The Porsche 911 Carrera has never had turbo power. But now, thanks to changing emissions standards that are making it nearly impossible for automakers to have a naturally aspirated lineup, the new Carrera has a turbo. Does it ruin the car? We found out.
Our Sam Smith just drove the new 911 for the first time, and he had MANY THINGS to say about how the car drives and feels, especially with the new 3.0 liter turbo engine. Is it still a 911, or is it now just some sort of turbocharged anonymous-mobile?
The answer? It’s still a 911. It’s just a little different than before. Here’s his full report.