Porsche’s GTS lineup is among the automaker’s sportiest, providing oodles of observe efficiency with some further creature comforts, besides. For the primary time, Porsche has introduced this badge to the 718 Cayman and 718 Boxster.
OK, that is not solely true. There have been Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS variants previously, however this marks the primary time that Porsche has included the GTS badge on the revised, four-cylinder variations of those vehicles. Each will carry 2.5-liter flat-four engines that put out 365 horsepower and 317 pound-feet of torque.
For these of you holding observe at residence, that is 15 hp larger than the Boxster S and Cayman S, and 35 hp larger than the previous-generation Boxster and Cayman GTS.
If there is a GTS badge on it, you understand it’s going to transfer.
Each are rear-wheel drive, and each will be had with both a six-speed guide transmission or a seven-speed twin clutch. If you wish to row your individual gears, be warned, your torque output will drop from 317 pound-feet to only 309. It is a robust life.
All it takes is a eager eye to identify a 718 GTS from afar. There is a sportier-looking entrance finish with tinted entrance indicators and taillights, black tailpipes, a black rear diffuser and black GTS badges galore. Matte-black wheels spherical out the foremost aesthetic variations.
Inside, sport seats with Alcantara suede and GTS embroidery are commonplace, as is the Sport Chrono Package deal that is non-obligatory on different 718 fashions. If a purchaser opts for the navigation system and Join Plus package deal, you additionally get the Porsche Observe Precision App. This allows you to document and analyze your on-track driving information proper out of your cellphone.
Whereas the 718 Boxster and Cayman have respectable beginning costs of $56,000 and $53,900, respectively, the GTS fashions require a bit extra scratch. You will should pony up $79,800 for the 718 Cayman GTS and $81,900 for the 718 Boxster GTS. Each vehicles are anticipated to land at Porsche dealerships by March 2018, simply in time for spring.
Pink means it is sporty, duh.