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Porsche 911 Carrera S laps the Nurburgring in 7:37.9 [video]

Faster than the outgoing 911 Turbo

Porsche has released a new video of the 911 Carrera S lapping the Nürburgring Nordschleife.

Piloted by Timo Kluck, the sports car managed to post an impressive time of 7 minutes and 37.9 seconds. For comparison, a 2010 Porsche 911 Turbo took 7 minutes and 39 seconds to complete the same task.

Powered by 3.8-liter engine with 400 PS (294 kW / 394 hp) and 440 Nm (324 lb-ft) of torque, the Porsche 911 Carrera S accelerates from 0-60 mph in 4.1 seconds (3.9 seconds with the SC package) and has a top speed of 188 mph (302 km/h).

Source: Porsche

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Comments (9)

 DTM DTM
Amazing! This is really a GREAT car. Attainable and able to put many a supercar in the shade. Well done Porsche.
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October 4, 2012 11:13 am
 DarkoInem DarkoInem
woow only 7:38, very slow, poor porsche
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October 4, 2012 8:23 am
 911TT 911TT
God I want a 991.
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October 3, 2012 4:39 pm
 LWE7 LWE7
The way the car drives throw these curves is amazing. This pilot is really really good.
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October 3, 2012 2:37 pm
 dayday dayday
I wonder what the 991 turbo and GT series will do....
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October 3, 2012 8:34 am
 Shumy Shumy
The stock Turbo did the lap in 7.38 in 2008 with stock tires. Such a time for a carrera s is amazing though...
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October 2, 2012 7:27 pm
 AutopiaDR AutopiaDR
Truly amazing. Most impressive is the fact tha this time can be lower because in one of the short straights he depressed the accelerator and pressed it again. So he defenetly can do better time, although this is impressive enough. What a machine!
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October 2, 2012 7:18 pm
 quattrosport quattrosport
When you think about where the engine is positioned on this car .. it is just amazing the job that has been done during the past 20 years to get such a result !!
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October 2, 2012 4:14 pm
 GRAVE GRAVE
Impressive
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October 2, 2012 3:40 pm