Porsche Picks Out The Five Best Interior Highlights Of New 911

People frequently poke fun at Porsche 911 designers for having an easy life as apparently all they have to do is draw the same car over and over again.

Obviously, that’s an exaggerated way of looking at things and Porsche’s stubbornness to stick to the original 911‘s iconic shape is perfectly justified. After all, the customers wouldn’t have it any other way.

While there are limits to what designers can change on the exterior of a new 911, they have significantly more leeway when it comes to the cabin. That’s pretty obvious with the latest Porsche 911 (992) and this new “Top 5” official video proves it. Porsche’s Director of Interior Design, Ivo van Hulten, talks about his five favorite interior highlights of the all-new 911 and on this occasion we get to learn some interesting things about the approach to the cabin.

Also watch: Porsche Names New 911’s Top 5 Design Highlights

For example, the brief was to achieve a perfect balance between analog and digital and one can see that in the way the instrument panel and the center console look. The instrument cluster’s five round gauges (which are complete once again) combine a central analog rev counter with four digital units.

Integrated seamlessly in the rev counter is another digital screen while analog details are scattered throughout the cabin: the five switches with haptic feedback located under the central infotainment screen and the small, jewel-like PDK selector.

Designers also wanted to give the 911’s dashboard a more pronounced horizontal layout to remind of early 911 generations and they did that by adopting an offset center console. It’s just one of many examples that demonstrates how the old can be reconciled with the new in a coherent package.


  • Marty

    This is what I’m talking about! Make the screens look like they are a part of the dashboard.

    It’s so strange that so many car brands don’t get this.

  • Enter Ranting

    He didn’t mention the awesome “piano black” plastic in the interior. Porsche spends a fortune on their presentation at the LA Auto Show. They keep their cars locked. And yet, the shiny black plastic on the consoles and steering wheels of their latest 911s were covered with fingerprints.

    • salamOOn

      i agree. for me (especially) that central console tunnel is terrible….

    • Marty

      I missed that. Piano black car interiors is a trend that should never have existed.
      It can’t make a car feel more upscale than a 20 year old Ford Focus.

Remember That 3D-Printed Aventador Replica? Well, It Actually Runs!

The Lambo replica is powered by a twin-turbocharged, 5.7-liter Corvette V8 and its bodywork was created by just three cheap 3D printers.

Five Years After Its Recall, A Defective Key Is Still Present In Camaro’s Parts Catalog

The key in question was first recalled by General Motors in June 2014, yet an employee discovered it was still available as a replacement.

2020 BMW X6 M Cabrio Answers A Question No One Asked In The First Place

Good thing BMW has no plans whatsoever of building such a thing, because…. well, it just doesn’t make sense.

1,200 HP Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 Makes The Trackhawk Seem Puny

It may be seven years old, but this wildly modified Grand Cherokee is one of the craziest Jeeps out there.

Olympic Athlete Runs In A Bubble Filled With Hyundai Nexo’s Exhaust Flow

The Nexo’s exhaust emits water and 99.9 per cent filtered oxygen – or else the runner would suffocate.

Lunaz Breathes New Life Into Classics With Electric Power And Modern Gear

After a full restoration process, the old mechanical parts are ditched in favor of all-electric powertrains and tech like Wi-Fi .

Totally Burnt Out Ferrari 458 Spider Is Unrecognizable, Yet Up For Sale

Nothing in this pile reminds us of a 458, as it’s been completely destroyed, but someone has decided to put it up for auction.

Goddammit! Delivery Guy Tries To Slice Half A Second Off, Instantly Regrets It

The truck driver apparently pushed the gas pedal instead of the brake.

Driven: 2019 Toyota 86 GT Remains A Compelling Driver’s Car

The Toyota 86 GT with the Dynamic Performance Package is a hoot to drive, despite showing its age in certain areas.

Mazda Continues Testing RX-8 Prototypes At The ‘Ring, Fuels Rotary Return Rumors

Could Mazda bring back the RX nameplate that was killed off in 2012, probably with some kind of electrification? We sure hope so.