FOR SALE: Eye-Catching 2016 Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS With Only 16K Miles
When it was first introduced, many people were skeptical about the need for the Targa 4 GTS especially that it is the most expensive normally aspirated member of the 911 family – pricier even that the hard-core GT3. But the Targa 4 GTS comes more performance and more equipment, not to mention exclusive styling tweaks that clearly set it apart from its siblings.
For starters, the Targa 4 GTS gets Porsche’s a powerful non-turbo rear-mounted flat-six engine with 430 bhp @ 7500 rpm and 325 ft lbs of torque from 5750 rpm, driven to all four wheels via Porsche Traction Management.
Visually, the Targa 4 GTS differs from its ‘S’ sibling by its all-black highlights, including centre-lock 20-inch alloy wheels borrowed from the 911 Turbo, gloss black rear and side badging, rear engine cover and more serious looking quad exhaust tips.
It’s the same story inside, with the top-spec Targa gaining a weight-saving Alcantara-themed interior including the steering wheel, gear shifter, seat inserts, door trim and rear headliner. This special man-made material only weighs half as much as leather and is also used in Porsche racing cars. The distinctive GTS instrument dials, smoked aluminium trim strips and aluminium sill plates bearing the Targa 4 GTS autograph further lifts the driver-centric cockpit. It certainly feels more special than the standard Porsche Carrera.
On the performance front, the Targa 4 GTS is more than you could ever want in a road car. The 430 horsepower and 325 pound-feet of torque, on a vehicle that weights only 3,400 pounds means that it goes from zero to 60 in 4.1 seconds, and hits a top speed of 188 mph.
If you head over to Collecting Cars, you’ll find an eye-catching example of a 2016 Porsche 911 (991) Targa 4 GTS finished in Guards Red over a black leather and Alcantara interior. List of equipment includes front and rear parking sensors, clear glass taillights, a heated carbon-fiber multifunction steering wheel, cruise control, a Bose sound system, heated and 18-way adaptive sports seats with two-position driver’s memory, climate control, and PCM with satellite navigation.
As of this writing, this 991-era Targa 4 GTS has 16,630 miles collected from its current owner for the last six years. Annually maintained, this 2016 Porsche 911 (991) Targa 4 GTS is equally beautiful as it is powerful thanks to its appealing Targa roof design and it’s powerful non-turbo flat six engine. Equipped with performance-enhancing options that sets its apart from its 911 siblings, this low mileage 911 will certainly deliver a wonderful cruising experience and comfort for long distance travels. See the full listing on Collecting Cars for more details about this car.