2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 market sales pitch is “blending power and aesthetics”

2015-03-12 13:06:48
2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 market sales pitch is “blending power and aesthetics”
2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 market sales pitch is “blending power and aesthetics”

Performance purists have many reasons to smile with the arrival of a Stuttgart. As Porsche launches the updated member of the GT family, this catapults the Cayman to the illustrious hordes of performance autos designed to give fundamental driving manners. The model will be equipped with supercharged motors that are ensconced under the hood of high-tech toys. In addition to its mind-boggling pace, the engineering of its engine, body, braking system and aerodynamics to perform impeccably devoid of disrupting the holistic utility offered by a two-seater sporty coupe. Despite all this, the most imperative feature is its velocity.  


Deriving brainwave from the 911-Carrera S, the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 runs on a naturally injected 3.8-L flat-six that grants 385 horsepower, discharging it all into the standard 6-speed manual transmission outfitted with versatile gearbox mounts. Tersely, the Cayman GT4 is offered with a 6-speed manual while eschewing the optional automated, which is absolutely astute. Porsche has also indicated that the GT4 will impart hosts of components from another model, the 911 GT3. The two-entryway can sprint from 0-to-60 mph in 4.2 seconds while its top speed stretches up to 183 mph. Is suspension is now lowered by one inch while stopping power is generated through the Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake system. 

Combining immense power, impeccable handling, harder halts and enhanced aerodynamics keep the Cayman at the apex of the GT family. The prices ascribable to the GT4 are higher; however the base Cayman is at least affordable. Every facet of the auto has been fine-tuned to high-performance. Its handling and cruising manners suggest the German sports-car maker is seeking to refine classical models subtly.

In the cockpit of the GT4, one observes standard features that would fall in the optional spectrum on rival cars, including fully-upholstered sport and leatherette and Alcantara for ample support midst heavy agile acceleration while the steering wheel is sport-like and smaller. The steering wheel which is multi-functional is mounted with various controls to operate the navigation system and infotainment as well as other knobs. Legroom at the cockpit is more than enough while essentials like the dashboard are driver-focused.  

Nevertheless, there are optional goodies designed for drivers who are well-equipped with collision helmets, including racing bucket thrones made of pristine carbon fiber. There is a Sport Chrono Pack that brings on-board a performance screen, digital and analogue alongside a Sport Plus knob that bolsters suspension, grinds throttle response, fastens steering and brings handy racing features. Porsche also avails the Track Precision app that facilitates the assemblage of data emanating from ineluctable circuit outings.

In a nutshell, the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4 is the latest high-performance auto presented in the marketplace by the German automaker. Porsche enthusiasts have a perfect model that is performance tuned through a potent motor and smooth handling manner. Still Porsche will capture its market share in a market that is copiously stocked with high-tech toys with supercharged engines, plushy looks and racecar features. 

Porsche models:

Porsche Cayman
Porsche 968
Porsche Carrera GT
Porsche 911
Porsche Cayman S
Porsche 928
Porsche Panamera
Porsche Macan
Porsche Boxster
Porsche Cayenne
Porsche 944
Porsche 918 Spyder