2020 Porsche 911 Carrera: Base model 992 finally released

The 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera, the base version of the 992, has be unveiled after debuts were given to the S and 4S first.


The new Porsche 911 Carrera has a 3L turbo H6 with 283kW (380hp) at 6,500rpm, and 450Nm (332 lb-ft) between 1,950 and 5,000rpm. The new 992 Carrera has 11kW (15hp) more than the old Type 991.2 model.

The RWD coupe and convertible has a new 8-speed DCT as standard.

For the coupe, it has a 0-100km/h time of 4.2s or 4s with the optional Sport Chrono package. Top speed is 293km/h (182mph), and DIN weight is 1,505kg (3,318 lb). The standard Carrera coupe has 0-60mph in 4s, 0-160km/h in 9s, and 0-200km/h in 14.2s

Standard wheels are 19″ at the front with 235/40 tires, and 20″ at the rear with 295/35 tires. There are 330mm (13″) brake rotors at both ends with 4 piston monoblock calipers.

Dimensions & measurements (coupe)

Length: 4,519mm | 177.9″
Width: 1,852mm | 72.9″
Height: 1,300mm | 51.2″
Wheelbase: 2,450mm | 96.5″
DIN weight: 1,505kg | 3,318 lb
0-100km/h: 4.2s

Dimensions & measurements (cabriolet)

Length: 4,519mm | 177.9″
Width: 1,852mm | 72.9″
Height: 1,299mm | 51.1″
Wheelbase: 2,450mm | 96.5″
DIN weight: 1,575kg | 3,472 lb



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Joshua Thompson

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2020 Porsche 911 Carrera: Base model 992 finally released