The New Porsche 911 Turbo Is Out Testing in Germany

With a new 911 out, the 992, it's time for all the model variants.

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A new generation of Porsche 911, the 992, debuted last year in coupe form and a cabriolet followed soon thereafter. We don't know exactly which new 992 will come next, but a Turbo looks like it's not far away. At least, that's what this video of what appears to be a 992 Turbo indicates.

This clip comes from on YouTube, and it shows what we think is a 992 Turbo roaming the streets of Germany. It's camouflaged, of course, but the wide rear fenders, square exhaust tips and large spoiler mark it out as a Turbo and not a Carrera. There's not a whole lot else we can see, but the car appears to be riding on center-lock wheels, which were optional for the last Turbo and standard on the Turbo S.

The rear spoiler looks quite dramatic, with a long wing that seems to sit on top of a small ducktail. In previous Turbos the top part would raise and lower depending on speed, so it's reasonable to assume the same of this one.

The new 992 Carrera models use an updated version of the previous car's 3.0-liter twin-turbo flat-six. We don't know what exactly will power the new Turbo, whether it's an worked-over version of the 991's 3.8-liter twin-turbo, or something entirely different. Regardless, it should be plenty powerful considering the 991 Turbo makes 540 horsepower and the Turbo S makes 580 horsepower. We could even see 600 from the 992 Turbo S, but that's just speculation.

As for when we'll actually see the 992 Turbo uncovered, we're not sure. Prototypes testing on public roads indicate the car is pretty far along, but, the last Turbo arrived a little over two years after the 991 Carrera made its debut.

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