Report: Next Porsche 911 to get 7-speed manual transmission

Porsche 911

More power is a wonderful thing, however, more weight is a horrible thing. What about more transmission gears? Well, additional gears are a wonderful thing to improve the overall fuel-efficiency of a car and that’s exactly what supercar makers like Porsche are planning on doing.

According to sources, the next-generation Porsche 911 will features a 7-speed manual transmission. The point of the 7th gear will be provide improved fuel-efficiency and reduced engine noise during long drives. Insiders say that the shifting experience will be similar to that of the current 6-speed manual.

Separately, it was recently confirmed that the next-generation Porsche 911 won’t be getting any hybrid technology as previously reported.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: CARandDRIVER