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The Top Gear car review:Porsche 911
For:Electric steering now ace, incredibly usable performance
Against:Expensive, not as exciting as it could or should be
What is it?
The newly facelifted 991-gen Porsche sports car, though it’s not the more angular bumpers, lumpy rear lights and fresh wheel designs that make it controversial. This is the first 911 Carrera to be turbocharged. Not to be confused with the proper 911 Turbo, the new Carrera and Carrera S have lost their 3.4 and 3.8-litre naturally aspirated flat-six engines, in favour of an all-new, 20bhp and 44lb ft healthier 3.0-litre bi-turbo engine that develops 365bhp, or 414bhp in the £9,445 pricier S model.