Despite looking roughly the same as it has for decades, the Porsche 911 we have today has gone through several refinements. It’s expected to get further improvements for the 2025 model year, with a new 992.2 model debuting sometime in 2024.
The report comes from Car and Driver, which got ahold of spy shots of the new car. It’s expected to get a new hybrid system and a 3.6-liter six-cylinder to replace the powertrains in some configurations.
The hybrid will feature an F1-inspired powertrain setup that recharges on the move and does not require plugging in. An electric motor under the fuel tank drives the front wheels while helping balance the car’s weight.
The new flat-six will replace the 911 GTS engine and may eventually find its way into the GT3 and S/T. Power is expected to climb slightly, and some models will get a 48-volt mild-hybrid system, which will boost power and offer short coasting capabilities. Porsche also updated the car’s exterior styling and redesigned its interior with a new digital gauge cluster and other improvements.
These changes move the 911 closer to full electrification, but the EV isn’t expected any time this decade. We’re probably still a whole generation away from seeing a fully electric 911, and it will likely sell alongside gas models, which may have adopted synthetic fuel capabilities by that point.
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