2012 Porsche 911

The Porsche 911 is all new for 2012, but thankfullly it still looks like a 911, as it has since first appearing in 1963. The engine remains above the rear wheels and retains its original flat-six configuration.
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2012 Porsche 911

The new 911 is marginally larger in most dimensions but more powerful and efficient than the car it replaces.
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2012 Porsche 911

The side view may be the easiest way to differentiate the new 911 from the previous generation; though only about an inch longer overall, the wheelbase has increased by almost 4 inches.
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2012 Porsche 911

The 2012 911 Carrera Coupe features a 3.4-liter engine producing 350 horsepower and 287 pound-feet of torque. Standard wheels are 19 inches in diameter.
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911 purists will find more solace in the new car's interior; there's no mistaking you're stepping into a 911.
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The traditional instrument cluster with five overlapping gauges remains, albeit with an LCD screen now occupying one spot.
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The new 911 is available with the optional PDK, Porsche's dual-clutch automated manual transmission.
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2012 Porsche 911

Buyers opting for a traditional manual transmission will find themselves looking at a shift gate with seven positions, plus reverse.
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