2011 Frankfurt auto show: 2012 Porsche 911

The new 911 gets bigger as Porsche pursues "everyday."

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The 2012 Porsche 911 will be bigger, but will that mean less of a good thing?

By lengthening the car, its wheelbase, and opening up its interior, Porsche is making a substantial--and perhaps controversial move--to make this car an everyday driver. Its most recent advertising for the 911 proclaims as much. Brian Cooley examines all the details that make up the next 911 and why it might be a brilliant package.

(CNET's full coverage of the 2011 Frankfurt auto show)

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Brian Cooley joined CNET in 1995 and always comes at technology from the real consumer's point of view. He brings his high energy, often skeptical style to all avenues of CNET coverage, with an emphasis on car tech. You'll also find him frequently on television, radio and the TV screens at Costco!

 

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