Porsche has officially unveiled the 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S facelift. Both cars will be showcased during the North American International Auto Show, the event which will took place in January 2016.
The facelifted 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo and 911 Turbo S are featuring the new front fascia with modified LED DRLs, bigger air intakes and updated taillights. We also have seen some new styling cues at the back, a modified engine cover and a revised bumper.
2016 Porsche 911 Turbo facelift – Interior
Inside the cabin, the 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo facelift features the same elements seen in the 911 Carrera. We are talking about a new steering wheel with an integrated rotary selector for driving modes and the updated PCM (Porsche Communication Management) system.
More than that, the 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo facelift and 911 Turbo S facelift are featuring in standard the Sport Chrono Package. It adds a Sport Response button that “preconditions the engine and gearbox for the best possible responsiveness at the push of a button.” When this button is pressed it provides optimal acceleration for up to 20 seconds.
2016 Porsche 911 Turbo facelift – Engine
Under the hood of the 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo facelift and 911 Turbo S facelift is a revised 3.8 liter turbocharged engine. It has received some technical modifications and a revised turbocharger in order to deliver 20 horsepower more.
As a result, the 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo facelift has 540 horsepower and it is able to run from stand still to 100 km/h in 3.0 seconds. The 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo S facelift has 580 horsepower and can run the not to 100 km/h in 2.9 seconds, with a top speed of 330 km/h.
Despite being faster and powerful, Porsche says both models are having a fuel consumption reduced by 0.6 liters per 100 kilometers.
The 2016 Porsche 911 Turbo family will go on sale in Germany in late January and the price tag is set at €174,669.