Porsche Cayman News

  • 2013 Porsche Panamera GTS

    New documents submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveal clues about what Porsche has in the pipeline for the 2019 model year. Specifically, we could soon see another Porsche Panamera GTS and a new 718 Cayman T. News on the potential new variants comes from a Thursday AutoGuide report, which published VIN decoder documents submitted by Porsche to the NHTSA. Two Panamera models are explicitly mentioned in the documents: a Panamera GTS (Gran Turismo Sport) and a Panamera Sport Turismo GTS. The VIN decoder docs list space for the automaker to provide further details...

  • Porsche Cayman e-volution
    "Porsche Turbo Charging" showcased with electric Porsche Cayman

    Tesla laid a blueprint for electric car infrastructure with its Supercharger stations, but Porsche may be aiming to perfect it and spread the benefits with its own 320-kilowatt fast-charging stations. The luxury and sports car brand installed its first prototype 350-kw, 800-volt station in Berlin...

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    Porsche needed the Boxster to save itself, because 911s aren't cheap

    Porsche is a shining star of Volkswagen Group these days, but times weren't always so prosperous. In fact, Porsche was in crisis mode in the early 1990s as sales of its 911 slipped. In fact, it sold just 3,713 cars in the United States in 1993, according to the automaker. What's a sports car brand...

  • Porsche Cayman with Ford Mustang 5.0-liter V-8
    Meet the Porsche Cayman 5.0--yes, a Ford Mustang 5.0

    We’ve seen some interesting engine swaps lately, though the latest is perhaps the most ambitious. First discovered by Road & Track, it’s a Porsche Cayman that's had much of its internals removed so a Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] 5.0-liter V-8 could be squeezed in. As the photos show...

  • 2017 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR
    Manthey-Racing builds extra hardcore Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport

    Porsche introduced a race car based on its limited edition Cayman GT4 for the 2016 motorsport season. Ahead of the 2017 season, there’s a new, more hardcore version. It’s called the Cayman GT4 Clubsport MR, and it was developed by German motorsport and engineering firm Manthey-Racing...

  • Original Porsche 718 race car with the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman
    Porsche Teases The Return Of Its 718: Video

    Last week Porsche confirmed it was finally reviving its 718 nameplate last used on a racing car in the 1960s. However, rather than use the 718 name for a new model, Porsche will attach it to its Boxster and Cayman when the sports cars undergo a mid-cycle update next year. They will be called the...

  • 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Porsche today announced that its mid-engine Boxster roadster and Cayman coupe will carry the 718 name when they undergo their mid-cycle update in 2016. The models will be called the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman and both will use turbocharged four-cylinder engines, as previously confirmed. We've already spied prototype versions of both cars, and given the timing, the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman should be 2017 models. There is precedent for the 718 name with four-cylinder power. Porsche built the open-cockpit, mid-engine 718 from 1957 to 1962 as a successor to the 550. It competed in and won...

  • Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show
    2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport races into LA auto show

    Porsche’s entry-level customer race car at present is the 911 GT3 Cup, but the automaker has now undercut this with a new GT4-spec racer based on the recently revealed Cayman GT4. GT4 competition has been growing in popularity over the years as the series tend to be a much more affordable...

  • 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2017 Porsche Cayman Spy Shots And Video

    Porsche is set to introduce a facelift for its entry-level Boxster and Cayman sports cars, both of which are approaching the midway point in their respective life cycles. The updated Boxster has been spotted in the wild extensively but now we have new, very revealing spy shots of the updated...

  • 2016 Porsche Cayman Black Edition
    2016 Porsche Cayman Gets Black Edition Treatment

    Porsche’s Cayman is due to receive a mid-cycle update late next year, but if you’re keen to hop behind the wheel earlier Porsche is sweetening the deal with the availability of a special Black Edition model. Similar to the 911 and Boxster Black Editions launched earlier in the year, the...

  • 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Porsche Confirms Four-Cylinder Engine For 2017 Boxster And Cayman

    Porsche officials have hinted at the possibility of a four-cylinder engine for the Boxster and Cayman since at least 2008. And in 2011 a senior Porsche exec confirmed that a four-cylinder engine with a horizontally-opposed ‘boxer’ design was in fact in the works. Now, Porsche CEO...

  • Walter Röhrl in the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4
    Walter Röhrl Wrings Out The Porsche Cayman GT4 At The Track: Video

    The Porsche Cayman GT4 is one of the purest sports cars money can buy. With naturally aspirated power, a conventional six-speed manual transmission and a mid-engine body, the Cayman GT4 is a rare sight in a world where turbocharging, hybrid technology and automated transmissions are diluting the...

