A new super-sharp 2009 Porsche Cayman will cost you between $50,300 and $60,200. The excitement and nostalgia of the Porsche 904 is being recreated by these 2-seated fun-mobiles that feature a mid-engine set-up. 2009 begins the 2nd generation of the Cayman - and it's better than ever! The new Cayman features a new engine, a more powerful transmission and fresh styling for the interior and the exterior.
The 2009 Cayman by Porsche is rear wheel-driven and features a larger 2.9L 265hp flat-6 stock engine and a new 6-speed manual transmission. Optionally, you can get the also-new double-clutch 7-speed PDK transmission with steering paddle shifters and a manual mode for sportier driving standards. A feature that excites will-be purchasers is the electric-powered retractable rear spoiler. Add in standard 17-inch alloy wheels, leather trim on the seats and the new ear-threatening CDR-30 mp3/CD stereo system and you have an unstoppable recipe for thrills and envy creation.
Because Porsche cars are known for their sporty appeal, like the Audi TT Coupe - and people suddenly believe they are Tony Stewart when they enter the cockpits - the company allocates a lot of resources developing excellent safety standards. The 2009 Cayman by Porsche wants you to always be safe and offers you stock features for your protection including enhanced Porsche Stability Management (PSM), 4-wheel ABS with assisted braking, tire pressure monitoring and a nice array of airbags (3 per occupant). Optionally in the safety department, you can elect for the Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), Bi-Xenon headlights, LED daytime drive lights, Bluetooth connectivity and much more.
The 2009 Cayman is styled to be strikingly fresh. It is one of the more noticeable cars ever designed in fact. Although it is really just a Boxster coupe, you would never think of it that way. Its sexy curves make it grab attention and the rigid chassis that it possesses makes driving an experience that no true enthusiast should go without. It handles with superior responsiveness. There are many industry experts that refer to the Cayman as an automotive masterpiece.
When seated in the cabin, passengers are treated to the 7000-rpm subtle roar of the powerful engine that sits behind their seats. 5-second zero to sixties and a top speed of 171 mph ought to be able to make the hair stand up on anyone's neck to say the least. Beefy, vented brakes with 4-piston calipers enable the Cayman to stop on a dime with dependable predictability. In fact, it comes to a complete stop from 60 mph in only 106 feet. Its firm ride is comfortable even when you're cruising all day long.
The 2009 Porsche Cayman enters its second generation in awesome style with much excitement from sports car enthusiasts around the planet. There is no doubt whatsoever that it is a huge hit for the company already. It's more than new car. It's more than a new Porsche. It's the new Porsche Cayman - an automotive advancement in mastery.