The new 2014 Porsche Cayman will define the term of “compact sports car” for the Porsche company, but the company has been hiding its figurine until the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 28th. But no matter how much you try to hide it, you cannot get away from the prying eyes. Images of the 2013 Porsche Cayman just hit the Instagram social media.
User named “Frod1966” captured a few images of the new 2013 Porsche Cayman while it was parked a warehouse somewhere. From the photos, the 2014 Porsche Cayman is truly a sports compact car, which looks a bit more smaller with a more aerodynamic body structure.
As we know, the 2014 Porsche Cayman is essentially a cheaper version of the Porsche 911, but not in anyway cheaper in performance and appearance. It is powered by a 265-hp 2.7-liter flat-six engine for the base model and a 315-hp 3.4-liter engine for the S version.
More to come on the 2014 Porsche Cayman in the coming weeks before the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, so stay tuned. Check out the video below. (11/19/2012)
The new 2014 Porsche Cayman unveiled the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show. Based on the new Boxster, the 2014 Porsche Cayman is now lighter by 66 pounds with a 40 percent stiffer body and a more powerful and fuel efficient (up to 15%) flat-six engine. It is measured at 172.4 inches long, 70.9 inches wide and 50.9 inches tall, with a wider wheelbase of 97.4 inches. It has a sleeker roofline and sharper rear end. In the interior, the 2014 Porsche Cayman features high quality materials, improved storage, new gadgets and higher quality equipment.
The new Cayman base model is powered a 2.7-liter flat six producing 271 horsepower, which is mated to standard 6-speed manual gearbox. This setup allows it to accelerate from 0-62 mph in just 5.7 seconds, and 5.6 seconds with the PDK dual-clutch unit or 5.4 seconds when opted with the Sport Chrono package.
For the Cayman S model, it gets a 3.4-liter flat-six delivering 321 horsepower. Acceleration from 0-62 mph achieves in 5.0 sec with the manual gearbox, while the PDK does the same in 4.9 seconds and 4.7 seconds when equipped with the Sport Chrono package.
The new 2014 Porsche Cayman is expected to hit U.S. dealerships by spring of 2013, and it has a starting price of $52,600 for the Cayman and $63,800 for the Cayman S, excluding a destination charge of $950.