New Targa GTS Version Of The Porsche 911


On a Detroit motor show premiere of the new sports car Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS, issued in honor of the 50th anniversary of the line of cars Porsche 911 Targa. The novelty has 430 HP motor, adaptive suspension, improved facilities, and some distinctive features of the exterior, which will enable you to select a new background fellows in the line of Targa.

Targa Exterior

Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS model is based 911 Targa 4S, but some external differences are still present. So, the novelty has got improved side mirrors, tinted head optics, different 20-inch wheels and special design, and the front bumper has minor edits and air intakes black. In addition, the new machine is slightly wider rear wheel arches, and other exhaust system with chrome tailpipes.

In General, the sports car Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS retains recognizable contours and excellent aerodynamics – drag coefficient of the body of 0.30 CX.

As for the dimensions, there is nothing unusual there: the length of the Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS is 4509 mm, wheelbase has 2450 mm, width fits within 1852 mm, and the height is limited mark 1291 mm Minimum curb weight of new products (DIN) – 1560 kg maximum total weight does not exceed 1980 kg

Standard 911 Interior

Like the exterior, the interior of the Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS is built on the basis of the Porsche 911 Targa 4S, but the novelty has a more expensive finish, special decorative inserts of satin aluminum, a set of Sport Plus sport seats, stopwatch serial Sport Chrono package, located above the center console. Due to the new seats and other trim 911 Targa 4 GTS salon has added comfort, began to look much more prestigious, but also retains the traditional for the greatest weaknesses (for example, the trunk, with just 125 liters of cargo).


2015 Porsche 911 Targa GTS release date

Technical Point of View

TO the movement of Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS is leaded by 6-cylinder gasoline reciprocating power unit with a displacement of 3.8 liters (3800 cm3), direct fuel injection and the the valve timing change system. The maximum power of the engine is 430 HP, available at 7500 rpm and peak torque is 440 Nm, developed at 5750 rpm.

Aggregates motor either with a 7-speed manual transmission or 7-band PDK “robot”  having two clutches and manual gear shift. In the first case, the sports car Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS is able to gain the first 100 km/h on the speedometer in 4.7 seconds or to develop a top speed of 303 km/h. In the second case, the time of the acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h is reduced to 4.3 seconds, but the maximum speed drops to 301 km/h. As for fuel consumption, the modification with the “mechanics” at 100 km consumes on average about 10.0 liters of gasoline in the combined cycle drive, and the versions with the robotic CAT will be enough of 9.2 litre of fuel.

Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS has received a fully independent suspension with MacPherson struts in front and memorycache back. In addition, the new car is equipped with adaptive chassis with air suspension – PASM, with electronic adjustment, and pneumatic bearings of the engine, again, electronic adjustment of the degree of depreciation. On all wheels new are ventilated disc brakes and rack-and-pinion steering gear of the car is complemented Electromechanical steering.

Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS is FWD, constant pull mode is supplied to the wheels of the rear axle and front axle automatically connects when you slip through the axle multi-disc clutch. In addition, the novelty has locking rear differential: manual for version with manual transmission and electronic with the continuous redistribution of time for modifications with PDK “robot”.

Start of sales

In the list of the basic equipment of Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS Germans have included bi-xenon optics, 20-inch alloy wheels, 6 airbags, clear glazing, dual-zone climate control, power Windows, side mirrors with heating and electric adjustment, sports seats with electric adjustment, adjustable height and reach collapsible steering column, audio system with 9 speakers, electronic assistance systems (ABS, EBD, BAS, ASR, ESP, PTV) and the Parking brake with the drive. Among the new options are fully led head lights, parking sensors, audio system with 12 speakers, adaptive cruise control and other useful stuff.. The Start of sales is scheduled for mid-March 2015.
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