2012 Paris Auto ShowJust the Facts:
- The 2013 Porsche Carrera 4 and Carrera 4S have been priced ahead of their official debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show.
- The 2013 911 Carrera 4 starts at $91,980, including a $950 destination charge. The 2013 Porsche Carrera 4S starts at $106,580, including shipping.
- The base 2013 Porsche Carrera starts at $83,050, including a $950 destination charge.
ATLANTA, Georgia — The 2013 Porsche Carrera 4 and Carrera 4S have been priced ahead of their official debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show.
The 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet starts at $103,880, including shipping. The 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet is the most expensive of the all-wheel-drive models, with a starting price of $118,480.
The base 2013 Porsche Carrera starts at $83,050, including a $950 destination charge. The top-of-the-line 2013 Porsche 911 is the Edition 918 Spyder all-wheel-drive cabriolet, which starts at $173,050, including shipping.
Porsche says the new 911 models will launch in the U.S. in early 2013.
The all-wheel-drive 911s have "the same traits as the rear-wheel-drive versions," said Porsche Cars North America in a statement on Monday.
"The only exception being modifications related to the all-wheel-drive," it said. The all-wheel-drive models have a slightly wider rear end and rear tires compared to the two-wheel-drive models.
The all-wheel-drive models have a seven-speed manual transmission as standard; the Porsche PDK seven-speed transmission is optional.
The 2013 911 Porsche Carrera 4 Coupe gets a 350-horsepower 3.4-liter flat-six engine. It sprints from zero-60 mph in 4.3 seconds. It has a top speed of 177 mph. The coupe and cabriolet versions of the 911 Carrera 4 S each get a 3.8-liter rear-mounted boxer engine that produces 400 hp.
The EPA says the 2013 911 Carrera 4 with the 3.4-liter engine returns 20 mpg in city driving and 28 mpg on the highway. The 2013 911 Carrera 4S with the 3.8-liter engine returns 19 mpg in city driving and 26 mpg on the highway.
Edmunds.com says: The 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and 911 Carrera 4S are priced well ahead of winter driving.