Porsche has lifted the wraps off the India bound 2014 Porsche Cayman and Cayman S performance cars at the 2012 Los Angeles Motor Show. The baby 911, in its latest generation, gets a longer wheelbase, becomes lighter and comes with a wider track.
The car also gets Adaptive Cruise Control and a Keyless Entry system.
On the styling front, the car gets wider air intakes, DRLs for headlamps and LED tail lamps. Underpinning the 2014 Porsche Cayman is an all new chassis which has resulted in to a 60mm increase in the wheelbase and the car also gets a wider track.
If Porsche is to be believed, the new car has become an even better handler and has become all the more involving-to-drive. Power options for the 2014 Porsche Cayman and Cayman S are mid mounted 275bhp 2.7 Litre and 325 bhp 3.4 Litre engines. Both the motors come with direct injection, six speed gearbox, start-stop system and brake energy regeneration as standard. An option of a 7 speed PDK transmission is also being offered.
The new Cayman gets an electro-mechanical steering instead of a hydraulic setup that features on the outgoing car. Porsche claims a 0 to 100 Kmph timing of 5.7 seconds & 5 seconds for the new Cayman & Cayman S respectively. The regular Cayman has a top whack of 266 Kph, with Cayman S being capable of hitting 283 Kph.