In the range of variants of the current family Porsche 911 (992 series), five new sports cars have appeared with the GTS prefix to the name: the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Coupe and Cabriolet (with rear wheel drive), plus the all-wheel drive 911 Carrera 4 GTS Coupe and Cabriolet, the 911 Targa 4 GTS. Their boxer turbo-six 3.0 develops 480 hp. and 570 N • m. This is 30 hp. and 40 Nm more than the current Carrera S. A compared to the 911 GTS past generation the increase was 30 hp. and 20 N • m.
All 911 GTS models use an eight-speed PDK “robot”, which can optionally be replaced by a seven-speed “manual”. The Carrera 4 GTS coupe with a “robot” copes with a set of hundreds from scratch in 3.3 seconds. This is 0.3 s faster than the same variation in the previous generation after the update. The dynamics logically correspond to the position of the “GTS” in the 911 lineup. For comparison, the Carrera 4S even with the Sport Chrono package accelerates to 100 in 3.4 seconds, track-oriented 510 hp 911 GT3 for the same 3.4, but 580-strong 911 Turbo fits into 2.8 s.
From the Turbo version, the suspension was borrowed with adaptation for the GTS. Including the concept of additional springs on the rear axle, due to which the main springs remain preloaded in any driving conditions. PASM (Porsche Active Suspension Management) dampers on the GTS are standard. In the coupe and convertible, the suspension is also lowered by 10 mm. The targa carries the chassis from the 911 Targa 4 S. Better brakes are taken from the Turbo. And the 911 GTS family was one of the first to receive an improved multimedia complex. PCM with additional features, simplified controls, Android Auto integration in addition to the already existing Apple CarPlay.
For the first time ever, a Lightweight Design package is available for the GTS. Due to the lighter battery, lighter rear and side windows, removal of the rear seats and the front bucket seats made of carbon fiber, the curb weight of these “JITS” is reduced by 25 kg. This package will come in one kit with some aerodynamic additions and a rear axle steering. But it is available only from November this year. Russian prices for GTS start at 11,480,000 rubles, and in Germany, GTS models start at 140,981 euros. For comparison, the 911 Turbo coupe in Germany starts at € 189,176. In Russia Turbo – from 15.6 million rubles.
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