The 992 generation Porsche 911 Carrera S is quite the car, at least on paper. The rear-engined sports car has been turbocharged since the 991.2, but it is now even faster. When optioned with the PDK transmission the 992 Carrera S can go 0-60 mph in just 3.5 seconds.
While not as impressive by today’s very high standards, not all that long ago this was supercar territory. The 911 is very fast and they have made it so the fact that it now uses a turbocharged flat-six doesn’t detract from the driving experience with any noticeable lag.
Porsche has unveiled the new eighth generation Porsche 911 (992). At first glance the new 2020 911 Carrera S looks a lot like the old 911.
Noticeable exterior styling changes over the outgoing model include the reworked front fascia and flush integrated electric door handles. The new 911 features a wide body design, from the rear it features a narrow light strip and exhaust tips that are integrated into the bumper.
This video shows a segment from the popular TV show, Fifth Gear. The video features three great sports cars the Porsche 911 (991) Carrera S Cabriolet, Audi R8 Spyder and Pagani Huayra. Any of these cars anybody would be very happy to own.
The video starts with the Pagani Huayra and it shows the details that make the car great as well as some footage of just how this wonderful supercar is built. Of course just looking at the car and seeing how it is built is fine, but the car was meant to be driven and so there is some great footage of the car on the road. The Huayra is the stuff of legends and if you can afford one, you won’t be disappointed.
Next the video shows a showdown between the Porsche 911 (991) Carrera S Cabriolet and the Audi R8 Spyder. The video pits the two cars that are very close on paper on the track to see which is the faster car. Of the two the Audi is a bit more focused on pure performance, while the Porsche is the more livable car for everyday use and yet still provides great performance. Check out the video to see which is faster.