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The Porsche 911 is a sports coupe manufactured by Porsche since 1963 replacing the Porsche 356 which was produced from 1948 to 1965. The Porsche 911 has a unique design, rear engine and independent rear suspension. Since its introduction in 1963 has been Porsche's flagship sports coupe. The base platform 911 and have had minor changes throughout its evolution.

The engines, as you would expect, are characterized by six horizontally opposed cylinders. The 3.4-litre engine in the 911 Carrera models produces 257 kW (350 hp) ; in the 911 Carrera S models, the 3.8-litre engine develops 294 kW (400 hp). All variants are equipped with direct fuel injection (DFI) and VarioCam Plus for increased power and comparatively low fuel consumption. Powered by a a 7-speed manual transmission with an optional enhanced Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), which offers gear changes with no interruption in the flow of power.

On the 911 Carrera all-wheel-drive models, the enhanced Porsche Traction Management (PTM) distributes the power to the wheels according to weather and road conditions. Handling is even more poised, particularly when the car is being driven to its limits. As a result, you are safer not just in the wet and snow, but also when adopting a sporty driving style. The chassis is also packed with forward-looking technology. Fitted as standard in the 911 Carrera S and 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) increases dynamic performance. Available as an option for the sport version is Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control (PDCC) which significantly improves dynamic performance.

The 911 has a lightweight composite construction in aluminum and steel. The lightweight aluminium improves fuel economy and dynamic performance and helps to achieve an excellent weight to power ratio. Each generation of the Porsche 911 is changed the model numbers as the Porsche 930 from 1975-1989 and 1989-1993 Porsche 964, but all are marketed as Porsche 911, some of the models include:

Porsche 911 (1964-1989)
Porsche 911 Carrera RS (1973 and 1974)
Porsche 930 (1975-1989)
Porsche 964 (1989-1993)
Porsche 964 Turbo (1990-1993)
Porsche 993 (1993-1998)
Porsche 996 (1999-2005)
Porsche 997 (2005-present)

The current Porsche 911 versions available are:
911 Carrera
911 Carrera S
911 Carrera Cabriolet
911 Carrera S Cabriolet
911 Carrera 4
911 Carrera 4S
911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet
911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet
911 50th anniversary edition
911 Turbo
911 Turbo S
911 Turbo Cabriolet
911 Turbo S Cabriolet
911 GT3

The price rages starting at $84,300 for the 911 Carrera, $124,000 for the 50th Anniversary Edition Porsche 911 and $193,000 for the Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet.