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2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS: The just-right 911

The pleasing middle ground in the 911 lineup between the base Carrera and GT models.

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The 3.0-liter inline six-cylinder engine in the 911 Carrera GTS gets bigger turbos for more boost compared to the Carrera S. 

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With 450 horsepower and 405 pound-feet of torque, the GTS packs an additional 30 ponies and 37 pound-feet over the Carrera S. 

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Visually, the GTS receives a more aggressive front fascia, side mirrors, wider rear body and black badges to set itself apart from the Carrera S.

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Center-lock wheels from the Turbo S are also standard on the 911 Carrera GTS. 

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When equipped with the dual-clutch transmission, the GTS hits 60 mph in 3.5 seconds. 

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The Porsche 911 Carrera GTS can hit a top speed of 192 mph. 

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Inside, the GTS receives an Alcantara sport steering wheel, shifter and black aluminum trim. 

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Standard infotainment features include a 7-inch touchscreen, navigation, satellite radio, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi capabilities and Apple CarPlay.

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Sadly, Android Auto isn't available in the 911 Carrera GTS.

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The 2018 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS starts at $120,700.

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