Porsche 911 (997) Turbo

Porsche are about to release their flagship 2007 model, the 997 Turbo. Featuring a 3.6L 480 bhp twin turbo engine helping it to get from 0-60 mph in only 3.4 seconds (0-100 kph in 3.7 seconds) and onto a top speed of 193 mph. The power hike provides an all time high of 133 bhp per litre.

A newly designed for wheel drive sytem has been created to keep the power on the road. This consists of and electronically controlled multi disced clutch, replacing their previous viscous clutch. The PTM (Porsche Traction Management) system helps to keep grip to a maximum in all conditions.

porsche 997 turbo

Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes (PCCB) are available as an option. The disc size is also increased with this option, measuring a massive 380 mm. Brake fade and corrosion resistance is also greatly enhanced. The standard equipment bi-xenon oval headlights give the 911 it’s familiar look back. The front is also complimented with the addition of fog lights and LED indicators (which are situated within the vents of the front bumper).

porsche 997 turbo2

Moving towards the back of the car, the rear vents have been revised to allow more air to feed the large intercoolers. The car is 22mm wider at the rear than its predecessor, providing a more muscular appearance. The car is due for release on July 8th 2006.

[Source: TestDriven]

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