The 2017 Porsche Cayman is a great two-seater sports and luxury car. It is the latest model of the Porsche cars that is expected to hit the US market in the course of the year 2017. Undoubtedly, the 2017 Porsche Cayman is one of the most luxurious and classy cars in the motor scene thanks to its amazing functionality and its aesthetic appeal. Word is out there that the 2017 Porsche Cayman will very likely be the best thing that has been lacking in the luxury sports segment. This car promises good looks, relative comfort, high speed and a high performance. Although more refined and less curvy as compared to its predecessor, it is still very much recognizably a Cayman with its familiar silhouette intact.
2017 Porsche Cayman – Powerful Design:
Although the interior will most probably be like that of the 2016 Porsche Cayman, several modifications are expected. The vehicle’s wheelbase will be increased while its weight will be reduced by the addition of extensive lightweight materials such as carbon fiber and aluminum inserts to enhance comfort. The wheelbase is 97.4 inches. The interior also comes with an updated infotainment module system and special leather seats placed centrally at the console. Several safety interior features such as automatic climatic control, wireless connectivity, braking management and an amalgamated conversation are also expected to be part of this sports car.
To improve the vehicle’s performance, several exterior modifications have been made. One such feature is its aerodynamic body that has been crafted beautifully to give excellent performance. The frunk and the trunk have been made bigger to create more room and space. The curb weight is approximated at 2988 lbs. The luggage compartment volume is 9.7 cubic ft rear and 5.3 cubic ft fronts. The 2017 Porsche Cayman’s nose is sharper. The rear has also been given some much-needed smoothing cream. The oil tank is bigger than that of the 2016 model and has a capacity of 16.9 gallons. The exterior height is 50.4 inches while the length (with mirrors folded) is 78.5 inches. A black strip with the word Porsche emblazoned on it is fixed on the front part of the exterior.
2017 Porsche Cayman – Turbocharged Engine:
The engine has 2.7-liter displacement and is a turbocharged flat four that delivers 213 pound-ft of torque with a horsepower of 275 hp. It has a mid-engine layout. The engine has rpm of 7400 and compression ratio of 9.5:1. The estimated fuel consumption of 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway estimate giving a combined of 22 mpg. The 2017 Porsche Cayman top track speed is at 177 mph. It takes 4.2 seconds for zero to sixty-two mph. The other options will be a GTS model that delivers 340 hp and the GT4 a whopping 385 hp.
2017 Porsche Cayman – Price and Estimate Date of Release:
The MSRP excludes regionally or optionally required equipment, title, license, taxes and transportation fees. Although the dealer’s actual price may vary, its MSRP is fixed at $ 53,600. The actual date when this car is expected to hit the US market is not yet known. However, there are speculations that this car will be available in the US market during the first months of the year 2017. This is most likely true because the last two Porsche models were also released in the first months of their respective years.
The main competition to 2017 Porsche Cayman will be Audi TTS, Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 and Chevrolet Corvette.