It’s been long awaited, long expected, and captured in dozens of spy photographs over the past few months and years, but finally the next-generation 911 is upon us. The car will make its public debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, in the form of the 911 Carrera and Carrera S.
The new generation 911, designated the 991, is lighter, more powerful, and more economical than its predecessor. But as always, the styling has undergone a mild evolution instead of a major revolution – despite the new car not sharing a single body panel or styling detail with the retiring model. Everything Porsche’s designers have done have given the car a more sporty and modern character. In particular the blended driving lights/grille assembly of the front bumper look especially contemporary. But slightly longer, lower stance of the car is what will stand out when the two generations are side-by-side.
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