—Lightweight noise-insulated glass
—Carbon fiber roof
—LED matrix design headlights
—Lane-keeping and -change assist
—Adaptive cruise control
—20-inch front, 21-inch rear Turbo S design wheels
—Porsche adaptive suspension management (PASM)
—Porsche dynamic chassis control (PDCC)
—Front axle 40-mm lift for obstacles
—Carbon fiber interior trim
—Carbon fiber door sills
—Racing Yellow seat belts
The concept of comparison shopping means something different in the 911 turbo’s neighborhood. Owners don’t weigh fuel economy, monthly payments or resale value. The 911 promises and delivers sophistication, legendary looks and name and performance. For nearly 60 years, nothing else has been in its class.
For Porsche’s next trick, the automaker must transmit that magic heritage to the electric vehicles that will define its future.
2021 Porsche 911 turbo at a glance
Base price: $170,800
Price as tested: $219,300
All-wheel drive 2+2 sports coupe
On sale now
Engine: Turbocharged 3.7L flat-six
Output: 572 hp @ 6,500 rpm; 553 lb-ft of torque @2,250-4,500 rpm
Transmission: Eight-speed dual-clutch automatic
EPA fuel economy estimate: 15 mpg city/20 highway/17 combined. Premium fuel
EPA estimated annual fuel cost: $3,100
Wheelbase: 96.5 inches
Width: 74.9 (without mirrors)
Height: 51.3 (with standard PASM suspension)
Curb weight: 3,635 lbs.
Passenger volume: 70 cubic feet
Cargo volume: 4.5 cubic feet in front trunk; 9.3 cubic feet in rear seat
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