Spectacular premieres: 911 Turbo S, 718 GTS 4.0 and Macan GTS

Porsche is unveiling spectacular new vehicles for the automotive year 2020: in a virtual press conference, the 911 Turbo S is celebrating its world premiere as a Coupé and Cabriolet. Its newly developed 3.8-litre biturbo engine delivers 478 kW (650 PS), 51 kW (70 PS) more than the previous model. Other new additions are the 718 GTS 4.0 models with a 294 kW (400 PS), six-cylinder, naturally aspirated engine. The mid-engined two-seater makes its debut both in open-topped Boxster form and as a Cayman Coupé. The new Macan GTS, powered by a 280 kW (380 PS) biturbo engine, is also performance-orientated. In addition to these unveilings, Porsche is showcasing an innovative alternative to conventional bucket seat upholstery with the concept study ‘3D-printed bodyform full-bucket seat’.

911 Turbo S Coupé, 2020, Porsche AG
Porsche 911 Turbo S

“The Porsche 911 Turbo S is our new flagship among the internal combustion engine vehicles,” says Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board of Porsche AG. “When it comes to performance, efficiency and timeless design, we are again setting new standards. As a very sporty vehicle that carries the Porsche motor sports gene, the 911 Turbo S subscribes fully to the image dimension of our product strategy.” Deeply emotive petrol engines such as the one in the 911 Turbo S will play a key role in the future of Porsche, alongside high-performance plug-in hybrids and fully electric vehicles. The sports car manufacturer recently brought the Taycan, its first electric sports car, to market.

The Turbo is a milestone in the history of Porsche and the 911 range. In 1974, Porsche unveiled the first standard 911 Turbo with a 260 PS three-litre engine and a distinctive rear spoiler. “With its unique blend of luxury and performance, the Turbo has become synonymous with the Porsche brand – so much so that we have named our sportiest Taycan versions the Turbo”, explains Michael Steiner, Member of the Executive Board for Research and Development at Porsche. “The new 911 Turbo S ties in with this as the innovative flagship of the 911 range.”

The most important new features at a glance:

911 Turbo S Coupé, 911 Turbo S Cabriolet, l-r, 2020, Porsche AG
911 Turbo S Coupé and 911 Turbo S Cabrio

The new 911 Turbo S delivers even more driving pleasure through increased power combined with modified track widths and mixed sized tyres. New features include a PASM sports chassis, while the body has been lowered by 10 mm and a Turbo-specific sports exhaust system has been fitted. Both equipment options are being offered on the top 911 model for the first time, for even greater dynamism. As standard, the 911 Turbo S has an eight-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission and reinforced transfer box. Porsche Adaptive Aerodynamics (PAA) now comes with controlled cooling air flaps at the front, an extended control strategy as well as a larger but lighter rear wing for even more downforce.

718 Boxster GTS 4.0, 718 Cayman GTS 4.0, 2020, Porsche AG
718 Boxster GTS 4.0 and 718 Cayman GTS 4.0

The 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 and 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 combine the superior power delivery of the four-litre naturally aspirated engine from Porsche with a dynamic chassis and sports-focused equipment. In addition to impressive acceleration, the GTS models also feature high lateral abilities. As standard, both 718 models feature PASM sports suspension, which lowers the car by 20 mm to ensure exceptionally agile driving characteristics. Specific design features also help to emphasise the visually sporty character of both new GTS models.

Macan GTS, 2019, Porsche AG
Macan GTS

With its new V6 biturbo engine, the Macan GTS is entering its second generation. Characteristic of a GTS, its PASM chassis, with 20-inch RS Spyder wheels, has been specifically designed for precise driving dynamics. For this reason, the compact SUV is up to 15 mm lower than its predecessor. Visually, the Macan GTS also underlines its special status as the sportiest model with features that include the standard Sport Design package with new front and rear apron, lending the car a distinctive appearance.

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Consumption

  • 11.1 l/100km
  • 254 g/km

911 Turbo S Coupé

Fuel consumption/Emissions*
Fuel consumption* combined 11.1 l/100km
CO2 emissions* combined 254 g/km
  • 10.8 l/100km
  • 246 g/km

718 Boxster GTS 4.0

Fuel consumption/Emissions*
Fuel consumption* combined 10.8 l/100km
CO2 emissions* combined 246 g/km
  • 10.8 l/100km
  • 246 g/km

718 Cayman GTS 4.0

Fuel consumption/Emissions*
Fuel consumption* combined 10.8 l/100km
CO2 emissions* combined 246 g/km
  • 11.3 l/100km
  • 257 g/km

911 Turbo S Cabriolet

Fuel consumption/Emissions*
Fuel consumption* combined 11.3 l/100km
CO2 emissions* combined 257 g/km
  • 9.6 l/100km
  • 218 g/km

Macan GTS

Fuel consumption/Emissions*
Fuel consumption* combined 9.6 l/100km
CO2 emissions* combined 218 g/km