2014 Porsche 911 Targa may not happen after all

Porsche 911 Targa

A few months ago, there was a Porsche prototype caught testing that looked to be a Targa model disguised by a convertible top. At that point, we all though that Porsche was bringing back the famous fixed Targa roof option for the new generation 911 . However, according to Autoevolution, this may not be the case after all. They are quoting a Porsche insider saying that "the car maker is considering selling the new glass roof model as a special Carrera rather than a Targa."

More than likely, Porsche took the public’s level of interest into account and decided that the Targa would be better off as an option as opposed to a full blown model. That would mean that this version would still get both rear-wheel drive or four-wheel drive configurations and the engines from both standard 911 Carrera and Carrera S models.

Previous rumors suggested that the 991 generation Targa would arrive in 2013 as a 2014 model, so we expect the new Targa option to have the same timeline.


9 comments:

They are getting more interested on this Targa that is why they have spread the news quickly over the internet about the cancellation of this project.

Yeah I like it being a fuel-saver. The new technology like this start-stop is a great start for them.

Me too, I thought it will be on a convertible AGAIN. I like it almost and there’s nothing I can asks for more.

Too bad the Targa will not be on the production. Who knows next year it might pushed into production.

Oh. What happened on that Targa? I’m expecting it to be on the production.

People will surely become disappointed to them. They should replace that model or make some adjustments to that car and release it again.

So 911 Targa will never be a reality in the year 2014. So it means they are not able to give the specifications they had before on its concept?

I wonder if they can do better exterior renovations on the exterior. The performance must not be questioned with this upcoming Porsche.

That’s not really a bad news after all. If this is really the car that they will be releasing on 2014, I wouldn’t be amazed at all because it has the same design and concept.

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