo ­­S Coupé / 911 Turbo S Cabriolet 911 ­­Turbo Coupé 911 Turbo Cabriolet 911 ­­Turbo ­­S Coupé 911 Turbo S Cabriolet
Engine Weights
Cylinders 6 6 Unladen (DIN) 1,595 kg 1,665 kg 1,605 kg 1,675 kg
Displacement 3,800 cm3 3,800 cm3 Unladen (EC)1) 1,670 kg 1,740 kg 1,680 kg 1,750 kg
Power 383 kW (520 hp) 412 kW (560 hp) Permissible gross weight 1,990 kg 2,045 kg 1,990 kg 2,045 kg
at rpm 6,000–6,500 6,500–6,750 Performance
Max. torque 660 Nm 700 Nm Top speed 315 km/h 315 km/h 318 km/h 318 km/h
at rpm 1,950–5,000 2,100–4,250
0–100 km/h 3.4 secs 3.5 secs – –
Max. torque with overboost 710 Nm 750 Nm
0–100 km/h with SPORT PLUS button 3.2 secs 3.3 secs 3.1 secs 3.2 secs
at rpm 2,100–4,250 2,200–4,000
0–160 km/h 7.4 secs 7.7 secs – –
Compression ratio 9.8 : 1 9.8 : 1
0–160 km/h with SPORT PLUS button 7.1 secs 7.4 secs 6.8 secs 7.1 secs
0–200 km/h 11.1 secs 11.6 secs – –
Layout Active all-wheel drive Active all-wheel drive
0–200 km/h with SPORT PLUS button 10.8 secs 11.3 secs 10.3 secs 10.8 secs
PDK 7-speed 7-speed

Chassis Fuel consumption/emissions 2)

Urban in l/100 km 13.2 13.4 13.2 13.4

Front axle McPherson strut suspension McPherson strut suspension
Extra urban in l/100 km 7.7 7.8 7.7 7.8
Rear axle Multi-link suspension Multi-link suspension
Combined in l/100 km 9.7 9.9 9.7 9.9
Steering Power-assisted, electromechanical Power-assisted, electromechanical
CO2 emissions in g/km 227 231 227 231
Turning circle 10.6 m 10.6 m
Brakes Six-piston aluminium monobloc fixed calipers at front, Six-piston aluminium monobloc fixed calipers at front, Efficiency class
four-piston aluminium monobloc fixed calipers at rear, four-piston aluminium monobloc fixed calipers at rear, Efficiency class (Germany) G  G G G
discs internally vented and cross-drilled, closed calipers carbon ceramic composite brake discs, vented and Efficiency class (Switzerland) G  G G G
cross-drilled, closed calipers
Vehicle stability system ­­Porsche Stability Management (PSM) ­­Porsche Stability Management (PSM)
Length 4,506 mm 4,506 mm 4,506 mm 4,506 mm
Standard wheels Front: 8.5 J x 20, Rear: 11 J x 20 Front: 9 J x 20, Rear: 11.5 J x 20
Width (with exterior mirrors) 1,880 mm (1,978 mm) 1,880 mm (1,978 mm) 1,880 mm (1,978 mm) 1,880 mm (1,978 mm)
Standard tyres Front: 245/35 ZR 20, Rear: 305/30 ZR 20 Front: 245/35 ZR 20, Rear: 305/30 ZR 20
Height 1,296 mm 1,292 mm 1,296 mm 1,292 mm
Wheelbase 2,450 mm 2,450 mm 2,450 mm 2,450 mm
Weight is calculated in accordance with the relevant EC Directives and is valid for vehicles with standard specification only. Optional equipment increases this figure. The figure given includes 68 kg for the driver and 7 kg for luggage. Luggage compartment volume 115 litres 115 litres 115 litres 115 litres
Data determined in the NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) in accordance with the Euro 6 (715/2007/EC, 195/2013/EC and ECE-R 101.1) measurement method. The figures do not refer to an individual vehicle nor do they constitute (German Car Manufacturers’ Assoc.)
part of the offer. They are intended solely as a means of comparing different types of vehicle. Fuel consumption calculated for vehicles with standard specification only. Actual consumption and performance may vary with items of
optional equipment. A vehicle’s fuel consumption and CO2 emissions depend not only on its efficient use of fuel but also on driving style and other non-technical factors. The latest Porsche models with petrol engine are designed to Tank capacity (refill volume) 68 litres 68 litres 68 litres 68 litres
operate on fuels with an ethanol content of up to 10 %. You can obtain further information about individual vehicles from your Porsche Centre.
Drag coefficient 0.31 0.31 0.31 0.31

