New GTS models for the 911 family
Stuttgart, 9 January 2017
GTS: What is for other brands the AMG package or the M option, gets missed in Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen the abbreviation Gran Turismo sport, short GTS. More power, tighter suspensions and a sportier appearance make the Porsche GTS cars real highlights of their respective model generation. Also for the 911 family in the current 991 series with turbocharged engine there is now the possibility of ordering a GTS. We have all the information about specifications, prices and equipment.
A total of five variants of the 911 GTS will be available from March 2017 at dealerships. There are the Coupé and the convertible both rear - and all-wheel drive. Only the all-wheel drive is offered at the Targa. All models use the expansive body of all-wheel drive models, which measures approximately 1.85 meters in width. On the front there is a newly designed bow trim with spoiler lip that should generate more downforce with a higher rear spoiler. Also darkened tail lights, black air intake grille, black exhausts and a black trim Strip between the tail lights provide a visual distinction to the normal 911 models. There is also the first time a black Targa clip black 20-incher with central locking, GTS logos and at the Targa.
More power for the Elfer
On the technical side, Porsche bought newly developed turbocharger, which lift the performance of the six-cylinder Boxer to 450 HP GTS models. These are 30 HP more than the non-GTS and 20 HP more than at the previous GTS with naturally aspirated engine. All versions are available with a seven-speed manual gearbox or a PDK transmission. The torque grows to 550 Newton metres and lies between 2,150 and 5,000 revolutions per minute. Thanks to the early available power, the four-wheel-drive GTS with PDK sprints in only 3.6 seconds from standstill to 100. All models can reach speeds beyond the magical 300-km/h mark. That are standard equipment on board "Porsche Active suspension management" and the PASM Sport suspension, which sets the quick penalty to ten millimetres deep.
Much Alcantara Interior
In the Interior, Porsche delimits the GTS models from the normal 911. The sport Chrono package is installed as standard. Inmates take place, the GTS logo is stitched into their headrests on seats with Alcantara. Also on the steering wheel, center console and the armrests, Alcantara finds himself.
Prices and market launch
The new GTS models now can be ordered, delivered in March 2017. priced vehicles are scaled as follows: Let's go with the rear-wheel drive 911 GTS for 124.451 euros, followed by the all-wheel drive Coupé for 131.829 euros and the rear-wheel drive convertible for 137.541 euro. The 140,000-euro mark are the all-wheel drive convertible for 144.919 euros and the Targa version for the same price. The price difference to a normal 911 is clearly with around 28,000 euro, the 911 s's are still around 14,000 euro difference. (mf)