Hot on the heels of the new 911 Coupe, the first convertible models of the eighth-generation sports car (internal code 992) have arrived. The 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S and 4S will arrive at dealerships soon, bearing many of the updates and improvements that came with the new coupe, including the wide body design previously featured on the Carrera 4 and GTS models.
The very first Porsche, the 1948 “No. 1” 356 Roadster, was a convertible. The first 911 convertible was the 1982 911SC Cabriolet. The 911 is different from most grand touring 2+2 sports cars. As it has been from the start in 1963, the 911 is a rear-engine, rear-wheel drive car. All-wheel drive was first offered in 1995 on the 993 Turbo, and engines went from air-cooled to water-cooled in 1999. Here are 10 things you need to know about the 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S and 4S Cabriolet.