New Porsche Cayman S launched in India
Porsche has launched the new larger, lighter and more powerful Cayman S in India. The longer wheelbase, a wider track and lighweight mixed aluminium-steel construction are all designed to enhance the drive dynamics of the rear-wheel drive sports car.
Powering the sportscar is a 3.4-litre flat-six engine that puts out 329hp of power and 370Nm of torque. The Cayman S can go from a standstill to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds with the optional seven-speed double clutch PDK gearbox. There is an optional Sport Chrono package that gives the Cayman S launch control and faster, more optimum shift times, allowing it to go from 0-100 km/h in 4.7 seconds and onwards to a top speed of 281 km/h.
The basic design of the new Cayman S remains the same as its predecessor. The front cooling inlets in the bumper have become larger and the fog lamps have been moved around to the corners. Porsche has bought into the new trend of daytime running LEDs as well and the car has shorter overhangs for better handling. At the back, the car retains its twin exhausts, sleek rear spoiler and gets new tail lights and 19-inch wheels come standard.
The cabin gets redesigned interiors and a 7-inch touchscreen. In terms of optional features, the cabin can be specced with a Burmester sound system and bi-colour leather packages amongst others. The new Porsche Cayman S will set you back Rs. 92,27,905 in Maharashtra and Rs 93,99,000 in Delhi.