Geneva Auto Show 2014: Porsche lineup
Porsche has two world premieres and one showcase at the Geneva Motor Show. Porsche had the world premiere of the 919 Hybrid race car and the new Porsche S diesel SUV, while the, was also on display.
Porsche 919 Hybrid racecar
2.0-litre turbocharged V4 petrol engine, with two hybrid systems to boot, power the 919 RSR
Porsche says that the 919 is the most complex race car it has ever built. At the heart of the car is a 2.0litre, 4-cylinder engine which produces 507PS and redlines at 9000rpm. This car has been designed not only to be the fastest but also to travel the farthest on a given amount of energy. This racer will participate in the LMP1 category of World Endurance Championship this year.
The 911 RSR will compete in the GT class of the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 2014 as well as the World Endurance Championship
This year's 911 RSR has already started its racing season on a winning note by being the class victor of Daytona 24-hour race. The engine is a 4.0litre, flat six capable of 476PS mated to a six-speed gearbox with paddle shifters. The car gets its performance by focusing on lightweight design and better aerodynamics. Two 911 RSR's will be inducted in to competition at this years World Endurance Championships which begin in April.
Macan S diesel
The Macan S diesel is a sports vehicle intended for long drives. With its 3.0-litre, 6-cylinder engine generating 261PS/580Nm power/torque figures, those drives can be a lot of fun as well. The compact SUV covers the 0-100kmph mark in 6.3 seconds and is limited to a top speed of 230kmph. Fuel efficiency figures are impressive when you consider the performance. Porsche claims a combined fuel efficiency of 19kmpl.The Macan S diesel is available in the UK from Rs 44,76,879 including VAT.
Porsche Macan S Diesel Specifications
|Layout / number of cylinders||6|
|Engine layout/Drive||Front Engine / All wheel drive|
|Power||258PS (190 kW)@4,000-4,250rpm|
|Max. torque (Nm) at rpm||580Nm at 1,750-2,500|
|Compression ratio||16.8 : 1|
|Top speed||230 kmph|
|Acceleration from 0 - 100 kmph||6.3s|
|CO2 emissions in g/km||164 - 159|
|Drag coefficient (Cd)||0.35|
|Unladen weight (DIN)||1,880 kg|
|Unladen weight (EC)||1,955 kg|
|Permissible gross weight||2,575 kg|
|Luggage compartment volume / with rear seats folded down||500 litres / 1.500 litres|
|Fuel tank||60 litres|
|Price (UK)||£ 43,300.00 incl. VAT|
Starts Rs 69.98 Lakhs