Triumphant Return «Handles»


The German manufacturer of Porsche sports cars decided to return 911 Carrera S and 911 Carrera 4S new generation mechanical gearbox.

The compartment and cabriolet 911 Carrera of the eighth generation debuted in the summer of this year, and initially offered exclusively with an eight-speed «robot» PDK. Now the automaker announced the appearance of an optional 7-speed manual transmission, but only in the versions of Carrera S and Carrera 4S with a 450-strong turbo engine.

As noted, the replacement of the boxes on the price tag will not affect, besides, each three-seat car will equip the Sportchrono package for free, which includes dynamic engine supports, sports mode of driving electronics, automatic speed of revolutions and lever switching the driving mode on the steering wheel. The usual cost of such a package for C2S and C4S in the «robot» is $ 2720. In addition, Porsche 911 with «Mechanics» received a self-locking rear differential, while the two-winning versions differential with electronically controlled blocking.

The replacement of the box will reflect on the dynamic characteristics of the coupe and cabriolet. According to the manufacturer, the acceleration time of Carrera S with a manual transmission from space to 96 km / h will be «about four seconds», and the maximum speed is 306 km / h. For comparison, the car with PDK is accelerated to «hundreds» for 3.3 seconds and develops the maximum speed of 308 km / h. More accurate details, the company promises to provide the market for the release of «mechanics». While to offer such cars only in the US market. Not depending on the Porsche 911 Carrera C2S box, it will cost from $ 113.3 thousand, C4S — $ 120.6 thousand.