The German luxury car manufacturer Porsche has launched Porsche 911 Targa in India which is now available at all Porsche centers in the country. Targa is available in two variants- Porsche 911 Targa 4 which cost you at Rs. 1.59 crores and Porsche 911 Targa 4S which is priced at Rs. 1.78 crore, both prices are ex-showroom Delhi. Porsche Targa looks out an out sports car with inspiring and revolutionary styling.
|Porsche 911 Targa 4||Rs. 1.59 crore|
|Porsche 911 Targa 4S||Rs. 1.78 crore|
Both the prices are ex-showroom Delhi.
Porsche 911 Targa 4 is powered to a 3.4L petrol engine producing 345bhp power and 390Nm torque and can sprint 0-100 km in 5.2 seconds with the top speed of 282 km/hr. Porsche 911 Targa 4S gets power from a 3.8L six cylinder petrol engine delivering 400bhp power and 440Nm of peak torque, this more powerful engine can accelerate 0-100 km in 4.8 seconds with the top speed of 296 km/hr.
Both the variants are mated to 7 speed dual clutch automatic gearbox (PDK) and with Porsche traction management all drive system as standard. Both the variants have an optional sport Chorno package and Targa 4S variant comes with optional Carrera S power kit that can increase car power by 30bhp.
Space and dimensions:
The coupe shaped Porsche Targa 4 and 4S has a seating capacity for four persons with measurement of 4491mm length, 1852mm width and 1296mm tall and the wheelbase of 2450mm. Porsche 911 Targa 4 has modest cargo capacity of 160 liters and fuel tank capacity of 64 liters.
Exterior and Interiors:
Porsche 911 Targa series took its designing cues from 1965 vintage model but the main attraction of Targa series is coupe like semi convertible body style. This model gets a wraparound rear window C pillar, wide bar with moveable roof section above front seats, convertible roof takes 19 seconds to fully open and it is fully automatic can be opened and closed electrically. Porsche 911 Targa has sloping down roof lines, round shaped bi-xenon headlights, aluminum trim.
Side profile of Targa 4 is same like 911 series cars; Porsche Targa 4 is equipped with 19 inch wheels while 4S gets 20 inch wheels. Rear side looks aggressive and sharp with Slim LED tail lights, steel tail pipes and the rear spoiler. Overall Porsche 911 Targa series looks futuristic and sporty.
Get inside the cabin and you will witness the premium and sporty cabin of conventional Porsche cars. Porsche is equipped with various features like Porsche communication management that includes 7” HD touchscreen with audio, navigation and communication functions. DVD audio drive is MP3, USB, i-pod compatible and comes with 40GB internal storage. Porsche Targa 4 series comes with Bose and Burmester high end surround systems.
One can choose among various steering wheel options, sports steering wheel as standard, sports design steering wheel and steering wheel heating for cold days. Instrumental cluster is stylish yet practical which has 4.6” screen with on board computer like average fuel consumption, trip mileage, navigation system map etc.
Porsche 911 Targa has comfortable and sporty seats plus one can choose from sports seats, sports seats plus, fully electric sports seats, adaptive sports seats plus, sports bucket seats and seat heating option is available for all seats.
Other features are a two zone automatic climate control, speed limit display, voice control system, TV tuner, sound package plus, CDR plus audio system, Aha radio app with which you can listen to internet radio, news feeds, podcasts etc.
Porsche 911 Targa 4 and 4S is available in fourteen exterior shades with four hood colors option- White, Racing yellow, Guards Red, Black, Carrara white metallic, Rhodium Silver metallic, Sapphire blue metallic, Dark blue metallic, Mahogany metallic, Anthracite brown metallic, Agate grey metallic, Jet Black metallic, GT silver metallic and Lime Gold metallic. Four Hood colors are- Red, Brown, Blue and Black.
Apart from exterior color options a buyer can choose various interior colors, fabric upholstery etc.
Porsche always produces safe cars complimented by various safety features and Targa 4 series is no different it is equipped with set of 4 airbags (Driver, front passenger and rear passengers) with dual stage airbags, Porsche ceramic composite brake (PCCB), electric parking brake, Porsche stability management (PSM), Porsche side impact protection system, anti theft protection, Porsche active suspension system, dynamic chassis control, tyre pressure monitoring system, Porsche dynamic light system, Torque vectoring plus system, roll over protection concept and many more safety features like engine immobilizer, child lock, adaptive cruise control with Porsche active safe etc.
Anil Reddi, Director, Porsche India, said: “The 911 is a sports car which has won more races than any other and, in this latest evolution, I believe it has never looked more spectacular. In the 911 Targa, we see the ultimate in driving dynamics come together with stunning design and the very latest in groundbreaking roof technology. The car’s arrival here in India signifies a new chapter in the legendary model’s evolution and I am incredibly proud and excited to welcome it.”
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