Porsche 718 T, more driving pleasure for the Cayman and Boxster
One of the most liked versions of the generation 911 current, the 991, has been the Carrera T. It is a very pure car, and we already know that many customers of the Stuttgart brand are looking for just that. That is why the German firm has sought that purity in its more accessible sports, now launching the Porsche 718 T, available in Cayman and Boxster.
Porsche says, and quote textually , "That" T "comes from" Touring "in Porsche, and is synonymous with the pleasure of driving in its purest form". The prices for the Spanish market are 70,863 euros for the Porsche 418 Cayman T, and 73,086 euros for the Porsche 718 Boxster T. But why are they so special this finish?
The Porsche 718 Cayman T and Boxster T use the engine 2.0 boxer four-cylinder turbo with 300 HP. Of series they bring a manual change of six speeds, that indicates the scheme of marches in the knob in red color and has shorter routes. Optionally it can be combined with the PDK double clutch transmission.
Design and differentiated technique
Comes with 20-inch alloy wheels in titanium gray, the PASM sports chassis that reduces body height by 20 mm -reducing the center of gravity of the car - and the sports package Sport Chrono . As standard the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) is eliminated to accommodate a storage compartment, although those customers who do not want to renounce the infotainment system can request it free of charge.
In the interior more sports details are added, such as the leather-wrapped GT steering wheel with mode selector, "Boxster T" or "Cayman T" logos and specific decorative moldings finished in glossy black. On the outside , in addition to the aforementioned tires, we found carcasses of the mirrors in agate gray, highlighting especially the sports exhaust located in the center of the rear. According to the brand, customers will get an advantage of between 5 and 10% savings compared to a basic model and similar equipment.
Regarding the data of performance , the four-cylinder turbocharger 2.0 engine develops 300 C V, as well as a maximum torque of 380 Nm . Surprisingly, even if we are facing a turbo engine, the maximum speed is 7,500 rpm . Thanks also to its low power-to-weight ratio, in addition to obtaining a very agile and fun behavior, it is capable of covering the 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.7 seconds . Its top speed is 275 km/h.
Both the Porsche 718 Boxster T and the Porsche 718 Cayman T feature as standard with the PAD system , which refers to some dynamic supports that minimize the vibrations resulting from combustion in the engine, reducing the movements of the same.