The Modern Era of the sportscar is driven by the powerpacked pieces of engineering that can take you for an adventures drive in a jiffy as they do have the ability to hit the 100 kmph mark from standstill in what you call just 3 or 4 seconds maximum. Also, these cars possess great interior features and comfort to let you feel the every bit of leisure. In India, there are lots of powerful racer available from different automakers like Ferrari 458 Italia, Porsche 918 Spyder, Porsche 911 Targa 4S, Audi R8 LMX and the upcoming DC Avanti as well. Now, Ferrari has also planned to launch 488 GTB, the successor car of its 458 Italia runabout and here we’re comparing Porsche 911 Targa 4S vs Upcoming Ferrari 488 GTB on the basis of their specifications and features:

Porsche 911 Targa 4S vs Ferrari 488 GTB
Engine and Performance:

The German luxury automaker, Porsche has powered the 911 Targa 4S with a 3.8-litre 6-cylinder mill supplying power of 400 bhp and 440 Nm of torque, which I guess is quite efficient to make it go like a rocket on the road. The power is transmitted with a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox to its all 4 wheels and gets the car accelerates from 0 to 100 kmph in just 4.8 seconds with the ability to run on the 296 kmph mark as well.
On the other hand, the upcoming Ferrari 488 GTB is expected to run on a 3.9-litre V8 Turbo engine producing extraordinary power of 660 bhp and 760 Nm torque, which accelerates the car to 100 kmph mark only in 3.0 seconds and take it to the 330 kmph of top speed, thus putting it 1 foot ahead than the 911 Targa 4S.

Specifications and Features:

The 911 Targa 4S has dynamic and aesthetic design and integrated safety concepts to make the drive secured. Externally, its Bi-xenon headlamps, 20-inch stylish alloy wheels, convertible roof, LED taillights and the most precise “Targa 4S” logo allows to feel rich. From inside, the car has leather steering wheel cover, sporty leather seats, inclined center console, navigation display with cruise control function and safety features like airbags, parking brakes, etc.
While, Ferrari 488 GTB might get the aggressive exteriors with all the curves and lining determining to make it an aerodynamic piece of engineering. The racer would have bonnet lines, classy door handle and at the rear, circular shaped LED tail-lights, making it very impressive and eye-catchy. Coming to the interiors, the Italian automaker will equip the car with wraparound seats, steering wheel with feature buttons, air vents and push start/stop button and latest safety features.


Porsche launched the 911 Targa 4S for INR 1.78 Crore ex-showroom and there is no word from the Ferrari for the 488 GTB but it is expected to land around INR 2 Crore ex-showroom.