2017 Porsche 718 Cayman: Extreme Speed & Efficiency
The new generation Porsche is a symbol of power and efficiency, living up to the brand’s reputation of delivering fast cars that break barriers. The 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman is available in two variables. With a starting price of $61,500 it is surely a well priced super car.
With a new four cylinder flat-four turbo engine delivering 300 hp, the car can accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in merely 4.7 seconds. A top speed of 275 kmph makes the car among the fastest on-road vehicles. The 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S version on the other hand can generate 350 hp and a top speed of 285 kmph. It also accelerates faster achieving 100 kmph from a stationary position in merely 4.2 seconds, half a second faster than the regular version.
The high torque makes the car a great ride and easy to control as well. A 4th generation Porsche vehicle, the car has a lot of structural changes in order to improvise its overall stability and performance. A retuned chassis and alterations in the shock absorbers, springs and stabilizers makes the car a superior ride. There is significant improvement in the lateral rigidity as well as the wheel tracking.
The car also features the Porsche Active Suspension Management system that allows you to adjust the height of the car. You also get a chance to lower the ride height by 10-20 mm, depending on the version of the vehicle you have purchased. While the regular model can be lowered by around 10mm, the S version can be lowered up to 20mm.
Like most of the previous models from Porsche, the 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman gives you the option to choose your driving mode from the steering. You can choose to drive in normal, sport or sport plus mode depending on your driving style.
The interiors feature some important revisions in the dashboard while the steering wheel is well designed offering multiple connectivity options. Add-ons like the Porsche Communication Management system and the 8 speaker sound system gives you everything you need inside your car cabin.
With the ever stylish Porsche interiors and redone exteriors, the car is definitely a great addition to the existing models offered by the car company.