By on January 12, 2015

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Porsche brought two new offerings to the 2015 Detroit Auto Show: the 911 Targa 4 GTS, and the Cayenne Turbo S [Live photos of 911 Targa 4 GTS now available – CA].

The 911 Targa 4 GTS is a 50th anniversary model celebrating the original 911 Targa, and is also the first time in its history that it has been sold as a GTS model. Thus, it acquires the 430-horsepower GTS boxer, delivering its power to all four corners via its seven-speed PDK transmission. Zero to 60 arrives in 4.1 seconds, with speed topping out at over 186 mph.

Other features for the Targa 4 GTS include a standard Sport Chrono package, four-way adjustable seats, 20-inch matte black center-lock wheels, Bi-Xenon headlamps, and black Alcantara material.

Meanwhile, the Cayenne Turbo S derives its power from the re-engineered 4.8-liter twin-turbo V8 under the hood. The mill produces 570 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque, most of which is sent to the back thanks to the SUV’s Porsche Traction Management system. Top speed is 176 mph, can hit nought to 60 in 3.9 seconds, and has a posted ‘Ring time of 7:59.74 minutes.

Aside from power, the Cayenne Turbo S now has 10-piston calipers on its 16.5-inch front discs; the 14.6 rear discs have four-piston calipers. Torque vectoring and chassis control help improve stability and reduce body roll respectively. Sport exhaust, carbon interior accents, and LED lighting are also available.

Both Porsches will be launched in the United States by mid-April. Price of admission for the 911 Targa 4 GTS is $132,800, $157,300 for the Cayenne Turbo S.

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