Porsche has released the first official teaser photos of the all-new, 2019 Porsche 911 (992), and things appear to be the same on the outside.
Presented in camouflage, the 992-generation of the iconic German sports car will have a very similar exterior design to its predecessor’s, but spy photos indicate a distinctively different interior that’s far more modern yet “timeless”, featuring a large center digital screen like the one offered in the new Cayenne and Panamera.
August Achleitner, lead engineer and director of the 911 model line, stated:
“Even where the public might be expecting a bigger ‘wow factor,’ in the long run a certain aesthetic reserve pays dividends… We know where we’re from and where we want to go. The decisive factor is that the 911 generates a driving feeling that no other car can impart.”
It won’t launch with an electrified powertrain like several reports have suggested, but there is a chance that a hybrid version could arrive later on.
Yes, the new 992 Porsche 911 doesn’t not look “all-new” from the outside, but why mess with a good thing, right? Expect a much better car in every other way, shape or form when it goes on sale sometime in the second half of 2018.