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Porsche unveils 911 Carrera GTS Rennsport Reunion Edition

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Rennsport Reunion is such a big deal to Porsche that the automaker had its Exclusive department build a Rennsport Reunion edition of the 911 Carrera GTS, which was unveiled yesterday at the Porsche Park area. The car is only available with a manual transmission, and only 25 will be made. Additionally, the car comes as is — customers will not be able to choose additional options.

The color is called Fashion Grey — a peculiar choice for color name — and other visual enhancements to the GTS include a black-and-red strip that stretches from the Porsche crest on the hood all the way back to the rear decklid; a similar stripe between the wheel well with "Porsche" script on the doors; 20-inch Sport Classic wheels in high-gloss black, which PCNA Sports Car Project manager Andrew Lennon says are normally only available through Porsche Tequipment; and a high-gloss black treatment applied to the bottom of the side mirrors and antenna.

The car comes with many standard features, including 18-way adaptive sport seats, PASM sport suspension, Bose audio package, and rear park assist.

On the inside, the car gets more visual accoutrements. Carbon fiber dashboard trim above the glove box and on the doorsills both display "Rennsport Reunion Edition." The GTS interior package gives it Carmine Red stitching on the Sport Design steering wheel, door panel trim, dashboard trim, floor mats and GTS headrest logos. Carmine Red is also seen on the tachometer and the seat belts.

To really play up this particular event, the Rennsport Reunion V logo is embossed on the center console. The key is also painted Fashion Grey and comes with a leather pouch with Carmine Red and the name of the car.

Justification of the special edition is evident in the number of Porsche enthusiasts that come to Rennsport Reunion. Vice President of Marketing Andre Oosthuizen said at yesterday's "grand opening" party that  35,000+ spectators could visit Laguna Seca before the weekend is over.

The 911 Carrear GTS Rennsport Reunoin Edition goes on sale now for $148,335, not including $995 destination charge.

Photos by Damon Lowney

Official Porsche Press Release

Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Rennsport Reunion® Edition debuts in Monterey

Special edition model limited to 25 units worldwide built by Porsche Exclusive

Atlanta, Georgia.  In honor of the fifth Rennsport Reunion®, Porsche has unveiled a special edition of the 911 Carrera GTS at this year’s gathering at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca. The Rennsport Reunion Edition is limited to 25 units worldwide and will be sold exclusively in North America.

Built by Porsche Exclusive, the Rennsport Reunion Edition is based on the 430 hp 911 Carrera GTS. The limited edition production model is painted in the custom color Fashion Grey. Decorative black and red decals cover the front hood, the roof, and the rear decklid. The driver and passenger doors are decorated with black and red decals featuring the PORSCHE logotype. 20-inch Sport Classic wheels painted in high-gloss black give the Rennsport Reunion Edition a very striking appearance. The lower exterior trim of the side mirrors as well as the satellite radio antenna are also finished in high-gloss black. LED headlights in Black including PDLS Plus complete the black accents on the exterior.
Inside the 911 Carrera GTS Rennsport Reunion Edition, both the Carbon Fiber dashboard trim above the glove compartment as well as the illuminated door-sill guards in Carbon Fiber display the designation of the special model. As part of the GTS Interior Package, the SportDesign steering wheel, the door panel trim, the dashboard trim, the floor mats, and the GTS logo on the headrests are all stitched in Carmine Red. The central tachometer and the seat belts also feature this color. The center compartment lid is embossed with the Rennsport Reunion V logo. The special appointments fitted by Porsche Exclusive are rounded out with a Fashion Grey painted vehicle key and a leather key pouch featuring Carmine Red accents and “911 Carrera GTS Rennsport Reunion Edition” lettering.

Available exclusively with a manual transmission, the 911 Carrera GTS Rennsport Reunion Edition is powered by a 430 hp 3.8 liter flat-six engine, capable of propelling the car from 0 to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds and on to a top track speed of 190 mph.

Other standard features on the car include 18-way Adaptive Sport Seats Plus, PASM Sport Suspension, a Bose® Audio Package, and Rear Park Assist. The MSRP for the 2016 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Rennsport Reunion Edition, which goes on sale immediately, is $148,335, not including the $995 destination charge.

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