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Porsche 911 Carrera GTS unveiled

Sep 15 2010, 7:25am CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles

Porsche 911 Carrera GTS unveiled
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Porsche puts 23 hp more into the Carrera 911.

Porsche unveiled today the Porsche Carrera GTS. The Carrera GTS is now the strongest Carrera model. The GTS has  23 hp more than the 911 Carrera S. It will be available as cabriolet and Coupe.

This additional sportiness goes hand in hand with the eco- nomic advantage: thanks to Porsche Intelligent Performance, the new top sports car consumes no more fuel than the Carrera S in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC), and is also priced very attractively due to its extensive standard equipment. So you get more power with the same fuel economics of the Carrera S, what's not to like?

The new Porsche 911 Carrera GTS will celebrate its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show in early October.

Unique within the Carrera family, the 911 Carrera GTS combines the 44 millimetre wider Carrera 4 body of the AWD models including a wider track with a classic rear- wheel drive. And there are many more details which distinguish appearance and technology of a GTS from other Carrera models. For instance, the GTS runs on 19- inch centre-mount RS Spyder wheels, painted in black, with high-gloss finish rim flanges and 305/30 R 19 tyres on the rear axle.

Other optical features include the SportDesign front apron with spoiler edge, painted in black, special sideskirts, also in black, and the Carrera GTS logotype on doors and rear lid, in black or silver depending on the body colour. The area between the two tailpipes in the rear is finished in black. In combination with the standard interior color "black Alcantara", the centre sections of the driver and passenger sport seats are covered with black Alcantara. In the sporty interior, dominated by the colour black, this high-quality material is also used wherever driver and passenger come into direct contact with the vehicle, like on the rim of the new three-spoke SportDesign steering wheel and on the gear and handbrake levers.

In Germany, the 911 Carrera GTS Coupé including country-specific equipment and 19% VAT will be offered at a price of Euro 104,935, the Cabriolet at Euro 115,050. Both models will be on sale in Germany from December 2010.

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