Apr 29, 2008

2009 Porsche 911 official details leaked

The first official details of the 2009 Porsche 911 leaked on the internet. The line-up includes: 911 Carrera Coupé / Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Coupé / Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4 Coupé / Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S Coupé / Cabriolet, 911 Targa 4, 911 Targa 4S.
The market launch dates are as follow: C2 (S) Coupé / Cabrio EU, LHD / RHD 05.07.2008, C2 (S) Coupé / Cabrio USA / Canada, 20.09.2008, RoW LHD/RHD, C4 (S) Coupé / Cabrio, Targa 4 (S) Worldwide 25.10.2008 .
The 2009 line-up will be powered by two new engines: a 3.6-l boxer engine with 345 hp and a 3.8-l boxer engine with 385 hp.
Full details after the jump.
New engine generation with direct fuel injection (DFI):
3.6-l boxer engine with 345 hp (+20 hp), 390 Nm (+20 Nm)
3.8-l boxer engine with 385 hp (+30 hp), 420 Nm (+20 Nm)
Increased performance with significant reduction in fuel consumption andCO2 emissions; all engines comply with stringent EU5 regulations (see Appendix 2)
Optimised manual gearbox, upshift indicator in instrument cluster for economical
driving (standard for manual gearbox)
Self-adjusting clutch now also on 3.6-l models
Drive-off assist (standard for manual gearbox and PDK)
Porsche Traction Management (PTM, standard for C4 / Targa 4 models)
Mechanical limited-slip rear differential (standard for C4 / Targa 4 models)
Enhanced Porsche Stability Management (PSM) now also with additional functions for C2 models

New braking system for 3.6-l models: closed-top calipers, brake disc diameters: 330 mm front (+12 mm), 330 mm rear (+31 mm), thicker brake discs at rear (+4 mm)
Standard wheels with new design: 18-inch Carrera IV wheel, 19-inch Carrera S II wheel
Larger wheel width and offset at rear for 18-inch Carrera IV wheels on C2 models (10.5J x 18 ET 60)
Bi-Xenon headlights with cleaning system now also standard on 3.6-l models
LED daytime running lights and side lights, conventional foglights discontinued
LED taillights with new design
New Porsche Communication Management (PCM):Central multimedia system including:
6.5-inch TFT colour display (touchscreen)
Radio with RDS twin tuner and scan/phase diversity for optimum reception
CD/DVD drive, MP3-compatible, supports audio output from audio/video DVDs
Restyled front bumper with larger air intakes
Restyled and separate auxiliary front light units above air intakes
New rear bumper
New, semi-integrated stainless steel tailpipes
Larger exterior mirrors with new design
Additional differentiation on all-wheel drive models: rear light-strip (coloured in red), black trim at base of rear bumper, titanium paint finish on front air intake surrounds and horizontal grilles
Optimised hood system on Cabriolet models
• New colour range:
Porsche Racing Green Metallic (metallic colour) replaces Forest Green Metallic
Aqua Blue Metallic (metallic colour) replaces Cobalt Blue Metallic
Nordic Gold Metallic (special colour) replaces Dark Olive Metallic
Cream White (special colour) replaces Slate Grey Metallic
Front centre console with new styling, black paint finish, modified air-conditioning
controls, fewer switches
All standard steering wheels with rim in smooth-finish leather, machine-sewn seam
and airbag module with soft-touch paint finish
New controls for hood/roof (Cabriolet, Targa / worldwide) and window lifts (NAFTA markets only)

Uprated vehicle key
7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) (250) incl. new 3-spoke sports steering
wheel for PDK and new, specially designed gear selector
Sport Chrono Package Plus in conj. w. PDK: new functions - launch control, racetrack gearshift strategy and additional ‘Sport Plus’ button (640)
Mechanical limited-slip rear differential (only for C2 models, standard for C4 / Targa 4 models) (220)
PASM sports suspension (incl. 20 mm lowering) and mechanical limited-slip rear differential, also offered for USA (P17) (only for Coupé models, limited-slip differential for allwheel drive models as standard)
• Uprated Tyre Pressure Monitoring (TPM) with faster tyre pressure display (482)• Dynamic cornering lights (603)• Seat ventilation for standard and comfort seats (541)• Steering wheel heating, only in conj. w. seat heating and PDK (345)
Navigation module with hard-disc drive (672)
Voice control with whole-word input (671)
GSM quad-band telephone module (Bluetooth® SAP) (666)
Cordless active handset for telephone module (669)
Mobile-phone preparation with console (Bluetooth® HFP) (618)
Mobile-phone preparation (Bluetooth® HFP) (619)
Integrated CD/DVD autochanger (6-disc), MP3-compatible (693)
Universal audio interface for connecting external audio devices, e.g., Apple iPod® or USB stick in centre console storage compartment (AUX, USB and iPod® ports).
iPod® and USB stick operated via PCM (870)
BOSE® Surround Sound System, 385 Watts, supports 5.1 discrete surround sound
format (680
TV tuner (analogue & digital reception DVB-T) (676)
• New multifunction steering wheels for PDK in smooth-finish leather (844), macassar(847), carbon (845) and Aluminium Look (XPU)• Airbag module in smooth-finish leather as additional feature in optional leatherinterior• Sycamore wood options discontinued• Optional external antenna relocated to front right-hand wing on all models (461)• PCNA: XM satellite radio (SDARS) (686)• PJ: Extended factory-fitted sat-nav preparation (Japan) plus Clarion aftermarketnavigation system from VPC (standard)• PGCN: Factory-fitted sat-nav preparation (China) plus Panasonic aftermarketnavigation system in PCM from Porsche dealer (optional, from week 45/08 )

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