the Screws one time a decade or two back, was a manual gearbox, the starting point in a sports car like a Porsche 911, while automatic or semi-automatic gearbox was an option.
the Development has, however, made, that customers will have automatic transmission, and it has resulted in a new Porsche 911 today comes with an eight-speed automatic gearbox. Until now.
Porsche announces in a press release that one now alternatively choose a seven-speed manual gearbox for the new Porsche 911 Carrera S or 4S, without it costing extra.
the Possibility is good news for the enthusiasts who appreciate to be more involved in the running of the sports car.
That is the purpose, put the Porsche does not hide.
- The manual gearbox comes in combination with the Sport Chrono package and will therefore, above all, appeal to the sporty drivers, who get more driving pleasure by changing the gears yourself, write Porsche about the possibility.
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As mentioned above, the choice of a manual gearbox will always be in companionship with the so-called Sport Chrono package, which is the German answer to a sportier upgrade of their models.
In addition comes the new 911 models with the Sport Chrono package and manual transmission with an automatic so-called 'rev-match'function which makes sure that when the driver shifts down a gear, opened the throttle briefly, then the number of revolutions that the engine spins with the to be adapted to the deleveraging, so that they become as smooth and good as possible.
The seven-speed manual gearbox, which is now available to a new 911 Carrera S or 4S, by the way was the world's first manual transmission with seven-step, since it came on the market for the 991-generation of Porsche 911 model.
There is not only Porsche-new to those who will purchase a new car. Porsche has also launched the ability for that owners of older Porsche models can get upgraded your car's old music player with a new and modern infotainment system, which fits perfectly into the holes of the older Porsche models.
Specifically, this means that in an older Porsche 911, for example, can get a touch screen of 3.5 inches, from which you will be able to control the DAB+ and the Apple Carplay as well as navigation.
Here one can see how the integration of the new infotainment system looks like in a Porsche 911 F. Photo: Porsche
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