Chris Harris video: new Cayman


You've had the first drive written words already, so there's little point in me adding anything more at this point, other than to introduce the video.

The 'baby' Porsche has gone and grown up
The 'baby' Porsche has gone and grown up
I've trawled through the spec sheet of the 3.4 S model and discovered one irrelevant fact will only be of interest to sad people like me: fitted with a manual 'box the Cayman loses out on all the standing start sprints, but it actually records a higher top speed 177mph, as opposed to the slothful 176 claimed for the PDK car.

The most pressing Cayman question for now seems to be whether to go non-S, or S. I didn't have time to drive the smaller car, but with a specific output of 101.6hp per litre it must be a right screamer. One of those in white with some pretty wheels might just be the perfect Cayman.

Check out the press pack for the full geekery. And enjoy the vid.


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  • Hyde 04 Sep 2013

    Anyone know what the background music is playing in the video, from about 10 seconds in ?

  • DuncanM 08 May 2013

    My friend has just bought a brand new Boxster.

    It is one of the best looking cars I have seen in the metal, really nice with perfect proportions.

    I think Porsche have a great lineup of cars in the sectors they compete in at the moment, but then I'm a fan of the Panamera too.

    The new Cayman looks great IMO.


  • Ozzie Osmond 08 May 2013

    RobRain said:
    I'm about to trade it in for a new 2.7 Cayman.
    My suggestion: Have a good drive of the "S" before you part with your money. I decided to avoid the expensive options list and spent my money on a base model of the quicker car instead. You really don't need the expensive stuff on that gold-plated options list.

  • premio 08 May 2013

    I love the look of these.

    I had a gen2 cayman which blew up and it put me off Porsches forever, but I think this has swayed me back. I also love the look of the new boxster too.

  • tridave 08 May 2013


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