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Chassis 911 Carrera S

Porsche Chassis - Engines


At Porsche, there are no conventions. Forbidding free thought? That’s forbidden. The only thing that matters is this question: how can we become even better? Let’s put it another way: can we redefine...

Porsche Chassis - Rear-wheel and all-wheel drive

Rear-wheel and all-wheel drive

For 911 fans it’s a question of faith, for tech lovers it’s an issue of performance: rear or all-wheel drive?

The answer may turn out differently on either side, but neither would be wrong. Those who...

Porsche Chassis - Turbochargers


The displacement of the new 911 models has been considerably reduced with the aim of cutting fuel consumption. That’s because we more than most as a sports car manufacturer bear huge responsibility....

Porsche Chassis - 7-speed manual transmission

7-speed manual transmission

Pure, direct, precise. Short shift movements and an optimum transition from one gear to the next. The 7-speed manual transmission combines a high level of sporty performance with fast gear changes....

Porsche Chassis - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

The optimised 7-speed PDK, featuring both a manual and an automatic mode, is available as an option and offers extremely fast gear changes with no interruption in the flow of power. And that’s with...

Porsche Chassis - Sports exhaust system

Sports exhaust system

It’s a first for any Porsche turbocharged boxer engines, and it’s a technical innovation. Available as an option for the new 911, the sports exhaust system features two catalytic converters and a...

Porsche Chassis - Efficiency-enhancing technologies

Efficiency-enhancing technologies

Auto start/stop switches off the engine when the driving speed falls below 7 km/h under moderate deceleration, such as when you are approaching a red light. As soon as you release the clutch or, with...

Porsche Chassis - Active air intake flaps

Active air intake flaps

The active air intake flaps in the front air intakes act to reduce fuel consumption during everyday trips and to achieve superlative performance on sporty drives. Already proven on the 918 Spyder,...

Porsche Chassis - 911


Yet again, everything comes back into play. It’s about a new benchmark. A sports car that has only ever existed once in this form. That has been a source of fascination for generations. And is firmly...

Porsche Chassis - Engineered design

Engineered design

Engine, chassis, body. In every component of the 911, we have invested years of experience, thousands of ideas and countless hours of development. Even the smallest innovation would fill a book. Yet,...

Porsche Chassis - Lightweight construction

Lightweight construction

Those who want to win the fight against time and for efficient power delivery cannot afford to carry unnecessary bulk. Lightweight construction is therefore another core principle of the 911.


Porsche Chassis - Design


The design of the 911 shows where we come from and where our roots are. But it also shows the direction of our thinking and how we see the future.

The design language, proportions and contouring...

Porsche Chassis - Interior design

Interior design

The interior of a Porsche is infused with over 60 years of experience in sports car construction. You can feel it: in the materials, which are easy to grip and are exquisitely made. You can see it:...

Porsche Chassis - One 911, two engine variants

One 911, two engine variants

The 911 was designed to be a pure-bred sports car from the very start, initially offering 130 hp. As early as 1966, the first S model hit the road with an engine built for higher compression. The 911...

Porsche Chassis - Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) and Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) and Porsche Torque Vectoring Plus (PTV Plus)

PTV (with manual transmission) or PTV Plus (with PDK) is available as standard in the S models and as an option for the 911 Carrera 4 models and the 911 Targa 4. Both systems actively enhance vehicle...

Porsche Chassis - Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

PASM is fitted as standard in all 911 models for the first time. This electronic damping control system continuously adjusts the damping force on each wheel, based on current road conditions and...

Porsche Chassis - Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

All 911 models are equipped with enhanced Porsche Stability Management (PSM) as standard. PSM maintains stability even at the limits of dynamic driving performance. Sensors continuously monitor the...

Porsche Chassis - Sport Chrono Package

Sport Chrono Package

Adrenaline at the push of a button, goose bumps included: the functions of the optional Sport Chrono Package enable an even sportier tuning of the chassis, engine and transmission – and launch you to...

Porsche Chassis - SPORT button

SPORT button

The SPORT button enables you to select a suspension setup where the emphasis is on either comfort or sporty performance. At the push of a button, the electronic engine management system switches the...

Porsche Chassis - Rear axle steering

Rear axle steering

Rear axle steering is available on request for all S models. Until now reserved exclusively for the 911 Turbo and 911 GT3 models, it enhances performance and everyday practicality in equal measure....

Porsche Chassis - Front Axle Lift System

Front Axle Lift System

Particularly practical: the lift system, available as an option for all 911 models, raises the front end by approximately 40 mm – and keeps it there up to a speed of roughly 37 mp/h (60 km/h). With...

Porsche Chassis - Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC)

Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC)

PDCC – optional for all S models in conjunction with rear axle steering – is an active anti-roll system that suppresses lateral body movement during cornering manoeuvres. In addition, it minimises...

Porsche Chassis - Electromechanical power steering

Electromechanical power steering

Statistically, a car drives in a straight line 90 % of the time. In light of this, our engineers identified potential for energy savings. Unlike the hydraulic pumps of conventional power steering...

Porsche Chassis - Wheels


The 911 Carrera models and the 911 Targa 4 are equipped with 19-inch wheels. These are lightweight alloys featuring a classic sporty design.

All S models are equipped with 20-inch alloy wheels. The...

Porsche Chassis - Brakes


We want to speed everything up. Progress included. The same applies to negative acceleration. That’s because even brakes are a source of potential. So we’ve upsized the brake system of the new 911 to...

Porsche Chassis - Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

Proven in motorsport, the Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB) is available as an option. On the new 911, the cross-drilled ceramic brake discs of PCCB now have a diameter of 410 mm at the front...

