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Refreshed 2016 Porsche 911 Spyshot Leaked

The current 7th-generation of the Porsche 911 has been started as the 2012 model year, and we know a mid-cycle-refresh is coming this year.

On this past Tuesday someone is able to snatch a photo when Porsche was testing the refreshed 2016 911 on the street of Prague in Czech Republic, as shown below.

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In the photo we can see the major change to the rear of the sports car is the shape of the engine compartment vent (grille lines changed from horizontal to vertical).

For your comparison, below is the photo taken at a similar angle of the current 2015 model year Porsche 911.

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Next Porsche 911 Carrera Will Come with Hybrid Powertrain

Due to the zero-RPM instant maximum torque benefit, as has been proven in many existing examples (such as the Porsche 918 Spyder, Ferrari LaFerrari etc.), sports car with an electric motor constantly get extremely good performance when compared to cars only with internal combustion engines.

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Since the cost of manufacturing hybrid powertrain is dropping, and itsĀ mechanical performance is raising within these years, now it is practically for auto makers to introduce hybrid powertrain in their sports-oriented models. This is exactly the case for the next-generation Porsche 911.

The next-gen 911 will be debutedĀ  about 3 years later, the future 911 Carrera 4 will be the first...

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