If you are looking for the ultimate in flat-six power, the Porsche 911 Turbo S is a potent machine. The 991 series 911 Turbo arrived in 2013 with All-Wheel-Drive and a 7-speed PDK transmission. The Porsche Doppelkupplung literally translates to dual-clutch. One clutch handles even numbers, and the other gets odds. Up and down shifts happen in a twinkling of an eye, faster than any manual gearbox. From there it travels to the center differential. In the old days, the center diff was a purely mechanical device. It was a Torsen with a fixed ratio front to rear, known as Porsche Torque Vectoring. While it was fine on sweeping corners and high-speed maneuvering, it could not react fast enough for engineers who are never satisfied.
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Since the PDK transmission already had a hydraulic circuit for shifting, a new center differential was designed for the Turbo S. Known as PTV Plus, it is a multi-plate wet clutch that can instantly send 100% of torque north or south. Constantly working to divide the power, it is linked by computer to the electronic rear differential. You might be wondering why such potent running gear was needed for a six cylinder car…. It is because the 991 series Porsche 911 Turbo S makes 552 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. The Sport Chrono package is more than just a fancy time keeping ornament. For those who ordered it, a brief overboost will offer 553 lb-ft of torque. This translates to 0-60 times under 3 seconds on a bad day. Launch control erupts like you were hit by a bus. Zero to 170 mph is accomplished under 25 seconds, it makes leaving look easy. A Porsche 911 Turbo S for sale is a great way to enjoy one of the fastest production cars on the market.
Attention to detail is how Porsche has remained at the cutting edge of performance and luxury. Look at the chin spoiler above. It is controlled along with the rear spoiler by a computer. Countless hours of wind tunnel tests and 3D modeling were undertaken to make it functional and active in order to preserve ground clearance and fuel economy. Another example would be the handmade seats in the 2018 Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive Series. No detail is trivial to Porsche. If you want to experience it for yourself, the Porsche 911 Turbo S price is more competitive than anything else of this power level.
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