2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S and 718 Cayman will make the most interesting twin to talk about this year. The premium auto brand decided to offer the two coupes on market with what is reported as powerful engine and posh look as well. Check out the following details on the two cars.
2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S and 718 Cayman Specifications
Power and Specs
Under the hood, these cars are empowered by the same flat-four engine. The 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman trim uses flat-four 2.0 liter engine that produces up to 300 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque performance. This trim can reach 4.5 seconds of acceleration rate and 170 mph of top speed with the seven speed PDK auto transmission, and 5.2 seconds of acceleration rate and 160 mph of top speed with six speed manual transmission.
The 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S trim uses flat-four 2.5 liter engine that produces up to 350 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque performance. This engine can reach 4.0 seconds of acceleration rate and 177 mph of top speed. These engines perform even better than the last engine under their predecessor hood. There are three suspension options including the standard setting with conventional dampers added, Porsche Active Suspension Management (PSAM) of adaptive dampers and 0.4 inch lower ride height, and PSAM of 0.8 inch lower height. The last suspension is available only for the Cayman S trim.
Exterior and Interior
Beside the fixed roof, these two cars share similar exterior design that looks entirely new and fresh. The side intakes are made larger than the original ones, and the new strip between the taillights wear contrasting color. The front intake is wearing a new design.
Yes, these cars look very stylish and posh from all points of view. From the inside, we will notice a slight modified dashboard to accommodate the new air vent. There is an infotainment display on latest model to accompany the very sporty and stylish steering wheel that also appears in 918 Spyder trim.
2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S and 718 Cayman Release Date and Price
These two cars will be available on market in November this year. The Cayman trim will be offered in $54,950 base price and the Cayman S will be offered in $67,350 as base price.
Comparing to the competitors, these coupes are going to make a real tight competition. However, they are not so superior especially comparing to Boxster model. Yet, they still make real offer especially for those drivers who like fast car. Let’s see how these 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman and 718 Cayman S will be in competition.
|2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S|
|Engine||flat-four 2.5 liter engine|
|0-62 mph||4 seconds|
|Release date||November 2016|
|2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S Price||$67,350|
|2017 Porsche 718 Cayman Price||$54,950|
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