2017 Porsche 718 Cayman — 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman is coming this year and entering the auto market competition. This new model is reported to use different engine and it gets several revised design as well inside and out. This car is on since the Beijing Auto show, and here is the detail you must know on the vehicle.
2017 Porsche 718 Cayman Specifications
There will be two trims on this brand new 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman model, the standard and the S trim. Both trim will use the same engine with different power output. The engine used is turbocharged four cylinder. It will be 2.0 liter for the standard and 2.5 liter for the S. On standard trim, this engine can produce up to 302 hp with 280 lb-ft of torque performance.
On the S trim, this 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman’s engine produces up to 349 hp with 310 lb-ft of torque performance. The engine will be paired with two options of transmission, six speed manual transmission as standard and PDK dual clutch seven speed automatic transmission. The standard trim acceleration rate is 4.7 second with 170 mph of top speed. The S trim acceleration rate is 4.2 second with 177 mph of top speed. In addition to it, Sport Chrono Package will be offered too. This time, it includes rotary dial on steering wheel to change to Individual, Normal, Sport, or Sport Plus driving mode.
Exterior and Interior
There are revisions on the inside and outside look. The exterior get new bumper with cooling ducts on larger size, structured shape, repeater lights indicator, new tail lights, strips on the badge, redesigned rear bumper, and tailpipes in new design.
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The interior features new steering wheel that remains similar to one on 918 Spyder, brand Communication Management, options like Porsche Car Connect and Apple Car Play, and premium trim on all surfaces.
2017 Porsche 718 Cayman Release Date and Price
There is no specific release date, but Porsche schedule this 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman model to be on sale in September this year. The standard trim should be labeled within £39,878. Meanwhile, the S trim will be available on £48,834 base price. Comparing to the previous model, the standard trim is more expensive now, and the S trim is cheaper.
In sum, this is far better than the previous model. Porsche made a real good work on this and it will attract so many potential buyers indeed. It is going to be pricey though, but it shouldn’t matter considering the whole things. 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman will make a very competitive coupe.
|2017 Porsche 718 Cayman (S trim)|
|Engine||supercharged V6 3.0 liter engine|
|0-60 mph||4.2 second|
|Top speed||177 mph|
|Release date||September 2016|
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