August 24, 2004

2005 Porsche 911 Carrera goes on sale August 28th

2005 Porsche 911 Carrera S
Photo: Laurance Yap. Click image to enlarge

Atlanta, Georgia – In anticipation of the introduction of the first new 911 in six years, Porsche dealers have planned a wide variety of celebrations to unveil the new models to their customers. All 204 U.S. and Canadian Porsche dealers will begin selling the 2005 Porsche 911 Carrera and 911 Carrera S this Saturday, August 28.

Both models feature Porsche’s traditional horizontally opposed flat-six cylinder engines. The 911 Carrera’s 3.6-litre unit produces 325 horsepower while the 911 Carrera S’s larger 3.8-litre power plant develops 355 horsepower. Both cars also have a newly developed six-speed gearbox and a reworked chassis, which includes active suspension as standard on the S model. Manufacturer’s suggested retail price for the 911 Carrera is $101,400 and for the 911 Carrera S $115,650.

Click here to read Lauranc Yap’s first drive report on the 2005 Porsche 911 Carrera.

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