No list of cars and trucks that haven’t changed dramatically over the years is complete without the Porsche 911. Every one since the first has featured the same basic squashed-VW Beetle silhouette and a pancake six in the rump. And the marque purists – who purportedly meet in the woods while wearing Martini & Rossi racing team jackets and sit around the engine cooling fan off a ’73 Carrera 2.7 RS – wouldn’t have it any other way.
So with the latest 911, known within the company and inside Porschephile circles as the 991, Porsche is continuing to give the people what they want. As with every previous new Neun-elf, there’s a lot more evolution than there is revolution. But that’s not to say there aren’t a couple of notable changes.