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
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.
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.
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.
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Porsche 911 lineup range from 19 mpg city to 28 mpg highway, depending on powertrain configuration.
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.
|Carrera (M7)||7 speed manual||$82,100||350-hp / 3.4L 6-cyl||19/27|
|Carrera 4 (M6)||6 speed manual||$85,400||345-hp / 3.6L 6-cyl||18/24|
|Targa 4 (M6)||6 speed manual||$93,500||345-hp / 3.6L 6-cyl||18/25|
|Carrera S (M7)||7 speed manual||$96,400||400-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl||19/27|
|Carrera 4S (M6)||6 speed manual||$98,300||385-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl||18/25|
|Carrera GTS||6 speed manual||$103,100||408-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl||18/25|
|Targa 4S (M6)||6 speed manual||$106,400||385-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl||17/25|
|Carrera 4 GTS||6 speed manual||$110,200||408-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl||18/25|
|Turbo (M6)||6 speed manual||$137,500||500-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl||16/24|
|Turbo S (PDK)||7 speed automatic with auto-shift||$160,700||530-hp / 3.8L 6-cyl||17/25|
$93,700–$172,100 Base MSRP
16/24 MPG City/Hwy
$82,100–$160,700 Base MSRP
16/24 MPG City/Hwy
$93,500–$93,500 Base MSRP
$86,000–$86,000 Base MSRP
15/20 MPG City/Hwy
$81,100–$81,100 Base MSRP
21/31 MPG City/Hwy
$73,600–$73,600 Base MSRP
23/33 MPG City/Hwy
$90,500–$90,500 Base MSRP
15/22 MPG City/Hwy
$83,000–$83,000 Base MSRP
15/22 MPG City/Hwy
$54,600–$59,600 Base MSRP
16/26 MPG City/Hwy
$49,600–$111,600 Base MSRP
14/21 MPG City/Hwy