The 718 Cayman GT4 shows maximum performance, not only just sprinting from 0 to 60 or more, but also when slowing back down to 0. This is ensured by six-piston aluminium monobloc fixed brake calipers at the front, four-piston aluminium monobloc fixed brake calipers at the rear, calipers in red, for greater inherent stability and faster response when applying and releasing the brake, even under extreme loads. The composite brake discs at the front and the rear have a diameter of 380mm and are cross-drilled and internally vented – powerful braking even in adverse weather conditions.
The lightweight spring-strut axle at the front is typical of a GT, the lightweight spring-strut axle at the rear is adjusted to the high performance of the 718 Cayman GT4 with additional reinforcements and helper springs as well as specific wheel mounts. Ball joints enable even more precise wheel control. The height, camber, toe angle and anti-roll bars can be individually adjusted for the race track.
The precise 6-speed manual transmission is fitted with a dual-mass flywheel and its optimally tuned gear ratios bring the high power output of the engine directly to the road. It also ensures a particularly sporty driving experience. Tight curve ahead, down shift, long straight, up shift: it's in your hands – in the truest sense of the word. This is performance which is not only measured in power values, but also in all quantities of driving pleasure. And the dynamic throttle-blip function plays its part too in keeping you, and your endorphin levels, busy.
For an even more powerful sports car sound at the touch of a button: the precise Sport Exhaust System with its two clearly separated black tailpipes to the left and right of the rear diffuser.
The highly distinctive front spoiler lip ensures aerodynamic drive on the front axle with additional spoilers in front of the wheel arches. The central air intake in the front fascia also optimizes the aerodynamics and channels the air stream up through the air outlet in front of the hood. Even the underside of the front spoiler lip has been aerodynamically optimized. Here, the special profiling – similar to a golf ball surface – ensures drag is as low as possible.
The side air intakes behind the doors are another example of performance-oriented design: the side plates, with embossed 'GT4' logo, create additional dynamic pressure. The result: a better supply of air and more efficient cooling of the engine.
Unmistakably from the race track: the fixed wing, formed as one part, with integrated side plates and supports made of aluminum. It ensures downforce on the rear axle and high traction to match.
Typical 718: the instrument cluster with three round instruments and central tachometer. Typical GT: the yellow needles. And the GT-specific sport steering wheel finished with Race-Tex, with top center marking and black spokes. The center of the titanium-colored tachometer features the 'GT4' logo.
Deviated stitching, 'GT4' logo on the headrests and door opening loops are finished in silver. The door opening loop is derived directly from motorsport and emphasize the performance character of the GT4 as do the trims in Brushed Aluminium.
A Race-Tex interior with extended leather features is also available. These also come with the option of deviated stitching and door opening loops in the contrasting color red or yellow. The seatbelts can also be in matching colors if desired.
In addition to the analog and digital stopwatch on the dashboard, the optional Chrono Package boasts even greater functionality: Porsche Communication Management (PCM) has an enhanced performance display to show, store and evaluate measured lap times. The driver can use it to find out about the time and distance travelled for the current lap as well as the number of laps completed so far and the times achieved in each case. It is also possible to view the current fastest lap and range until empty. Any travelled distances can be recorded and benchmark times defined.
Connecting you to your Porsche and your Porsche to the world – Porsche Connect. It adds numerous services and the My Porsche app to the existing range of digital functions of your 718 Cayman GT4. Navigate to your destinations in the best way possible, synchronize personal contacts and addresses and use your calendar directly in the Porsche Communication Management (PCM). Porsche Connect is your smart co-pilot for everyday life, ensuring a unique sports car experience. Before, during and after the journey.
This electronic adjustment of the shock absorber system actively and continuously adjusts the damping force on each wheel, based on current road conditions and driving style. PASM has two settings: 'Normal', which is a blend of performance and comfort, and 'Sport' where the set-up is much firmer.
This electronically regulated system minimizes perceptible oscillations and the vibration of the entire drivetrain, in particular the engine. It also adjusts the damping force and stiffness to the driving style and road surface conditions. The results are greater and more uniform drive force, increased traction and faster acceleration.
PSM is an automatic control system for helping to maintain stability at the limits of dynamic driving performance. In addition to the anti-lock braking system (ABS), it includes Electronic Stability Control (ESC) and Traction Control (TC). Alongside the performance tuning with extremely sensitive and accurate regular systems interventions, the systems can be switched off completely in two stages.
Specs reflect base model unless otherwise noted.
|Max. power||414 hp|
|Max. power at rpm||7,600 rpm|
|Max. engine speed||8,000 rpm|
|Max. torque (Manual)||309 lb-ft|
|Max. torque (PDK (Automatic))||317 lb-ft|
|Max. torque at rpm (PDK (Automatic))||5,500 rpm|
|Max. torque at rpm (Manual)||5,000 - 6,800 rpm|
|Max. power per liter||103.5 hp/l|
|Top track speed (with summer tires) (Manual)||189 mph|
|Top track speed (with summer tires) (PDK (Automatic))||188 mph|
|0 - 60 mph (Manual)||4.2 s|
|0 - 60 mph (PDK (Automatic))||3.7 s|
|Width w/ mirrors folded||70.9 in|
|Turning circle diameter||37.5 ft|
|Curb weight (Manual)||3,208 lb|
|Curb weight (PDK (Automatic))||3,276 lb|
|Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (Manual)||3,858 lb|
|Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) (PDK (Automatic))||3,924 lb|
|Maximum load (Manual)||650 lb|
|Maximum load (PDK (Automatic))||648 lb|
|Front luggage compartment volume||5.2 ft³|
|Rear luggage compartment volume||9.5 ft³|
|Fuel tank||16.9 gal|
|Limited vehicle warranty||4 years/50,000 miles (whichever comes first) including 24-hour roadside assistance program|
|Main service interval||Porsche Cars North America offers service and maintenance packages in a variety of terms to match your intended usage. Please see your authorized Porsche Dealer for details and availability.|
|Limited paint warranty||4 years/50,000 miles (whichever comes first)|
|Limited corrosion warranty||12 years/unlimited miles|
|EPA Disclaimer||EPA estimates not yet available.|