Release Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS (991)
More powerful, dynamic and extravagant
Good news for fans of model 911: the 50th anniversary of 911 & nbsp; Targa, Porsche offers, for the first time this classic as GTS version. The concept Targa & nbsp; with AWD and rollover protection system ensures safe driving completely automatically, combined with great driving pleasure outdoors thanks to folding Targa roof. The combination of powerful GTS Engine 430 hp (316 kW), the “Sport Chrono” package series, the PASM chassis and 20-inch wheels & nbsp; (1/2 inch wider) provide you with the new model dynamics driving much higher. The GTS Targa 4 accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds (PDK) reaching a maximum speed exceeding 300 km/h. Despite offering 30 hp (22 kW) over the fuel consumption is accurate to the 911 Targa 4S: 9.2 to 10.0 l/100km, depending on the type of gearbox.
The dynamic Targa be recognized immediately as GTS model from any perspective. The distinctive feature of the front is its sporty design, the hole for the additional center radiator and the darkened bi-xenon headlamps with the “Porsche Dynamic Light System” (PDLS) system. The sides are characterized by typical features such as large tires GTS 911 Turbo S 20-inch glossy black silk with central locking, the sporty exterior mirrors and emblems “GTS” located on the doors. The emblem “targa” the ROPS silver is also shiny black silk. The color accents are bright behind the grid profiles and emblems air GTS model, both black.
Since its premiere in 1965, the Targa has a fixed position in the family 911. Approximately one in eight 911 sold by the time he was a Targa. The current generation of extravagant 911, with its characteristic roll hoop, has a market share of 13% with a tendency to high. With the 911 Targa 4 GTS, Porsche extends the range of modern classic supermodel offering more attractively priced thanks to its extensive standard equipment.
More power and driving dynamics
The specific feature of the 911 Targa 4 GTS is greater driving dynamics. In this sense, we have optimized the engine, chassis and control systems without restricting Targa typical features such as security and comfort. The 3.8-liter boxer engine now offers more power, the engine is based on Carrera S model and has perfected a system of admission: six additional resonance butterflies, the intake camshafts, with a the larger valve stroke and intake channels adapted allow the entry of a greater amount of fresh air into the combustion chambers. The driver can accelerate to maximum speed system thereby activating the elasticity of the basic engine and, under maximum load, a larger of the engine perfor GTS. Despite having a clearly larger equipment, the 911 Targa 4 GTS only weighs five kilos more than the Model S. For this reason, with the 430 hp engine improves power/weight ratio of 3.63 kg/hp.
There are two options for transmitting the engine power to the wheels: the first is through a manual gearbox seven-speed series and the second through automatic optional Porsche Doppelkupplung PDK seven-speed. The distribution of power between all four wheels is provided by the intelligent all-wheel drive system “Porsche Traction Management” (PTM). The typical Porsche design, facing the rear axle ensures dynamic performance on any surface and in any type of weather condition, also in the new version of the 911. The “Porsche Active Suspension Management” (PASM) system regulates the dampers Chassis actively and continuously, it is one of the basic modules that enable excellent driving dynamics.
Más rápido con “Sport Chrono” de serie
Dynamic GTS genes are especially noticeable in the “Sport Plus” mode package “Sport Chrono” series that the driver can activate by pressing a button on the center console. Thus influences a number of instrumental characteristics: the throttle characteristic is switched to a more direct response behavior. If the model equipped with the manual gearbox as standard, in the wizard screen gearshift a “+” sign that tells the driver to switch to the next higher gear before the engine reaches the speed will appear Max. Depending on the progress of the case which, upon recommendation of selecting a higher gear is determined such that it is possible to achieve maximum acceleration. In combination with the optional PDK, the “Launch Control” supports impressively starting acceleration. Additionally, the system activates the strategy of PDK “Speedway” with minimum time possible gearshift times and optimum shift for maximum acceleration and maximum performance.
The PASM damping characteristics of the system and the dynamic engine mounts which are also part of the package “Sport Chrono” of series-are now more rigid and sports. Through rigid supports motor can be significantly reduced force impulse delayed during fast driving in curves and minimize linked thrust behind through the inertial mass of the propulsion system. The result is a force greater and more consistent on the rear axle with optimized traction and at corner exit acceleration propulsion.
The locking rear differential enhances this effect through modified thresholds connection. The “Porsche Torque Vectoring” (PTV) system Targa manual gearbox has a mechanical locking rear differential. PDK models have the powerful “PTV Plus” variable electronic locking rear differential. In both variants the system improves agility and steering precision by performing selective braking interventions at the rear wheel on the inside of the curve.
The intelligent all-wheel drive PTM adapts to a more rapid and automatic stabilization system PSM later acts providing greater agility and driving dynamics. Finally, the acoustic accent puts the sport exhaust system. Through interaction specially adapted engine control unit and the exhaust valves, the 911 Targa 4 GTS offers a much more intense and emotional for sound gear changes and load modes and deceleration.
The system dynamic chassis control “Porsche Dynamic Chassis Control” (PDCC) is one of the options that Porsche offers to optimize the dynamic driving characteristics of the 911 Targa 4 GTS. PDCC is a system for active lateral stabilization recording and counteracts lateral tilting movements of the vehicle almost completely in the curved sections through four adjustable hydraulic cylinders located at each wheel holder tube. The system offers increased agility in every speed range, improved steering behavior and a balanced response to load changes.
Alcantara and Style Everywhere
The GTS genes are also reflected in the interior of the 911 Targa 4 GTS. The stopwatch Package “Sport Chrono” is integrated into the center of the dashboard. The front sport seats plus adjustable on four levels, and head restraints GTS emblems of black color, offer a lateral additional security and comfort on long journeys. The dominant material of the interior is black leather Alcantara. This material, lighter than conventional leather coats the central bands of the sports seats, steering wheel, gear lever, the handbrake grip and door handles, as well as the top and the extension of the compartments slide doors. The sporty black color also characterizes the areas of instrument cluster with the emblem GTS, decorative anodized aluminum slats and interior roof. Also, the emblem model “Targa 4 GTS” located on the aluminum slats serial access, it is also black.
Special Equipment GTS
Porsche GTS package offers interior equipment including a full leather with decorative stitching, embroidery and emblems Porsche “Carmine Red” or “Silver Rhodium” as special equipment. Also, the area of counter adopts the colors “Red Carmine” or “Silver Rhodium” matching details described above. The seams of the seat belts also adopt contrasting color. The sports seats are upholstered with black leather. The central bands of the seats, door linings and the dashboard lower areas are leather Alcantara. The fascia profiles are design “Carbon”.
Alternatively to the bi-xenon headlights Full LED headlamps for the exterior blackened offered. There is also the possibility of replacing the model emblem located at the rear by a “911” in black.
The Targa family: modern classics
In addition to versions 911 Targa 4 and 911 Targa 4S, with the new Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS extends the range of 911 to extravagant variants of three models combine, for the first time, the Targa classic concept with a modern and comfortable roof technology. Like the legendary Original Targa, the new model includes details such as the typical wide ROPS (replacing the B-pillars), some mobile roof over the front seats and wraparound rear window without pillar C. Unlike classics, the new Targa roof segment is opened and closed by pressing a button. In this case, the roof system, fully automatic hood stored behind the rear seats dramatically. The roof can be opened and closed in about 19 seconds by pressing the control buttons located on the center console while the car is stationary.
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