New Porsche 911 (991) leaked ahead of Frankfurt image

The new generation of the 2012 911 model with the Porsche badge on it has already been spied a few times until now but the first official images have just leaked on to the internet ahead of thee supercar’s debut at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show.

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Being a more evolution of its classic shape than a true revolution, the 911’s exterior design looks modern and has a new set of LED daytime running lights placed into the front edges and much thinner tail lights because of its back which has been “pushed” down. So if you are planning of buying this new generation of 911 and your friend tells you it is the same as the current road-going version, now you what to tell him.

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For the interior design things look quite different and it appears to be significantly improved with higher quality materials being inspired by its bigger brothers, the Panamera and the Cayenne.

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The entry-level model will most likely be powered by a 3.4 liter flat-six engine, shared with the Cayman and replacing the old 3.6 liter, developing 345 horsepower. The Carrera S is rumored to output around 395 HP and the Turbo variant will produce 542 ponies.

More official details about the new generation of the 911 will be announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, where the supercar will be officially unveiled.

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