2.2 Seconds Is All the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S Needs to Hit 60 MPH

Do you have a second, or maybe just two? That’s all you’ll need to hit 60 mph in the all-new 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S. Last year’s model of the Porsche 911 took 2.6 seconds to go from 0 to 60 mph. The new 2021 model shaved four-tenths of a second off that record-breaking time going from 0 to 60 mph in an astonishing 2.2 seconds.

This lightning-fast high-output sports car is as close as you’ll get to a racing car with its breakneck speed and powerful performance ratings. If you want to get behind the wheel of one of the fastest turbo vehicles on the market, you will have to wait until its debut, expected by the end of the year. 

Until then, check out the eye-popping performance specs of the incredible Porsche 911 Turbo S.

The outrageously quick Porsche 911 Turbo S

Car and Driver claim the 992-generation Porsche 911 Turbo S is the second-quickest car they’ve ever tested.

Powered by a twin-turbo 3.7-liter flat-six engine, the Porsche 911 is capable of running a quarter-mile at 137 mph in just 10.1 seconds. The super-fast luxury vehicle puts out 640 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque with a top speed of 205 mph.

The optimally enhanced all-wheel drive system sends 368 lb-ft of torque to the front of the vehicle. The larger turbine geometry turbos allow for a car that is more powerful than its predecessor, offering 60 more hp along with 37 lb-ft more of torque.

There is only one car quicker than the Porsche 911

The fastest car ever tested by Car and Driver is the Porsche 918 Spyder, which can push 0 to 60 mph at a blistering 2.1 seconds. Only a tenth of a second faster than the Porsche 911, it still holds the title for the fastest vehicle.

The Porsche 918 is a hybrid with a mid-mounted V8 that has a combined 887 hp and 944 lb-ft of torque with a top speed of 211 mph.

Next in line is the Lamborghini Huracan Performante with a 0 to 60 mph rating of 2.3 seconds. The Porsche Taycan Turbo S and Tesla Model S Performance can both hit it at 2.4 seconds.

Check out these performance specs

2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S in nighttime shot on runway
2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S | Porsche

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The horsepower wars are on for 2021, with the powerful Mercedes-AMG GT R putting out an incredible 577 hp and the Audi R8 coming in at 602 hp. The Lamborghini Huracan Evo outputs 631 hp but still doesn’t compare to the outrageous 640 hp of the Porsche 911 Turbo S.

These luxury sports cars offer not only tremendous power but unsurpassed quality and performance upgrades.

All models of the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S offer carbon-fiber interior trim, a Bose surround-sound stereo system, a 10.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system, and 18-way powered adjustable sport seats for added comfort.

An eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission is standard in the AWD 911 Turbo S. There are plenty of standard safety features and a high-tech driver-assistance system.

Although rated for four people, the car is much better suited for two adults because of the limited room in the back seat. The front trunk has space for two average-sized suitcases. The rear-seat backs can be folded down to create a flat holding area that provides increased cargo-carrying capacity. 

The Porsche 911 Turbo S costs as much as you would expect

It’s no surprise that power like this comes with a hefty price tag. 

The MSRP on the 2021 Porsche 911 Turbo S is $203,500. By Porsche standards, that’s actually not too bad compared to the 918 Spyder, which started at $845,000 but is now often more than $1 million because only 918 units were sold, per AutomobileMag.

The 2021 Turbo S cabriolet model has an MSRP of $216,300, while the convertible and coupe editions are expected to come in around $170,000.