EVO­LU­TION OF THE ICON

Wheels (Australia) - - Features -

1

Power for Car­rera S is up to 331kw, the en­gine mounts more rigidly, PDK trans­mis­sion has an eighth ra­tio. The sprint to 100km/h will take around 3.7 sec­onds.

2

All Car­reras will now be wide­bod­ied, while greater use of alu­minium has trimmed weight, although ex­haust fil­ters and ad­di­tional tech has put some ki­los back.

3

Pop-out door han­dles add a lit­tle theatre, but also con­trib­ute to the im­proved drag fig­ure: around 0.29, de­pend­ing on the an­gle of the rear spoiler.

4

Wheel and tyre sizes for Car­rera S mimic the stag­ger of the out­go­ing GT3, be­ing 20s at the front and 21s on the rear. Base Car­rera now on 20s as stan­dard.

5

Newly added Wet mode uses sen­sors in the front wheel wells to de­tect wa­ter on the road, ad­just­ing the ESC, spoiler an­gle and trans­mis­sion map­ping ac­cord­ingly.

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