Porsche India announced on Thursday the launch of two new models in the country. The luxury carmaker has launched its mid-engine sports car range: the 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 and the 718 Boxster GTS 4.0. While the former has been priced at ₹ 1,46,50,000 (Ex-Showroom), the latter costs ₹1,49,78,000 (Ex-Showroom).
The Porsche 718 Cayman is a two-door coupe model, on the other hand, the Porsche 718 Boxster comes as a two-door cabriolet. The latest iterations of these sports cars come with exterior bodywork features such as LED headlights with LED DRLS headlamps, a GTS-specific front apron, 20-inch satin black alloy wheels, black external airblades, larger air intakes, and black front spoiler.
Powered by a 4.0-liter six-cylinder engine, the 4.0 GTS models represent the evolutionary peak of the 718 models. This engine is rated to deliver 395 peak horsepower backed up with 430 Nm of peak torque. The engine comes mated to a seven-speed PDK automatic gearbox.
Both new models use safety and performance features such as Porsche Stability Management control, torque vectoring, electromechanical steering, launch control and the Sport Chrono package. In addition, the new Porsche 718 GTS also get PASM (Porsche Active Suspension Management) sports suspension with stiffer springs, stiffer anti-roll bars.
In terms of features, the two new Porsche models have a 7-inch touchscreen display with Porsche Communications Management (PCM). Additionally, there is also a semi-digital instrument cluster with a 4.6-inch color screen, automatic AC, steering mounted controls, and more.