2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Performance & Style

By | 10/13/2014

The 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS will be released by the end of this year. The new model will have a significantly better performance and exclusive features compared to the regular model and it will be offered as both coupe and convertible. The Carrera GTS will have a special design, especially the Cabriolet. Its appearance is bold, unique and absolutely stunning. Though this is the case with more or less all Porsche models, the new Carrera GTS will be special as we find it hard to believe there might be someone who wouldn’t like it, whereas the appeal of other models is more a matter of taste. In addition, aside from its handsome looks, the new model will come with impressive powertrain. Not only will it use a powerful, 430-hp mill, but it will also come with other additional parts which will provide the driver with a unique experience of sitting behind its steering wheel. Of course, such adventure doesn’t come cheap, which can be considered as the only downside to this model. The new 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS coupe will cost from $115,000 up, while the Cabriolet’s price will start at $127,000.

2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Coupe

2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Design Differences

The 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS will have a bit different design from the regular model. The new model is around 0.4 inches lower than the Carrera S, thanks to the PASM active damper system. Its body is also a bit wider, so the model has an improved stability and sportier feel. The exterior is topped up with 20-inch wheels with black gloss finish, tinted bi-xenon headlights and special air intakes and exhaust tips. In addition, the new Carrera GTS comes with Sport Chrono package as standard. This features adjustable suspension, Alcantara leather seats and a sports exhaust system. The new model will also feature numerous gadgets and systems which provide safety, comfort and fun to all the passengers.

2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Cabriolet Convertible

Powertrain Features & Specs

The 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS will have an impressive powertrain. It will use a 3.8-liter flat-six engine, which is also used for the Carrera S. however, the unit will be boosted up and it will produce more power than the one under the hood of the latter. This particular engine will generate an amazing 430 horsepower and will be mated with a dual-clutch PDK transmission, where the acronym stands for Porsche Doppelkupplung. The GTS with a hardtop will accelerate to 60 mph from a standstill in 3.8 seconds, while the Carrera GTS Cabriolet will have a 0.2 seconds worse time, reaching the same speed in 4 seconds flat. In addition, this fantastic new treat will come with equally fantastic maximum speed, which is set at 187 mph. the coupe version will be slightly more impressive: when paired with a rear-wheel drive and an optional manual transmission, it will be able to race at the speed of 190 mph. speaking of the drive modes, the new model will come with a rear-wheel drive as standard, but you can upgrade it to the all-wheel drive for the additional $6,700.

2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Lineup

2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Premiere & Price

The 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS will have its premiere at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show, scheduled for this November. It will be released by the end of the year. Like we mentioned before, the new model will not come cheap. The coupe version will start off at $115,000, while the Cabriolet model will cost at least $127,000. These figures do include the destination fee, which is set at $995. Of course, any additional requests and packs cost extra, such as, for example, the all-wheel drive, which can be yours for $6,700.

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