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Geneva 2015 Preview: Porsche Cayman GT4 detailed ahead of show

Geneva 2015 Preview: Porsche Cayman GT4 detailed ahead of show image

Text: Marcus De Guzman / Photos: Porsche Press | posted February 04, 2015 11:04

Powered by a Carrera-sourced 3.8-liter engine that now produces 385 PS

The latest entry to Porsche's GT family is the Cayman GT4 that according to the German automaker, was able to lap around Nurburgring's North Loop in 7 minutes and 40 seconds.

It has 3 distinct openings at the front that differentiates it from other Cayman models along with a splitter and mesh grill inserts.

The rear and side of the Porsche Cayman GT4

At the back it features side scoops and a large fixed spoiler that convey the car's sporty side.

The interior gets a black-gray finish while the sport seats are upholstered in both Alcanatara and leather. It has a compact steering wheel which according to Porsche provides better control and steering feedback when driving to the limit.

The interior of the Porsche Cayman GT4

Powering the Porsche Cayman GT4 is a Carrera-sourced 3.8-liter flat-six engine that has been tuned to generate 385 PS. It is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox which allows it to sprint from 0 – 100 km/h in 4.4 seconds before hitting a top speed of 295 km/h. Moreover, its chassis and braking components are derived from the 911 GT3.

Optional equipment that will be available for the Porsche Cayman GT4 include: a ceramic brake system, carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) seats, a custom Sport Chrono Package that comes with the unique Track Precision app and a Club Sport Package.

It will be making its global debut at the 2015 Geneva International Motor Show in March.