2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Coupe & Convertible Specs
The 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS has been announced both as a coupe and a convertible. This car, with features that overcome the regular Carrera, will be released by the end of the year. Built to be different and noticed, the 2015 Carrera GTS is an object of desire of almost every sports car fan. Of course, this isn’t just about performance, although the Porsche models are beloved mostly because of the experience they provide during the ride. The style of the 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS coupe and especially the 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Cabriolet will certainly change the driver’s worldview. This car is able to redefine everything you know. Needless to mention, that comes with a price. If you want a car this great, powered by an amazing 430-horsepower flat-six, you’d have to pay at least $115,000. The convertible Carrera GTS starts from $127,000.
2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Powertrain: Engine, Transmission, Drive And Specs
What’s the most important when talking about a sports car is, of course, its engine. The 2015 Carrera GTS is powered by a 3.8-liter flat-six mill, the same powerplant that powers the Carrera S. However, this particular version generates 430 horsepower. This engine, when paired with the dual-clutch PDK transmission (Porsche Doppelkupplung), can accelerate the hardtop GTS from 0 to 60 mph in 3.8 seconds. The 2015 Carrera GTS Cabriolet with exactly the same setup runs from standstill to 60 mph in 4.0 seconds.
Like every other full-blooded Porsche, the new GTS will have a top speed which makes you smile — 187 mph. The coupe version with manual transmission and rear-wheel drive can even reach 190 mph. As for the drive, there are both rear-wheel and all-wheel drive. While the standard is rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive is available for additional $6,700.
What Makes GTS Different?
Some of the special features that make the 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS different from the rest of the lineup are very attractive. The body is slightly wider and, thanks to the PASM active damper system, it’s by 10 millimeters (approximately 0.4 inches) lower than the Carrera S. The GTS has standard Sport Chrono package. Aside from the adjustable suspension, the package has Alcantara leather seats and sport exhaust system. It’s going to be easy to spot the 2015 Carrera GTS by its unique 20-inch wheels with black gloss finish. Also, there are tinted bi-xenon headlights, special air intakes and exhaust tips. The GTS was developed to bridge the gap between the Carrera S and the more upscale GT3 model.
2015 Porsche Carrera GTS Premiere, Release And Pricing
The 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS will be unveiled at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show this November and it will be released by the end of the year. As we already said, the starting price of the 2015 Porsche Carrera GTS coupe will be around $115,000 and the starting price of the 2015 Carrera GTS Cabriolet will be around $127,000. The $995 destination charge is included.