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Used Porsche Cayman Coupe 2005 - 2013 review

(2005 - 2013)
Porsche Cayman Coupe (05 - 13)
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Which used Porsche Cayman coupe should I buy?

The Cayman S was launched with a six-cylinder 291bhp 3.4-litre engine but, a year later, a 245bhp 2.7-litre version, called simply the Cayman, went on sale. There was also a limited-edition 299bhp 3.4-litre Sport edition.

A new range of engines was introduced in 2009, including a 262bhp 2.9-litre and an uprated 3.4-litre unit with 316bhp. Porsche also introduced its PDK twin-clutch semi-automatic gearbox, which is smooth. In 2010, the PDK system's confusing steering wheel-mounted buttons were simplified, making it easier to use.

In reality, the 2.7-litre and 2.9-litre models are perfectly suited to most drivers. They offer plenty of pace but also help to keep running costs under control; the later 2.9 version, in particular, has reduced road tax costs.

The standard model comes with half-leather sports seats, climate control and stability control, while the S gets upgraded alloys and more aggressive bodywork detailing.

Our favourite Porsche Cayman 2.9

 

Porsche Cayman Coupe (05 - 13)

Which used Porsche Cayman coupe should I buy?

The Cayman S was launched with a six-cylinder 291bhp 3.4-litre engine but, a year later, a 245bhp 2.7-litre version, called simply the Cayman, went on sale. There was also a limited-edition 299bhp 3.4-litre Sport edition.

A new range of engines was introduced in 2009, including a 262bhp 2.9-litre and an uprated 3.4-litre unit with 316bhp. Porsche also introduced its PDK twin-clutch semi-automatic gearbox, which is smooth. In 2010, the PDK system's confusing steering wheel-mounted buttons were simplified, making it easier to use.

In reality, the 2.7-litre and 2.9-litre models are perfectly suited to most drivers. They offer plenty of pace but also help to keep running costs under control; the later 2.9 version, in particular, has reduced road tax costs.

The standard model comes with half-leather sports seats, climate control and stability control, while the S gets upgraded alloys and more aggressive bodywork detailing.

Our favourite Porsche Cayman 2.9

 

Porsche Cayman Coupe (05 - 13)
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