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The Porsche 911 enters the hybrid era

In 61 years of existence, the Porsche 911 has never embraced the idea of ‚Äč‚Äčhybridization, undoubtedly to avoid penalizing its behavior by excessive weight. The Stuttgart manufacturer, however, now believes that the technology is ripe and is launching its very first 911 with a supporting electric motor.

The legendary sports car is therefore entering, at least philosophically, into a new technical era with the arrival of a 911 Carrera GTS powered by a hybrid engine. This livery employs a deeply reworked version of the flat-six from the outgoing GTS. The cylinder bore and piston stroke have been increased to increase the total volume from 3 L to 3.6 L. This engine also uses only a single turbocharger supported by an electric motor to limit its start-up time. rotation.


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The 2025 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS

The electron supply is established in a rather conventional manner by placing a 40 kW electric motor inside the double-clutch transmission (8 speeds), the only one offered. This 911 Carrera GTS uses a small 1.9 kWh battery. The coupe's weight gain is limited to just 40 kg, in exchange for which the power increases to 532 hp, an increase of 59 hp. 0-100 km/h is reduced to 3 seconds, or 0.3 seconds less than its predecessor.


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The 2025 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS can count on a renewed interior and a fully digital dashboard.

Standard rear-wheel steering as well as an optional electro-hydraulic roll control system complete the technical portrait of this update. This 911 Carrera GTS also benefits, along with the Carrera version, from slight aesthetic modifications including the use of more efficient matrix headlights. Porsche's order books are open with a listed starting price of $182,900 for the rear-wheel drive livery, $8,800 less than for the all-wheel drive variant.

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