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Porsche has always managed to significantly improve its new generation vehicles when compared to the outgoing models.

This is the case for example with the 2012 Porsche Carrera S which is now 13 seconds faster around the Nurburgring than the old model. In fact the exact lap time achieved by the new generation Carrera S is 7 minutes and 40 seconds, which means this latest version is as fast as a Porsche 911 GT3 around the 'Green Hell'.

This new time was set in a car equipped with standard tyres, the PDK dual clutch automatic transmission and Porsche's new Dynamic Chassis Control system which is a hydraulically activated anti-roll bar system.

As a reminder the 2012 Porsche Carrera S produces 400 HP from its 3.8-litre boxer engine, takes 4.3

2012 Porsche 911 Carrera S Nurburgring Lap Time
seconds to sprint from 0 to 100 Km/h (4.1 seconds with the Sport Plus option in the Sport Chrono Pack), and its price tag starts at 96,400 USD.

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