  • 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show Live Photos

    Porsche pulled no punches with the latest generation of its 911 GT3 RS, delivering a car that was lighter, more powerful, and better handling than any previous versions of the already potent track weapon. That said, the enthusiast community has long suspected Porsche's mid-engined Cayman might be an even better platform to utilize in the pursuit of lower lap times, but that the company has resisted developing it to avoid potentially showing up its iconic 911. MUST WATCH: New Porsche 911 GT3 RS Taken To Nardo: Video Fortunately, the Cayman GT4's 385 horsepower 3.8-liter flat six—sourced...

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    2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 debuts at the 2015 Geneva auto show

    The Cayman GT4, a car best described as a mini-911 GT3 but with a six-speed, three-pedal manual instead of a dual-clutch job, is here, and it's on display at the Geneva Motor Show. And yes, you read that right—Porsche’s latest road racer comes with a conventional manual, but many of its...

  • 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4
    New Porsche Cayman GT4 Hits The Track: Video

    Anyone saddened by the lack of a conventional manual in the latest 911 GT3, a car considered the purest of Porsches, can instead look forward to the all-new Cayman GT4, which the German automaker has confirmed will come exclusively with a six-speed, three-pedal manual transmission. MUST SEE: Hoon...

  • 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 spy shots
    Porsche Boxster And Cayman To Carry 718 Title?

    Porsche recently ruled out launching a new entry-level sports car, a car rumored to be called the 718. However, all hope is not lost as a report out over the holiday period points to the arrival of more attainable version of the Boxster and Cayman. According to Automobile, Porsche will rename the...

  • Porsche Cayman GT4 on list of eligible cars on Porsche Driving Experience website
    Porsche Website Accidentally Confirms Cayman GT4

    We know a hardcore, track-focused version of the Porsche Cayman is coming, and now we know that it is likely to be labeled a Cayman GT4 when it arrives sometime next year. That’s because a Cayman GT4 was listed as one of the eligible vehicles on the Porsche Driving Experience website. MUST...

  • 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 spy shots
    2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 Spy Shots

    Yesterday we learned that Porsche is looking to launch a new entry-level race car based on its Cayman sports car, and today we have new spy shots of a prototype that’s likely to be for the Cayman race car’s road-going cousin. The prototype was spotted on some surrounding roads of...

  • 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 spy shots

    Porsche’s entry-level customer race car at present is the 911 GT3 Cup but the automaker could soon launch a new GT4-spec racer based on its Cayman sports car. GT4-spec racing series having been growing in popularity over the years, as they’re a much more affordable avenue for budding motorsport enthusiasts than the GT3 class. A handful of automakers already offer GT4-spec versions of their cars and now it appears Porsche is planning to do the same. Speaking with Autosport, outgoing Porsche Motorsport chief Hartmut Kristen has revealed that the automaker has tested a racing version...

  • 2015 Porsche Cayman GTS
    Hardcore Porsche Cayman Still In The Works, May Use GT4 Title: Report

    Talk of a hardcore Porsche Cayman built along the lines of the 911 GT3 dates back all the way to 2009, but since then the closest we’ve got to such a car being launched is 2012’s Cayman R and the more recent Cayman GTS. However, as nice as they are, neither is what you would imagine a...

  • StudioTorino's Moncenisio Porsche Cayman
    Studiotorino Takes The Knife To Porsche's Cayman

    The Porsche Cayman is generally considered one of the finest sports cars on the face of the planet, usable every day but a riot when you're in the mood. Its only real problem is ubiquity--Porsche will sell tens of thousands of the things over coming years, many of which will be as good as...

  • 2015 Porsche Boxster GTS
    Porsche Boxster And Cayman Get GTS Trim For 2015

    The latest Porsche Boxster and Cayman are two of the most capable sports cars on the planet. In fact, both have been voted Motor Authority’s Best Car To Buy in recent years. However, never one to rest on its laurels, Porsche has now enhanced both cars by launching more potent...

  • Alfa Romeo 4C road test by /DRIVE
    Chris Harris Pits The Alfa Romeo 4C Against The Porsche Cayman: Video

    The Alfa Romeo 4C is almost here, finally, and while we wait to be handed the keys, here’s some driving impressions from one of the U.K.’s top journos, Chris Harris. He’s put up a review of the 4C for his online series /DRIVE, and brought along one of the Italian beauty's closest...

  • 2014 Porsche Cayman GTS spy shots
    2014 Porsche Cayman GTS Spy Shots

    Porsche's Cayman is about to get a more hardcore GTS model.

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