Mississauga, Ontario – Porsche has introduced its new, 408-horsepower 911 Carrera GTS, the new pinnacle of the Carrera model series. It will make its world premiere at the Paris Motor Show in October.
Based on the 911 Carrera S, the GTS has a power upgrade of 23 horsepower, and is available as a coupe and cabriolet. It is intended to bridge the gap between the standard Carrera and the racetrack-oriented 911 GT3, but it consumes no more fuel than the Carrera S when measured in the New European Driving Cycle.
Unique within the Carrera family, the 911 Carrera GTS has the wider body of the all-wheel drive Carrera models but with rear-wheel drive. It is also includes a SportDesign front apron with black spoiler edge, special black side skirts, and a black finishing panel between the rear tailpipes, along with centre-locking 19-inch RS Spyder wheels.
The Carrera uses a 3.8-litre flat-six engine with six-speed manual transmission or available seven-speed Porsche PDK automated transmission as an option. In Canada, the GTS Coupe will start at $124,600, while the GTS Cabriolet will start at $136,100.