The inner-vented, cross-drilled brake discs are also larger than before, now measuring 330 millimetres or 13. Outstanding Brakes - Available as an Option with Ceramic Components Reinforced four-piston fixed callipers operating in conjunction with cross-drilled, inner-vented brake discs measuring 318 millimetres 12. The Bose Surround Sound speakers include two 25-mm tweeters and one 70-mm midrange speaker in the instrument panel, two 80-mm mid-range speakers and two 200-mm woofers in the doors, two 25-mm tweeters and two 80-mm midrange speakers in the rear of the passenger compartment and one active subwoofer with two 130-mm woofers in the rear parcel shelf. This provides more than 18 cubic inches 0. Optimized brake air spoilers and pivot bearings ensure effective air around the discs, reducing brake disc temperatures by some 10 percent. We, of course, went straight for the topline, 3. Lane change module: In response to rapid movements of the steering wheel in a sudden maneuver, the system instantaneously increases damper forces on both axles, reducing any tendency toward swaying or rocking.
The optional Sports Chrono package makes things even more interesting. These speakers also weigh some 23 percent less than the speakers used in previous 911 models. In addition to quicker and more integrated electronic communication with a wider range of functions, this new electronic system is some 11 pounds 5 kg lighter than the system used in the 2004 model. Enhanced Tiptronic S available Tiptronic S is Porsche's optional automatic transmission that allows manual gear selection through either the lever on the floor console or via switches on the steering wheel. This change allows the enthusiast driver more dynamic freedom, including slight use of the brakes in curves. Climate controls are integrated into the center console along with switches for seat and rear window heating. That package has driver-adjustable settings that raise the threshold where the stability-control system butts in and also make the electronic throttle more responsive.
To accommodate taller drivers, the pedals have been moved 0. Indeed, the new 911 Carrera comes for the first time with adaptive sports seats featuring individual adjustment of the side supports and backrest to meet the needs and requirements of the respective driver. This reduces turbulence that might otherwise result in wind noise inside the vehicle's cabin. See your dealer for details. The larger and more powerful new 3. Lateral acceleration module: In the normal program, damping varies through a curve and adjusts with road speed and lateral acceleration.
The capacity of the locking glove box has been increased to nearly 400 cubic inches 6. They also weigh approximately 50 percent less than metal discs and thus reduce unsprung masses by 34. Numerous individual improvements serve furthermore to significantly reduce the cost of repair after minor bumps and accidents. These seats have four-dimensional adjustment that includes fitting the seat bottom and backrest to the occupant's body. The wheel can be adjusted by 1.
The capacity of the locking glove box has been increased to nearly 400 cubic inches 6. The S-model is equally impressive also in this respect, consuming just 11. The lightalloy rims have a five-spoke design and are produced through a new flow-forming process. When the first water-cooled 911 appeared in 1998, it represented the ultimate taming of the once wild rear-engined Porsche sports car. Porsche's Exclusive and Custom Tailoring programs allow drivers to further personalize their vehicles. For 2005, the oil pump on the 4-5-6 cylinder head is combined with a pneumatic vane-cell pump to provide necessary vacuum for the brake servo as well as the engine and transmission control systems. See your dealer for details.
The speedometer with integrated overall and trip odometers is just to the left of the tach while large gauge just to the right of the tach includes coolant temperature and fuel gauges as well as the clock. In the rear, the axle is 1. Throttle tip-in mimics enthusiast's driving technique To mimic the way an enthusiast driver manipulates the accelerator, brake and clutch, changes to the engine management software produce a slight boost in engine speed during aggressive downshifting. The two models are the 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet featuring a 239 kW 325 bhp 3. We folded the rear seatbacks down and left them like that; there's no way anyone was really going to sit back there anyhow.
As an added aero touch on the cabrio, the deployable rear spoiler rises 0. See your dealer for details. Again, lightweight technology has been employed in the seat structure, which is stronger and more stable while being some 6. Taut, toned styling cues From a side view, fenders are more muscular and wheel arches are more accentuated. Safe by design Due to the use of high- and ultra-high-strength steel as well as improvements in spot-welding and bonding, the 2005 Porsche 911 Carrera and 911 Carrera S body is improved by 8 percent in torsional rigidity and by 40 percent in flex resistance. A major scheduled service was performed at just over 20,000 miles. Compared with the 911 Carrera, the S-model comes with larger, reinforced four-piston monobloc fixed callipers both front and rear finished in red to provide a clear sign of distinction.
For 2005, the oil pump on the 4-5-6 cylinder head is combined with a pneumatic vane-cell pump to provide necessary vacuum for the brake servo as well as the engine and transmission control systems. In top-down weather, the standard wind deflector helps to keep the cockpit calm enough for conversation between driver and passenger, even at considerable rates of speed. Improved sealing allows a slimmer cross-section for windshield, side and rear window elements and enhances the overall appearance of the greenhouse detailing. The rear view of the car features flared wheel wells and wide, brilliantly lit, red and silver tail lamps on either side of the engine cover. At low speeds, the flaps remain closed and air is drawn only through the heat exchanger, but at around 45 mph 70 km. The power gets apportioned by a precise-shifting manual six-speed gearbox or the optional Tiptronic, which unfortunately offers only five gears. The wheel can be adjusted by 1.