Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
4 minute read
19 Oct 2021
9:28 am

New Porsche 911 GTS offers the best of both worlds

Jaco Van Der Merwe

A sports car comfortable enough to drive to work and beastly enough to play around with at the track.

Exterior enhancements are subtle

The GTS moniker, an acronym for Grand Turismo Sport, forms a rich part of Porsche’s history. It started in 1963 when Zuffenhausen founder Ferdinand Porsche designed the 904 Carrera GTS. The purpose of his creation was a car fit for both the road and the track in the line with the mantra of “every Porsche is suited to racing”. Today the badge features in most Porsche model ranges. First introduced to the 911 in 2009, the GTS nomenclature recently joined the latest reincarnation of this iconic model. These include the Carrera GTS, the Carrera 4 GTS, the Carrera GTS Cabriolet,...