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Porsche Expands 991.2 Adding GTS To Model Lineup And Goes Turbo

By   January 9, 2017

Porsche 911 GTS Model Lineup

Porsche 911 GTS Lineup

The Porsche 911 GTS has been called the best value for a 911. It sits between the 911 Carrera S and the GT3 in the lineup and offers plenty of options as standard that would cause a Carrera S to cost more than the GTS. Porsche has expanded the 991.2 model lineup of the 911 to include a new GTS model.

The 911 GTS is available as a Carrera GTS (rear-wheel drive) and Carrera 4 GTS (all-wheel drive). It is available in coupe, cabriolet and targa forms.

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Gulf McLaren 12C Gets Photobombed By Porsche 912 Targa – Picture Of The Day

By   August 22, 2016

McLaren 12C in Gulf Racing Livery with a Porsche 912 Targa

McLaren 12C in Gulf Racing Livery with a Porsche 912 Targa

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A Classic Porsche 993 Targa Review

By   April 29, 2016

Porsche 993 Targa

Porsche 911 (993) Targa

In 1996 MotorWeek got their hands on the then new Porsche 911 (993) Targa. The design of the top no longer involved a removable hard top panel. No, for the 993 Porsche introduced a large glass roof that would move back similar to a very large sun roof. Of course the German performance car maker has since gone back to a Targa design the resembles the earlier cars with the 991 variant (but with a very trick power roof).

993s are very sought after as they are the last 911 generation with an air-cooled flat-six engine. In the case of the 1996 993 Targa a 3.6-liter engine was used that offered 285 horsepower. The result for the open roof car is a rear-engined machine that can launch from 0-60 mph in 5.5 seconds. While today that doesn’t sound all that impressive, in ’96 that was extremely quick.

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