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Brakes 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet

Porsche - Brakes


Another crucial piece of the Porsche identity is the brakes. We value them as highly as we do our engines and chassis. They set standards for deceleration and stability, and give the driver the reassurance needed to push the car to the limits of its performance.

The 911 Carrera base models are fitted front and rear with anodised black four-piston aluminum monobloc fixed calipers. All brake discs have a diameter of 330 mm.

On the S models, we have fitted larger brakes and more brake pistons to cope with the higher engine power of these models. Consequently, they feature red six-piston monobloc aluminum fixed brake calipers at the front and four-piston aluminum monobloc fixed calipers at the rear. The brake disc diameter is 340 mm at the front and 330 mm at the rear. The results are enhanced braking performance and stability.

On all models, the brake calipers have an enclosed monobloc construction. This makes them tougher but lighter and enables a more rapid response and release of the brake even under extreme loads. The pedal travel is short and the biting point precise. The brake discs are cross-drilled for better performance in the wet.

Other benefits of the standard braking system include the anti-lock braking system (ABS), designed to keep deceleration constant. Pedal effort is reduced and braking response improved by an 8-/9-inch tandem vacuum brake booster. In the S models, brake disc cooling is further enhanced by the inclusion of air spoilers.

Electric parking brake

The electric parking brake, which you can activate and deactivate manually, releases automatically as you pull away.

With the hill-hold function, you can pull away without ever rolling back. The system automatically detects when the vehicle has come to a halt on an uphill gradient requiring intervention. PSM then maintains the brake pressure at all four wheels to prevent the vehicle from moving in the opposite direction.

Porsche Brakes - Engines


Porsche Brakes - Efficiency-enhancing measures

Efficiency-enhancing measures

Porsche Brakes - Coasting


Porsche Brakes - 7-speed manual gearbox

7-speed manual gearbox

Porsche Brakes - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Brakes - Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Porsche Brakes - Exhaust system

Exhaust system

Porsche Brakes - Air intake system

Air intake system

Porsche Brakes - Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Porsche Brakes - VarioCam Plus System

VarioCam Plus System

Porsche Brakes - Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Porsche Brakes - Steering


Porsche Brakes - Sport Chrono Package

Sport Chrono Package

Porsche Brakes - Dynamic engine mounts

Dynamic engine mounts

Porsche Brakes - Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

Porsche Brakes - Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Brakes - Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC)

Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC)

Porsche Brakes - Wheels + TPM

Wheels + TPM

Porsche Brakes - Front and rear axles

Front and rear axles

Porsche Brakes - Lights


Porsche Brakes - Brakes


Porsche Brakes - Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

Porsche Brakes - Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Porsche Brakes - Airbags


Porsche Brakes - Engineered design

Engineered design

Porsche Brakes - Anti-theft protection

Anti-theft protection

Porsche Brakes - Cabriolet roll-over protection concept

Cabriolet roll-over protection concept

Porsche Brakes - Interior


Porsche Brakes - Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Porsche Brakes - Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

Porsche Brakes - BOSE® Surround Sound System

BOSE® Surround Sound System

Porsche Brakes - Steering wheels

Steering wheels

Porsche Brakes - Instruments


Porsche Brakes - Seats


Porsche Brakes - Adaptive cruise control with Porsche Active Safe (PAS)

Adaptive cruise control with Porsche Active Safe (PAS)

Porsche Brakes - Mobile phone / Bluetooth® connection

Mobile phone / Bluetooth® connection

Porsche Brakes - Additional Features

Additional Features

Porsche Brakes - Transport


Porsche Brakes - Hood


Porsche Brakes - Electrically powered wind deflector

Electrically powered wind deflector

Porsche Brakes - Porsche Exclusive

Porsche Exclusive

Porsche Brakes - Exhaust emission control

Exhaust emission control

Porsche Brakes - Fuel economy and recycling

Fuel economy and recycling

Porsche Brakes - Fuel