The Cayman is equipped with a free-revving 2.7-liter flat-six engine with Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) and VarioCam Plus. It develops 275 hp at 7,400 rpm. The maximum torque of 213 lb-ft. is available across a wide speed range from 4,500 to 6,500 rpm.
The Cayman with six-speed manual gearbox accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds and reaches a top speed of 165 mph. With the optional Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), it completes the 0 to 60 mph sprint in 5.3 seconds and achieves a maximum track speed of 164 mph. Available as an option, the Sport Chrono Package offers a further performance boost, enabling The Cayman to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.1 seconds.
The Cayman S draws its agility from a 3.4-liter flat-six engine with Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) and VarioCam Plus. It produces 325 hp at 7,400 rpm and its maximum torque of 273 lb.-ft. is generated between 4,500 and 5,800 rpm. The Cayman S with six-speed manual gearbox races from 0 to 60 mph in 4.7 seconds and reaches a top track speed of 175 mph.
Even sportier figures are achieved with optional PDK: 4.6 seconds from 0 to 60 mph and a top track speed of 174 mph. In conjunction with the Sport Chrono Package available on request, the Cayman S finishes the sprint to 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds.