Porsche-Cayman-2.7The German manufactured Porsche Cayman 2.7 is a two door, rear wheel drive sports car that is equipped with a revised engine but with all new features making it a challenge for other top notch cars of the segment. The new 2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 will go on sale on 27th April 2013 which is about 30 kg lighter in weight and is laced with a number of stunning features that will act like competitive advantage over its rivals.

Styling

The new 2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 received many of the styling tweaks from its cousin Boxster with a number of technological, mechanical and efficiency improvements. The wheelbase of the new model is stretched by the engineers to about 2.4 inches whereas the front track is widened by 1.6 inches compared to the previous model. The car measures a length of 172.4 inches, 70.9 inches width and a height of 51 inches. The look of the new 2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 is much sportier and attractive and features a bit wider front and side air intake and the car sits on 19 inches alloy wheels. There are larger head lamps paired with 4 point position lights, modified tail lamps and larger footprints are complementing the exterior styling and art work of the car.

At entrance to the interior of the new 2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 you will find it more soothing, comfortable and roomy. The feel of the cabin is almost same to the previous model as Porsche kept lots of features same with little modifications, however, there are some features that are truly new for the lovers of Porsche Cayman that includes a 15 liter increased cargo space, dual color leather package, CDR audio system as a standard option, Burmester sound system, a seven inch touchscreen that is highly sensitive and readable, adaptive cruise control system, navigation system offering PMC as option and adjustable sports seats. With the addition of the new features, the feel and charm of the cabin is increased many times from the previous model.

The Driving experience

The new 2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 is notably faster and lighter than the previous models and is a bit more easier in handling with a better sound making your riding experience more pleasant and fun. This year the manufacturer of this sports car offering you to choose from two different powertrains. The base model of the 2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 employs a new and slimmer 2.7 liter engine replacing the older 2.9 liter engine. The new engine is able to produce 275 horsepower that is increased by 10 horsepower of the older engine with a torque of 214 lb ft. The engine is mated with 6 speed manual transmission box. This is a water cooled engine and in the comparison with the old model engine it is more responsive, fast and smooth in performance. The S model of the new 2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 is equipped with a 3.4 liter engine makes 320 horsepower with 270 lb ft of torque.

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Key Competitors

Key competitors of the new 2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 are Audi S5 coupe, Jaguar F-Type, Chevrolet Corvette, Mercedes Benz SLK, BMW Z4, BMW 1 Series M coupe and Auston Martin V8 Vintage.

Pricing and Warranty

The 2014 Porsche Cayman 2.7 has a base price of $53,550 to $64,450 and the warranty will be offered on its sale that is expected in April of this year.

Pros

  • Modified interior with a number of new features
  • An improved Powertrain with fast and smooth riding experience
  • Sharp handling
  • Increased cargo space

Cons

  • Offering a bit higher price
  • A bit problematic for taller passengers