What’s new?When one convertible in your range isn’t enough, why not offer two distinctly different models? In Porsche’s case, the German supercar maker has taken a trip down memory lane with its new 911 Targa.
Porsche historians will remember that the Targa variant was born out of strict American crash protection laws – the distinctive roll hoop was primarily a safety measure to counter the threat of a convertible car ban.
Recent years have seen the Targa evolve into a 911 with a large sliding glass roof and hatch-like tailgate, but this latest ‘991’ model is a thoroughly modern take on Porsche’s first attempt at an alternative wind in the hair experience.
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Although a decadent choice in a sea of more driver-focused 911 models, the Targa offers the best of both worlds for buyers s...