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Tyre labelling.

Tyre type Size Fuel efficiency class/ Wet grip class External External
rolling resistance rolling noise* rolling noise
(Class) (dB)

Summer tyres 245/35 ZR 20 F A 71

305/30 ZR 20 E A 74

For logistical and technical reasons relating to the production process, we are unable to accept orders for a particular make of tyre.

* Quiet rolling noise,  Moderate rolling noise,  Loud rolling noise.

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A Colours F Logbook, electronic 88 Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake R T

Adaptive cruise control including Exterior 94 Factory collection 109 Luggage compartment 82 (PCCB) 67 Rear differential lock 44 Technical data 116
Porsche Active Safe (PAS) 85 Interior 96 Fuel 73 Porsche Communication Management Rear-axle steering 52 Telephone module 88
Airbags 69 Comfort 77 Fuel consumption 73 M (PCM) including navigation module 87 Rear-view mirror, automatically TFT display 79
Anti-theft protection 82 Communication 87 Fuel system 73 Materials 73 Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) 38 dimming 83 Thermal management 36
Auto start/stop function 36 Cruise control 84 Mobile phone preparation 88 Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control Recycling 73 Transmission 38
H (PDCC) 56 Reversing camera 83 Turbine geometry, variable (VTG) 34
B D Headlight cleaning system 62 N Porsche Dynamic Light System Roll-over protection 69 TV tuner 88
Bi-Xenon headlights including Porsche Design13 HomeLink® Noise 73 (PDLS) 62 Roof transport system 82 Tyre labelling 119
Dynamic Light System (PDLS) 62 Digital radio 91 (programmable garage door opener) 82 Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus Tyre Pressure Monitoring (TPM) 55
Bodyshell 69 Direct fuel injection (DFI) 32 Hood 27 O (PDLS+) 63 S
BOSE® Surround Sound System 90 Dry-sump lubrication, integrated 32 On-board computer 15 Porsche Entry & Drive 84 Safety 62 V
Brakes 65 I Online services 91 Porsche Side Impact Protection Seat heating 81 VarioCam Plus 34
Burmester High-End Surround
E I numbers 100 System (POSIP) 69 Seat ventilation 81 Voice control system 89
Sound System 91 Electrical system recuperation 36 Instruments 79 P Porsche Stability Management (PSM) 56 Seats 80
Emission control 71 Interior 77 Panorama 112 Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus Slide/tilt glass sunroof 84 W
C Engine31 ParkAssist 83 (PTV Plus) 44 Speed limit indicator 84 Wheels 55
Catalytic converter 71 Engine management, electronic 34 L Parking brake, electric 65 Porsche Traction Management (PTM) 42 SPORT button 46 Wind deflector, electric 27
CD/DVD autochanger 87 Engine mounts, dynamic 48 Leather 96, 103 Performance display 46 Porsche Vehicle Tracking System Sport Chrono Package 46
Chassis 50 Engineering17 LED main headlights including Personalisation 92 (PVTS) 83 SPORT PLUS button 46
Coasting 40 Environment 70 Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus Porsche Active Aerodynamics Steering wheels 78
Expansion intake manifold 35 (PDLS+) 63 (PAA) 59 Stereo Lambda control circuits 71
Exterior mirrors, Light design package 84 Porsche Active Suspension
automatically dimming 83 Lighting concept 63 Management (PASM) 54

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