Range-topping 911 cabriolets record top speeds of 198mph and sub-3.5sec 0-62mph times
20 November 2013

The new Porsche 911 Turbo and Turbo S Cabriolets have been revealed at the Los Angeles motor show, boasting 198mph top speeds and power up to 552bhp.

The open top pairing follows closely on the heels of the recently introduced 911 Turbo and Turbo S coupe, boasting a unique body that is 28mm wider than that of the widest of existing 911 models, the Carrera 4.

A revised fabric roof, now fitted with a lightweight magnesium frame, opens and stows in a dedicated compartment behind the cabin in 13.0sec at speeds up to 37mph.

Power hails from a newly developed turbocharged version of Porsche’s 3.8-litre flat six petrol engine developing 513bhp in the 911 Turbo cabriolet and 552bhp in the 911 Turbo S cabriolet.

Official figures point to 0-62mph times of 3.5sec and 3.2sec respectively. Top speed in both models is put at 198mph. Fuel economy has improved by 30 per cent at a claimed 28.5mpg.

Read more 2013 LA motor show news.

Our Verdict

Porsche 911

A sublime all-purpose sports car that few others can match for its combination of power, handling prowess and interior refinement

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

Join the debate


23 September 2013

Yep!,will sell like a BigMac,in the thousands.

Peter Cavellini.

23 September 2013

You got that right.

23 September 2013

As always it going to be a really good car, as 911 turbos are always the fastest and most usable supercar for the money.
however i still prefer the Coupe to the convertible for obvious reasons.

23 September 2013

The prices were also on the press release, is Autocar going to publish them?

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week