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Porsche reveals new 911 GTS sports car

Written by Nizam Shaikh

Twelve years after its inception, Porsche has unveiled the all-new 911 GTS. The new-generation (992) sports car comes with a new visually distinctive, better dynamics, and an upgraded engine. The new boxer engine delivers 30 PS more than the 911 Carrera S and the previous-generation 911 GTS. Porsche will offer five variants of the 911 GTS. These include the 911 Carrera GTS with rear-wheel drive, 911 Carrera 4 GTS all-wheel-drive in both Coupe and Cabriolet, and the 911 Targa 4 GTS in all-wheel-drive.

Porsche 911 GTS – Engine Specifications

Powering the Porsche 911 GTS is a 3.0-litre flat-six-cylinder engine. The turbocharged boxer engine produces 480 PS of power and 570 Nm of torque. Compared with the predecessor, the engine makes 30 PS more power and belts out 20 Nm higher twisting force. The power and torque on the new 911 GTS allow it to sprint from 0-100 kmph in just 3.3 seconds. The engine transfers the power to the wheels using an 8-speed Porsche dual-clutch transmission (PDK). In addition to this, the sports car also features a 7-speed manual transmission with a short-throw shifter.

Porsche 911 GTS – Performance Features

The new 911 GTS is not just more powerful than the predecessor but also lighter. Porsche has managed to shave off 25 kg of weight using the Lightweight Design package. This package will be available on the sports car from November 2021. The 911 GTS also comes with a GTS-specific suspension with Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM). The vehicle also features a high-performance braking system from the 911 Turbo. The uprated braking and suspension parts ensure superior transmission of longitudinal and lateral forces.

Furthermore, Porsche has also done extensive work in the aerodynamics department to improve the downforce on the vehicle. Combined with the Lightweight Design package, which will available for the first time on the 911 GTS the car will get additional aerodynamic finishing touches. The package includes lighter carbon fibre reinforced plastic (CFRP) full bucket seats, removed the rear seats, installed a lightweight battery, lightweight glass for the side and rear windows. 

Porsche 911 GTS – Exterior Highlights & Creature Comfort

The sports car comes with a darkened headlamp area and black contrasting bodywork elements. Also available is a Sport Design package that includes unique front, rear and side sills. The 911 GTS comes with LED headlights with Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS Plus) as standard. On the inside, the car comes with Race-Tex microfibre and the latest generation of Porsche Communication Management (PCM). The vehicle also comes with embroidered GTS lettering on the headrests and features a Sport Chrono clock and rev counter in the interior theme colour. The brand also offers a special Interior package on the 911 GTS.

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