This is the new 4th gen cayman now in 718 guise. So whats new? The big news is that the normally aspirated 6-cylinder engines have been retired in favour of 4-cylinder turbo units. Porsche say that the switch means you get slightly more power, better efficiency and more torque.
The standard 718 Cayman is powered by a 300 hp (220 kW) 2.0-litre engine. The 718 Cayman S features a 350 hp (257 kW) 2.5-litre engine.
The 2.0-litre engine of the 718 Cayman produces up to 380 Nm (plus 90 Nm) of torque, generated between 1,950 – 4,500 rpm.
The 2.5-litre engine of the 718 Cayman S and the engine mow delivers up to 420 Nm (an extra 50 Nm) between 1,900 and 4,500 rpm.
Naturally performance is also given a shot in the arm, the 718 Cayman S with the optional Sport Chrono Package sprints from zero to 62 mph in 4.7 seconds.
The 718 Cayman S completes this sprint in 4.2 seconds. The top speed of the 718 Cayman is 170 mph, and the 718 Cayman S can reach a speed of 177 mph.
Porsche have also tuned the chassis for better cornering precision and stability and made some blink and you will miss it design updates to the exterior.
Available as an option is Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) with -10 mm lower ride height.
The S model gets PASM sport suspension combined with a – 20 mm lower ride height is offered for the first time.
The 718 Cayman is priced from £39,878.00 RRP, and the 718 Cayman S costs from £48,834.00 RRP.
If you want to know when and where just head on down to your nearest Porsche dealership god damn it.