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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Engines


The engine has been the character-defining feature of every 911 since 1963. And on the new 911 Targa 4 models, it’s no different. The 6-cylinder boxer engine, positioned low down at the rear of the car, succeeds in uniting two characteristics that are normally mutually exclusive – performance and...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Efficiency Technologies

Efficiency Technologies

At Porsche, reducing fuel consumption is part and parcel of performance. It goes without saying, therefore, that efficiency technologies are standard features on the 911 Targa 4 models and form an integral part of the vehicle concept.

Whenever the car comes to a stop, the Auto Start Stop function...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Coasting


The coasting function available with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) enables you to save even more fuel where the situation allows. The engine is decoupled from the transmission to prevent deceleration caused by engine braking. In this way, optimum use is made of the vehicle’s momentum, allowing it to...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - 7-speed Manual Transmission

7-speed Manual Transmission

Pure, direct, precise. Short shift movements and an optimum transition from one gear to the next. That’s exactly what you would expect of a Porsche manual transmission.

What you might not have expected is a 7-speed manual transmission that combines a high level of sporty performance with an equally...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Available as an option for all new 911 Targa 4 models is 7-speed PDK featuring manual and automatic modes. It facilitates extremely fast gear changes with no interruption in the flow of power, while at the same time improving acceleration.

Gears 1 to 6 have a sports ratio and top speed is reached in...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Exhaust system

Exhaust system

The exhaust system of the 911 models has been redesigned – acoustics included. The stainless steel exhaust system comprises two distinctive and independent exhaust tracts. A selectable twin-tube sports exhaust system featuring distinctive polished stainless steel tailpipes is available as an option...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Direct Fuel Injection (DFI)

Direct Fuel Injection (DFI)

DFI delivers fuel directly into the combustion chamber with millisecond precision. The spray and cone angles of the multi-hole injectors have been optimized for torque, power output, fuel consumption, emissions and efficient combustion.

With Direct Fuel Injection, the engine management system...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Porsche Traction Management (PTM)

Sports car aesthetes will love this topic. Because it’s all about curves. And sport. And the enhanced Porsche Traction Management (PTM) is in control of both. Fitted as standard, PTM is an active allwheel- drive system with an electronically variable map-controlled multi-plate clutch, Automatic...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Style icon 911 Targa

Style icon 911 Targa

Over the course of a lifetime, we gather a lot of memories, some of which play out in our minds like films. With emotion in stereo and Technicolor images of forms and role models which have left a lasting impression on us.

One of these films features the 911 Targa. It begins in 1965 in Zuffenhausen...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Technology 911 Targa

Technology 911 Targa

A 3.4-liter 6-cylinder boxer engine with a power output of 350 hp accelerates the new 911 Targa 4 from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.0 seconds. The new 911 Targa 4S is powered by a 3.8-liter 6-cylinder boxer engine with an output of 400 hp. When combined with the optional Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), this...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Exterior design

Exterior design

The 911 concept follows a clear design idiom which incorporates sloping dynamic roof lines, accentuated front and rear wings and round headlights. Together, these features ensure that the 911 is just as unmistakable now as it was 50 years ago.

For the new 911 Targa, our designers sought – and found...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Interior design

Interior design

Here, the predominantly sporty interior design is successfully combined with a classic layout and high-quality equipment. There are no distractions, no gadgets; everything is focused on the driver and on driving. This is the only way of creating what you could call a sporty style – you could even...

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Porsche 911 Targa 4S - Roof Construction

Roof Construction

With the new 911 Targa, our solution is a concept which our engineers call ‘a fully automatic roof system with innovative kinematics’. Though its description may sound a little cumbersome, the roof system itself is anything but. Based on a complex and extremely robust engineering solution, the new...

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