Porsche 718 Cayman vs VW Golf R

Picture of Porsche 718 Cayman
Picture of VW Golf R (Mk VIII)
Category Porsche 718 CaymanVW Golf R (Mk VIII)
Engine layout 2.0 l B42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 300 / 296320 / 316
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 380 / 280420 / 310
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1405 / 30971516 / 3342
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 214 / 211211 / 208
Average price €66,000€54,000

Lap Times

Track Porsche 718 CaymanVW Golf R (Mk VIII)
Contidrom (3.8 km) 1:34.731:35.35

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance Porsche 718 CaymanVW Golf R (Mk VIII)
0 - 30 mph 1.4 s1.8 s
0 - 40 mph 2.2 s2.6 s
0 - 50 mph 3.0 s3.4 s
0 - 60 mph 3.9 s3.9 s
0 - 70 mph 5.3 s5.5 s
0 - 80 mph 6.7 s6.9 s
0 - 90 mph 8.3 s8.5 s
0 - 100 mph 9.6 s10.3 s
0 - 130 mph 17.5 s18.3 s
0 - 140 mph 25.3 s22.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.2 s @ 93.2 mph8.9 s @ 95.7 mph
1/4 mile 12.4 s @ 113.0 mph12.3 s @ 112.9 mph

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance Porsche 718 CaymanVW Golf R (Mk VIII)
0 - 50 kph 1.7 s1.8 s
0 - 80 kph 3.0 s3.2 s
0 - 100 kph 4.3 s4.4 s
0 - 130 kph 6.8 s6.8 s
0 - 160 kph 10.0 s10.1 s
0 - 180 kph 12.8 s13.0 s
0 - 200 kph 16.4 s15.9 s
1000 m 25.0 s @ 218.0 kph23.3 s @ 227.7 kph

Rolling acceleration

Speed Porsche 718 CaymanVW Golf R (Mk VIII)
60 - 100 kph (4) 4.3 s3.7 s
60 - 100 kph (5) 5.7 s5.4 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 5.2 s5.1 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 6.6 s6.8 s
80 - 120 kph (7) 17.2 s12.6 s
80 - 120 kph 2.8 s2.7 s

Braking distance

Speed Porsche 718 CaymanVW Golf R (Mk VIII)
100 kph - 0 30 m (98 ft)33 m (110 ft)
200 kph - 0 122 m (401 ft)136 m (448 ft)
30 mph - 0 10 m (32 ft)8 m (26 ft)
70 mph - 0 44 m (143 ft)45 m (147 ft)

General performance

Category Porsche 718 CaymanVW Golf R (Mk VIII)
Top speed 275 kph (171 mph)277 kph (172 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.64 g (6 m/s²)0.68 g (7 m/s²)
Fuel economy 6.8 l/100 km (35 mpg US / 42 UK)6.4 l/100 km (37 mpg US / 44 UK)

Summary

Category Porsche 718 CaymanVW Golf R (Mk VIII)
Track Performance 10098
Straight line speed 37713823
Total 38713921

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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196ss  3w ago

How Cayman could be faster at the straight than more powerful AWD car?
Moreover, as we know, Golf actually has 340-350 hp.

 

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Hoppelmoppel123  3w ago

When the weather is better there will be better acceleration times.