The new Porsche 718 Cayman has been revealed at the Beijing motor show – following the recent unveiling of its mechanically identical soft-top sibling, the 718 Boxster.
The reworked two-seat coupé benefits from many of the mid-life modifications brought to the 718 Boxster, including a newly developed 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine in place of the existing model’s naturally aspirated six-cylinder unit.
Due to reach the UK in September, the 296bhp 718 Cayman is priced at £39,878, while the 345bhp 2.5-litre 718 Cayman S is pitched at £48,834, representing a respective £184 more and £51 less than the models they replace. It is the first time the coupé has been priced below the roadster, which starts from £41,739, echoing the 911 model range.
Reflecting the styling changes brought to the 718 Boxster, the 718 Cayman receives a revised front bumper featuring larger cooling ducts, a more structured shape and new indicator repeater lights.
Along the flanks, the air duct [...]