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Hood 911 Carrera Cabriolet

Model shown: 911 Carrera S Cabriolet


To our engineers, clever and innovative hood technology is particularly important. The result we see today is a flexible fabric hood comprising a fixed glass rear screen and three integral hood elements, which are manufactured from magnesium. This makes the hood highly robust and, yet, particularly lightweight.

Another benefit is that the hood is smooth and firm. The fabric remains taut keeping the familiar 911 lines elegant. A triviality? Only if you choose to ignore the impressively low drag coefficient.

In the case of the 911 Carrera Cabriolet models, for example, it’s as low as 0.30. A further feat of Porsche engineering.

The rear screen is made from glass and is electrically heated and scratch-resistant to provide excellent rearward visibility. A rain channel on the hood carries away water to avoid dripping when the doors are opened.

Electrically powered, the hood is operated using a button on the centre console or via the key remote. It opens or closes in just 13 seconds and remains operable up to a speed of 31 mph. The concertina action ensures optimum protection for the interior lining.

The interior hood lining is made from a heat-insulating and sound-absorbing material. Consistent interior temperatures and an effective suppression of wind noise are the perceptible results. Thankfully, however, even the hood’s soundproofing properties are no match for the resonant Porsche sound.

Porsche Hood - Engines


Porsche Hood - Efficiency-enhancing measures

Efficiency-enhancing measures

Porsche Hood - Coasting


Porsche Hood - 7-speed manual gearbox

7-speed manual gearbox

Porsche Hood - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Hood - Exhaust system

Exhaust system

Porsche Hood - Air intake system

Air intake system

Porsche Hood - Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Porsche Hood - VarioCam Plus System

VarioCam Plus System

Porsche Hood - Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Porsche Hood - Steering


Porsche Hood - Sport Chrono Package

Sport Chrono Package

Porsche Hood - Dynamic engine mounts

Dynamic engine mounts

Porsche Hood - Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

Porsche Hood - Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Hood - Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC)

Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC)

Porsche Hood - Wheels + TPM

Wheels + TPM

Porsche Hood - Front and rear axles

Front and rear axles

Porsche Hood - Lights


Porsche Hood - Brakes


Porsche Hood - Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

Porsche Hood - Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Porsche Hood - Airbags


Porsche Hood - Engineered design

Engineered design

Porsche Hood - Anti-theft protection

Anti-theft protection

Porsche Hood - Interior


Porsche Hood - Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Porsche Hood - Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

Porsche Hood - BOSE® Surround Sound System

BOSE® Surround Sound System

Porsche Hood - Steering wheels

Steering wheels

Porsche Hood - Instruments


Porsche Hood - Seats


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

Adaptive cruise control with Porsche Active Safe (PAS)

Porsche Hood - Mobile phone / Bluetooth® connection

Mobile phone / Bluetooth® connection

Porsche Hood - Online services

Online services

Porsche Hood - CDR audio system

CDR audio system

Porsche Hood - Additional Features

Additional Features

Porsche Hood - Transport


Porsche Hood - Hood


Porsche Hood - Electrically powered wind deflector

Electrically powered wind deflector

Porsche Hood - Porsche Exclusive

Porsche Exclusive

Porsche Hood - Exhaust emission control

Exhaust emission control

Porsche Hood - Fuel economy and recycling

Fuel economy and recycling

Porsche Hood - Fuel