2017 has just begun, but the latest models of Porsche 911 are already on the track. Each 2017 Porsche 911 variety has their own strengths and weaknesses. From the torque, speed, and even the appearance, each one differs.
Today, Auto World News will classify each one and how they behave on the track. 2017 is bound to be an interesting year for fans of every Porsche 911.
This year, the 2017 911 Turbo S is one of the most popular variety. The Turbo S is an interesting mixture of beauty and beast. It sports a 3.8-liter, twin turbo H-6 engine with 580 horsepower at 6750 revs per minute.
The 2017 911 Turbo S is quite heavy compared to other models, weighing at 3563 pounds. Other than that, here's everything you need to know about this beastly everyday car, according to Road and Track.
3.8-liter, twin-turbo H-6. 580 hp @ 6750 rpm, 516 lb-ft from 2100-4250 rpm (553 lb-ft at overboost), standard rear-wheel steering, Pirelli P Zeros, electronically controlled limited-slip rear differential, 7-speed dual-clutch automatic, 3563 pounds and $197,745 as tested. All-wheel drive.
The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera (911.2) is also one of the most impressive amongst the list. It is relatively cheap, compared to the others, ranging only from $97,010. The 2017 911 Carrera boasts a 3.0-liter, twin turbo H-6 engine with 370 horsepower at 6500 revs per minute.
It is also important to mention that the 911.2 Carrera is strapped with two turbochargers. It's a 7-speed manual car weighing at 3229 pounds.
The 2017 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, on the other hand, drives very much like a base Carrera. Only this model has more turbo lag in the midrange. It also sports wider tires compared to its brother. The Carrera S model has a quicker reaction to weight transfer.
It's 2.0-liter, twin-turbo H-6 engine sounds better. The model also has 420 horsepower at 6500 revs per minute.
The 2017 911 Carrera 4S (911.2) is an all-wheel drive. Inside this interesting car is a 3.0-liter, twin-turbo H-6 engine with 420 horsepower. 6500 revs per minute is not half-bad also. This 7-speed dual-clutch automatic can be purchased at $142,255
The 2017 911 GT3 RS (911.1) is a whole different car. It is more complex. It is also road-legal. The 911 GTS RS creates a very remarkable impression of a 911 GT3 Cup car. The noise it makes is like the sounds of road angels screaming in harmony.
This car also sports a magnesium roofs which makes it lighter. All in all, the GT3 RS is lighter, louder and stiffer. It is everything a modern car should feel like.