2015 Porsche 911 Targa: Old Name, New Car
Releasing later this year will be the new 2015 Porsche 911 Targa model. An old thought but a new car, the Targa has been paired with quality, sportiness, and speed for many years. Taking its name from the long-standing race which is run through the Sicilian countryside in which Porsche held eleven titles from 1956 to 1973, the Targa has been a great high performance car for a long time.
Originally released in 1982 under the Targa name, the convertible top of the Porsche 911 was a brand new innovation that seemed really cool, but in reality was somewhat clunky at first. Once Porsche had this swoop and hoop top going under the rear window area with smooth and impressive movement, the Targa model took home about forty percent of the 911 Porsches sold, but that number has dropped to around ten percent over the years due to a lack of redesign.
Fully redesigned and offering the automatic swoop and hoop top to disappear under the rear window area, the 2015 Porsche 911 Targa is a beautiful, upgraded and easy to love high performance sports car. Porsche enthusiasts are going to fall in love all over again, and those who don’t already love the 911 series are going to have a hard time not being impressed by this new lineup.
The Targa model offers a Targa 4 and Targa 4S and can be equipped with either a manual or automatic transmission. The 2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4S model offers 395 horsepower and 325 lb.-ft. of torque, some serious power from a playful car. The 2015 Porsche 911 Targa 4 model offers only fifty less horsepower and thirty-seven less torques, but costs a bit less, however once the price tag reaches six figures there is really no reason not to buy the 2015 Porsche 911 4S model.
Even though the top takes a long time to retract and disappear, nineteen seconds to be exact, and this must be done while the vehicle is still, the 2015 Porsche 911 Targa is a beautiful showpiece of a car that any owner would be proud to park in their driveway and take out on the open road and show off.
The 2015 Porsche 911 Targa is an awesome vehicle and why not; it’s a Porsche and a 911 at that, it has to live up to its family name and does so in grand tradition, speed and style. When in the market for a high performance sports car, the 2015 Porsche 911 Targa should be on everyone’s list to review.