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2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet - Overview

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$93,700 – $172,100 MSRP

16 / 24 MPG City/Hwy

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2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet

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Overview

What's New for 2012:
- All-new redesign
- New 7-speed manual or dual-clutch automated manual transmission
- New electric-assist power steering
- Updated suspension
- Knee air bags for driver and front passenger
- Previous generation continues to be sold in other versions

Exterior Features
The 2012 Porsche 911, a sport-luxury 4-seater offered in coupe and convertible body styles, is available in a variety of trim levels. Standard equipment includes 19-inch alloy wheels, bi-Xenon headlights, LED running lights, automatic wipers, and heated side mirrors.

Interior Features
Standard equipment on the new 2012 Porsche 911 includes partial leather upholstery and seating surfaces, 4-way power-adjustable sport seats, split-folding rear seats, tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, faux suede headliner, Bluetooth connectivity, navigation system, 9-speaker sound system, satellite radio, and digital-electronics hook-ups.

Optional Features
The 2012 Porsche 911 offers a variety of options in packages and trim configurations. These  include polished aluminum exterior trim, front and rear parking sensors, rear window wiper, folding mirrors, ceramic composite brakes, torque-vectoring differential, sport exhaust, variable power steering, full leather seats and interior, 14-way power sports seats with driver memory, 18-way power seats with additional side bolstering, power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel, dash-top stopwatch, performance instrument display, auto-dimming mirrors, adaptive Xenon headlights, headlight washers, heated seats, ventilated seats, keyless entry and ignition, ambient interior lighting, 12-speaker Bose sound system, Burmeister audio package, and sport steering wheels.

Under the Hood
Powering the all-new 2012 Porsche 911 is a rear-mounted, horizontally opposed, 6-cylinder engine. The 3.4-liter version is rated at 350 horsepower, and the 3.8-liter is rated at 400 horsepower. Both are mated to a 7-speed manual transmission or an optional 7-speed dual-clutch automated manual transmission. Carryover versions of the vehicle are powered by a 3.6-liter engine rated at 345 horsepower and a 3.8-liter rated at 385 horsepower, as well as other engine versions.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Porsche 911 lineup range from 19 mpg city to 28 mpg highway, depending on powertrain configuration.

Safety
Standard safety features on the Porsche 911 include stability control and a battery of air bags.

To date, neither the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration nor the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have tested the 2012 Porsche 911.


Available Trims for the 2012 Porsche 911 Cabriolet

  Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Carrera (M7) 7 speed manual $93,700 350-hp / 3.4L 6-cyl 19/27
Carrera 4 (M6) 6 speed manual $96,500 345-hp / 3.6L 6-cyl 18/25
Carrera S (M7) 7 speed manual $108,000 400-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl 19/27
Carrera 4S (M6) 6 speed manual $109,400 385-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl 17/25
Carrera GTS 6 speed manual $112,900 408-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl 18/26
Carrera 4 GTS 6 speed manual $120,100 408-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl 17/25
Turbo (M6) 6 speed manual $149,000 500-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl 16/24
Turbo S (PDK) 7 speed automatic with auto-shift $172,100 530-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl 16/24

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    Overall Performance and Design 5.0

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