With the Porsche 718 Cayman and 718 Boxster, completed the revolution in the brand from Stuttgart. These models were the engines boxer turbo four-cylinder 2.0-liter, ending with the atmospheric as I had done before 911. Today we will talk about the model fixed roof, which has just begun to occur in the factory in Zuffenhausen (Germany), which has more than 75 years of history.
The previous generation of this model the central engine is manufactured at the facilities of Volkswagen in Osnabrück, but the brand has decided to unify the production of their sports two doors in the headquarters. From today, the 718 Cayman will join your brother with a roof of canvas, 718 Boxster, and 911 on the assembly line. Moreover, from August, is expected to reach daily production of 240 units, surpassing the 220 current.
2015 Porsche sold 22.663 units of Boxster and Cayman, although it is expected that this new generation with the nomenclature ‘718’ get to increase those numbers. At least they have exceeded in many respects to its predecessors. aesthetic renewal of the outer and technology upgrades for the interior, has joined the incorporation of refined turbo diesel engines, with more power than before.
Both coupe and roadster will benefit from the same range of engines for the first time. In the basic version appears the boxer, a 2.0 with a power of 300 HP and 380 Nm of torque. For the variants most sports with the letter ‘S’ in its name, it uses a boxer 2.5-liter that develops 350 HP and 420 Nm of torque.
The Porsche 718 Boxster arrived at the dealers last April and this Porsche 718 Cayman will late September. The starting price is 58.148 euros for the version ‘normal’ and 72.040 euros for the 718 Cayman S.
Source – Porsche