We’ve already told you about the new Porsche 911 Cabriolet, but now the finished production car has made its debut at the 2012 Detroit motor show.
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And yes, it really does stick to the script. Open-top 911s have been a vital part of the model line-up pretty much since the beginning, and the new cabrio carries on where its predecessor left off with a folding fabric roof that can be raised or lowered beneath the rear deck in just 13 seconds. The hood uses a clever magnesium frame to save weight.
Engines are shared with the coupe, meaning a choice between a 345bhp 3.4-litre engine and a 3.8-litre with 393bhp, and carrying ‘S’ badging. Only rear-wheel drive will be offered from launch, but it’s a sure bet that four-wheel driven versions will follow shortly afterwards. The 3.4 will cost £79,947 and the 3.8 will cost £89,740 when the car goes on sale in March.