Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive GB Edition celebrates four decades of the raucous Turbo S variant; just 40 examples will be built specifically for Britain
Matt Burt
15 July 2014

A limited-edition version of the Porsche 911 Turbo S produced to commemorate 40 years of the 911 Turbo has been revealed. The Porsche 911 Turbo S Exclusive GB Edition is unique to the UK market and only 40 examples will be built.

The model – designed and manufactured by Porsche Exclusive, the German manufacturer's personalisation department – is augmented with a raft of exterior and interior kit.

The new variant has been designed to incorporate styling cues from the original 911 Turbo ‘930’ from 1974. It features a black rear upper spoiler, Sport Classic wheels in black, black finished exterior door handles, and the black Porsche script along the sills.

Inside, the black leather upholstery features Guards Red contrasting stitching and unique highlights include an embossed Union flag on the centre storage compartment lid.

Other special kit includes carbonfibre door sill guards with ‘911 Turbo S – Exclusive GB Edition’ in illuminated lettering, carbonfibre interior trim, including the PDK gear lever and bespoke floor mats with leather edging and decorative stitching.

The 911 Turbo S Exclusive GB Edition is available in a choice of three exterior colours: silver, white or red.

The limited-edition car is mechanically identical to the standard Porsche 911 Turbo S. That means it has an all-wheel drive chassis and a 3800cc twin-turbocharged flat-six engine which produces maximum power of 552bhp at 6500rpm and maximum torque of 516lb ft at 2100rpm.

Priced from £150,237 – almost £10,000 more than the regular 911 Turbo S – and available to order now, each car will be delivered together with a personal photo book documenting the production process, a bespoke Exclusive GB Edition indoor car cover and unique design sketches.

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15 July 2014
So in return for importing £6,000,000 worth of German cars, employing German factory workers and boosting the German economy by €7.5m, UK buyers get what? An exclusive, limited edition 911 with some of the most expensive Union Jack decals ever to be put on a car.

That's not funny!

That's HILARIOUS!

15 July 2014
Yawn....................

15 July 2014
This UK only model is Porsche's attempt to rebuild the 911's reputation was not only severely tarnished in spectacular fashion following the GT3 engine fires, which led to people in the UK questioning Porsche's engineering integrity and safety, but Jaguar has now shown Porsche what a fabulous sports car should be like in the form of the F Type which not only trounces the 911 but also how overpriced the 911 is in return for a less capable car, which buyers are now realising. And with the Turbo/Turbo S being the weak link in the 911 range, this special edition has its work cut out to try and convince people in the UK that they should choose this over the superior but massively better value F Type R.

16 July 2014
Roadster wrote:

This UK only model is Porsche's attempt to rebuild the 911's reputation was not only severely tarnished in spectacular fashion following the GT3 engine fires, which led to people in the UK questioning Porsche's engineering integrity and safety, but Jaguar has now shown Porsche what a fabulous sports car should be like in the form of the F Type which not only trounces the 911 but also how overpriced the 911 is in return for a less capable car, which buyers are now realising. And with the Turbo/Turbo S being the weak link in the 911 range, this special edition has its work cut out to try and convince people in the UK that they should choose this over the superior but massively better value F Type R.

15 July 2014
I thought the Turbo S's pricing was already taking things a bit too far, but this is one really pushing it; it's edging very dangerously close to the Ferrari 458 Italia in terms of pricing, and it's a massive £50k more than the much lighter but not much slower GT3 model. Heck you can even buy two Porsches for the price of this one special edition model; one for everyday use (Cayman or Boxster, not quite a basic 911) and the other for track days (the 911 GT3). If they ever do another GT2 RS, I'd dread to think how much that will cost. I've always seen the 911 as a relatively cut-price alternative to the Ferrari in terms of track-car performance, and if you wanted a 911 to use as a track-car weapon, the GT3 (fire issues aside) would be the main choice. For everyday use, the 911 Carrera S would do fine, though I agree it's impossible to ignore the F-Type R.

15 July 2014
though it's the new targa for me, please plus the 40 year old one.

15 July 2014
Bah! How clever,though not to colour the flag,as if Scotland goes independent in the referendum the Blue colour will disappear,but so will the St Andrew's cross!

Madmac

15 July 2014
i think this looks great.... and i will still take a 911 over an F type(although I think its a great car..), Its all personal choice...... People will always want the limited edition of something if they can afford it , just to say its a limited edition, and I bet Porsche wont have any trouble selling them at all.........

ajd

16 July 2014
No thanks,will stick with the standard(?) variant,the £10K saving will cover the running costs.

Peter Cavellini.

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