This is the first time that Porsche has offered a tuned-up version of its Targa-roofed 911. Out back, the 3.8-liter engine produces 430 horsepower and great noise thanks to the sport exhaust system. Porsche also pairs the GTS version of its 911 with the Sport Chrono package, the PASM chassis goodies, and center-locking 20-inch wheels plucked from the Turbo model.
All of these upgrades ensure that the Targa 4 GTS will dash from 0-60 mph in just 4.1 seconds. Keep the throttle pressed for long enough and you'll run into the 186 mph top speed. Aesthetically, the car already looks fast when its massive brakes have brought it to a stop. That's due in part to the fact that the all-wheel-drive version here sees its fenders flared a bit compared to the rear-wheel-drive version.
Inside, the cabin takes its usual Alcantara bath. Also, the space is fitted with Sport Plus seats to make sure you're both comfortable and properly confined during extra-legal maneuvering.
Porsche will start sending out its newest Targa to customers in late April. Pricing is set at $133,795 with shipping... Keep spending that dentist money!
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