Cayman will show “teeth”: the RS version of the Porsche 718

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Cayman will show “teeth”: the RS version of the Porsche 718

Porsche plans to add models Cayman GT4 the new version of RS, the capacity of which will exceed 500 horsepower.

According to the publication Car and Driver, Porsche will make the family of 718 more extreme: the base coupe Cayman GT4 is scheduled to make an extreme version with index RS. It is assumed that a sports car Cayman GT4 RS will be even more powerful, lighter and stiffer. The coupe will retain the boxer four-liter “aspirated”, but its capacity will increase from 420 to 507 horsepower. Chassis version of GT4 component-based track modification 911 GT3 will modify with the purpose of reducing the weight and ground clearance will be even less.

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Sports cars family 718 index GT4 yet are equipped with only a six-speed manual transmission, but with the end of the year they can be ordered with a proprietary robotic double clutch transmission PDK. Will appear on extreme versions of GT4 RS is still unknown. Coupe Porsche Cayman GT4 RS should debut in late 2021 or early 2022, if the pandemic coronavirus will not spoil these plans. It is assumed that the RS version will cost about a third more expensive than GT4.

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