Thursday, May 19, 2011

2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Review

With an output of 408 horsepower, the dynamic movement of the vehicle and specification that focuses on the character of the iconic sports coupe, the new Porsche 911 Carrera GTS rises to the top of the racing series.

Powered by a 3.8-liter direct-injection flat-six engine that is tuned to produce 23 more horsepower than the 911 Carrera S, the new GTS combines the traditional virtues of 911 outstanding athletic performance, distinctive style and day versatility day.

Special attention was paid to the load on the engine cylinder 3.8-liter flat-mounted on the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS to deliver 408 hp. A particular resonance features multiple configuration use the six-party controlled vacuum switch between the power and torque optimized geometry, while in a Carrera S power unit is not a shock. Therefore, the maximum torque of 420 Nm available at 4,200 rpm, 200 rpm earlier than the Carrera S to a lower response speed. Added to this a sports exhaust with two dual tailpipes to produce a unique sound. The outer layers of the exhaust pipes are painted black and the tubes are polished on the outside and nano-coating.

Series, the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS has a gearbox six-speed manual and seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) is available as an option. Compared to the Carrera S, the speed of the GTS with manual transmission increased by 2 mph to 190 mph. In general, the acceleration from zero to 62 mph improves by 0.1 seconds for a GTS Coupe with PDK and Sport Chrono Package Plus, Sport Plus mode reference sprint has only 4.2 seconds.

Intelligent Performance Porsche true philosophy, this adds sportiness goes hand in hand with a more streamlined with the new Porsche 911 Carrera GTS consumes more fuel than a Carrera S in the New European Driving Cycle (NEDC). The fuel consumption in Porsche 911 GTS Carrera with PDK is NEDC is 27.7 mpg (10.2 l/100 km) and CO2 emissions of 240 g / km.

Unique within the family 911 Carrera GTS combines the body about 44 mm longer than the four wheels Carrera 4 models - including wide backcourt - with a conventional engine configuration.

There are many details that underscore the design and engineering Carrera Porsche 911 Carrera GTS models. For example, the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS sits on a 19-inch RS Spyder center-lock alloy wheels, painted black with polished rims and tires ready to 235/35 ZR 19 front and 305/30 ZR 19 rear tires . Other features include sport front spoiler apron design with border painted in black, special side skirts in black, and the Carrera GTS logo on the doors and the rear lid, in black or silver depending on the color of the body. The area between the exhaust pipes behind the windshield is ready even to black.

In combination with the standard black interior color, the central parts of the driver and passenger sports seats are covered in black Alcantara. The sporty interior ambience is further emphasized by the use of Alcantara, where the driver and passengers are in direct contact with the vehicle and on the edge of three-spoke steering wheel and shift knob and brake new SportDesign hand.

The new Porsche 911 Carrera GTS is a debut at the Paris Motor Show 2010, October 2 and will go on sale in Britain in December, the price to £ 76,758 and £ 83,493 and the Coupe and Cabriolet.

Suitable for all Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Porsche is a vehicle tracking system (VTS), a system of sophisticated vehicle safety Thatcham approved Category 5 standard, and customers will be able to explore the potential of your new car, to participate a free course to experience the Porsche Centre Silverstone.