Porsche unveiled today its latest additions to the 911 range, the 911 Carrera GTS Coupe and Cabriolet. Although many of you would say this is just a normal Carrera, you are wrong, as the new car combines the 44 millimetre wider Carrera 4 body of the AWD models including a wider track with a classic rear-wheel drive.
The 911 GTS comes with 19-inch centre-mount RS Spyder wheels, painted in black, with high-gloss finish rim flanges and wrapped in 305/30 ZR 19 tyres on the rear axle. Regarding its design, the new model features a SportDesign front apron with spoiler edge, painted in black, new side skirts painted in black and the Carrera GTS logotype on doors and rear lid (in black or silver).
Furthermore, the area between the two tailpipes in the rear is finished in black. Inside, the car features the standard interior colour "black Alcantara, while the sections of the driver and passenger sport seats are covered with black Alcantara.
A new three-spoke SportDesign steering wheel completes the design. Regarding the engine, the car comes with a 3.8-litre engine delivering 408 hp and 420 Nm already available at 4,200 rpm, 200 rpm earlier compared with the Carrera S, with 23 hp more than the 911 Carrera S.
The engine is mated to a six-speed manual transmission but can also be mated to a seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) transmission. It can accelerate to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds (GTS Coupé with PDK and a Sport Chrono Package Plus in Sport Plus mode).
Fuel consumption of a Carrera GTS with PDK in the NEDC is 10.2 litres/100 km (27.69 mpg imp), CO2 emissions are 240 g/km. In Germany, the Carrera GTS Coupe will be priced at €104,935 while the Cabriolet version will cost €115,050. World debut of the car will be made at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.