Fire and ice.
One for the road dogs.
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I liked reading this review, and I'd love to drive my Porsche year-round. However, the author does seem underwhelmed, which must be a product of high-expectations. I am left with the feeling that this car is not worth it, and that the 911 is a superior corner carver, counter to most of what I read.
Another over-priced under performing sports car from Germany.
Give me my 2002 ZO6 that I bought for $18K and I'll run circles around this NAZI coffin.
Without the drama.
But, having said that. If you're into impressing your neighbors then is is the way to go.
Yes, I've had a 911 and came back to Corvette.
Sometimes German workmanship and materials are just not enough.
un bel oeuf sur le plat .
why can't they rid us of the floor shift?
Your post is how I dream.
Any 991 for that matter, you're killing the Porsche enthusiasts out there.
nice car I'll take a GT3
A little surprised at the tone of the review, which seemed underwhelmed.
The Cayman has always been my favorite Porsche (well, ever since it was released), and I think my next car will come down to a difficult choice between a 6-speed Cayman with PASM and Sport Chrono, or a C7 Vette with the Z51 package. I expect both to be ~$70,000 and while the Vette will be much faster, the Cayman will probably feel much better (or so I had suspected before reading this article). Will be interesting to see how they compare once they become more readily available.
Just a wonderful looking car.
Well, I fail to understand how you can properly test a car of this caliber on "Eleven miles up, eleven miles down. No police, no black ice, no farm traffic." Try testing it in the real world instead. I have owned my own 08 Cayman for four years now and have yet to find any road remotely approaching that description, wet or dry, hot or cold. Maybe journalists have special dispensation or the time to go spend hours trying to find such a place because I sure haven't found one. I guess my Cayman would have great performance under ideal conditions but for me 90% of that performance is a complete waste 90% of the time. It drives okay but when you are driving 30 mph on city streets or 70 mph on the freeway, it's really no better than my Ford Focus. I would not buy another, not because it's really "bad" but because it costs triple what it ought to for the real-world benefits.
Other reviews of the new Cayman S talk about what a joy it is to drive. The road salt and the temperature would suggest a Carrera 4s or and Audi TT to be a more appropriate vehicle. Finding a mid-engined car a bit twitchy in the cold on a salted road is not surprising. I'm not questioning the validity of the reviewer's observations, just that these conditions are not the raison d'etre for a Cayman.
I fail to understand how you can properly test a car of this caliber in 7 degree weather with M&S tires. Makes no sense! Perhaps when the next new Ferrari comes out you can test it under the same conditions.
@Schneller Kerl Why?
@Schneller Kerl WW2 is over and you make a fool of yourself