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Porsche has something special for its American fans.
The 2023 Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet America is a limited edition model that celebrates the 70th anniversary of the 1953 356 America roadster.
The original was specially designed for the US market at the behest of renowned importer Max Hoffmann, providing a lightweight aluminum body, spartan interior and top-notch performance parts, including a 70 hp four-cylinder Boxer engine.
It was not a huge hit at the time and only 17 were made, but today they are worth upwards of $4 million as collector cars.
The Porsche 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet America is a tribute to the 356 America. (porsche)
The new model is painted Azure Blue 356, which is a heritage color based on the one offered on the 356.
The convertible has red, white and blue color scheme. (porsche)
It also sports a unique set of white spoke wheels trimmed with Guards red rings, a satin black windshield frame, red seatbelts, red and white stitching, the word “America” embossed on the armrests and “America” decals above the rocker panels. does.
The interior has red and white stitching. (porsche)
The engine is the standard GTS 473 hp 3.0-liter flat-six-cylinder, but is only available with a seven-speed manual transmission.
Only 100 cars will be available in the US (Porsche)
A computer-controlled adaptive suspension system is standard and rear-wheel-steering and carbon-ceramic brakes are both optional.
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The 911 Carrera GTS Cabriolet starts at US$186,370, but good luck finding one. Porsche is only building 100 for the US and another 15 for Canada, even if they don’t exactly match the flag there.
Gary Gastelu is the Automotive Editor of Foxnews.com covering the car industry and racing @foxnewsautos.