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The Panamera models reconcile contradictions. They are vitalised by the conflict between comfort and dynamics and between sporty performance and efficiency. Can three letters intensify this conflict? The answer is seen on racetracks and on roads. That’s where Porsche has written the abbreviation GTS into history – and is how the Panamera GTS has become the thoroughbred athlete of the family.
The figures sum it up: 324 kW (440 hp) power output and a maximum torque of 520 Nm. The 4.8-litre naturally aspirated V8 engine with ram induction is extremely responsive. 7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) and the active allwheel drive of Porsche Traction Management (PTM) transmit the engine power of the Panamera GTS adeptly to the tarmac. The sports exhaust system and the adaptive air suspension with ‘normal level’ lowered by 10 mm are fitted as standard. The brake system, wheels, front end and four-way rear spoiler have been carried over from the Panamera Turbo. [...]
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Open-top driving is integral to Porsche history. It began back in 1948 with the No. 1. The convertible variant of the first 356 became a legend, as did its descendent, the Porsche 550 Spyder. In 1982, the first 911 Carrera model in cabriolet form was introduced to the road.
Two things that all open-top Porsche cars have in common are an urge for sporty acceleration and unlimited driving pleasure. The time has come to carry this tradition on into the future. The 911 Carrera S Cabriolet does just that.
That explains what motivates us; so let’s describe what drives the car: the 3.8-litre engine with direct fuel injection (DFI) and VarioCam Plus, which produces 400 hp at 7400 rpm. The 911 Carrera S Cabriolet completes the sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds and reaches a top speed of 187 mph.
Without question, the 911 Carrera S Cabriolet has remained faithful to [...]