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2007 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet

2007 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet
2007 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet Specifications
Brakes F/R:ABS, vented disc/disc
Tires F-R:235/35 ZR19 - 305/30 ZR19
Driveline:All Wheel Drive
Displacement cu in (cc):233 (3824)
Power bhp (kW) at RPM:355(265) / 6600
Torque lb-ft (Nm) at RPM:295(400) / 4600
Redline at RPM:n.a.
Length × Width × Height in:174.3 × 72.9 × 52.1
Weight lb (kg):3440 (1560)
Acceleration 0-60 mph s:4.7
Top Speed mph (km/h):179 (288)
Fuel Economy EPA city/highway mpg (l/100 km):n.a.
Base Price: 2007 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet - $97,100 / 95,152 € (last update: 2/20/2007)

Porsche Reveals New 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolets for 2007

Porsche unveiled its new 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet sports car, all-wheel drive version of its popular 911 open-top models. The new sports car has a more dynamic and muscular look thanks to wider rear tires and rear bodywork that is 1.7 inches (44 mm) wider than the two-wheel drive 911 Carrera and 911 Carrera S Cabriolets.

The new all-wheel drive 911 Cabriolet is equipped with an electronic soft top that opens or closes in just 20 seconds for open-air driving pleasure and convenience and can be deployed or retracted with the car moving at up to 30 mph (50 km/h). At just a little more than 92 lbs. (42 kg), the convertible top helps provide a lower center of gravity and a higher degree of lateral dynamics.

For optimum occupant safety, the 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet is equipped with the Porsche Side Impact Protection (POSIP) system that features separate head and thorax airbags for both driver and front seat passenger. Also standard are two full-size frontal airbags and three-point seat belt latch tensioners and belt force limiters for the front seats. Rollover safety features include two ultra-strong steel tubes in the A-pillars and two supplemental safety bars located behind the rear seats that automatically deploy in the event of a rollover.

The 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet is equipped with a 3.8-liter power plant that develops 355 bhp and accelerates the car from 0 to 60 mph (96 km/h) in 4.7 seconds and to a top test track speed of 179 mph (288 km/h).

Like its all-wheel drive 911 coupe brothers, the Porsche Stability Management (PSM) system on this new Cabriolet model has two new functions to enhance braking. First, if PSM detects that the driver has abruptly taken his or her foot off the accelerator, the system 'pre-fills' the brake calipers to reduce the gap between the pads and the rotors, which helps shorten stopping distances. The second system features a hydraulic pump that works like an emergency brake assist, applying full braking power during a hard stop even if the driver has depressed the brake pedal quickly but without full force.

As with the previous version, the 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet's all-wheel drive system has a multi-disk viscous coupling that transfers between 5 and 40 percent of the driving force permanently to the front wheels. This feature provides excellent handling in curves, straight-line stability at high speeds, and improved traction on slippery roads.

To further enhance handling, for the first time the 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet is available with the new Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) system as standard. PASM allows the driver to select between the comfort of a Grand Touring car and the track-ready precision of a genuine high performance sports car at the touch of a button.

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