Very few cars can hold their spot for being one of the best enthusiastic drivers you can course off from it, and all that at an affordable price. And with the new 718 Cayman, it places itself pretty much true to that in offering both.. This new 2022 Cayman with it’s demeanour looks and styling and mid engine design and a turbo four or a turbo six powertrain, it certainly can make your pulse reach the sky by its vigorous driving and effortless and precise handling the 718 Cayman.
Holds on to it’s Porsche branding and it’s increased price from the driver’s favourite Chevrolet Camaro and the Toyota Supra.
What’s New For 2022 ?
For the 2022, the Cayman get’s a new performance focused track oriented GT4 RS model which packs the same 4.0 Litre flat six tuned up to deliver 493 hp and further up adds some reworked suspension and aerodynamics to improve the lap times with a new race version of the RS named as the GT4 RS Clubsport. Otherwise the base models come with no significant changes, but comes with two new exciting colours with customisable key fobs as the colour matched with the car’s paint.
Engine, Transmission, 0-60 mph, Top Speed & Performance
Just like the Boxster, the 718 Cayman also comes with the same engine choices, the entry level base variant with a 2.0 Litre turbocharged four cylinder engine which makes 300 hp, the S variant which packs a 2.5 Litre turbocharged six cylinder engine which makes 350 hp. And those who want more thrill with their Cayman can certainly go for its track oriented variants which pack a 4.0 Litre naturally aspirated six cylinder engine. With the GTS making 394 hp, the GT4 making 414 hp and the top of the line GT4 RS making over 493 hp.
Every variant will come equipped with the standard six speed manual and with an option for a seven speed dual clutch automatic and rear wheel drive and comes with six airbags. The new 718 Cayman can blast from 0-60 mph in a staggering 3.8 seconds and can achieve a top speed of 184 mph. Regardless of which engine choice you go, every time you’ll feel the anger inside the heart with an eagerness to show the power and impeccable handling and really good steering feedback and great balance thanks to its mid engine chassis. It performs really well on roads with grip and a thrill driving experience which you hope for from a Porsche.
Fuel Economy | Mileage
With the base variant the new Porsche 718 Cayman scores really on with an estimated mileage of 21 mpg in the city and 27 mpg on the highway. With the S variant which delivers a mileage of 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway with it’s seven speed pdk gearbox. And the GT4 variant which manages to deliver a mileage of 16 mpg in the city and 23 mpg on the highway.
Dimensions & Weight
- Length: 173.4 in
- Width: 70.9 in
- Height: 50.2 in
- Wheelbase: 97.4 in
- Cargo Volume (front and rear combined): 5 and 10 cu ft
- Curb Weight: 3196 lbs
Price & Features
With a hefty price tag of $61,850. The new 2022 Cayman unlocks the possibility of a driving thrill which can only be fulfilled by a Porsche engineered car. And if you really opt in to buy one, we’d suggest you go for the GTS to get the best out of your money.
We’d pony up for the GTS 4.0 model to unlock the sweeter flat-six engine. We’d also keep the standard manual transmission because it’s more fun to operate than the auto. Plus, every GTS comes with desirable performance equipment, including the adjustable and nicely bolstered Sport Seats Plus, a snorty exhaust system, an adaptive sport-tuned suspension, and black 20-inch wheels.
It also boasts the Sport Chrono package, which brings a limited-slip differential, brake-based torque vectoring, and the obligatory clock on top of the dashboard. We’d also recommend taking advantage of the Porsche Experience Center. For $395 (plus a $50 damage waiver fee), you will receive coaching and track time in your new Porsche at either the Atlanta or Los Angeles location. If you don’t live in those areas, you can travel and book time in one of Porsche’s vehicles instead. Prices for those experiences range from as low as $400 to as high as $900 depending on location and model.
Interior & Exterior
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