The folks over at Jalopnik have published some rather interesting images from what looks to be a presentation held inside Porsche's North American headquarters in Atlanta, GA. What these leaked photos reveal is pretty significant – details about several of the brand's upcoming launches, including GTS versions of the Boxster and Cayman, a new 911 Targa, and information about the Macan crossover that will debut at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show. Of course, none of this information has been officially verified, but it all looks and sounds pretty believable to us. So, let's dig in.

First up, Porsche will launch the Boxster and Cayman GTS models at next year's Beijing Motor Show in April. Upgrades for the GTS models will include a 15-horsepower bump, standard manual transmission (with optional dual-clutch PDK), standard Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) and a slightly quicker 0-60 time. Jalopnik reports that these models will cost around $75,000.

Porsche Macan spy shotWe've spied the soon-to-be-revealed Porsche Macan (pictured right) on several occasions, and these slides suggest that the small crossover will have two different types of turbo power under its hood. The Macan S will use a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6, while the Macan Turbo will use a 3.6-liter unit. Seven-speed PDK transmissions are expected to be fitted to both, and this leaked information states that the new, small Porsche will cost $52,000 and $75,000 for the S and Turbo versions, respectively.

Finally, Jalopnik was handed some information about the next-generation Porsche 911 Targa, which appears to use a pretty slick automatic sliding roof. Like previous Targa models, the new versions will be based off the Carrera 4 and 4S models, and should cost somewhere in the $100,000 to $120,000 range. Following the Macan's launch in Los Angeles, the 911 Targa will likely debut at the Detroit Auto Show in January.

Again, we can't confirm the validity of any of the photos, but really, none of this information is too far-fetched, and it jibes with some of the scuttlebutt we've been privy to previously. Head over to Jalopnik to check out everything for yourself.


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        Rob Gomes
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        I had an early "allocation deposit" for a 2015 Cayman S so I'd be first on the list for orders. Looks like I'll wait a few extra months to instead place an order for a Cayman GTS. 100HP/liter is a nice, round specific output. I'd expect 4.0 - 4.1 in to 60 (S does it in 4.2 with a quoted 4.4 from Porsche), around 12.5 in the 1/4-mile and 178mph (286kph) top speed. 2015 is what I assume is also the return of the carbon-fiber GT2 buckets for the US market, so the plan is with that and a battery swap to have it down to 2950lbs equipped. My hope is the engine produces the power at higher rpm, and isn't purely a function of more available torque (which the 911 Carrera proves is there). The Cayman S sounds great as it is, so revving it more to around 7800rpm (and 8K rpm hard limiter) would be a treat.
          R
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Rob Gomes
          Get your reasonable comment out of here. Where do you think you are??
      Black Dyanmite
      • 1 Year Ago
      It's all butter! BD
      superchan7
      • 1 Year Ago
      Wow, a new trim for Boxsters and Caymans! Didn't see that one coming, but nice move by Porsche.
      clifflewis3114
      • 1 Year Ago
      The little brother is priced higher than the big brother
      Muttons
      • 1 Year Ago
      Is it just me or does it seem like a waste of time to leave the entire car uncovered and then try to cover the head and tail lamps?
      Jeremy Pennini
      • 1 Year Ago
      "Head over to Jalopnik" did someone from Jalopnik write this article?
      Joen
      • 1 Year Ago
      The engine is capable of so much more! 15hp...that's it? Bump to 25!
      desf
      • 1 Year Ago
      3.0 V6 is making 420hp in current panny S. Why would they need more power in relatively small SUV, or if no more power, then why would they need more dispacement?
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