Used 2012 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Coupe Pros & Cons

Pros & Cons of the 2012 Porsche 911 Targa 4S Coupe

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 Pros The 2012 Porsche 911 Targa 4S coupe holds many safety features to help the driver and passenger feel secure, including: Porsche Traction Management (PTM) with integrated ABS, optional Porsche Ceramic Composite Brakes, optional Dynamic Controlled Cornering Lights, deformable front and rear aprons with alloy bumpers and impact absorbers, full-size airbags, an Immobilizer safety system, Porsche Side Impact Protection, optional Dynamic Controlled Cornering Lights, Bi-Xenon headlights, and High-level LEDs.

 Pros This sporty luxury coupe gets around 17 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway- numbers that are quite impressive for a luxury sports coupe.

 Pros Technology features, like Porsche Communication Management, HomeLink garage door opener and a universal audio interface with Sound Package Plus, are impressive, but coveted optional features can add up quickly.

 Pros The Targa features the "4" designation, which in Porsche 911 language means it holds an all-wheel drivetrain. This drivetrain is especially helpful on less-than-perfect roads and in poor weather conditions.

 Pros Though it's not quite as fast as some of the Porsche 911 Carrera models, the Targa 4S is still very impressive. This coupe achieves a top track speed of 185 mph and a zero-to-sixty time of 4.7 seconds due to its 3.8-liter H6 engine, which achieves 385 horsepower due to its heavy (predominantly glass) roof and all-wheel-drivetrain. The Targa 4S is fitted with a standard 6-speed manual transmission with overdrive. An optional PDK 7-speed manual transmission is also available.

 Pros The Porsche 911 Targa 4S coupe's fully-integrated all-glass roof is a very unique feature. It can open or close at any speed and gives the Targa a very interesting exterior design.

 Cons After review, we would expect the 2012 Porsche 911 Targa 4S coupe to include more standard technology features. Optional features like satellite radio, Bluetooth interface, navigation, voice control, and a Bose Surround Sound audio system, are abundant, but they're also quite expensive.