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Porsche 911 Carrera S – Laps the Nürburgring in 7:37.9

Porsche 911 Carrera  S - Laps Nurburgring in 7:37.0

Well the saga of manufacturers lap times on the Nordschleife in Germany keep rolling in, This time the current 991 series of the 911 Carrera S has attained a time of 7:37.9.

This time is impressive as it shows that Timo Kluck drove the new 911 faster than the outgoing 2010 series Porsche Turbo by around 2 seconds, but still shy of the 7:20 ascertained by the Nissan GTR.

The interesting lap time of the currently in development 991 turbo will be aiming to shatter the Nissan GTR’s in light of the aggressive marketing against Porsche, and after seeing that the Nissan engineers also have a Porsche in the fleet at the Nordschleife for comparison.
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2013 – The new Porsche 911 Carrera 4 – Official

Porsche New 911 Carrera 4 (991)
Well after numerous spyshots, the current 991 series are officially to have active all-wheel drive system 911 later in 2012.

Not surprisingly there are only four versions of the all-wheel drive 911 – as the 911 Carrera 4 and 911 Carrera 4S and each as Coupé and Cabriolet. They sport the same traits as the rear-wheel drive versions: their lightweight body design, suspension, engines and gearboxes are identical, the only exception being modifications related to the all-wheel drive. This means that despite a higher level of engine and driving performance, all four models consume significantly less fuel than the previous models; total savings for individual versions are as much as 16 per cent. In addition, the new 911 Carrera 4 is up to 65 kg lighter in weight.
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Learn The Nordschleife Porsche Carrera Cup Style -Video

I must admit im a fan of cockpit video and love to see this backed up with good commentory instructing on how to handle the Nordschleife.

Sascha Maassen takes us on a guided tour and explains every corner of the green hell along with a promotional video of the 2011 Carrera Cup.

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