385 -hp increase in the GT family

Stuttgart, February 4, 2015

Porsche presented at this year's Geneva Motor Show ( March 5 to 15 2015) a new addition to the GT family. Thus, the Zuffenhausen-based automaker for the first time have a GT sports car based on the Cayman in the program, the Porsche Cayman GT4.

Racing look for track

Four out of five Porsche GT sports car in this classification are used by their owners on the race track. Thus, the new three inlet openings in the front and the large, fixed rear wing are part of an aerodynamics package that is designed for downforce at the front and rear axles. An optional ceramic brakes, bucket seats made ​​of carbon fiber reinforced plastic and a Sport Chrono package are available.

Components from the 911 series

Technically, the new Cayman GT4 based on the 911 GT3 and the 911 Carrera S: For example, the chassis together with 30 millimeters lower the body as well as the large brake system comes almost entirely from the 911 GT3. The power unit is a 3.8-liter six-cylinder boxer with 385 hp, derived from the 911 Carrera S engine. The Power is transferred by a manual six-speed transmission.

Driving data and test drives

Thus equipped, accelerates the new GT Porsche in 4.4 seconds from zero to 100 km / h. The top speed is 295 km / h. In addition, could be driven out during test drives on the Nürburgring Nordschleife lap time of seven minutes and 40 seconds. Consumption is the way indicated by an average of 10.3 liters per 100 kilometers.

Athletic, versatile, suitable for everyday use

The sportiest and most powerful Cayman is said to have lost none of its versatility and practicality anyway, so Porsche. So if you want to take on sports seats with leather and Alcantara upholstery behind the compact and GT4 new sports steering wheel place in the future, can immediately give up his order. The end of March, the Porsche Cayman GT4 then are the merchants. Prices start at 85,776 euros (ml)