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2011
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out of 10

We're calling it: we've reached the 12-month countdown to a new Porsche 911.

How do we know? A classic endgame has begun. Every six years or so, Porsche exhausts its 911 recipe box and runs out of special editions. Over the past few years, the 911 has been spun off into GT2 and GT3 editions, and in Paris earlier this fall, the Speedster made a cameo on an auto-show turntable.

What possible mix-and-match magic remains in the 911's bag? That would be the 2011 GTS.

The finale for the current-generation 911, the GTS blazes into the Porsche retail experience in the middle of this winter, with a Cabriolet roof or one made out of metal and stuff. Since we're allergic to snow, we took up Porsche on their invitation to fly to Palm Springs, to hurtle across the high desert to Borrego Springs and back in both versions of the ultimate 911.

With a few hours of rest and reflection, we're ready to tell you everthing we know about the GTS, and at this point in a 15-hour day, probably everything...

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Specs: Select a Trim

Style MSRP Invoice MPG City MPG Hwy
2-Door (1)
Speedster Specs $204,000 $183,420 19 26
2-Door Cabriolet (2)
S Turbo Specs $172,100 $154,710 16 24
Turbo Specs $146,800 $131,940 16 24
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera (5)
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera Specs $88,800 $79,740 18 26
4 Specs $95,100 $85,410 18 25
4S Specs $107,800 $96,840 17 25
GTS Specs $112,900 $101,430 18 26
S Specs $101,500 $91,170 18 26
2-Door Coupe (4)
4S Specs $96,800 $86,940 18 25
GT2 RS Specs $245,000 $228,325 16 23
S Turbo Specs $160,700 $144,450 17 25
Turbo Specs $135,500 $121,770 16 24
2-Door Coupe Carrera (4)
2-Door Coupe Carrera Specs $77,800 $69,840 18 25
4 Specs $84,100 $75,510 18 24
GTS Specs $103,100 $92,610 18 25
S Specs $90,500 $81,270 18 25
2-Door Coupe GT3 (1)
2-Door Coupe GT3 Specs $115,700 $103,950 14 21
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS (2)
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS Specs $135,500 $121,770 14 21
4.0 Specs $185,000 $166,320 14 21
2-Door Targa (2)
4 Specs $92,100 $82,710 18 25
4S Specs $104,800 $94,140 18 18
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