Poised for precision: The new 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman

Posted on 24. Apr, 2016 by in Porsche Canada

Poised for Precision: a New 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman


April 24, 2016

Mid-engine sports coupe with new turbocharged flat-four cylinder engines and extended suspension

Atlanta, Georgia. Today Porsche announces a new 718 Cayman models. Following a entrance of a new 718 Boxster, a new 718 Cayman complements a roadster in a mid-engine indication line-up. This third era of a mid-engine sports coupe has a some-more renowned and jaunty appearance, and for a initial time, a coupe is labelled next a roadster.

The new turbocharged flat-four cylinder engines from a 718 Boxster energy a 718 Cayman, creation a energy outlay matching for both models. The 2.5 liter powerplant in a S indication produces 350 horsepower, while a 2.0 liter engine in a 718 Cayman delivers 300 horsepower. Both models make 25 some-more horsepower than their particular predecessors.

The abounding torque constructed by a new engines yields pushing pleasure and lively even during low revs. The 2.0 liter engine of a 718 Cayman delivers adult to 280 lb.-ft., that is accessible between 1,950 rpm and 4,500 rpm. This represents a 67 lb.-ft. boost over a prior Cayman. The 2.5 liter engine in a 718 Cayman S facilities a turbocharger with non-static turbine geometry (VTG), record formerly employed in a 911 Turbo. That engine delivers adult to 309 lb.-ft. of torque (37 lb.-ft. some-more than a prior Cayman S) to a crankshaft between 1,900 and 4,500 rpm. Both engines used in a 718 Cayman models are versed with an integrated wastegate to optimize boost vigour opposite pushing scenarios. The result: certainty moving flitting energy and higher drivability in any situation. The 718 Cayman with PDK and discretionary Sport Chrono Package reaches 60 miles per hour in 4.5 seconds. The 718 Cayman S is means to accelerate from 0 to 60 in only 4.0 seconds. The tip lane speed of a 718 Cayman is 170 miles per hour, and a 718 Cayman S can strech a tip lane speed of 177 miles per hour.

New framework tuning for incomparable cornering pointing and some-more parallel grip
With their glorious pushing dynamics, a new 718 Cayman models follow in a footsteps of a mythological 718 competition cars. Thanks to their superb agility, a ancestral mid-engine sports cars won countless races including Le Mans and a Targa Florio in a late 1950s and early 1960s. Firmer springs and lean bars as good as retuned startle absorbers urge parallel hold and tracking stability. The steering shelve with a 10 percent quicker on-center ratio compared to a prior indication has been blending from a 911 Turbo and enhances lively as good as pushing pleasure. The back wheels, that are one-half in. wider, and a new era of tires boost parallel hold to concede for even improved cornering.

Performance enhancing options such as a Sport Chrono Package and Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) whet a sporty sense of a 718 Cayman even further. Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) with a 10 millimeter rebate in boyant tallness is also optionally available. Furthermore, a S indication can be systematic with a PASM Sport cessation for a initial time, that lowers a automobile by 20 millimeters. As in other Porsche sports cars, a Sport Chrono Package can now be practiced regulating a Mode Switch on a steering wheel. Supplementing a prior settings of “Normal,” “Sport,” and “Sport Plus” is a “Individual” program, that can store and call adult a driver’s elite settings.

Due to a car’s increasing performance, uprated stop systems with 330 mm stop rotors during a front and 299 mm back rotors are now standard. The 718 Cayman uses a brakes from a prior Cayman S, while a 718 Cayman S is versed with a four-piston calipers of a 911 Carrera total with 6 millimeter thicker front stop rotors

Distinctive pattern for a some-more robust appearance
The new 718 Cayman has been extended as comprehensively in a pattern as it has in a technology. The frozen proportions, renowned atmosphere intakes on a sides and during a front, as good as a low side form underscore a uprated dynamics. The front fascia has a crook profile, that gives a front of a automobile a wider and some-more robust appearance. The ultra-slim front lights above a atmosphere intakes, that residence a positioning lights and indicators, strengthen this impression. Significantly incomparable cooling atmosphere intakes and Bi-Xenon™ headlights with integrated LED daytime using lights also impersonate a new 718 Cayman. LED headlights with four-point daytime using lights are accessible as a new option. The redesigned back fascia appears wider than before due to a high-gloss black accent frame with integrated Porsche logotype. The taillights have been totally redesigned and are renowned by a three-dimensional demeanour and four-point stop lights that seem to boyant freely.

Redesigned interior with customary PCM
Inside, revisions are manifest for both a 718 Cayman and a 718 Boxster. The top partial of a dashboard and a atmosphere vents are new. The new 918 Spyder pattern competition steering circle and endless connectivity options have now been combined to a 718 cockpit. Porsche Communication Management (PCM) and a 8 orator Sound Package Plus audio complement are standard. The capabilities of a PCM can be extended with options such as a Connect module. It includes special extensions for smartphones, such as a USB port, Apple CarPlay and Porsche Car Connect. Another accessible choice is a navigation procedure with voice control, that creates it easy to enter pushing destinations. The Connect Plus procedure offers real-time trade information, Apple CarPlay, Google Earth, Google Street View, and WiFi connectivity. Drivers can also make use of additional extensive services around their smartphone, that embody a Porsche Connect App and Porsche Car Connect.

The 718 Cayman and 718 Cayman S are on sale now and will strech U.S. dealers in late November, 2016. The 718 Cayman has a starting MSRP of $53,900, and a 718 Cayman S starts during $66,300, incompatible a $1,050 delivery, estimate and doing fee.

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