Porsche 911 Carrera vs Porsche Cayman S

Picture of Porsche Cayman S (981)
Picture of Porsche 911 Carrera (991)
Category Porsche Cayman SPorsche 911 Carrera
Max power (ps / bhp) 325 / 321350 / 345
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 370 / 273390 / 288
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1382 / 30471400 / 3086
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 235 / 232250 / 247

Acceleration

Speed & distance Porsche Cayman SPorsche 911 Carrera
0 - 80 kph 3.4 s3.1 s
0 - 100 kph 4.4 s4.3 s
0 - 180 kph 13.4 s11.8 s
0 - 200 kph 15.9 s17.1 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.8 s12.8 s
0 - 60 mph 4.0 s4.2 s
0 - 100 mph 10.0 s9.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.9 s @ 95.7 mph8.8 s @ 95.7 mph
1/4 mile 12.5 s @ 110.5 mph12.4 s @ 115.0 mph

General performance

Category Porsche Cayman SPorsche 911 Carrera
Top speed 282 kph (175 mph)293 kph (182 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.70 g (7 m/s²)0.73 g (7 m/s²)
70 mph - 0 45 m (146 ft)47 m (153 ft)

Summary

Category Porsche Cayman SPorsche 911 Carrera
Track Performance 396394
Straight line speed 11091120
Total 15051514

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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BR2+  8y ago

..That wont be an option, But i have herd of people switching to V8s.


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Flabernat  8y ago

I was actually thinking about this the other day. I'm curious...
What would it be like if the 3.8L from the (997)GT3 made a return in a new Cayman R?
Kinda like the Camaro using the old Z06 motor, have the Cayman R use the old GT3 motor. Just look at what "only" the Cayman S can do :)


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saxy  8y ago

The Cayman should be faster in general on a track. Straight-line should be the 911's advantage of the engine directly over the back wheels.


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Piorun  8y ago

The diffrence in score is indeed beceause of wet laptime and because not accurate 0-200 time.
They are basicle equal fast.

Cayman with just that 3.8 form 991 GT3, it would fit there without any big constuction changes.

It even doesnt have to have 475 hp, just give it 420, and it would be like mini 458.


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196ss  8y ago

@Fastestlaps
I think Cayman with NA V8 from 918 would be even more exciting!
If Porsche don't want to give Cayman really powerful engine, may be RUF would make something like that.


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196ss  8y ago

I think there is nothing surprising in the fact that the Cayman S a bit faster on the track, since the basic Carrera is not positioned as a model for track. It gives you much more ride comfort, practicality and functionality than the Cayman S.
As of such a large difference in scores - this is due to the time on Suzuka track and bad 0-200 for Carrera. In reality basic 911 Carrera Coupe on the straight line is a bit faster than the Cayman S, Targa and Cabriolet are slower.


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lamboboy  8y ago

Will that engine fit?


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FastestLaps  8y ago

Now, imagine Cayman with Turbo S motor..... versus a Nissan GT-R...


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FastestLaps  8y ago

Pretty devastating!


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Hayes  8y ago

I don't think porsche advertise this!


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Fangio Man  8y ago

Agree.


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Hayes  8y ago

Wow