New Porsche 718 Cayman is being assembled in Germany

New Porsche 718 Cayman is being assembled in Germany

Automaker Porsche has revealed in a recent announcement that the new entry-level model for the company – the Porsche 718 Cayman sport coupé – is currently being assembled in Germany. The new sport coupé is being produced at Porsche’s historic Zuffenhausen headquarters.

In its milestone announcement of the production launch of new 718 Cayman, Porsche said that the substantially redeveloped mid-engine sport coupé is now a more powerful vehicle, boasting modish redesign, increased torque and a notably higher top speed.

According to the details shared by Porsche, the new entry-level 718 Cayman is equipped with a newly developed, two-litre, 300 horrsepower engine with innovative turbocharging. The engine of the base model comes with a significant torque increase of 35 percent, with a maximum torque of up to 380 Newton metres for offering greater driving fun and agility.

The 718 Cayman S model, meanwhile, features a turbocharger with variable turbine geometry (VTG), and boasts 2.5 litres of engine displacement and 350 horsepower, with maximum torque of up to 420 Newton metres.

When installed with Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) and Sport Chrono Package, the 718 Cayman and 718 Cayman S models are capable of accelerating from zero to 100km/hr in 4.7 seconds and 4.2 seconds respectively.