Porsche 911 Cabriolets come out of the woodwork at November’s LA Auto Show

 Porsche 911 Cabriolet The 911 Turbo Cabriolet is the latest version to join Porsche’s iconic sports car line-up. To be exhibited at the Los Angeles Auto Show on 20 November, the 911 Turbo Cabriolet is obviously an open-top that coincides with everything 911!

Porsche 911 Cabriolet wider stance

Two versions, standard and Turbo S, become the top-of-the-line versions in the 911 portfolio. By adding the two new leading 911 models into the mix, Porsche is doubling its offering of the top-of-the-range versions to four versions.

Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolet takes a wider rear and magnesium roof arch

Porsche 911 Cabriolet as an iconic top of the line

In looks, not much has changed; albeit a wider rear wing, an exclusive Porsche panel bow top with its lightweight magnesium frame or roof arch, and larger proportions: 28 mm wider than the 911 Carrera 4s. The roof arch opens and closes in around 13 seconds, at speeds of up to 50 km/h.

Porsche 911 Cabriolet interior overview

The S Turbo Cabrio has an abundance of interior furnishings, including Black/Carrera Red and adaptive Sport Seat Plus seatswith 18-way adjustment and memory; leather trimmed with double cap seams backrest shells of the seats; and plenty of carbon fittings. As with the predecessors, the Bose sound system is fitted as standard or a Burmester system as an option.

The turbocharged 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine delivers 520 bhp in the standard 911 Turbo and 560 bhp in the S version. The cars accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.5 and 3.2 seconds respectively, reaching a top speed of up to 318 km/h. And all this while achieving fuel consumption figures below the ten-liter limit. Both of Cabriolets rest assured in the NEDC, boasting figures of 9.9 l/100 km. When compared against the respective predecessors, the latest sports open-tops deliver 30 bhp more power and are 0.2 seconds faster in terms of their standard acceleration. They are also up to 15% more efficient.

Porsche 911 Turbo Cabriolets with enhanced driving dynamics

Porsche 911 Cabriolet a peek inside

Boasting PDK dual-clutch transmission as standard and the new PTM all-wheel drive, as well as featuring rear-axle steering, suitable for roads & tracks, and active aerodynamics, the 911 Turbo Cabrios are just as consistent as the Coupe versions if not better. And thanks to active aerodynamics at a push of a switch, the Cabrios’ driving dynamics are greatly enhanced!

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