World exclusive: new 991 Turbo revealed

Total911.com can exclusively reveal first pictures of Porsche’s new Turbo model. The 991 variant enjoys a power hike to 520hp from its direct injection 3.8-litre engine, with the Turbo S, also revealed this morning, serving 560hp. Both the Turbo and Turbo S are offered with PDK only.

The 991 Turbo S is released in tandem with the 991 Turbo

The Turbo will feature a new all-wheel drive chassis with adaptive aerodynamics and active rear axle steering. The all wheel drive system is enhanced with an electronically controlled and activated multi-plate clutch to help deliver power to all four wheels. The rear axle steering is similar in nature to the system currently offered on the new 991 GT3.

For the first time, Porsche has adopted active aerodynamics to the new Turbo. The front spoiler is now a three-stage retractable item with segments that can be pneumatically extended according to the speed of the vehicle. At the rear of the Turbo, the wing can also be deployed in three adjustable positions according to both height and angle, maximising downforce when required.

The new model is the widest Turbo yet, measuring 28mm wider than the 991 Carrera 4

Also for the first time, PDCC (Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control) is offered on the Turbo models, coming as standard equipment on the Turbo S. PCCB and Sport chrono Package Plus come as standard on the Turbo S once again, and is optional for the Turbo.

The lavish interior features carbon trim and options including radar controlled cruise control and speed limit recognition

The new Porsche 911 Turbo, priced from £118,349, and Turbo S from £140,852, will be on sale from September. An exclusive, in-depth review into the new Turbo with specialist opinion and debate can be found in issue 102 of Total 911, on sale 22 May.

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