Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS SportDesign Looks Every Bit The Money It’d Cost

The Targa is a bit of the odd duck in the Porsche 911 range. Neither fixed-roof coupe nor fully opening convertible, the Targa isn’t as popular today as it was in the 1970s or 80s. But looking at this one here, we can’t help but reconsider the proposition.

What we have in front of us is a new Porsche 911 Targa 4 GTS – a model which, starting at $138,200 is already one of the most expensive versions of the German sports car you can get this side of a Turbo or GT3 RS.

Only this one’s decked out in that delicious shade of teal that Porsche calls Miami Blue (which already adds another $3,140 to the order sheet). More to the point, though, it’s equipped with a new SportDesign package from the Porsche Exclusive catalog that has yet to be priced.

Frankly we’re not sure we want to know how much the visual enhancements would add to the bottom line, but there’s a big part of us that sure does like what we’re looking at.

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  • drc

    Targa’s hold their resale value better than coupes or cabriolets, due to their limited production.

    • Benjamin B.

      To think Porsche came up with the Targa roof in order to get around a convertible ban the US federal government nearly enacted.

  • Benjamin B.

    I thank the US government for threatening to ban convertibles.

  • Six Thousand Times

    The current Targa still makes me sad. Why couldn’t Porsche just do a manually removable roof section and save the weight and cost? I know the answer: wealthy buyers always want more…

  • 12333444333

    Miami Blue actually devalues a car – so a dealership would be willing to get rid of this car for a higher discount – based on separate dealer disclosure around Carrerra which I’m applying to Targa.

    • Anthony Yarde

      Could you elaborate on why that particular color devalues a Porsche?

      • 12333444333

        Sure it was explained as just being a popularity issue. There are significantly less people willing to buy one than the other palette colours on offer.

  • Christopher Sansom

    Nice

  • Kaisuke971

    It looks good but not 160 000€, McLaren 540C, Jaguar F-Type SVR good.

  • AstonMartin

    Gorgeous. The original Targa began my love affair with Porsche automobiles.

  • Tumbi Mtika

    Yup. Any day. Love it.

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