2021 Porsche 911 (992 generation) GTS unveiled

Staff Writer

The arrival of the new 992-generation Porsche 911 GTS fills the gap between Carrera S and the full-bore GT3, promises to provide a “focused” driving experience and emphasizes agility.

As the top model of the standard 911 series, GTS is visually marked with a large number of customized styling cues, and at the same time, it brings higher performance with the upgrade of the power system and chassis.

  • Powered by a 480-horsepower 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine

  • Optional 8-speed dual-clutch automatic or 7-speed manual transmission

  • Features free use of Race-tex (Alcantara) and carbon fiber interior

2021 Porsche 911 GTS: Under the Skin

Porsche’s turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder engine has increased from 450 horsepower in the Carrera S to 480 horsepower in the new GTS. This, combined with 570Nm of torque, allows the GTS coupe to stand out in a 0-100kph sprint with an 8-speed PDK dual-clutch automatic transmission and four-wheel drive in 3.3 seconds.

It can also be equipped with a 7-speed manual transmission and rear-wheel drive. According to the different options, the performance is slightly different. Even the 911 Cabriolet can now be ordered in GTS form, as is the 911 Targa, even though it is only equipped with four-wheel drive.

The customized suspension settings derived from the 911 Turbo bring dampers that “respond to dynamic changes at lightning speed”, and the ride height is reduced by 10 mm. For coupes and convertibles, Porsche’s Active Suspension Management System (PASM) As a standard. The upgraded brakes of the 911 Turbo have also been retained, as are its 20-inch front wheels and 21-inch rear center locking wheels.

2021 Porsche 911 GTS: exterior and interior

In appearance, the decorative accents, wheels, exhaust tips and spoiler lip are all painted black, as are the dynamic LED headlights and the model’s unique taillights.

At the same time, carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) bucket seats, thinner window glass and lightweight batteries are part of the optional lightweight package, which can reduce the weight of up to 25 kg. The package also eliminates the rear seats and Added rear axle steering.

Otherwise, the interior of the GTS is marked by extensive use of Race-Tex (Alcantara) interiors, model badges and matte carbon fiber decorative inserts.

2021 Porsche 911 GTS: India Outlook

In the international market, customer deliveries of the new 911 GTS are scheduled to begin later this summer. However, in India, Porsche has not yet announced whether it plans to launch a new GTS.Porsche launches the latest model 992 generation 911 in India As early as 2019, the starting price was Rs 1.82 crore (except for the Indian showroom).

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