Porsche 911 Targa launched in India at INR 1.59 crores – IAB Report

Posted on: Feb 3, 2015 - 12:44pm IST

All models get a 4WD system with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

Porsche today launched the Porsche 911 Targa in India in two variants – 911 Targa 4 and 911 Targa 4S. Ex-Showroom Delhi prices for the sportscar are INR 1.59 crores for the Targa 4 and INR 1.785 crores for the Targa 4S.

2014 Porsche 911 Targa at 2014 NAIAS side
The 911 Targa features a wraparound rear window, without a C-Pillar.

Taking inspiration from the original model launched in 1965, the Targa is devoid of a C-Pillar, but comes with a wraparound rear window. In place of the B-Pillars, the sportscar gets a wide bar with a movable roof section above the front seats. It takes 19 seconds for the roof segment to open, and stow itself behind the rear seats.

Offered exclusively in all-wheel drive, the Targa comes with two engine options. The Targa 4 is powered by a 3.4-liter six-cylinder engine capable of 350 hp and 390 Nm of torque, while the more powerful Targa 4S is powered by a 3.8-liter six-cylinder producing 400 hp and 440 Nm of torque. Optionally, the 4S can be specified with a Powerkit that sees its output increase by 30 bhp.

2014 Porsche 911 Targa at 2014 NAIAS interior
An optional Powerkit on the Targa 4S increases power by 30 hp.

Both models put their power on to the road via a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission. The Targa 4 takes 4.8 seconds to hit 100 km/h while the 4S does it in a quicker 4.4 seconds.

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The Targa 4 and Targa 4S are available at all Porsche centers in India. You can find a few more details in the press release below the gallery.

Porsche 911 Targa – Image Gallery

Porsche 911 Targa India Launched – Press Release

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