|2017 Porsche 911 Carrera||2017 Porsche 911 Turbo|
|370 hp, 3.0-liter twin-turbo||Engine||540 hp, 3.8-liter twin-turbo|
|4.4 seconds||0 to 60 mph||2.9 seconds|
|183 mph||Top Speed||198 mph|
2017 Porsche 911 Carrera vs 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo
If you are a first time Porsche buyer, or even a long time Porsche enthusiast, you know that the names and designations of all of the vehicles can be a bit daunting. This is especially true with the Porsche 911 lineup, which at last count had 16 different variations. Fortunately, we are here to help you out and make your new Porsche buying experience a bit easier. With this comparison, we pit the all new 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera vs the 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo.
The first thing you need to understand about this 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera vs 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo comparison is that the two vehicles only really have two things in common. The first is their appearance. Both vehicles have the similar, iconic Porsche 911 look, with some minor detail changes that affect the aerodynamics and handling of each. The second is that they are both fast. As you can see in the table, both can reach some impressive speeds, but the 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo is still quite a bit faster. That is because this is more of a racer’s vehicle.
Both 2017 Porsche 911 Roadsters are Ready for the Track or the Road
As with just about any 2017 Porsche 911 vehicle, the Carrera and Turbo models are both built for the road and the track. However, the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera is a bit more of a beginners car than the 911 Turbo is. The driving dynamics aren’t quite as intense in the Carrera as they will be in the Turbo, and you may even find the drive a bit more relaxing.
However, as the price tag reflects, you will be getting quite a bit more with the 2017 911 Turbo than just a more powerful engine. You will be getting a vehicle that’s driving dynamics were specifically tuned to make sure that you are able to push every corner, and accelerate however quickly you want, whenever you want.
The best way to decide between the 2017 Porsche 911 Carrera vs the 2017 Porsche 911 Turbo is to actually test drive each vehicle. If you would like to set up a test drive here at Loeber Motors, please get in touch with one of our sales team members today!