Porsche at the 2014 Auto China in Beijing
Atlanta. Porsche is celebrating the world premiere of the Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS at Auto China in Beijing. A unique level of performance is required to wear the GTS badge, thus the duo feature more powerful engines and additional standard equipment. Porsche is presenting the two new models for the first time at its press conference on April 20, 11:30 a.m. local time (April 19, 11:30 p.m. EST) in Hall E5, booth 05.
The Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS mid-mounted 3.4-liter 6-cylinder boxer engine delivers an additional 15 hp compared to their "S" model counterparts. This means the Boxster GTS has 330 hp and the Cayman GTS has 340 hp. Torque has been increased by 7 lb.-ft. in each model: 273 lb.-ft. in the Boxster GTS and 280 lb.-ft. in the Cayman GTS. With the standard Sport Chrono package, optional PDK transmission and Sport Plus button activated, the Boxster GTS reaches 60 mph from a standstill in 4.4 seconds (4.7 seconds with manual transmission) and 4.3 seconds (4.6 seconds with manual transmission) in the Cayman GTS. The top track speed for the Boxster GTS is 174 mph (173 with PDK) and 177 mph (175 with PDK) for a Cayman GTS.
The Boxster GTS is priced from $73,500 and the Cayman GTS is priced from $75,200, excluding destination charges of $995. Both models will be available for delivery in the U.S. this summer.
Alongside the new GTS sports cars, the 919 Hybrid and the 911 RSR racecars, and the 918 Spyder will also make their Chinese market debut in Beijing. This extraordinary lineup at Auto China reflects the rapidly growing interest in Porsche vehicles. China is the second largest single market for Porsche after the U.S.A. In 2013, Porsche boosted sales in China by 19.9 percent to a total of 37,425 vehicles. While sales in the U.S. increased by 20.3 percent to a total of 42,323 vehicles.
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About Porsche Cars North America
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), based in Atlanta, Ga. is the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, including the Macan and Cayenne SUVs and the Panamera sports sedan. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 270 people who provide parts, service, marketing and training for 189 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the brand's 66-year history and leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety and efficiency.
At the core of this success is Porsche's proud racing heritage that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.
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