Porsche has unveiled the Cayman S Black Edition, a new model that adds more power and equipment to the Porsche Cayman S. Will be on sale in the UK from September 2011, the Cayman S Black Edition will feature performance and style combination: a flat-six tuned engine, distinctive 19″ alloy wheels and a luxurious interior.
more than standard Cayman S. The extra power is produced at 7,400 rpm (an additional 200 rpm vs the standard car), while the maximum torque remains unchanged at 370Nm at 4,750 rpm. The top speed is just over one mph faster than that of the Cayman S – 173 mph with the manual transmission and 172 mph with PDK. Acceleration from 0-62 mph is improved by a tenth of a second to 5.1 seconds with the six-speed manual transmission, and to 5.0 seconds with the optional Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) respectively. With the Launch Control activated on the PDK Sport Chrono package option, acceleration improves further to 4.8 seconds.
The dynamic performance of the Cayman S Black Edition is supported by the lightweight Boxster Spyder wheels finished in black which, with a diameter of 19 inches, are one inch bigger than the standard Cayman S wheels and also half an inch wider than the optional 19 inch wheels offered on the Cayman S. The tire sizes fitted are 235/35 ZR 19s on the front axle and 265/35 ZR 19s on the rear axle.
The Cayman S Black Edition features consistent interior color scheme throughout: the dashboard trim is black as are the gear lever/selector trim and the dials in the instrument cluster. The door entry guards feature “Black Edition” lettering and are made of stainless steel; the glove compartment lid bears a badge highlighting the limited edition status.
The Cayman S Black Edition price will start from £50,420 when it goes on sale in the UK from September 2011, productions will be limited to only 500 units worldwide.