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    Confusing weight of the 997.2

    On 997.1, the manual car and the tiptronic car did not share the same weight - the latter was exactly 88 Lbs heavier.


    What's confusing is that on the 997.2, there's only one weight - Carrera 3120 Lbs; Carrera S 3142 Lbs..

    As may you know, the PDK gearbox is 22 Lbs lighter than the tiptronic one, so have Porsche decided to add a ballast to the manual transmission cars to match the weight of the PDK transmission cars?

    Re: Confusing weight of the 997.2

    PDK adds around 66lbs/30kg to the manuals weight!

    Re: Confusing weight of the 997.2

    Well, Porsche lies about the weight of the car anyways. It's going to weigh alot more than 3,142 lbs with or without PDK. Just figure 60 lbs more for PDK. I would guess a US-spec (with sunroof of course mandatory), 997S with PDK will be over 3,350 lbs...

    Re: Confusing weight of the 997.2

    The number on official catalogue are :

    911 Carrera (DIN): 1'415 kg manual, 1'445 kg PDK
    (CE) :1'490 kg manual, 1'520 kg PDK

    911 Carrera S ( DIN): 1'425 kg manual, 1'455 kg PDK
    ( CE) : 1'500 kg manual, 1'530 kg PDK

     
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