At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Porsche just unveiled the long-awaited new 911 Targa, with classic styling bringing back the iconic silver B-pillar hoop of the 1965 original.
Which just happens to be our favorite sports car of all time.
In a word: we love it. F**king brilliant. Sold. We’re making space in the garage as we speak.
Porsche brings back the classic styling of the 1965 911 Targa
So: the details.
It’s available in two different trims, both AWD—the Targa 4 and 4S.
Both new models feature the distinctive Targa roof bar, a movable front roof section and a wraparound rear window.
But unlike the classic 911 Targa, the roof segment can be opened and closed at the push of a button—no calisthenics required.
The fully automatic roof system stows the Targa top behind the rear seats.
Both 911 Targa models feature the signature AWD wider rear track and body, along with the Porsche Traction Management (PTM) system.
The Targa comes in two AWD trims with a fully automatic roof
The Targa 4 is powered by a horizontally opposed 3.4-liter 6-cylinder engine with 350 hp.
Fitted with the optional Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) and Sport Chrono package, the 911 Targa 4 accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds and is capable of a top track speed of 174 mph (175 mph with the manual transmission).
The 911 Targa 4S delivers 400 hp from its 3.8-liter horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine, and accelerates from zero to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds when equipped with optional PDK and Sport Chrono package.
The 911 Targa 4S is capable of reaching a top track speed of 183 mph when equipped with a manual transmission and 182 mph with PDK.
With an MSRP starting at $101,600 for the Targa 4
The 911 Targa 4 will have an MSRP of $101,600, while the 911 Targa 4S model will have an MSRP of $116,200.
And best of all—they’ll be ready for delivery by summer…
- Posted January 13, 2014
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