Character, profile and a clear point of view. These values have been encoded in the Cayman genes since the very beginning. Aesthetically, they have evolved to find a precisely styled expression defined by sculpted lines and edges, narrow wheel arches, short overhangs, taut proportions and a sleek silhouette.
The front is dominated by the prominent wings for which Porsche is renowned and features restyled headlights inspired by the Porsche racing heritage of the 1960s and 1970s. With its large and dynamic air intakes, the front end reinforces the car’s air of power, aggression and forward thrust. The Cayman slats, in the exterior colour of the vehicle, lend structure, while the black air intakes and the front spoiler, in the same colour as the exterior, accentuate the sporty nature of the Cayman S. The circular front light units integrated in the air intakes are a classic feature of Cayman styling and incorporate LED daytime running lights and position lights for active safety.
Precise edges stretch backwards along the roof to the rear. In conjunction with the wide track, the effect is a sculpted and honed physique. Imposing wings lend prominence to the wheels. The wide brake light is an integral feature of the large rear screen.
The rear wing is more than a stunning eye-catcher. It deploys automatically at 120 km/h and its effective aerodynamic surface area has been enlarged and lift reduced to improve contact with the road and heighten driving pleasure at the limits of sporty performance.
Retracted, the spoiler separation edge of the rear wing makes a seamless transition to the LED taillights. The integrated direction indicators are narrow and in line with the wing. The rear apron with centrally framed stainless-steel tailpipe (dual-tube on the Cayman S) adds the powerful finishing touch.
Compared with the previous model, the wheelbase of the new Cayman has been extended by 60 mm, the wheels are larger and the silhouette is sleeker. The result is a more dynamic effect on the eye – and on the road. The side windows are narrow. If you wish, you can highlight their contours with the optional trim strips in a high-gloss finish. The forward-shifted windscreen coupled with the roofline that extends far into the rear accentuate the taut appearance of the exterior design.
The exterior mirrors are mounted directly on the doors for impressive aerodynamics and low wind noise. Air intake channels, wheel arches and the roof are clearly accentuated. The design of the doors gives emphasis to the Cayman profile and the dynamic contouring improves airflow to the side air intakes for the purpose of cooling and supplying oxygen to this athlete’s beating heart: the boxer engine.