Porsche Chassis - Airbags and Porsche Side Impact Protection System (POSIP)

Airbags and Porsche Side Impact Protection System (POSIP)

The new 911 models offer advanced airbag technology in the form of full-size driver and front passenger airbags, which are inflated in two stages depending on the severity and type of accident.


Porsche Chassis - Environment


In an era of intensifying debate about global climate change and CO2 emissions, every automotive manufacturer is asking what it has to offer right now. Our answer? Excellent performance together with...

Porsche Chassis - Emission control

Emission control

Vehicles manufactured by Porsche demonstrate that even high-performance sports cars can achieve moderate fuel consumption and exhaust emission values in their respective category.

This is...

Porsche Chassis - Fuel economy and recycling

Fuel economy and recycling

Intelligent lightweight construction is integral to the Porsche identity. This is expressed in the form of a high proportion of aluminium, magnesium, plastics and super-high-strength sheet steels....

Porsche Chassis - Fuel


All Porsche models – including the 911 – are designed to operate on fuels with an ethanol content of up to 10 %, e.g. ‘E10’. Ethanol has a positive impact on the CO2 balance because it is derived...

Porsche Chassis - Interior


The driver must always know how to get ahead, without ever losing sight of the bigger picture. For this reason, everything in the interior is geared towards looking forward: to the car in front, to...

Porsche Chassis - Sports steering wheel

Sports steering wheel

Fitted as standard, the sports steering wheel with spoked design is lightweight and functional. The small centre pad and the chrome ring encircling the Porsche Crest – both derived from the steering...

Porsche Chassis - Lights


A restyling of the Bi-Xenon main headlights – fitted as standard – sees the four-spot LED daytime running lights now incorporated into each headlight unit. These are an innovative technical feature...

Porsche Chassis - Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)

Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS)

The Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS) is available as an option. Its dynamic cornering light function swivels the main headlights towards the inside of a bend, based on steering angle and road...

Porsche Chassis - LED main headlights including Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+).

LED main headlights including Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+).

Superior safety meets sporty design in the form of optional LED main headlights including PDLS+. In addition to being efficient and long-lasting, LED technology also creates a light very similar to...

Porsche Chassis - Light design package

Light design package

The optional light design package is both practical and aesthetically appealing. It comprises dimmable LEDs in the overhead console and in the areas of the door handles, door storage compartments,...

Porsche Chassis - Porsche Entry & Drive

Porsche Entry & Drive

With the optional Porsche Entry & Drive, you can leave your car key in your pocket. As soon as you grab the door handle, or your hand nears the Porsche Crest on the luggage compartment lid, the...

Porsche Chassis - Seats


Sports seats
The Sports seats are comfortable and provide support even during performance driving. They are equipped as standard with electric seat height and backrest adjustment and mechanical...

Porsche Chassis - Luggage compartment

Luggage compartment

The luggage compartment volume in the 911 models is 145 litres – 125 litres in the 911 all-wheel drive models. The luggage compartment is fully trimmed in scratch-resistant materials.

Porsche Chassis - Slide/tilt sunroof

Slide/tilt sunroof

The electrically adjustable slide/tilt sunroof is available as an option for the 911 Coupé models. It opens outwards so that it does not interfere with headroom. Another advantage of this innovative...

Porsche Chassis - Climate control

Climate control

All models feature two-zone automatic climate control as standard, offering an enhanced ventilation effect and separate temperature controls for the driver and front passenger.

An active carbon...

Porsche Chassis - Adaptive cruise control including Porsche Active Safe (PAS)

Adaptive cruise control including Porsche Active Safe (PAS)

Available as an option in conjunction with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), this enhanced version of cruise control actively regulates the speed of your vehicle in line with the speed of the vehicle in...

Porsche Chassis - Lane Change Assist

Lane Change Assist

New Lane Change Assist, available as an option, uses radar sensors to monitor the areas to the rear of the vehicle and the blind spots on either side. Above a speed of 15 km/h, the system issues a...

Porsche Chassis - ParkAssist


Featuring four inconspicuous sensors in the rear end, the system audibly alerts the driver to the presence of obstacles detected behind the vehicle. An intermittent warning tone increases in rapidity...

Porsche Chassis - Sound Package Plus

Sound Package Plus

Sound Package Plus, with eight loudspeakers and a total output of 150 watts, delivers excellent sound. The amplifier integrated into PCM optimally adapts the acoustic pattern in the vehicle interior...

Porsche Chassis - BOSE® Surround Sound System

BOSE® Surround Sound System

The optional BOSE® Surround Sound System has been specially developed for the 911 models and is optimally tuned to the specific interior acoustics of these particular vehicles. The audio system...

Porsche Chassis - Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

The road is perhaps the last place in the world in which you can still listen to music without disturbance. Reason enough, then, to upgrade your enjoyment the Porsche way – together with the most...

Porsche Chassis - The new Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

The new Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

The enhanced Porsche Communication Management (PCM) is your central control unit for all infotainment applications and is standard equipment in all models. The PCM features a high-resolution touch...

Porsche Chassis - Connect Plus

Connect Plus

The Connect Plus module ensures maximum connectivity in your Porsche.

It features an built-in LTE module with a SIM card slot for an excellent wireless Internet access point which gives you in-car...

Porsche Chassis - Services


With the Connect Plus module, you have access to a range of helpful Porsche Connect services. For example, real-time traffic information which provides you excellent visual aid so you can be sure...

Porsche Chassis - Connect Apps

Connect Apps

In addition to its range of smart services, Porsche Connect offers two smartphone apps. The first, Porsche Car Connect, lets you use your smartphone or Apple Watch® to retrieve vehicle data and...

Porsche Chassis - Porsche Exclusive

Porsche Exclusive

Our wealth of experience goes back a long way. Since the very beginning, Porsche has been dedicated to giving customers the opportunity to personalise their vehicle as part of our special request...