Honoring the 50th Anniversary of the Porsche Club of America (PCA), Porsche unveiled a new 911 Carrera S Coupe, painted in an updated tint of the azure blue color that identified the club's original Porsche 356 sports cars. The cars have all of the toys included in the Carrera S, including 19-inch wheels and tires, stability control, and active suspension, with ceramic composite brakes offered as an option. They also have a few goodies it's likely only club members will get to play with.
The 911 Club Coupes, the company says, are the first to be equipped with Porsche's X51 Powerkit, a collection of engine enhancements to boost horsepower of the cars' naturally aspirated 3.8-liter flat six.
The kit, which helps the Carrera S engine reach 381 horsepower and 306 ft./lbs. of torque, includes a larger throttle body, optimized intake airflow, modifications to cylinder heads and exhaust manifold, updates to the ECU, and the installation of a sport-tuned exhaust system. The Club Coupes can reportedly go from zero to 60 in 4.4 seconds and hit 186mph.
PCA members will likely snap up the entire run of 48 cars, at a starting price of $99,911, though civilians will get a shot at any unsold cars in August.
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