In a modern context, Porsche first re-introduced its GTS or Gran Turismo Sport badge on the Cayenne in 2007. It’s kind of like a black series with its black trim but also because of its darker side, a more sporty version than the regular models but not quite as full on as the Turbo.

Now Porsche has given the GTS treatment to its 718 Boxster and Cayman models, with the headline news being the introduction of the six-cylinder 4.0l that’s already debuted in the GT4 and Spyder. We can’t talk about those yet though due to an embargo so make sure you’re back in these pages next week. ..

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