Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Is A Tribute to 1967 Japanese Grand Prix “Porsche 906”


Porsche have always produced some great modified cars in racing category. Similarly its Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 is a high-performance machine. It equips a racing paint scheme that has a number 8 roundel on the doors and hood. This unique scheme is provided as an ode to the race winning Porsche 906 that conquered the 4th Japanese Grand Prix in 1967.

To provide a proper esteem to the classic race car, Porsche Japan reached to the automakers of Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur for plenty of modifications. Details on the exterior of 718 Cayman include a custom white finish with silver at the bottom. This matches the original 906 color scheme used for the 1967 race at Fuji Speedway.

  • Porsche 718 Cayman GT4
  • 718 Cayman - Side View featuring no. 8
  • 718 Cayman - Interior
  • Seats
  • Window Sill
  • Door Sill featuring Fuji 1967

Hood is covered with yellow, also imitates the classic look but it’s further added to the side mirrors, side vents, and rear wing. The number plate is also yellow providing nod to the 906 race car that had yellow insert at the back. The number 8 matches the same number of the car driven by Tetsu Ikuzawa in 1967 race.

As far as the interior is concerned, more special touches are provided. Custom door sills feature the layout of Fuji Speedway in 1967. The race-winning time printed in red next to it. Another outline of Fuji and 1967 branding is provided on the special badges at the quarter windows of GT4.

The price of this throwback trim haven’t revealed yet. But, if you are wondering to buy one for your collection, you can order all the features through Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur. If you wanna see this can in person, just take a ride at Porsche Experience Center, Tokyo through August 31.

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