When the 911 first debuted in 1963, it was hard to imagine the sophisticated car would have made such an impact on the brand and the automotive world in general. It has a certain sense of style that has remained timeless.
If there is an automobile crafted as a piece of art, it just may be the 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet. The Porsche brand has always exuded artistic qualities, but with the 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet, automotive design has reached a new level. It is almost becoming routine for the manufacturer. Whether you are a long-time admirer of the 911 or have appreciated it from a distance, the 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet is worth a closer look.
It is distinctive. Sexy. Sleek and attractive. Best of all, perhaps, it has multiple personalities of having its top up or in open air mode. What shall it be today?
Ready for Launch
The 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet is powered by an energetic 3.8 liter flat six engine that generates an impressive 408 horsepower and 310 pound-feet of torque. This is plenty to firmly press you into your seat upon launch. That is more than enough to smoothly accelerate from zero to 60 in about four seconds flat. Badging and branding aside, the GTS is almost a twin of the “S”, with a bit more muscle, adding up to an increase of 23 horsepower. The 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet responds quickly and smoothly to pressure from your right foot and releases its distinctive Porsche 911 howl. No matter what gear you are in or at what speed, this Porsche 911 seems to have an unlimited source of power ready to respond to your commands. Sure, stunning good looks are valuable. Combined with substance, it becomes a force.
Plenty of Porsche Perks
With over 250 line items to choose from, it can be hard to find any two 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolets that are the same. Center lock wheels, Alcantra interiors, sport exhausts, Bose premium sound systems, heated seats, bi-xenon headlamps and so much more help make each 911 unique.
The 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet does have what every 911 has, however, with its distinctive “hips” and adrenaline pumping thrills accelerating out of turns.
There is a lot to appreciate about this 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet. That is once you can pull your eyes away from its magnetic good looks. It is another in a long line of classics for Porsche. It is also proof you don’t have to reach back decades to find a car with collectible appeal.