Indeed, the GTS has all the earmarks of being the sweet spot in the Cayenne range.
The last Porsche Cayenne GTS grasped scaling back, trading out a normally suctioned V-8 for a twin-turbo V-6. That brought more force and torque, yet to the detriment of character. Fortunately, the V-8 is back for this, the 2021 Porsche Cayenne GTS.
This new Cayenne GTS is following a similar recipe set by Porsche’s most recent GTS models—taking care of and inside overhauls joined with a detuned motor from the highest point of-the-line model. So the 2021 Cayenne GTS gets a form of the 4.0-liter twin-turbo V-8 from the Cayenne Turbo.
In the Turbo, this motor makes 541 hp and 567 lb-ft of torque, while in the GTS it’s tuned to 453 hp and 457 lb-ft. That is sufficient to get the Cayenne GTS to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds, on the off chance that you pick the Sport Chrono Package (which is standard on the Coupe).
Porsche additionally fits the Cayenne GTS with three-chamber air springs and versatile dampers as standard, and the entire thing sits 30mm lower than a standard Cayenne S. You additionally get 21-inch wheels, and a games exhaust.
For Coupe models there’s a significantly stronger fumes alternative with slick focal tailpipes, yet that lone comes as a component of the costly Lightweight Sport Package.
Similarly as with all GTS models, the Cayenne gets marginally unique front and back sashes, with heaps of black trim. Inside, there’s huge amounts of Alcantara and standard eight-way Sport Seats.
Base cost for the normal Cayenne GTS is $108,650 (counting a $1350 destination charge), while the Coupe is $111,850.
That is around $20,000 not exactly a Cayenne Turbo, and about equivalent to a likewise prepared Cayenne S. So likewise with all Porsche GTS models, this one seems to be the sweet spot in the Cayenne range.