Like clockwork, photos of cars that will debut at next week’s Detroit Auto Show are slipping out, and the latest is the Porsche 911 Targa.
Porsche offered the first 911 Targa model back in 1965, and this new car adopts the same design and function as that car. A small removable roof section is fitted to Targa models along with a large wrap-around rear window. A huge “Targa bar,” better known as a large b-pillar runs through the middle of the car from one side to the other to complete the look and offer structural enhancement.
Mechanically, the car is rumored to feature two different powerplants, either a 3.4-liter flat six that makes 350 hp or a larger 3.6-liter flat six which develops 400 hp. The smaller engine will be fitted to the standard car while the larger will be for the 911 Targa S model.
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