2024 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS spy video: Hybrid powertrain being examined


Porsche’s newest 911 Carrera GTS solely arrived for the 2022 mannequin yr however an up to date model is already out testing.

The replace seems to be to be a light one and sure coincides with a deliberate replace for the total 992-generation vary, referred to internally because the 992.2 era. Prototypes for the up to date 911 Carrera, 911 GT3, and 911 Turbo fashions have already been noticed, with the Carrera and Turbo prototypes in some circumstances noticed testing new hybrid powertrains.

Judging by the yellow warning stickers on this newest prototype, a hybrid powertrain could also be deliberate for the up to date GTS as properly. Porsche CEO Oliver Blume confirmed in March that electrification for the 911 is coming. He stated the hybrid setup might be alongside the strains of the previous 919 Hybrid LMP1 race automobile, and never a plug-in hybrid just like the 918 Spyder hypercar. This implies there will not be a plug, and any electrical motor-generator(s) will purely be used to help the internal-combustion engine and get well vitality below braking.

The powertrain within the present GTS consists of a twin-turbo 3.0-liter flat-6, rated at 473 hp and 420 lb-ft. It may be mated to both a 7-speed handbook or 8-speed dual-clutch automated.

Past any powertrain updates, tweaks to the remainder of the automobile might be gentle. The prototype reveals a brand new entrance fascia design sporting bigger intakes with vertical flaps which might be probably energetic.

Whereas the prototype might seem like earlier testers for the up to date model of the common Carrera, the center-lock wheels signify it because the GTS model.

We won’t spot the inside, however key among the many updates is predicted to be a revised sprint sporting a totally digital instrument cluster, much like what we see within the Taycan.

We at the moment count on the up to date 911 vary, together with the GTS mannequin, to begin arriving subsequent yr as 2024 fashions. Keep tuned.


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