While Porsche’s next-gen 911 Cabriolet might be high on body cladding, this marks the first time we’ve gotten to see it with its top down.
This prototype was spotted in relatively cold weather (just a few degrees), while continuing to hide its true appearance from us with the help of some light yet effective camouflage.
Visually, we’re seeing the same things all over again when it comes to these prototypes. The Mission E-inspired taillights, the new bonnet, which appears to run all the way to the front of the bumper, and the “flap-type” door handles, which we haven’t seen on a 911 ever since the 997.
Since this prototype is a convertible, we should mention that its “rear hunch” is somewhat similar to that of previous models, although the body panels are different. It’s also possible that the edge of the rear-end light strip won’t reach as far forward towards the fender as it did on the 991 – but we’ll need the camouflage to come off in order to confirm this theory.
Compared to the current-generation 991 model, the new car (rumored to be dubbed 992) is believed to have a longer wheelbase and wider tracks, although overall length will remain unchanged.
Inside, we can expect certain tech and design traits to be brought over from the second-generation Panamera (such as the new high-res displays, touch-sensitive commands, sharper sound system etc), while the engine range should feature slightly updated versions of the automaker’s turbo flat-six units.
The all-new 2019 Porsche 911 Cabriolet, along with its Coupe sibling, is expected to make its debut later this year, followed by the Targa version at a later date.
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