The Evolution Continues
Porsche 718 Cayman Model Guides (2017 - Present)
The 718 Cayman was introduced in April 2016, and premiered at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. The 718 featured two new horizontally-opposed flat-4 turbocharged engines at 2.0-litre (Boxster/Cayman) and 2.5-litre (Boxster S/Cayman S) displacement with increased torque and horsepower with lower fuel consumption. The S model turbocharger utilizes Variable Turbine Geometry (VTG) technology. The 718 T models were released for the 2020 model year as more sport-oriented versions of the base 718 models. Later in October 2017, the GTS models were announced with their 2.5-litre engines rated at 360 hp. Since 2020, the GTS 4.0 model has been offered for both 718 models. The new model features the 4.0-litre flat-6 from the Cayman GT4 and Boxster Spyder, however de-tuned to 394 hp.
Porsche 718 Cayman Special Models
Like with its predecessor, the Cayman gets a motorsport version. The car's name is again very long and rather confusing. The official marketing names are "718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport Trackday version" and "718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport Competition version". Neither of them is street legal, something a "Clubsport" used to stand for in the past. The base version is called "Trackday" which used to be the synonym for club sport anyway. The 17% more expensive Competition variant is a real racer made for national and international racing events. Most of the cars will naturally be sold in the Competition trim as for a track day you typically want a street legal car. Many track day organizers demand a street legal car.
982 Porsche 718 Cayman Specs Summary
The move to turbocharged four-cylinder engines was upsetting to some Porsche fans, but the performance numbers proved to support it as the right decision. Power was up, torque was up (a lot) and the improvements on the road compared to the 981 Caymans were substantial.
Porsche 718 Cayman (2017 - Present ) Technical Specs
Forget the summary, here is every fourth generation Boxster broken out by model year and variant and the technical specifications for each one. Car data nerds, let us unite.
Porsche 718 Cayman Pictures, Galleries & Videos
The wonderful internet has given us much more access to videos of the latest Porsche 718 Cayman variants than ever before. From POV mountain runs in the latest GTS 4.0 and Cayman GT4, to in-depth reviews at the hands of intrepid Youtubers, we have it all. Enjoy our curated videos and galleries of the latest Caymans.
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