Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 and Boxster GTS 4.0 appeal to car enthusiasts by packing a 4.0-liter, naturally aspirated 6-cylinder engine and 6-speed manual transmission. If you feel like the 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Boxster Spyder sports models are too ‘performance’ or the price is out of reach, the couple may be the ‘softest’ Porsche prices but still offer a pure driving feel. matter.
The 4.0-liter engine in these GTS versions generates 394 hp and 419 lb-ft of torque with the highest engine speed reaching 7,800 rpm. For comparison, similar machines in the Cayman GT4 and Boxster Spyder generate 414 hp and 420Nm. This means that 718 GTS 4.0 buyers only lose 20 horsepower compared to the most advanced versions of the Cayman / Boxster. Thus, it takes only 4.3 seconds to accelerate from 0-96km / h and top speed 293km / h.
Designed for car enthusiasts, they also come with built-in high-performance equipment. Notably, the sports exhaust system and active suspension PASM lower the center of the car to 20mm. In addition, the 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS are also available with the Sport Chrono sports package and Porsche Torque Vectoring torque control system with limited slip differential.
To accommodate greater power, GTS 4.0 has been equipped with more advanced brakes. At the front, there are cast iron discs that drill a radiator hole with a diameter of 350 mm and are clamped by a red 6-piston pig. The rear brake system has also been upgraded to 330 mm in diameter. Of course customers can choose ceramic composite brakes.
In terms of design, this pair of 718 GTS 4.0 looks almost identical to the regular Boxster / Cayman GTS. However, they already have new Sport Design front bumpers as well as matte black 20-inch wheels and sports tires. Also all lights and their signals will be smoky.
Inside the driver’s cabin you’ll find carbon-fiber trim and black Alcantara upholstery on the seats, steering wheel, center console, gear lever and armrests. If you feel these details are special enough, Porsche is also willing to provide Bose or Burmester high-end audio system as well as GTS interior package.
In Germany, the 718 Cayman and Boxster GTS 4.0 will be sold in March for 81,296 and 83,949 euros, respectively.