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Enjoy The Wind In Your Hair At 188 MPH With The Porsche 911 Turbo S Cabriolet


The Porsche 911 Turbo S has long been the industry standard for high-performance sports cars that perfectly combine comfort, luxury, and breathtaking acceleration. With the 992-generation model, the German car manufacturer has knocked it out of the park once again.

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To see what the car is capable of in Cabriolet guise, AutoTopNL jumped behind the wheel for a high-speed sprint down the Autobahn. Unsurprisingly, it delivered some very impressive figures.

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The clip initially shows an acceleration run where the car needs just 2.81 seconds to sprint to 62 mph (100 km/h), a seriously impressive time when you consider the fact that the test was performed on a damp section of the road. As the speeds increase, the 911 Turbo S Cabriolet continues to pull strongly, rocketing from 62 mph to 124 mph (100 to 200 km/h) in 6.2 seconds and completing the quarter-mile in 10.42 seconds and the half-mile in 16.52 seconds.

With a long stretch of Autobahn ahead, it hit a GPS-verified top speed of 188 mph (302 km/h), but clearly still had more left up its sleeve. In fact, Porsche says it can hit 205 mph (329 km/h).

Key to the 911 Turbo S’ performance is its twin-turbocharged 3.8-liter boxer engine that delivers 641 hp and 590 lb-ft (800 Nm) of torque. Coupled to this engine is an eight-speed dual-clutch PDK transmission sending power to all four wheels.

 

Updated: December 22, 2020 — 2:44 am

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