Porsche’s new options for the 911 include an ’80s-style interior and a manual geabox

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by Tom Harrison | Apr 29, 2020
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Porsche’s Exclusive Manufaktur department is forever finding new and incredibly tempting ways of parting their customers from their cash. Such as the ‘930 Leather Package,’ which trims your 911’s cabin in a vaguely ’80s style in homage to the 930-era 911 Turbo.

It’s standard on the new 911 Turbo S, but now the pack has been made available on all other 911s (where it’ll run you over £10,000 or P632,000) along with a load of other options as part of the new model year.

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Options like the super-clever ‘Innodrive’ adaptive cruise control from the Cayenne and the Panamera, plus a ‘Smartlift’ nose lifter that remembers where exactly you need a bit of extra ground clearance, then provides it automatically when you get there.

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Lightweight glass is an option for coupes, saving 4kg, and the color palette features a new shade of bright green. Best of all, though, is that this update marks the arrival of the manual gearbox.

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Available at no extra cost over the eight-speed PDK, all seven-speed manual 911s come with the desirable Sport Chrono package, plus active engine mounts, Porsche’s torque-vectoring system, and a mechanically locking rear differential. Hell, yes.

NOTE: This article first appeared on TopGear.com. Minor edits have been made.

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