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Porsche's new 911 Carrera S refines, doesn't reinvent

The new 911 may be all-new under the surface, but with a formula as historic as this, you don't want to shake things up too much.

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This is the 2020 Porsche 911!

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More specifically, it's the S model, and the biggest changes are indeed found here at the rear. 

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New rear lights and an integrated spoiler make for a simpler, cleaner 911. 

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But the real changes for the 992 version of the 911 are found under the hood. 

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It still offers a turbocharged, flat-six engine, but horsepower is up to 443 for the Carrera S.

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LED lights are new.

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As are the fancy, flush new door handles. 

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But probably the most striking changes are to be found on the inside. 

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Behold, a Porsche practically bereft of buttons!

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So that's the new 911. Evolution not revolution.

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Porsche 911 992
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This is the 2020 Porsche 911!

Porsche 911 992
28 of 37 Porsche

More specifically, it's the S model, and the biggest changes are indeed found here at the rear. 

Porsche 911 992
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New rear lights and an integrated spoiler make for a simpler, cleaner 911. 

Porsche 911 992
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But the real changes for the 992 version of the 911 are found under the hood. 

Porsche 911 992
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It still offers a turbocharged, flat-six engine, but horsepower is up to 443 for the Carrera S.

Porsche 911 992
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LED lights are new.

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As are the fancy, flush new door handles. 

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But probably the most striking changes are to be found on the inside. 

Porsche 911 992
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Behold, a Porsche practically bereft of buttons!

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So that's the new 911. Evolution not revolution.

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But we wouldn't want anything else.

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