2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet PDK Labeled As Fastest Droptop Model Ever

Jan 05, 2017 07:18 AM EST | Leian N.


The German car company recently announced that the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S cabriolet will be installed with the PDK automatic transmission. Its specs include increased acceleration speed from 0-60s and a luminous blue exterior paint.

To be produced in Atlanta, Georgia headquarters plant, the new 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S cabriolet will have the Sport Chrono package which would improve its acceleration speed to 3.9s from 0-60mph. Consumers will likewise have the option to purchase the model with a PDK automatic transmission, reported Car and Driver.

Pegged as the fastest rear-wheel-drive droptop model of the brand, it has likewise been confirmed to be closely as fast as the sub-four-second cars such as the MBW i8 which runs at 3.6s and that of the Jaguar F-type which runs as 3.5s. Although it may not be as fast as the other two, the report said the company did not expect that they could come close to the acceleration speed of the Ferrari California T which has been recorded to reach 3.3s - the fastest among all. However, recent reports indicated that the company could still install updates to the vehicle and make it faster, maybe even faster than the Ferrari.

The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet would likewise be featured in a Sapphire Blue exterior and installed with matte-black 20-inch RS Spyder Design wheels wrapped with Pirelli P Zero tires.

It would likewise be available under Guards Red with the manual transmission option. The 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet is powered by a 420hp turbocharged 3.0L flat-six engine, reported Top Speed

The power increase of the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera S Cabriolet has been pegged to be the fastest the brand has ever created for a droptop model. Although its exterior design had been contemplated to be of unique taste, the said vehicle was still lodged at a high price €310,000 ($327,300).

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