Taycan 4S vs GTS

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I noticed a small difference in speed, GTS feels a bit faster. It feels like the steering feels more direct too in the GTS.

 

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Eh butt dynos are at best....subjective. You knew you were driving a GTS, Porsche says it sits above the 4S, so you're going to convince yourself you're able to feel that it was faster. Hypothetically speaking, if you didn't know what you were driving and drove both cars back to back, would you bet your house that'd you'd able to identify which is which? If you're convinced you can, then Porsche marketing dept got ya. Nothing wrong with that.
Nope I definitely didn’t need to convince myself it was faster. It was 100% noticeable especially in comfort mode. I mean the gts does have an extra 200nm so that’s gonna be noticeable. If the gts felt no different I’d have been more than happy with a 4s but the gts just had that little bit more
 

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Porsche website shows 68hp difference. I saw actual GTS 0-60 times tested at 3.2.
I’ve driven both, there’s a noticeable (not huge) difference.
Where did you see time of 3.2 secs? I have a GTS on order and all reviews and videos on YouTube tested and said 3.7. Which I found surprising as Porsche normally comfortably beat the stated times.
 

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If I'm reading it correctly, the (recently added?) stats quoted for each Taycan variant on the Porsche website show the GTS has around 11% more peak torque at the wheels than the 4S- which isn't consistent with their quoted peak motor torque differences. The figures for 4S, Turbo and Turbo S are fairly consistent, so maybe there's something unique about the GTS gearing, or one of the quoted GTS numbers is incorrect?
 
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Where did you see time of 3.2 secs? I have a GTS on order and all reviews and videos on YouTube tested and said 3.7. Which I found surprising as Porsche normally comfortably beat the stated times.
I’ve seen a 3.3 somewhere on YouTube.
 


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A GTS and TURBO with 21" wheels, and the same performance options, will have remarkably similar handling and performance. However, with standard tires, differences are affected by the very wide GTS tires (compared to the 4S and even the Turbo).

Taycan TiresSTANDARD21" WHEELS
(all identical)
4S225/55 R19265/35 ZR21
275/45 R19305/30 ZR21
GTS*255/40 R20*265/35 ZR21
295/35 R20*305/30 ZR21
TURBO245/45 R20265/35 ZR21
285/40 R20305/30 ZR21
TURBO S>>>265/35 ZR21
>>>305/30 ZR21

* GTS Standard Tires are wider than standard TURBO tires
(Halfway between Turbo & Turbo S).
 

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Having had both, I would vote for the gts, especially if you are keen on sharper dynamics, it’s a noticeable upgrade all around, Porsche are always really good at making the gts feel that bit sharper. The gear change point is different in the gts too, so lots of little changes which add up. The 4s is also a fantastic car too and all you ever need.

it’s great to have a choice I guess
 

 
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