What happens when you put the 500 horsepower flat-six engine from the latest Porsche 911 GT3 into Porsche’s mid-engined sports coupe, the 718 Cayman? With the launch of the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS, which hits the UK market this spring, we’ve finally found out.
This is a real wild child of a two-seater from Porsche’s Weissach-based GT department. It spins at 9,000 rpm; it will accelerate to a contact distance of 200 mph, with plenty of room to collide; it has proper motorsport-developed aerodynamics and adjustable track suspension; and it’s the first Cayman to wear Michelin’s stickiest Pilot Cup 2 R tires.
On the market from £108,370, this car is the fastest and most hardcore Cayman created to date in the car’s seventeen-year history. Fully loaded examples will cost upwards of £140,000; which begs the question, could this car be even better than the famous 911 GT3? Matt Saunders took to the Estoril track and surrounding roads to find out.
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This notice was published: 2022-03-25 17:01:26