Porsche Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS are the fastest mid-engine sports cars at Porsche. For a hefty price premium , you get the 15 additional horsepower.
GTS is Porsche for “Gran Turismo Sport” and promises legendary performance. Now Boxster and Cayman are allowed to wear the GTS name – and they get 15 hp and ten newton meters of additional torque. Thus, the Boxster GTS gets to 330 hp and the Cayman GTS to 340 hp. Both mid-engine sportscars are also fitted as standard with the Sport Chrono package. This means: In conjunction with the optional PDK dual-clutch gearbox and active Sport Plus button on the GTS Boxster sprints in 4.7 seconds from zero to 100 km/h, and the Cayman GTS is again a tenth of a second faster. Both break the 280 km/h mark.
Consumption depends on the gear box, and hovers around 8.2 to 9.0 liters per 100km. Both GTS models have tires in the dimensions 235/35 front and 265/35 rear on 20 inch rims .
These Porsche enough standard sport seats and a leather interior which are refined by analogy with the other GTS models by Porsche with Alcantara.
The GTS models will hit the market starting with May 2014. The prices are quite high: the Boxster GTS costs at least EUR 69 949 and the Cayman GTS 73 757 euros.
Porsche will exhibit at the Los Angeles auto show the performance version Cayman R, which features 300 horsepower and a reduced weight of 55 kg.
As promised, Porsche has brought to Los Angeles a new sport model with a central engine. Speculation that show a performance version of the current Cayman were true, the Stuttgart manufacturer to exhibit at its booth R version of the model athlete.
Painted green, with a ground clearance reduced by 20 mm, with a fixed rear spoiler and 19-inch silver rims, the new Cayman R coming to impress audiences across the ocean, but also that of Europe. The visual appearance is perfect for lights on a black background, the ninth case mirrors and vinyl applied to the side.
But the main news is found under the hood, where the Germans were able to improve thruster performance six-cylinder boxer 3.4-liter, available and brother “good” Extreme Edition Cayman S also suggests 10 ways public, what goes up all resources to 330 horses. Checked power will be enough for a car that weighs 1295 kilograms in total, ie 55 kg less.
Cayman A new configuration allows to accelerate from 0-100 km / h in five seconds and reach a top speed of 282 km / h. Sprint performance can be improved but if you opt for PDK automatic gearbox (0-100 km / h in 4.9 seconds) or Sport Chrono package (0-100 km / h in 4.7 seconds).
A new Cayman will be available on the European market from February next year, the starting price for German customers is fixed at 69,830 euros already.