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Compare Porsche 997.1 Cabriolet [Carrera] vs Porsche 911 991 Speedster

Reviews

Neo score
81%
90%
Pros
  • Great performance
  • Beautiful styling
  • Sweet H6 engines
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Manual transmission widely available
  • Good performance
  • GT3 engine
  • Speedster styling
Cons
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Horrible ZF automatic transmission
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Very little cargo space

Price

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Variants

Carrera
Carrera 4
Carrera 4 AT
Carrera 4S
Carrera 4S AT
Carrera AT
Carrera S
Carrera S AT
Turbo
Turbo AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
135 L / 4.8 cu-ft
125 L / 4.4 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
31.0 L / 32.8 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
8.3 L / 8.8 qt
Fuel Capacity
64.0 L / 16.9 gal
64.0 L / 16.9 gal
Passengers
4
2
Payload
395 kg / 871 lbs
328 kg / 723 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Multi-link
Tire Size
235/40 ZR18, 265/40 ZR18
245/35 ZR20 91Y, 305/30 ZR20 103XL
Turning Circle
10.9 m / 35.8 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible

Dimensions

Size | Height
1310 mm / 51.6 in
1250 mm / 49.2 in
Size | Length
4427 mm / 174.3 in
4562 mm / 179.6 in
Size | Width
1808 mm / 71.2 in
1852 mm / 72.9 in | 1978 mm / 77.9 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1551.0 mm / 61.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1555.0 mm / 61.2 in
Weight
1480.0 kg / 3262.8 lbs
1465.0 kg / 3229.8 lbs
Wheel Size
8J x 18, 10J x 18
9J x 20, 12J x 20
Wheelbase
2350 mm / 92.5 in
2457 mm / 96.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
5.2 sec
4.0 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
4.9 sec
3.8 sec
CO2 Emission
275 g/km
317 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
Fuel Economy
11.4 L/100km / 20.6 MPG (combined) | 16.4 L/100km / 14.3 MPG (urban) | 8.1 L/100km / 29.0 MPG (highway)
13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (combined) | 20.6 L/100km / 11.4 MPG (urban) | 9.9 L/100km / 23.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
285.0 km/h / 177.1 mph
310.0 km/h / 192.6 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Rear-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Rear-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 6d-Temp
Engine
M96.05
DRM
Engine | Bore
96.0 mm / 3.8 in
102.0 mm / 4.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.3:1
Engine | Displacement
3.6 L / 219.4 cu-in / 3596.0 cc
4.0 L / 243.9 cu-in / 3996.0 cc
Engine | Power
325.0 hp / 242.4 kW @ 6800 rpm
510.0 hp / 380.3 kW @ 8400 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
90.4 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
127.6 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
82.8 mm / 3.3 in
81.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
370 Nm / 272.9 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
470 Nm / 346.7 lb-ft @ 6250 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol flat-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol flat-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
6-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2006 ~ 2008
2019
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