Porsche begins testing the 911 Convertible
Based on the images that have recently leaked online, German luxury car maker Porsche has proceeded to the first road tests of its 911 Convertible model.
Interestingly enough, Porsche seems to be testing three cars simultaneously: one black, another one white and the third one acid green. The latter will have no trouble standing out in a crowd, that’s for sure!
The convertible/roadster 911 is essentially the same old Porsche 911 coupe except for the removable soft top. The models are otherwise technically and stylistically identical.
The new car comes powered by a 3.0l inline V6 rated at 444 hp (331 kW). You may still opt for an entry-level version with 380 hp (283 kW).
The manufacturer hasn’t revealed any acceleration-related data yet, but the convertible 911 should be a bit slower on the uptake than the coupe owing to its greater weight. For those who didn’t remember, the two-door Porsche 911 Coupe goes from zero to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds.
Reporter Artem Sukhanov