Porsche 911 Carrera vs Porsche Cayman S

Picture of Porsche 911 Carrera (991)
Picture of Porsche Cayman S (981)
Category Porsche 911 CarreraPorsche Cayman S
Max power (ps / bhp) 350 / 345325 / 321
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 390 / 288370 / 273
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1400 / 30861320 / 2910
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 250 / 247246 / 243

Acceleration

Speed & distance Porsche 911 CarreraPorsche Cayman S
0 - 100 kph 4.3 s4.4 s
0 - 200 kph 17.1 s15.9 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 12.8 s11.8 s
0 - 100 mph 9.7 s10.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.8 s @ 95.7 mph8.9 s @ 95.7 mph
1/4 mile 12.4 s @ 115.0 mph12.6 s @ 112.5 mph

General performance

Category Porsche 911 CarreraPorsche Cayman S
Top speed 293 kph (182 mph)281 kph (175 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.73 g (7 m/s²)0.70 g (7 m/s²)
70 mph - 0 47 m (153 ft)45 m (146 ft)

Summary

Category Porsche 911 CarreraPorsche Cayman S
Track Performance 473496
Straight line speed 834865
Total 13061360

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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BR2+  7y ago

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


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Flabernat  7y 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  7y 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  7y 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  7y 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  7y 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  7y ago

Will that engine fit?


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FastestLaps  7y ago

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


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FastestLaps  7y ago

Pretty devastating!


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Hayes  7y ago

I don't think porsche advertise this!


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Fangio Man  7y ago

Agree.


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Hayes  7y ago

Wow