Is Porsche Cayman GT4 a good car?

Is Porsche Cayman GT4 a good car?

We’d go without the awkward harnesses, but even at more than £85,000 the GT4 seems fine value for money. The chassis is phenomenally good, and the braking, gearshift and steering are also all out of the highest drawer.

Will Porsche GT4 hold value?

Registered. A Porsche GT car is always going to hold its value better than a more pedestrian model of similar age, mileage and history. In this case, the GT4 is high mileage in Porsche terms and has a very long owner history.

Is the Porsche GT4 faster than GT3?

Using the traditional Sport Auto timing method, Porsche factory driver Jorg Bergmeister set a 7:04.5 lap time in the GT4 RS, just 7.5 seconds slower than the otherworldly Porsche 918 Spyder hypercar. But both of those cars lag behind the 911 GT3’s 6:55.2.

How much is a Porsche GT4 worth?

Is the 718 Cayman a good value? For those interested in arguably the best-handling car on the market, and will settle for nothing less, the GT4’s starting price of around $100,000 won’t matter much. Our test cars stickered at more than $127,000 due to options including carbon-ceramic brakes and one-piece bucket seats.

Is Cayman GT4 naturally aspirated?

Porsche gave the 718 Cayman GT4 the 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six engine from the 911 GT3.

How many GT4 are there?

However just 2500 examples of the GT4 were made, and a performance Porsche of this ilk attracts a lot of attention from Porsche purists and driving fans alike, meaning demand far outstripped that production run from the start.

Is a 718 GT4 a good investment?

Porsche Cayman GT4 The GT4 may well be a good investment, just as long as you could actually buy one in the first place. Nevertheless, the fact that it’s highly likely you can’t means that the financial prospects for this baby GT department car look rosy indeed.

Is the GT4 mid-engine?

A no-compromise development approach results in an amazing mid-engine Cayman that benefits mightily from a 911 GT3 heart transplant.

Is the GT4 naturally aspirated?

Here’s what you need to know. Porsche gave the 718 Cayman GT4 the 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six engine from the 911 GT3. It puts 493 horsepower — a 79-hp bump from the Cayman GT4 — and 331 lb-ft of torque. It revs to 9,000 RPM.

Does GT4 have launch control?

Summoning the GT4’s launch control (just put the transmission into Sport and disable stability control) sends the Porsche off the line with a 6,000-rpm clutch drop and on to 60 mph in just 3.8 seconds (3.6 seconds with 1 foot of rollout like the magazines use).

Does a GT4 have back seats?

The 718 Cayman GT4 is, without a doubt, the younger cousin of the 911. But, because the 911 is rear-engined, it has space for a pair of rear seats – cramped though they may be. More important than seating is price.

What makes the Porsche 911 GT4 so special?

A single glance tells you the thing is special. The GT4’s nose hunkers lower than perhaps any other modern Porsche, 1.18 inches lower than a standard Cayman, its chin spoiler jutting forward to catch air at the coupe’s cutting edge.

What kind of engine does a Porsche Cayman GT4 have?

And there’s a different sort of progress in the engine bay: an even better sort. At one point, Porsche toyed with the idea of equipping the Cayman GT4 with a highly tuned version of the downsized 2.0-litre turbo flat-four found in everywhere else in the Cayman range.

How would you describe the 2020 Porsche GT4?

The first: a shiny black Camaro, the one with mile-wide rear rubber and buckets full of supercharger scream. The second: a canary-yellow 911 with three pedals underfoot and God’s Own Brass Section for exhaust pipes. And now a third car. This story originally appeared in the July 2020 issue of Road & Track. Enter the 2020 GT4.

Is the Porsche 997 GT4 worth $100k?

The GT4 achieves its greatness by channeling its great-granddad, the 997 GT3. Both cars feature 400ish-hp flat-six engines that rev past 8000 rpm, a manual trans, and all the tactile feel one might ever want. Four wheels and an engine doesn’t get better than this. Certainly not for $100K. —K.C. Colwell