Porsche Cayman 2.7 – Review

Porsche Cayman 2.7 – Review
08 Mar 2013

The Porsche Cayman 2.7 is a rear wheel drive 2 door sports car manufactured by the German automaker Porsche. The first model of the Porsche Cayman 2.7 debuted in 2006 that was more likely the Porsche Boxster. The Porsche Cayman 2.7 is a mid size coupe with a stunning and appealing look, powerful engine and comfortable interior.

Porsche Cayman 2.7 Review – Prices, Specs

The name of the car is given after an Alligator like reptile “Caiman” and when the first Porsche Cayman 2.7 hit the showroom, on the same day the German auto manufacturer adopted four Caiman from Wihelma and Stuttgart zoo.Recently, the company has introduced a new model of the Cayman at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show but it is more powerful, innovative and improved version of the popular Porsche Cayman and is named as 2014 Porsche Cayman. The new 2014 Porsche Cayman has lost 30 kg weight and got 15% more fuel efficient than its previous generation.

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Exterior and Interior

According to many car lovers, the new 2014 Porsche Cayman is a Boxter with a roof, but in fact it is sportier and powerful than the Porsche Boxter. The exterior of the car is really admiring and has got a bit larger front and side air intakes with identical width and height and an inch larger length.

The wheelbase of the 2014 Porsche Cayman stretches to 2 inches, that is 19 inch alloy wheels  making it ride a fun and easy handling. Other stunning exterior features include large round headlamps with four point position lights,  larger footprint, modified and stunning tail lamps with a more rigid and strong chassis. The 2014 Porsche Cayman is a blend of aluminium, steel and magnesium making it lighter and more rigid.

The interior of the new 2014 Porsche Cayman is also very sophisticated with more cargo space and cabin room. The interior of the 2014 Porsche Cayman has almost the same lines of the previous Porsche Cayman with a bit modification. For the first time you will find a high end Burmester sound system, bi-color leather package, adaptive cruise control system, standard CDR audio system, readable and sensitive 7” touch screen, navigation system with an optional PCM, adjustable sports seats and an increased cargo space by 15 liters to 425 liters.

Engine and Performance

The new 2014 Porsche Cayman is equipped with a new and slim 2.7 liter six cylinder water cooled engine with an increased production of 275 horsepower at 7,400rpm and a bit lower torque as compared to the previous models, that is 214 pound feet at 4,500rpm. The 2014 Porsche Cayman engine is mated with a standard 6 speed manual gearbox.

The 2014 Porsche Cayman received an update of software ensuring quality, speed and accuracy in its shifts and are paired with a 7 speed dual clutch automatic which is more convenient for the driver . The 2014 Porsche Cayman can deliver an average fuel economy of 22 city and 32 highway.

Competitors

The market completion of the 2014 Porsche Cayman is tough because it has to prove itself among Audi S5 Coupe, Audi TTS Coupe, Infiniti IPL G Coupe, Chevrolet Corvette Coupe and Ford Mustanq Shelby GT500.

Pricing and Warranty

The new 2014 Porsche Cayman will be available at a base price of $53,550 to $64,750 and will be available for sale in the spring this year. The warranty of the car will be available on its sales.

Pros

  • Comfortable interior
  • Easy handling and driving experience
  • More powerful engine
  • Smart and attractive low roofline
  • Increased cargo space

Cons

  • A bit pricy
  • Not perfect for taller passengers

 

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Bilal Amjad

Bilal Amjad is a professional content writer and learning latest web trends. I love to drive cars and happy to write on cars related topics.