All of you thrill seekers and people who are looking for performance cars, the new addition from GT has arrived. We are presenting to you the new 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 car that has been recently announced Porsche. Finally the wait is over and the car has received its release date. This vehicle will have all the essential driving characteristics that are needed form a performance car. It will fuse many parts that are offered from other models that have recently been showcased and bring it under one roof for the Cayman GT4 car.
According to the initial testing, the car has been able to drive a lap around the famous Nurburgrign in just 7 minutes 40 seconds time. This puts the car along some greats like the 2011 911 GT3 car. Porsche is upping the ante with the production of this vehicle and it also adds some overall utility that was not to be expected. The redesign of the chassis and the addition of new breaks, the development of the engine and enhancing the aerodynamics of the vehicle all works well.
There have been many assumption on what the engine is going to actually use. From a hybrid powertrain to a turbocharged four-cylinder one. But what is actually going to be used was a well-kept secret till now. Read on the entire review to find out the newest details about the release of the Cayman GT4 from Porsche and decided whether the update is a good one for the vehicle.
2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 exterior
What Porsche tried to achieve with the Cayman GT4 is to make it stand out compared with all of the non-GT vehicles. They have did well in incorporating all the needed features of a performance vehicles and stayed true to the traditional look, but also managed to squeeze in a load of updates to make the car a new and modern one. The firstly noticeable addition is the GT wing added to the back which enables the stability at greater speeds and also provides a cool unique look for the Cayman. The front bumper receives some larger air inlets and a chin spoiler to boot. All of these additions account for providing down force to stabilize the car at large speeds and make the handling better.
The ride height of the car has also been dropped. The 2016 Cayman GT4 has a height of 1.2 inches dropped compared to the previous vehicle. This actually fits well with the low set tires and snuggles them very appropriately continuing this look. Overall speaking the design of this 2016 model does not deviate that much from the original design, except for the added wing of course. The car has been beefed up which is the most appropriate description of the change the car has gone though.
The inside of the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 is your typical sport vehicle interior. It features all the standard equipment you would expect from a sport car. There are some sports seats matted in the inside which have comfortable leather upholsteries and some Alcantara leather as well. It provides lateral support at great speeds and provides you with even more comfort than you have expected. The small steering wheel is also a part of the inside as most sport cars features a small size wheel like this one.
But there are some added or optionally added goodies that you can choose to get inside the car. For instance, race bucket seats are a very good addition to the inside and makes you feel like you are participating in a real race. The ones that you can get are comprised of pure carbon fiber. You can also opt for a Sport Chrono Package. The past Porsche vehicles got a performance display with this package, both digital and analogue, and the cars also receive a go-faster “Sport Plus” button. What this button does is to stiffen suspension, quickens steering, sharpens throttle response and includes several other useful racing features. A special kind of an addition is the “Track Precision App” which leaves you with additional and necessary info that you can get.
The all new vehicle from Porsche uses a naturally aspirated, 3.8-liter flat-six engine. This enables the Cayman GT4 vehicle to produce a power output of 385 horsepower, and it does so by using a standard six-speed manual transmission equipped with dynamic gearbox mounts. The setup does not include an optional automatic shifter. The chassis has been made mostly using the components borrowed from the 911 GT3”, and the result is that the GT4 is able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 4.2 seconds and develop a top speed of 183 mph. The stopping power is attained using the l Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake system while the suspension has been lowered for an entire inch.
Price and release date
As the Porsche Cayman base model costs around $52,600 which is not at all a bad price, you will have to spare some more if you want to get the GT4 one. It will come with a price tag of 84,600, but this is a performance car that is worth every penny of the money spent on it. The car has received its release date and will be available for sale in January next year.
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