The Shanghai Auto Show 2021 gathers all the world’s major auto brands, among which luxury auto brands are often highly popular with the audience. As one of the most familiar luxury brands in China, Porsche has entered the Chinese market for 20 years, so it is naturally favored alone and enjoys a huge popularity.
Coinciding with the Shanghai Auto Show and the 20th anniversary of the brand’s entry into mainland China, Porsche launched two blockbuster new cars — the new porsche 911 Turbo S Porsche China 20th Anniversary Edition and the new 718 Spyder, and both cars officially launched the pre-sale in China. The new 911 Turbo S Porsche China 20th Anniversary Edition retails for RMB3,114,500 and the new 718 Spyder for RMB738,000.
Worth treasuring? 911 Turbo S Porsche China 20th Anniversary Edition 100 km acceleration 2.7 seconds
The 911 Turbo S China 20th anniversary edition comes in five classic colours, including Gulf Orange, famous for the Gulf 917, Oslo blue, derived from Porsche’s first sports car, the 356, and Star Ruby Red, Mint Green and Viola Purple metallic paint.
The white and gold 20th anniversary design elements are interpreted throughout the new 911 Turbo S Porsche China 20th anniversary edition, which seamlessly integrates with the Oslo blue bodywork. The new car has a double-ribbon white and gold decal across the bonnet, roof and rear wing, including the word “PORSCHE” on both sides, the word “20” and its outer ring. Highlight black Turbo S wheels with white and gold metal painted wire lines, white and gold metal painted rear grille, white and gold metal painted Porsche word and model name, and silver badge “20 Years Porsche China Edition” on B-pillar, Are showing the special identity of the all-new 911 Turbo S 20th Anniversary Edition.
Interior, a large number of body color design to strengthen the overall visual harmony and unity. The outside of the rearview mirror of the new car is black, and the inside is the same color as the body. The trim of the center console and the back panel of the upgraded version of the 18 sports seats are the same color of the body. The interior of the new 911 Turbo S Porsche China 20th Anniversary Edition also features a variety of special design identifiers, such as the embossed “Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur” on the central storage box lid, Same color trim on the dashboard and white and gold “911 Turbo S 20 Years Porsche China Edition” logo, as well as “911 Turbo S” and “20 Years Porsche China” logo on the door pedals.
911 Turbo S Porsche China 20th Anniversary Edition also has extremely tough performance: maximum power output of 478 kW (650 PS), maximum torque of 800 Nm, maximum speed of 330 km/h. Combined with the standard Sport Chrono component, it can accelerate from stationary to 100 km/h in 2.7 seconds.
The new 718 Spyder reproduces the classic, 100 km acceleration in 4.7 seconds
The all-new 718 Spyder on display was definitely the star of the show. Apart from the fact that the pink colour is particularly attractive to women, the design of the new car itself is also recognisable. Bi-xenon headlights with LED daytime running lights, LED blackened taillights with four-point brake lights and turn signals, SportDesign front and rear skidboards, high light black sports exhaust system with dual tailpipes, 20-inch 718 Spyder lightweight alloy wheels and exclusive automatic extension rear spoiler further amplify the new 718 Spyder’s dynamic styling.
Internally, the new 718 Spyder comes standard with a 360 mm multi-functional GT sports steering wheel, Sport Chrono components and 14-way all-electric sports seats. The word “SPYDER” can be seen on the threshold guard and the central tachometer, emphasizing the identity of the legendary sports car in the details.
The lightweight collapsible roof system uses a manual opening and closing method with electronic locking, ensuring a traditional sense of ritual while also ensuring easy and smooth daily use. Another signature design is the double hump fairing that extends from the rear of the headrest to the rear, which not only makes the new 718 Spyder recognizable, but also optimizes the vehicle’s aerodynamics.
In terms of performance, the 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine with a 7-speed Porsche dual-clutch gearbox (PDK) delivers 220 kW (300 PS) of output power and 380 Nm of maximum torque. The new car can accelerate from a standstill to 100 km/h in 4.7 seconds, with a maximum speed of 270 km/h.
In the end
Although for most consumers, the new 911 Turbo S Porsche China 20th Anniversary Edition and the new 718 Spyder are “only to be seen from a distance but not to be played with”, they are dream cars, but this does not prevent us from having a better understanding of these two cars. After all, there is always a dream, in case it comes true!