Porsche has expanded its widespread “PTS” (or “Paint-to-Pattern”) program to accommodate rising demand and simplify the method for its discerning clients. Whereas this system has been in place for years, Porsche is now defining “Paint to Pattern” and “Paint to Pattern Plus” as premium classes above its current “Commonplace,” “Metallic,” and “Particular” coloration pallets.
“Individualization is on the core of Porsche. Clients have been making particular requests to personalize their vehicles since our earliest mannequin, the 356,” stated Kjell Gruner, President and CEO of Porsche Automobiles North America. “Paint to Pattern is integral in satisfying that demand. With this providing, we deliver many historic colours again to life and increase the catalog to a complete of greater than 160 selections.”
“Commonplace” colours (e.g., White, Black, and Guards Purple) are a no-cost possibility on Porsche fashions, whereas “Metallic” paints (e.g., Jet Black Metallic and GT Silver Metallic) usually carry a $650 to $840 premium, relying on the automobile. “Particular” colours (e.g., Chalk and Lava Orange) can be found for between $2,580 and $3,270. “Paint-to-sample” colours (e.g., Oak Inexperienced and Mexico Blue) vary from $11,430 to $12,830. Probably the most distinctive coloration requests, that are processed by Porsche Unique Manufaktur, are the “Paint-to-Pattern Plus” hues. These may very well be absolutely anything (e.g., the colour of a backyard flower or a lady’s favourite fingernail polish). As these hues are specifically formulated and so they require in depth high quality and feasibility testing, they vary from $22,860 to $25,660 — and will take upwards of 11 months to construct.
Regardless of the addition prices, Porsche’s PTS program has confirmed to be very talked-about with the corporate’s clients. That is very true with those that are configuring customized GT-models that embody the GT3, GT3 RS, and GT2 RS trims — it’s virtually uncommon to see a normal coloration on any of these autos right this moment.
Based on the automaker, clients can specify PTS via their native Porsche supplier. They might additionally go to the automaker’s web site and visualize the colour palette on the Porsche Automotive Configurator.
(Writer’s word: Try the Instagram web site of @ptsrs for hundreds of images of customized paint-to-sample Porsches.)