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2014 Porsche 911 Targa Announced

4 and 4S variants revealed at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show

Toni Avery
Jan 10, 2014

    2014 Porsche 911 Targa 4 & 4S Details:
  • World premiere of 991 911 Targa AWD in Detroit
  • Targa 4 boasts 350hp, 3.4L H6 on 19-inch wheels
  • Targa 4S boasts 400hp, 3.8L H6 on 20s
  • Both sport forward MacPherson struts, rear multi-link suspension, electromechanical power steering, and 2+2 seating

2014 Porsche 911 Targa side in motion Photo 2/13   |   2014 Porsche 911 Targa

The 2014 Porsche 911 Targa had its world premiere at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, Michigan, on Monday, January 13. The AWD, glass-topped, non-convertible sports car is coming to market in two different variants, the Targa 4 and 4S, with the slight performance advantage going expectedly to the 4S.

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The 991 Targa 4 flosses a 3.4-liter six-cylinder boxer engine that outputs 350hp and 287 ft-lb of torque. Power is handed off to either a seven-speed manual or seven-speed PDK semi-automatic transmission and sent out to all four corners, propelling the Porsche to 60mph in just 5sec. Helping the car stick are MacPherson struts in front and a multi-link suspension in back, and the new Targa 4 also features electromechanical power steering, 2+2 seating, and 19-inch standard wheels.

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The Targa 4S gets a slight bump in engine displacement, to 3.8 liters, which equates to 50 more ponies, 38 more lb-ft of torque, and a 0 to 60mph time of 4.6sec. The 4S also receives 20s instead 19s for rims, but apart from those key differences the two trim packages appear very similar.

2014 Porsche 911 Targa front three quarters in motion Photo 5/13   |   2014 Porsche 911 Targa

No word yet on U.S. pricing or availability, but there are pictures in our image gallery for you to drool over. Commence ogling!

2014 Porsche 911 Targa front three quarter in motion Photo 6/13   |   2014 Porsche 911 Targa
2014 Porsche 911 Targa front rear three quarters Photo 13/13   |   2014 Porsche 911 Targa
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