New Porsche Black Editions for SA

2015-05-28 06:00
Porsche has created a special edition of its 911 Carrera (pictured) and Boxster, called the Black Edition. PHOTO: sourced

Porsche has created a special edition of its 911 Carrera (pictured) and Boxster, called the Black Edition. PHOTO: sourced

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

PORSCHE has created a special editions of its 911 Carrera and Boxster - they’re called the Black Edition.

Clad in black paintwork and sporting a, you guessed it, a black interior, Porsche says the emphasis is on “the timeless, classy elegance of its sports cars”.

The Black editions are equipped with Porsche’s Communication Management (PCM) with satnav, auto dimming rear-view mirror, rain sensor, cruise control and new steering wheel.

The 911 Carrera Black Edition is powered by a 3.4-litre flat six engine capable of 257kW. It’s available in either coupe or convertible guise and rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.

The special edition is fitted with 20” 911 Turbo alloy rims and sports new LEDs. Its black interior has heatable front seats and standard Bose surround-sound audio.

Park Assist is available (front and rear), which includes a reversing camera.

The Boxster Black Edition is equipped with a mid-engine 2.7-litre flat six capable of 195kW.

Its soft-top and rollover protection bar are finished in black.

It has 20” Carrera Classic alloy rims and bi-xenons with Porsche’s Dynamic Light System (PDLS) along with new highlights. Inside it has dual-aircon and heatable sports seats. The Boxster Black Edition is fitted with the automaker’s Sound Package Plus system.

All five Black Edition models were available for order of 19 May. Local pricing has yet to be announced.

- Wheels24

Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Partner Content
How data is changing investments

Technological disruption is rife in many spheres of business and given the quantity of data available, it’s no surprise that the way in which asset managers work is also changing fast.

Behind the sparkle

Alluring, beautiful and timeless - diamonds are some of the most sought after gems in the world and are a true testament of everlasting brilliance. Let us take you behind the sparkle to show you the history behind this coveted jewel.


Chocolate can be fatal for dogs

Chocolate contains a substance called theobromine that is similar to caffeine and is toxic to dogs at certain levels.



Spider-man star's adorable relationship with his dog
Do you know what you are feeding your dog?
Watch: Proof animals have souls
Would you clone your pet?
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.