Used 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet Coupe Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet Coupe

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 Pros The 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet convertible's standard all-wheel-drive offers excellent handling on many different types of road conditions and in inclement weather conditions, as well.

 Pros This 911 Porsche Carrera is fast, as well as powerful. It features a 3.8-liter flat-six engine that produces 408 horsepower (23 horsepower higher than the 911 Carrera 4S). The C4 GTS Cabriolet convertible achieves an amazing top track speed of 188 mph and a zero-to-sixty time of only 4.6 seconds with its standard six-speed manual transmission- a time which shortens to 4.4 seconds with the optional PDK seven-speed transmission. (This raises the price by about $4-thousand, however).

 Pros Technology and comfort features are plentiful, but optional add-ons can get pricey. Standard features include leather sport seating and a SportDesign steering wheel, heated exterior mirrors, rain-sensing windshield wipers, cruise control, Bluetooth connectivity, and HomeLink (garage door opening system).

 Pros Safety features are comprehensive and include several airbags, LED and Bi-Xenon taillights and headlights, special Cabriolet automatic roll-over protection, Porsche Side Impact Protection, an immobilizer and alarm system, and optional Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes.

 Pros The 2012 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 GTS Cabriolet has a very attractive wide, aggressive body style, and its cabin is just as inviting as the exterior is sleek.

 Pros Unique sporty features, including aluminum block and cylinder heads, direct fuel injection, hydraulic valve adjustment, cylinder specific knock control, electronic throttle, electronic engine management, two 3-way cataytic converters, a resonance intake manifold, create a unique personality for this particular Porsche 911 model and help differentiate it from the rest of the lineup.

 Cons Some technology features you might expect to come as standard (such as navigation and Satellite radio) are surprisingly absent on this Porsche 911 Carrera. Options and extra packages are readily available, but they are (in some cases) quite pricey and can add up very quickly.