Published On Jan 06, 2022 06:43:00 PM
The Porsche GTS twins are powered by the above agent from the Cayman GT4 and Spyder models but detuned by about 20hp to aftermath 400hp.
The Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 and 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 has been launched in India. The Cayman GTS has been priced at Rs 1.46 amount while the Boxster GTS gets a sticker amount of Rs 1.49 crore. These new GTS models accept been positioned amid the accepted 718 Cayman and Boxster models and the track-focused Cayman GT4 and Spyder models.
The Cayman and Boxster GTS mid-engined sportscars are powered by a 4.0-litre, artlessly aspirated, flat-six petrol engine. Notably, the flat-six agent has been brought aback to the GTS ambit clashing the antecedent abundance of the GTS models that were powered by a 2.5-litre, four-cylinder flat-four engine, although they were never offered on auction in India. The aftermost abundance of the Cayman and Boxster GTS models that were on auction actuality were powered by a 3.4-litre, artlessly aspirated, flat-six engine.
Incidentally, this agent is additionally offered on the above Cayman GT4 and Spyder models in India. However, compared to the 420hp and 420Nm outputs on the GT4-spec 718s, actuality in the GTS models, this agent produces 400hp and 420Nm of aiguille torque. Porsche says both these cars accept been advised with accustomed account in mind. The ability is additionally produced at hardly lower revs than the track-focused models, with the redline for the GTS agent actuality 200rpm lower than the GT4’s motor, topping out at 7,800rpm.
The agent comes akin to either a 6-speed chiral or Porsche’s PDK dual-clutch automated gearbox on both models. The torque achievement of the agent rises to 430Nm back commutual with the PDK gearbox. Porsche claims the Cayman and Boxster GTS can both dart from 0 to 100kph in 4.5sec – aloof one-tenth bottomward on that of the Cayman GT4 and Spyder. Top-speed is called at 293kph. The agent additionally conspicuously appearance adaptive butt control, which shuts bottomward bisected the cylinders at low agent endless to aid ammunition economy.
The 718 GTS 4.0 models affection Porsche’s Active Suspension Management arrangement and a lower ride acme by 20mm over the abject Cayman and Boxster. It’s 30mm in case of the GT4 models. Another notable highlight is Porsche’s torque vectoring arrangement that comes as accepted fitment. The GTS models additionally get upgraded brakes over the accepted cars and the sports bankrupt arrangement from the GT4 and Spyder.
Compared to the accepted models, corrective updates on the Cayman and Boxster GTS are subtle, yet tasteful. Both models get a GTS-specific advanced bonanza with aphotic adverse account on the addle-brain lip and beyond air intakes. The rear bonanza additionally gets a agnate aphotic allegory analysis with two bankrupt outlets at either ends. Additionally, it gets brave advanced and rear ablaze lenses, ‘GTS 4.0’ badging on the doors and 20-inch glassy atramentous wheels.
On the inside, GTS-specific touches accommodate the use of Alcantara on the council caster and the sports seats, and ‘GTS’ logo on headrests. It additionally gets a 7.0-inch touchscreen infotainment assemblage with Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system. The GTS models abide with alternation dials for the apparatus cluster, which are still absolutely a delight.
The Porsche 718 Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS do not accept any absolute rivals in the mid-engined sportscar articulation in India. Their amount puts them blast in the average of the abject 718 Cayman and Boxster, priced at Rs 1.25 crore and Rs 1.29 crore, respectively, and the GT4 and Spyder, priced at Rs 1.63 crore and Rs 1.60 crore, respectively. The Porsche 718 range, however, rivals the brand of Jaguar F-type and the BMW Z4 in India.
All prices, ex-showroom, India
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