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Old 07-03-2019, 12:59 PM
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Considering one or the other, which one would you pick and why?
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Old 07-03-2019, 02:03 PM
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GTS hands down. Why? NA V8.
I'm a V8 guy and do not need or care about AWD.
Depends what you care about.
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Old 07-03-2019, 02:53 PM
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Is gts Rwd?
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it's AWD
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Old 07-03-2019, 05:12 PM
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oh - right. Still - V8 NA over a turbo 6 in my book!
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You get full complement of options/sport equipment with the GTS that you'll not find easily on the 4S. Find a way to drive each one, or just the GTS, then you can assess the difference.

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I love my 13 GTS. It is much more of a driver car than 4S, has a lot of options inline with turbo, sits lower, bigger brakes, exhaust note to die for, in 13 had sport appearance front end..... my vote would be GTS I'm biased
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Old 07-04-2019, 10:14 AM
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I went with a 2016 4S over another model year GTS, primarily because I found a low mile (< 10K) 4S with an excellent set of options. I think I'm also appreciating the better gas mileage given my long commute, so I'm happy with my purchase.
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Old 07-04-2019, 12:55 PM
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There is obviously a cost difference here. There is no reason to not get a GTS or Turbo if you can afford it. The 4/4S is just not the same car all around for the 970.1,
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Old 07-04-2019, 01:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Paul Rathjen View Post
There is obviously a cost difference here. There is no reason to not get a GTS or Turbo if you can afford it. The 4/4S is just not the same car all around for the 970.1,
Oh, man. Better drive my car to the mini mart and leave the keys in it then!
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Old 07-04-2019, 01:43 PM
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One thing about GTS, I dont love the interior colors and fabric I have seen.
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For the 971 generation, definitely GTS. 4S is fine(i have one) but i do miss V8 powah and sound!
970 generation, not so sure, styling is not my cup of tea but if that is not an issue, definitely go GTS imho.
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Old 07-05-2019, 07:42 AM
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The 4s has fewer cylinders sitting in front of the front axle so there is a handling advantage and Iĺve read the gas mileage is better too. I drove a 4s but it didnĺt give me a sense of having something powerful under the hood in normal driving. I ended up with a GTS.
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The smoothness and low Torque of the V8 make the car IMO. Having had a 4s for a couple of days convinced me that the big, heavy car needs a rumbling V8

Who cares about gas mileage?
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not only that, but the V8 gets pretty good mileage anyway. At least in the 970 S model. GTS motor has a bit more power, but fundamentally same engine. I get 27-28 mpg on a road trip with the V8 S. Plenty good IMHO.
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