2012 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 revealed

* 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 prices revealed * Four-wheel-drive version of new 911 * On sale in December, from 77,924...

28 August 2012

The Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and Carrera 4S have been unveiled before they go on sale in December.

The new four-wheel-drive models are available in Coupe and Cabriolet forms and look subtly different to existing rear-wheel-drive versions, with 22mm wider wheelarches and an additional thin red lighting strip between the rear lights. They also have wider rear tyres.

A seven-speed manual gearbox is standard; Porsche's PDK twin-clutch transmission is available as an option. The Carrera 4 has a 345bhp 3.4-litre engine, whereas the Carrera 4S has a 394bhp 3.8.

Standard equipment includes leather upholstery, satellite-navigation, climate control and xenon headlights.

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 is available in Coupe and Cabriolet forms

Porsche has added new options to the 911 to coincide with the launch of Carrera 4 models: Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) is now available across the range, and a sliding glass sunroof is now available for Coupe models.

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 prices
Carrera 4 Coupe 77,924
Carrera 4S Coupe 87,959
Carrera 4 Cabriolet 86,583
Carrera 4S Cabriolet 96,619

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By Leo Wilkinson