Porsche has just announced news that will delight all enthusiasts of the German brand, that the Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet America will arrive on the market at the end of the year. This is a limited edition that will only be offered in North America.
“Passion for driving a Porsche runs deep in the United States. In particular, there is something special about hitting the road in an open-top 911 with a manual transmission that fits perfectly here, ”says Porsche Cars North America President and CEO Kjell Gruner. This is also the perfect time to add another ‘America’ model to our story as we look back on 70 years since the 356 America Roadster and 30 years since the 964 America Roadster, ”said Porsche Cars North America President and CEO Kjell Gruner.
The car is painted in Azureblue356 inspired by the 356 America Roadster from 1953. It is equipped with Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) which lowers the ride height by 10 millimeters, Sport Chrono Package (standard), sports exhaust, ceramic composite brakes (available at extra charge), black 408 mm front castor brakes made of six-piston cast iron aluminum fixed calipers and 380 mm rotors at the rear with four-piston fixed aluminum calipers. There are also White decals with the inscription “America” on the door sills, while on the back there is a white “911 Carrera” inscription and a red “GTS”.
Inside, the seats are upholstered in fine black leather with red stitching. The same combination also covers the sports steering wheel but also the door panels. The armrest on the center console is covered in black leather, with two-tone stitching in Guards Red and Pebble Gray, imprinted with the words ‘America.’
The Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet America is powered by a 3.0L twin-turbo flat-six engine with 473 hp (353 kW) and 420 lb-ft (570 Nm) of torque. Power is transmitted to the rear wheels via a 7-speed manual transmission. It is mounted on RS Spyder Design Wheels with the inner part of the spokes in white while the extremely flat surfaces in silver with Guards red stripe along the edge of the rim.