The new 2015 Porsche 911 GTS version is an iconic sports car and the new version is seen to be better in all regards. Built on its past strengths and to beat its predecessors’ weakness the 2015 Porsche Coupe will remain a benchmark for the performance of sports cars and their practicality.
2015 Porsche 911 GTS Coupe-Engine and Mechanics
The 7th Generation of the 911 coupe is now wider, longer and what’s better is that it’s much lighter than its previous models and still manages to retain its classy curves which identify its iconic shape. The standard Porsche 911 GTS is powered by a 3.8l flat-6 gas engine that delivers an output of 408 HP. This powerplant allows it to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds.
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Its top speed is set at 190 mph when it equipped with the Sport-Chrono Package. This model offers a 7-speed transmission option or a 7-speed PDK dual-paddle-shift clutch automatic. Its gas mileage is rather good for this class of advanced high-performance sports cars with the ability to do 20mpg city and 28mpg highway drive conditions.
Interior and Exterior
The new options for the 2015 Porsche 911 GTS Coupe include; all LED-headlights with a dynamic high-beam, sports design side mirrors, sport bucket seats, a speed limit display in the navigation equipment of the vehicle, a digital radio with a CDR plus audio system and better it comes in many different color shades. The 2014 GTS coupe comes with a PDK button on the center console and offers a more aggressive transmission set for hard driving.
While the exterior options greatly vary with the performance across the 911 range the cabins are almost identical in the entire lineup. The 911 coupes’ materials, seats and infotainment features have all been upgraded to boost this models elegance. The front seats of the 911 GTS are comfortable and spacious, with an open feeling cabin due to the front and side large windows. The rear seats are best adapted for cargo or carrying children as there’s minimal leg room, its front trunk also comes with added capacity due to the wide and long body model and can hold a fair amount of cargo.
Neither the (IIHS) Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and (NHTSA) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has crash tested the 911 GTS. It’s not unusual for sports cars to miss out on the official crush testing. Even with its missing out on the crush testing, this model comes with packed with complementary standard and electronic safety features to help assure worried buyers. Some of the safety features it packs are the;
· Its adaptive cruise control on the PDK equipped model this feature uses its front looking radar to maintain distance from traffic and identify objects and other hazards on the road and prime the braking system to enhance the stopping distance.
· The Porsche Stability Management (PSM) this is the brand name for its traction and stability control systems whose level of assistance varies depending on the drive mode chosen.
· The Porsche Side Impact Protection (POSIP) –this feature adds thorax airbags, which inflate upwards from the door panel and reinforces the door to prevent injury from side impact.
The perfect handling and braking with the optional ceramic braking of the 911 GTS helps the driver avoid road obstacles and other cars. The 2014 Porsche GTS’ high speed, stopping ability is rated excellent. All these Porsche features and safety features should help reduce accidents or injury in the event of a collision.
2015 Porsche 911 GTS Coupe Price and release date
The face lifted 2015 Porsche 911 GTS Coupe expected to be unveiled in late 2014 or early 2015. It is expected that in the U.S. market, the GTS coupe was priced at an MSRP from $99,850.