Since its launch, we have seen plenty of video reviews showcasing the immense capabilities of the 2016 Porsche Cayman GT4. But nobody has ever bothered to figure out, once and for all, if this ultimate Cayman is a true 911 alternative or not. Until now, as Motor Trend’s Jason Cammisa hits the race track with the GT4 to find the answer.
Finding the answer, as you would expect, required treating the Porsche Cayman GT4 like a 911 and that meant pushing it to and beyond its limits. So let’s see how does this mid-911-engined, manual Porsche fares:
Porsche Cayman GT4 Specs:
Engine: Six-cylinder mid-engine boxer
Displacement: 3,800 cc
Power: 283 kW (385 hp)
Maximum torque: 420 Nm at 4,750–6,000 rpm
0–100 km/h: 4.4 sec.
Top track speed: 295 km/h (183 mph)
CO2 emissions (combined): 238 g/km
City: 14.8 l/100 km
Highway: 7.8 l/100 km
Combined: 10.3 l/100 km
Efficiency class: G