Porsche has announced the availability of a 7-speed manual transmission for the 2020 911 Carrera S and 4S Coupe and Cabriolet models.
At no additional charge, customers can select the option as an alternative to the standard 8-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) transmission, according to the company.
“The manual transmission option combines a particularly engaging driving experience with compelling performance,” the company noted in a release announcing the option.
The 7-speed manual comes paired with a standard Sport Chrono Package that includes Dynamic Drivetrain Mounts, PSM Sport Mode, a rev-match function and a mode switch on the steering wheel that allows the driver to select between Normal, Sport, Sport Plus and the customizable Individual mode.
As on the previous generation 911 Carrera S and 4S models, the manual transmission versions come with a standard mechanical limited-slip differential including Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV), replacing the fully variable, electronically controlled limited-slip differential that is standard on the models equipped with PDK.
The 911 Carrera S with manual transmission can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in around 4 seconds and reach a top track speed of over 190 mph, according to Porsche. Curb weight for the new 911 Carrera S Coupe with a manual transmission is 3,298 pounds.