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Boxer engines

Inner strength, the will to advance and a clear position. These are important prerequisites for the creation of any sports car, and we also found them to be precisely the right requirements for this drivetrain.

That is why the Cayman models are equipped with a compact, mid-mounted boxer engine positioned just 30 cm behind the driver. This unorthodox approach has crucial strengths. A substantial amount of vehicle weight is concentrated close to the middle of the vehicle. The center of gravity is low and central while weight is distributed uniformly between the front and rear axles. The tangible effect for you is well-balanced handling and excellent mobility, particularly in corners.

Inner values are defined by high power plus reduced fuel consumption and emission figures compared with the previous model. We call it Intelligent Performance, a philosophy that applies the engineering principles of the racetrack to the road.

Both engines are equipped as standard with VarioCam Plus and Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) as well as efficiency-enhancing technologies such as Auto Start Stop, electrical system recuperation and advanced thermal management.

What can you expect from the driving experience? Direct responses to every burst of acceleration, dynamic handling in every corner and the inevitable pain of separation at the end of every drive.


Boxer engines



Manual gearbox

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Exhaust system

Direct Fuel Injection (DFI)

VarioCam Plus System

Integrated dry-sump lubrication


Sport Chrono Package

Dynamic transmission mounts

Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Wheels + TPMS



Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

Porsche Stability Management (PSM)


Engineered body design

Anti-theft protection


Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

BOSE® Surround Sound System

Steering wheels


Leather package

Air conditioning system

Mobile phone / Bluetooth® connection

CDR audio system

Additional Features


Exhaust emission control