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2019 Porsche Model Year Changes
  
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 2019 Porsche 911 GT3 RS Weissach

A new variant, the GT3 RS is offered. With 520 horsepower, 20 more than the GT3, and the chassis tuning of the GT2 RS it is the new meanest non-turbo Porsche. Get it with the Weissach Package to show you really mean it. After all, what's another $18,000 among Freunde?

Now the 911 offers 9 different levels of power!

Porsche Connect is now standard with telematics that can check the status of the car such as fuel level and track a stolen car.

Boxster

2019 Porsche Boxster

A new GTS variant joined late in 2018 and carries over. With an extra 15 horsepower from the 2.5-liter turbocharged flat 4-cylinbder, the GTS makes 365 horsepower. The optional 20-inch wheels now come with larger tires: 265/35ZR20 front and 305/30ZR20 rear. The GTS retains as standard the 235/35ZR20 front and 26535ZR20 rear tires.

Porsche Connect is now standard with telematics that can check the status of the car such as fuel level and track a stolen car.

Cayenne

2019 Porsche Cayenne at NY Auto Show

The Cayenne has been significantly redone for the 2019 model year. More aluminum in the structure means its over 100 pounds lighter despite being almost three inches longer. It is narrower and lower in height than the previous version. 

As usual with Porsche and many other makers, the new model increases horsepower:

 

2018

2019

Difference

 

Horsepower

Torque

Horsepower

Torque

 

 

Base

300

295

335

332

35

37

S

416

435

434

406

18

-29

Turbo

520

553

541

568

21

15

E-Hybrid

416

435

455

516

39

81

The big mama "Turbo S" is not present, presently. If when it returns expect North of 570 horsepower.

New features include an optional hands-free liftgate, Active Lane Keeping, Active Park Assist, Trailer Maneuver Assistance (an automated way to back your trailer where you want it to go), Night Vision, rear cross-path warning and exit warning (warns you if a car is approaching when you go to open your door into traffic.

Porsche Connect telematics is now standard, with the ability to call emergency services for you in the event of an airbag deployment, unlock the doors for you and track a stolen vehicle. Forward Collision Warning and autonomous emergency braking are alsonow  standard.

Cayman

2019 Porsche 718 Cayman

As with the Boxster, a new GTS variant joined late in 2018 and carries over. The same extra 15 horsepower from the 2.5-liter turbocharged flat 4-cylinder for 365 horsepower. The optional 20-inch wheels now come with larger tires: 265/35ZR20 front and 305/30ZR20 rear. The GTS retains as standard the 235/35ZR20 front and 26535ZR20 rear tires.

Porsche Connect is now standard with telematics that can check the status of the car such as fuel level and track a stolen car.

Macan

2019 Porsche new Macan

A refreshed Macan gets a new grille, bumpers, standard LED headlights and redesigned taillights. On the inside the interior is fully refreshed, with the centerpiece, a new 10.9 inch touchscreen. Adaptive cruise now works with stop-and-go traffic, a boon considering L.A. is their biggest market.

Panamera

2019 Porsche Panamera GTS

A Panamera GTS will snug in between the Panamera S (440 horsepower) and the Panamera Turbo (550 horsepower). With 453 horsepower from its twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8, it adds 13 horsepower and 73 pound-feet of torque over the previous Panamera GTS with its 4.8 non-turbo V8. The GTS is almost half-an-inch lower to the ground than other Panamera models. It will be offered in both standard and "Sport Turismo" (wagon) styles.

 
 

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