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Porsche has unveiled the 911 Black Edition, ahead of its launch in April.

Available as a coupe or convertible, the Black Edition features a unique appearance with a plain black exterior (basalt black metallic is optional), black brake calipers, and 19-inch 911 Turbo II bi-color wheels.

Inside, the cabin is nicely equipped with partial leather seats, a sport steering wheel, aluminum look trim, a painted center console, and Black Edition door entry guards. Other goodies include a BOSE audio system, Porsche Communication Management (with navigation), parking assistant, cruise control, automatic dimming mirrors, and rain-sensing wipers.

Power comes from a naturally-aspirated 3.6-liter flat-six engine with 345 PS (254 kW / 341 hp) and 390 Nm (288 lb-ft) of torque. Paired to a six-speed manual transmission, the coupe accelerates from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.9 seconds while the convertible does the same task in 5.1 seconds. Regardless of body style, the top speed is 289 km/h (180 mph).

Production is limited to 1,911 units and German pricing starts at €85,538 for the coupe / €96,843 for the convertible.

Check out the press release for additional information

Gallery: Porsche 911 Black Edition announced [video]

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