Mississauga, Ontario – Porsche has announced the new Carrera 4 GTS, a 408-horsepower model with intelligent all-wheel drive. Available as a coupe or cabriolet, the Carrera 4 GTS includes a wide body and a long list of performance, comfort and cosmetic enhancements.
The rear-mounted 3.8-litre flat-six engine has a 23-horsepower upgrade over the 911 Carrera 4S upon which it is based, due to a number of internal changes including a redesigned intake duct. Equipped with the optional seven-speed PDK transmission and Sport Chrono Package with launch control, the new model accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 4.2 seconds but consumes no more fuel than the Carrera 4S in New European Driving Cycle tests.
An electromagnetically-controlled multi-plate clutch distributes power between the front and rear axles, while a standard mechanical limited-slip differential further improves traction and driving stability.
As with every all-wheel drive 911 model, the Carrera 4 GTS features wider rear wheel arches. It includes a SportDesign front apron, black side skirts from the 911 GT2, centre-locking 19-inch RS Spyder design wheels, sport seats with Alcantara centre sections, and three-spoke SportDesign steering wheel.
The new models will go on sale in Canada this fall, with the coupe priced at $125,700 and the cabriolet starting at $137,000.