Porsche has launched the new Cayman S in India. The two-seater has been completely revamped: it is lower and longer, lighter and faster, more efficient and more powerful than ever. A longer wheelbase, wider track and larger wheels enhance the driving performance of the mid-engine sports car to an unparalleled level in its competitive class.
The new Cayman is - after the 911 Carrera and Boxster - the third sports car model from Porsche to feature innovative lightweight body design with mixed aluminium-steel construction. Porsche's latest model is up to 30 kg lighter, depending on the specific model and equipment, and consumes up to 15 per cent less fuel per 100 km than the predecessor - despite higher engine and driving performance. The Cayman S is available with a 3.4-litre flat-six cylinder engine developing 325 HP, rear-wheel drive and seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) transmission as an option. When equipped with PDK, it accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds (4.7 seconds with optional Sport Chrono package) and attains a top speed of 281 km/h. The PDK shifts without any interruption in propulsive power and it enables faster sprints and better fuel economy.
The new model features an extended wheelbase with shorter overhangs. The standard 19-inch Cayman S wheels give it not only a sportier appeal but also better lateral stability and handling properties. The car's
styling is marked by precise lines and razor-sharp sculpted edges. They emphasise the vehicle's low, extended silhouette with the windscreen shifted forward and the roof line that reaches far back. Typical of the more advanced styling is the shoulder line, which runs from the wings towards the rear side panels.
The interior of the new Cayman continues along the lines of current Porsche sports car design and adds value to the sport coupÃƒÂ©. For the first time, a high-end Burmester sound system can be optionally ordered which is individually tuned for the sport coupÃƒÂ©. A host of other new and optional features that overcome class boundaries are available for customers who wish to individualise their car, including bi-colour leather packages that create an especially exclusive ambience inside.