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Porsche 911 (992) Carrera 4 GTS: test, engine, price, sports car

A 911 full of twelve: This is how the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS drives

The search for the perfect 911 comes to an end with the Porsche 911 GTS: It is significantly sharper than a Carrera and much more nimble than any Turbo. A driving report!

Vbig hit! From now on the new one unites 911 GTS everything we love Porsche for under the sharp metal sheet. The three-liter boxer brings it on fat 480 hpto quickly set yourself apart from the Carrera, the ten millimeter deeper one Sports suspension comes directly from the turbo. Active suspension and Sports exhaust system are part of the series, the main spring on the rear axle is always pre-tensioned to allow the rear to respond spontaneously. And we’re excited too, so let’s go. (Important tips for buying a new car on the Internet)

The 911 GTS is available in all imaginable variants

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS PDK

How would you like it? The 911 GTS is available as a Targa, a convertible or – as in the test – as a coupé.

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Porsche treats us to the “full hut” model. Specifically: GTS Coupé with All-wheel drive and lightweight package, plus ceramic brake and carbon roof as well as all-wheel drive and eight-speed double coupler. The GTS is available in almost every conceivable configuration: Coupé, convertible, targa, Manual switch or rear-wheel drive (not in the Targa) – everything works, nothing has to. On the Racetrack After all, our GTS does not make any compromises. The almost perfect Carbon fiber bucket seats fit perfectly as always. The driver would be happier if the backrest angle was a few degrees steeper, but that is truly a personal preference. And forget it as soon as the engine picks up.

€ 87,990

Porsche 911 991 Carrera 4 I SportChrono Package II, petrol

53,353 km
257 kW (349 hp)
01/2014

Petrol, 8.6 l / 100km (comb.) CO2 203 g / km *

€ 93,911

Porsche 911 1.2 (99) Carrera Coupe, petrol

26,800 km
272 kW (370 hp)
01/2018

Petrol, 7.4 l / 100km (comb.) CO2 169 g / km *

€ 98,900

Porsche 911 3.0 Carrera 991, petrol

38,600 km
272 kW (370 hp)
03/2018

Petrol, 8.3 l / 100km (comb.) CO2 197 g / km *

€ 99,870

Porsche 911 Carrera, gasoline

37,663 km
272 kW (370 hp)
06/2016

Petrol, 7.5 l / 100km (combined) CO2 172 g / km *

€ 99,900

Porsche 911 Carrera S, petrol

59,696 km
309 kW (420 hp)
12/2016

Petrol, 7.7 l / 100km (combined) CO2 174 g / km *

€ 99,900

Array 911 Carrera S, petrol

59,696 km
309 kW (420 hp)
12/2016

Petrol, 7.7 l / 100km (combined) CO2 174 g / km *

€ 103,900

Porsche 911 991 Carrera T Chrono Package III, petrol

14,740 km
272 kW (370 hp)
08/2018

Petrol, 8.5 l / 100km (combined) CO2 193 g / km *

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65187 Wiesbaden, Rossel + Scherer Sportwagen GmbH & Co. KG Wiesbaden Porsche


42279 Wuppertal, Porsche Center Wuppertal – Gottfried Schultz Sportwagen Wuppertal GmbH & Co. KG

Of the Sound the sports exhaust system is so pervasive that after the obligatory rotary click on “Sport Plus” we first get the Exhaust flap have to close, otherwise we won’t understand the instructor ahead – despite the loudness on the radio. The acoustic measures can therefore be considered successful. Whereby the sound was rather coincidental also from the unconditional will to Weight diet benefits. In the insulation one or the other square centimeter flew Bitumen material from the car, as part of the Lightweight package a back seat was completely dispensed with. Both help ensure that the sound of the boxer reaches the interior even more unfiltered. Just wonderful, how small stones in the wheelhouses drum a wild beat and the screaming of the engine above 7000 tours nipped in the bud every attempt at conversation. Of the 911 GTS just want a real one Driver’s car be, not a comfort cruiser.

The rear-axle steering makes the 911 even more dynamic

Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS PDK

Lateral dynamics: Its all-wheel steering makes the GTS very agile. Of course, he can also swivel the rear end.

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The lightweight package not only eliminates the rear seats, the pilots can also enjoy the aforementioned Bucket seats, Battery and discs are made of lightweight materials, the front one Subfloor is aerodynamically optimized. That saves overall 25 kilograms. There seems to be the seven kilogram heavier one Rear axle steering counterproductive, but on the track it makes the GTS appear significantly lighter. After four quick stints on the racetrack, we are more than impressed. The GTS delivers the optimal combination binding chassis and pure power output. We never have the feeling that this 911 can barely run because of its strength, and yet enough punch in all situations more than off.

It is wonderfully instinctive to play with load changes, the rear in fast Alternating curves Commuting over the brakes without ever causing uncertainty. the 17,000 euros surcharge for the 450 hp Carrera S, the GTS is easily worth it. A direct hit. (Calculate maintenance costs? To the car insurance comparison)
Technical data Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS PDK • Engine: B6 biturbo, longitudinally at the rear • Displacement: 2981 cm³ • Power: 353 kW (480 PS) at 6500 / min • Maximum torque: 570 Nm at 2300 / min • Drive: all-wheel drive, 8-speed PDK • Length / Width / Height: 4533/1852/1303 mm • Empty weight (DIN): 1595 kg • 0-100 km / h: 3.3 s Vmax: 309 km / h • Consumption: 10.8 l / 100 km (Super plus ) • price from 148,835 euros.

* Further information on the official fuel consumption and the official specific CO2 emissions and, if applicable, the power consumption of new cars can be found in the “Guide to Official Fuel Consumption”, which is available free of charge at all sales outlets and from “Deutsche Automobil Treuhand GmbH” (www .dat.de).

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