The Porsche alphabet reserves the letter R for very special sports cars: R for responsive and refined -- but most especially for racy. The new Cayman R combines all these attributes without compromise. 55 kilograms (121 lb) lighter and with ten horsepower more than the Cayman S, the new mid-engine coupé from Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is designed for spectacular road behaviour. With its specially adapted sports chassis, it provides an even more precise driving experience than the Cayman S.
The new mid-engine coupé is powered by a tuned-up 3.4-litre six-cylinder engine developing 330 hp (243 kW). In the standard configuration it transmits its power to the rear wheels via a six-speed manual gearbox that propels the car from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 5.0 seconds. Or there is the option of the seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) that reduces its acceleration time to 4.9 seconds. For even more impressive sprinting performance, the Cayman R can be supplied with one of the optional Sport Chrono packages, taking it to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.7 seconds. The new mid-engine coupé is capable of a top speed of 282 km/h (175 mph) with manual gearbox, or 280 km/h (174 mph) with PDK. Its NEDC fuel consumption is 9.7 l/100 km (29.12 mpg imp.) with six-speed gearbox and 9.3 l/100 km (30.37 mpg imp.) with PDK. The main aim during the design of the Cayman R was to improve the two-seater even further in its performance, driving dynamics and agility through consistent weight reduction. With a DIN unladen weight of just 1,295 kilograms (2855 lb) the Porsche engineers were able to reduce the power-toweight ratio of the coupé with standard manual gearbox to 3.9 kilograms (8.6 lb) per horsepower, with the PDK version weighing 4.0 kilograms (8.8 lb) per horsepower. The largest savings were achieved through the use of lightweight components and doing without convenience equipment. As for the 911 GT3/GT3 RS and Boxster Spyder, an optional lithium-ion lightweight construction battery is also available. In addition, the top model in the mid-engine coupé is equipped with the lightest 19 inch wheels the entire Porsche range can offer. The complete rim set weighs less than 40 kilograms.
The Cayman R's purpose and purist character can be seen at first glance. The extended silhouette of the bodywork, which has been lowered by 20 mm (0.79 in) compared to the Cayman S, combined with the distinctive fixed rear spoiler, the high-quality silver-painted wheels and numerous sporting highlights on both the interior and exterior, ensures an individual appearance. The black-framed headlights, black exterior mirrors and the "PORSCHE" lettering on the side -- in contrasting black or silver, depending on the body colour -- take design cues from classic Porsche racing cars.
Precisely this lettering was the trademark of the first Porsche with the "R" designation, the 911 R of 1967. It was created for racing sport use in a small series of 19 cars. The "R" was a prototype based on the standard coupé with a 210 horsepower Carrera 6 engine and, thanks to its many plastic components and extremely sparse equipment, weighed only 830 kilograms (1830 lb).
The new Porsche Cayman R goes on sale from February 2011.
All-New KIA Optima Hybrid - In/Out/Driving (HD)
Created primarily with the US market in mind, the latest model in Kia's
design-led transformation employs a truly innovative Kia-developed
powertrain that promises to deliver exceptional hybrid performance and 40
mpg class-leading fuel efficiency. Arriving in Kia dealer showrooms early
next year, the 2011 Optima Hybrid is the brand's first-ever hybrid for
North America and uses a 'full parallel hybrid system' to deliver a unique
blend of performance -- acceleration to 62 mph (100 kph) in 9.2 seconds,
top speed 121 mph (195 kph) -- and economy, achieving a 40.7% mpg
improvement compared with a regular Optima.
All-New 2012 BMW 6 Series Convertible - In/Out/Driving [HD]
BMW presents the new 6 Series Convertible. The 2+2-seater is available with
two engine variants: the eight-cylinder powerplant in the BMW 650i
Convertible produces 300 kW/407 hp, while a variant of the six-cylinder
in-line engine with BMW TwinPower turbo,
direct injection and VALVETRONIC --generating 235 kW/320 hp -- has been
developed for the BMW 640i Convertible.
All-New Lexus LFA - New Supercar from Lexus
LFA, the flagship for the F portfolio of Lexus performance models is the
fastest Lexus production car ever built and delivers world-class design,
performance, and cutting-edge technology. The LFA is only available as a
two-year lease with the intent to purchase. Only 500 LFA will be built
2012 Porsche Cayman R Start Up, Exhaust, and In Depth Review
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Porsche Cayman R Art in Motion 2012
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Porsche Cayman R Test Drive (Motorsport)
Premier essai de la Porsche Cayman R sur les routes de Palma de Majorque
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Puissance : 330 chevaux
Poids : 1 295 kilos
0 à 100 km/h : 4"7
Prix : 71 199 euros
2006 Porsche Cayman S A2335
If you're looking to lead a life of quiet solitude and inconspicuous
silence, then it's best you look elsewhere for a car. The engineers at
Porsche were not thinking to create a dime-a-dozen looking car when they
created the 2006 Porsche Cayman S. If you're up to the experience, you can
enjoy the excitement and attention that come with your beautiful new Black
2006 Porsche Cayman S, with xenon's, heated seats, Bose surround system,
and automatic tiptronic transmission($3210 upgrade). With its undeniable
styling and noteworthy Porsche engine power, this is the car to own and
drive. It has plenty of brawn to go with its beauty. Let's see what else
your new car has to offer.
EXTERIOR: The Black paint enveloping the car is absolutely gorgeous. The
paint has no scratches, dents, or other major blemishes to speak of. It is
truly beautiful. Complementing the sexy looks of the car is a very muscular
3.6L H6 engine with 295 horsepower and 252 lb-ft of
torque. Despite all this it still gets remarkable gas mileage at about 20
city and 27 highway MPG. Helping to add to the already sporty looks of this
car is a speed-dependent spoiler and 18" Porsche wheels with tires in
excellent condition. To help you see where you're going there are fog
lights and also upgraded Bi-Xenon headlights ($1090 upgrade) with "coming
home" function. The heated power windows are in working order as are the
2-speed wipers with delay control and heated washer nozzles. You'll also be
pleased to know that your new Cayman comes with the remainder of its 4
year/50,000 mile basic and powertrain factory warranties. This car just
visited the local Porsche dealership for servicing and is ready to hit the
road with you behind the wheel.
INTERIOR: Porsche calls the interior color treatment Sand Beige. This
great color fits well with the awesome exterior paint. The leather
upholstery is very clean as are the matching carpets. There are no
unpleasant odors or other issues. The car just smells clean and fresh. The
clean and comfortable seats are full power( with memory driver side) for
easy adjusting ($1500 upgrade). The seat are also heated for those cool
days ($480 upgrade). The air conditioning works great and will keep you and
your passenger comfortable in the heat and then can adjust automatically
when you change the temperature($550 upgrade). We know you love to listen
to music while you're cruising and Porsche has provided you with a great
Bose Surround System ($905 upgrade) AM/FM stereo with CD player for quality
sound. Some other great features are: adjustable steering column,
leather-wrapped three spoke wheel with Porsche crest, trip computer,
central locking system with remote control, HomeLink universal transmitter,
cruise control, alarm system, rear window defroster, driver and passenger
illuminated vanity mirrors, and immobilizer system. Your 2006 Porsche
Cayman also comes with factory books, original window sticker (see photos)
and two keys with built-in remotes.