The German based automaker Porsche might unveil an eco friendly edition of the 911 during the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, in September, which might be named the 911 Blu Edition.
Some say that Porsche has some pretty lazy designers, considering the fact that the 911 has changed so little over these past few decades, but when talking about its engineers, things are quite different because 911 sports car are said to be one of the best in the world. But besides working on high performance versions of the classic 911, the carmaker is also planning to keep up with these times, where baby panda tears and leafs are trendy, by developing an eco friendly version of the model.
The vehicle in question is said to be named the Porsche 911 Blu Edition and it’s coming with a Riviera Blue exterior finish, with Guards Red accents, a removable hard top, an improved start/stop system, cylinder deactivation technology, active shutter grille, new Porsche regeneration system and some other tweaks. These are said to help it burn just 6.4 L / 100 km (44.1 mpg UK / 36.7 mpg US) in an average cycle and to emit 152 g/km of CO2.
Power to the Porsche 911 Blu Edition is said to come from a detuned 3.4 liter engine, which will produce a total output of 300 HP (223 kW) and 287 Nm (211 lb-ft), mated to a PDK transmission. The 0 to 100 km/h sprint will be done in 5.4 seconds and top speed will stand at 266 km/h (165 mph). The model might be offered exclusively to the Porsche Club members for a total amount of 74,600 euros.
Source: 911 UK