Porsche is enriching the range of its 911 with the GTS version, offered in no less than five versions.
Decidedly, it is happening on the side of Porsche. If we thought that the range of the 911 was finally complete, with the addition over the years of new versions, it is not. Indeed, a few days ago, the German firm lifted the veil on the all new 911 GT3 Touring, limited to only 911 copies and dedicated to purists. Today, the manufacturer is once again talking about him with a new variant of his legendary sports car, this time available in several versions. it’s about the Porsche 911 GTS, which is therefore making its big comeback, almost twelve years after the arrival of this badge on the 997. Responsible for making the link between the classic 911 Carrera and the more radical versions of GT badges, this emblem is then synonymous with performance and versatility, and enriches an already full catalog. And for good reason, since the arrival of the 992 in 2019, no less than sixteen versions have already been launched within the range.
No less than five variants will therefore benefit from this badge, namely the 911 Carrera GTS coupe and convertible, the 911 Carrera 4 GTS coupe and convertible, as well as the 911 Targa 4 GTS. Suffice to say that customers will be spoiled for choice! Once again, this variation relies heavily on style, including many touches of black on the front spoiler, the GTS logo or the 20-inch rims at the front and 21 at the rear. Note that the sports exhaust is fitted as standard, as is the Sport Design pack, while the Targa arch now turns black. On board, the driver and his passenger can be seated in Sport Plus seats, while the pack Sport Chrono is also part of the standard equipment, as is the Porsche Track Precision app. Note that the touch screen display has changed slightly on this GTS version, while the PCM infotainment system is now compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Rise in power
Of course, this Porsche 911 GTS has not only changed its style, since it also offers increased performance and efficiency. If the flat-six 3,0 litres biturbo of the Carrera S is obviously renewed, it sees its power increase by 30 horses to reach 480 horses, for a torque of 750 Nm (+ 20 Nm than before). Obviously, this has an impact on the 0 to 100 km / h, which is also a little faster, then announced at only 3.3 seconds on the 911 Carrera 4 GTS, which is neither more nor less than the most performance of those wearing this coat of arms. Offered with a manual gearbox with slightly reduced travel or with a PDK robotic transmission, the 911 GTS has also benefited from many improvements around the running gear. The suspension has indeed been lowered by ten millimeters and offers springs taken from the 992 Turbo. Note that it is also possible to take advantage of an optional Lightweight Design pack, allowing the total weight to be reduced by 25 kilos. This allows, among other things, to remove the rear seats and to benefit from lightened glazing.
Already available to order, this new Porsche 911 GTS is then displayed from € 144,022, penalty not included, of course. The first deliveries will take place a little later in the year.
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