Why is the 2020 Porsche 911 Called the “992”?

There is no name more synonymous with high-performance luxury than the super-charged Porsche 911 sports car. The Porsche 911 has long been the standard-setter when you crave a high-performance driving experience. But Porsche takes that experience to the next level with the eighth-generation 992. Through the Porsche 911 Carrera, Carrera S, and Carrera 4S, Porsche Warrington wants to tell you all about the next generation Porsche 911, the 992.

What is the Porsche 992?

Under the banner of the Porsche 911, the 992 brand is the signal Porsche is evolving its idea sport performance. It replaces and improves the previous generation 991. The Porsche 992 looks a little different than previous generations of the Porsche 911. It shows as slightly longer, with wider front and rear tracks. Sharper lines replace the curvy design of the last generation of the Porsche 911, dubbed the 991 generation. Rectangular air vents and an LED light strip on the rear of the car give it a distinct look as it enters and leaves your view. Besides those slight changes, the 992 is unmistakably a 911 on first glance.

Where the 992 generation shines is under the hood and on the road. You still get the twin-turbo flat-six engine, with an aerodynamic twist. Altered turbos, new injectors, and an asymmetrical valve stroke compose the inner workings of the 992. Those changes give you more oomph and increased horsepower.

The interior of the 992 gives you a fresh look and brings a new digital layout and linear appearance across a wide dash area. A tremendous 11-inch touchscreen is the center of operations for your menu of Porsche Connect infotainment and driver control functions. The available night-vision system and 360-degree camera system seem to work like magic as they work to keep you safe on the road.

Driving a Porsche is a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. With the new elements of the next generation Porsche 992 you'll discover a world of performance and technology. Discover what sets the 992 apart from previous generations of the Porsche 911 at Porsche Warrington.

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