Listen up monitor rats and canyon carvers—the superb Porsche 718 Cayman and Boxster are actually accessible in a brand new taste of quick. Following together with trendy Porsche product lineups, each 718 variants are actually accessible in GTS configuration, providing up extra efficiency and value-for-money.
Traditionally, Porsche’s GTS trim sits above the S trim, offering elevated efficiency and functionality with out compromising day by day usability or launching the value tag too far into the stratosphere. Particularly within the case of the brand new 718 GTS, the trim additionally serves as a conglomerate of present order sheet choices on the common automobile, offering a simple means of outfitting your Cayman or Boxster with the perfect manufacturing facility efficiency bits accessible with out having to piece collectively a high-spec 718 from scratch.
In fact, the GTS packs some additional warmth not accessible on the common 718 and 718 S. Energy from the turbocharged 2.5-liter flat-four jumps to 365 hp, a 15 hp increase over the 718 S and 35 greater than the earlier 981 Cayman and Boxster GTS. Energy is routed to the rear wheels via both the usual six-speed handbook transmission or the non-obligatory seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission.
Seize the PDK and most torque rises to 317 lb-ft, eight greater than the 309 lb-ft supplied within the 718 S and 718 GTS’ geared up with the usual six-speed handbook transmission. When outfitted with the PDK, this additional juice helps the 718 GTS crack the Zero-60 mph dash in simply three.9 seconds, charging as much as a lofty 180 mph high pace.
To deal with this additional efficiency, every 718 GTS arrives with Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV), Sport Exhaust System, and PASM suspension. Inside, the usual Sport Chrono package deal provides a bunch of improved driving modes, together with Sport, Sport Plus, Launch Management (PDK solely), and lively driveline mounts.
Like different GTS fashions, the 718 GTS provides a little bit of aggressive visible aptitude to the outside and inside. 20-inch Carrera S wheels completed in Satin Black are normal, as are the tinted taillights and the Sport Design Package deal, accented in black. Inside, a GTS-exclusive Alcantara trim package deal is normal.
Costs (together with supply) begin at $80,850 for the 2018 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS, and $82,950 for the 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS. Should you’re , order books are already open, with deliveries starting in March 2018.