The 330-horsepower Cayman S Black Edition singular to 500 units worldwide
ATLANTA – May 6, 2011 – Following on a heels of a recently announced 911 and Boxster S Black Editions, Porsche introduces a new, sporty and singular book Cayman S nearing late this summer. The 2012 Cayman S Black Edition facilities a 10-horsepower boost and a prolonged list of customary apparatus during an appealing price.
This new mid-engine sports automobile is usually accessible in plain black and facilities a monochrome diagnosis with a black physique and black-painted 19-inch Boxster Spyder pattern wheels. Normally resisting trim pieces from a Cayman S are also embellished for a uniform look: a side atmosphere intake grilles are embellished black, as are a twin empty tailpipes and a indication nomination on a back rug lid.
The monochromatic thesis continues to a interior where black is a usually accessible color, with aluminum and immaculate steel used as accents. The brushed immaculate steel door-entry guards underline Black Edition lettering, and a customary SportDesign steering circle facilities twin aluminum-look spokes with a edge of smooth-finish black leather. Also embellished black are a trim strips on a dashboard and around a six-speed primer change push or a rigging selector for a discretionary Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) seven-speed double purchase transmission, while a instrument dials are black instead of a common white. Two final touches are a Porsche design embossed on a headrests and a limited-edition badge on a glove compartment.
Like a other Black Editions, a Cayman S Black Edition combines Porsche’s renouned choice packages to broach additional value to customers. The black-painted extraneous and interior touches are partial of a Design package accessible on other Cayman models. The Convenience package, also standard, includes Bi-Xenon headlights with energetic cornering function, auto-dimming interior and extraneous mirrors, sleet sensor and involuntary meridian control.
The Infotainment package adds a touch-screen Porsche Communication Management complement with navigation, BOSE surround-sound complement and XM Satellite Radio with XM NavTraffic.
The Black Edition’s framework builds on a substructure of a Cayman S, that already facilities well-developed change and handling. The lightest 19-inch wheels in a Porsche lineup are propitious 235/35 ZR 19 tires adult front and 265/35 ZR 19 in a rear, providing a visually energetic ascent from a customary 18-inch wheels on a unchanging Cayman S.
A 3.4-liter six-cylinder engine with approach fuel injection, mounted in front of a back axle, produces 330 horsepower 10 some-more than in a Cayman S while also delivering glorious fuel economy, quite when joined with a discretionary PDK transmission. With PDK, a Cayman S Black Edition will accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in as small as 4.6 seconds with a discretionary Sport Chrono Package and reaches a tip lane speed of 172 mph while achieving EPA estimated fuel economy of 20 city and 29 highway (19/26 when versed with six-speed primer and tip lane speed of 173 mph), a same as a Cayman S. In further to shortening a 0–60 acceleration times by two-tenths, a discretionary Sport Chrono Package with PDK provides a launch control duty and some-more assertive Sport and Sport Plus change strategies.
The 2012 Cayman S Black Edition MSRP is $67,500 that gives buyers combined value on several levels deliberation a additional organic and visible upgrades and a extended energy output.
About Porsche Cars North America
Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), formed in Atlanta, Ga. is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, a Cayenne SUV and Panamera Gran Turismo. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who yield parts, service, selling and training for 196 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 63-year story and care in a enrichment of car performance, reserve and efficiency. At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.