Monday, May 23, 2011

2011 Porsche Cayman R Review

At its launch in September 2005, redefined the concept mid-engine Cayman sports coupe that combines the dynamic chassis with brilliant sporting levels characteristic of the reactivity of its standard six engines. Now, with the introduction of the Cayman S, Porsche has developed further by car to reduce weight, increase strength and increase flexibility and handling to new heights. The new model will be the third version of the zone Cayman Cayman and Cayman S bond

55 kg less than the equivalent Cayman S weighs, and has the most power available in a mid-engine Porsche 330 hp Porsche Cayman S created for one reason: pure, distilled driving dynamics. With its sport suspension very attentive and careful attention to weight savings, the new model offers a Cayman driving experience even more accurate than the popular Cayman S.

Tracing its ancestry to the famous engine of 904 mid-cut 1960s, the famous Porsche Cayman S World Premiere at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show November 17, 2010.

Lightweight and powerful

The newest member of the family has mid-engine driving the Cayman highly efficient 3.4-liter, flat six-cylinder boxer direct injection of fuel (DHA) found in the Cayman S, but it has been to produce an extra 10 hp. With a gearbox six-speed manual, Porsche Cayman S sprints from a standstill to 62 mph in 5.0 seconds, two tenths of a second faster than the Cayman S. With the optional seven-speed dual-clutch PDK (PDK) transmission and the Sport Chrono Package, the exercise is reduced to 4.7 seconds. Top speed with a manual gearbox is up 3 to 175 mph (282 kmh), 174 mph (280 km / h) with the KDP.

The main objective in the design and implementation of the Porsche Cayman S has been to improve the already dynamic two-seater with a systematic reduction in weight and thus increase performance, driving dynamics and agility. With a curb weight of 1295 kg. Porsche's engineers have managed to obtain a power to weight ratio of 255 hp and 250 hp per tonne per tonne by the PDK.

More With Less

The largest savings in the use of lightweight components and find the level of equipment to those associated with driving performance. In addition to removing the air conditioning and stereo, the pilot based on the Porsche Cayman R uses a fuel tank just a little smaller than 54 liters and a sport suspension that lowers the Porsche Cayman A 20 mm, allows a central gravity.

The R Porsche Cayman also comes standard with a limited slip differential to improve cornering grip and alloy wheels 19 "(the first time in the Boxster Spyder) that reduce the weight of 5 kg. Skins Lightweight aluminum door for 911 Turbo and GT3, carbon fiber sport bucket seats and distinctive interior door panels of the 911 GT3 RS will also contribute to weight reduction.

Outside the Cayman Aerokit distinctive style sports - defines the Cayman S on the other, and halogen headlights black frame, mirrors and decorative contrasting "Porsche" sidebands provide additional distinction - with a fixed rear wing in a contrasting color. For customers seeking to differentiate itself further from the crowd another opportunity Peridot Metallic paint is available (as seen on photos.)

The Porsche Cayman goes on sale in UK I February 2011, prices of £ 51,731 in January. Included in the purchase price is an invitation for guests to explore the dynamic attributes of R and Porsche Cayman develop their driving skills through a program on the experience of the Porsche Driving Experience Centre at Silverstone.

The origin of R

Historically, the specific Porsche models are optimized for sports performance, was the moniker "R" for racing. Estimated in the model of this type is 911 R, 1967. This special edition coupe light of 911 was 210 hp flat six-cylinder engine parts Carrera 6 sports competitor, and weighed only 830 pounds. Only 19 examples were built.