Brochure: Porsche 987.II Cayman (March 2010)

Brochure: Porsche 987.II Cayman (March 2010)
The Cayman
This catalogue is produced by Porsche for use in English speaking
markets around the world. The standard specification of the Cayman in
Australia, however, is substantially above the one presented in this catalogue.
Cayman S
The table below shows features which are referred to as “optional” but which
in fact are standard in Australia.
ParkAssist (parking sensors at rear)
Climate control
Cruise control
Electrically adjustable seats with driver memory
Porsche Communication Management (PCM) with navigation module
Sound package plus
Six-disc CD/DVD changer
Telephone Module (SIM Card insertion or Bluetooth® connectivity)
Universal Audio Interface (iPod®, USB, Aux-In)
Anti-theft system including interior radar surveillance
Windscreen with grey top-tint
Please note that Factory Collection, ISOFIX mountings and Vehicle Tracking System is not available for Australian delivered vehicles.
Porsche Cars Australia Pty Ltd, October 2009.
 The Cayman concept
 Personalisation
 Model range
 Factory collection
 Drive
 Service
 Chassis
 Summary
 Safety
 Technical data
 Comfort
 Index
 Environment
The Cayman concept
Distinctive. Unyielding. Resolute. Strong-willed.
The perfect match.
Do you go your own way?
Then this is the place for you.
Do you stop to question the rules,
Right here in the driver’s seat.
and prefer to make your own?
Would you rather trust your own
The Cayman and the Cayman S.
mind than go with the flow?
An uncompromising declaration of
Cayman | The concept
The primary target group:
your central nervous system.
The Cayman models.
Two different characters. One
construction, power output
Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK,
personality. Their drive for power
and efficiency. The Cayman has
p. 48) is available as an option.
is impressive, their spirited nature
a 2.9-litre flat-six engine with a
fascinating. Two sports coupés
power output of 195 kW (265 hp).
that go beyond all conventions.
The key elements of PDK are its
seven gears, two half gearboxes
Two cars that draw their drivers
Even more impressive are the per-
and two clutches. It features both
under their spell, forever.
formance values of the Cayman S
manual and automatic modes.
with direct fuel injection (DFI, p. 34).
Gears are changed using the gear
The concept behind the Cayman
The fuel/air mixture is prepared
selector for PDK, the switches
models is the ‘Le Mans Coupé’,
entirely in the combustion chamber
on the three-spoke sports steering
a sports coupé designed in 1953
after having been metered and
wheel or the new optional three-
specifically for this legendary
injected directly, with millisecond
spoke sports steering wheel with
race and based on the 550
precision. This means even more
gearshift paddles with race track
Spyder. Its mid-engine layout is
power and torque. To express
control logic. The gear change
what made this car special. The
this in figures, its 3.4-litre flat-
takes place in a matter of millisec-
car’s low centre of gravity gave it
six engine unleashes a mighty
onds without any interruption in
tremendous agility and cornering
235 kW (320 hp). Depending on
the flow of power. The advantage
dynamics. From this one basic
the model, it has been possible
over a fully manual transmission
idea came great success, and
to reduce fuel consumption by
is the considerably faster rate of
with this success our experience
up to 15 % and CO2 emissions by
acceleration for the same rate of
grew. The result? Two sophisticated
up to 16 %.
fuel consumption. The advantage
sportscars. The Cayman and the
Cayman S.
over a fully automatic transmission
In either model, this tremendous
is the perceptible increase in
power is delivered to the road
driving dynamics – with a similar
Their uncompromising perform-
by a precision six-speed manual
level of comfort, and a distinct
ance is generated by two engine
reduction in fuel consumption.
developments, which stand
out above all for their lightweight
Cayman | The concept
Cayman S in Carrara White
Cayman in Basalt Black Metallic
The handling of the Cayman
chassis at the push of a button.
LED daytime running lights
A high level of passive safety
All the important functions are
Surround Sound System offers
models is impressive. The tuning
The optional mechanically locking
and dynamic cornering lights are
is provided by the driver’s
intuitive to control, including the
a genuine alternative to the
of the chassis is undoubtedly
rear differential (p. 60) delivers
available as an option.
and passenger’s airbags, which
optional Porsche Communication
distinctive sound of the engine. In
sporty, with no compromise on
high traction and increased
are fitted as standard, and the
Management (PCM, p. 92) with
conjunction with PCM, it supports
the comfort required for longer
performance. A wider track and
Fitted as standard, Porsche
Porsche Side Impact Protection
navigation module, 6.5-inch
audio playback of audio and video
generously dimensioned wheels
Stability Management (PSM, p. 72)
System (POSIP, p. 74) with head
touchscreen and CD/DVD drive.
DVDs in the 5.1 digital surround
are also your guarantee of a reso-
makes you feel even safer. The
and thorax airbags.
Optional seat ventilation keeps
lutely dynamic driving experience.
system combines a range of
For a driving experience that is
even more involving, consider the
you cool when the weather is very
safety functions, such as
A look inside the passenger
warm, while the heated steering
In fact, there remains only one
optionally available Sport Chrono
The headlight design and LED
precharging of the brake system,
compartment leaves you in no
wheel is a welcome feature
thing to consider: which one suits
Package (p. 62). It offers even
taillights are a striking feature.
and brake assist.
doubt that the car was designed
on particularly cold days. The
you best?
sportier tuning of the engine and
Bi-Xenon headlights including
for uncompromising sportiness.
optionally available BOSE®
Cayman | The concept
Front design (Cayman S)
Rear design (Cayman)
They say that clothes make the person.
But only style makes you unmistakable.
The design of the Cayman models
ance potential is obvious at first
Individual styling features
interaction of convex and concave
displays the kind of character that
large air intakes, the geometry
is befitting of their distinctive,
sight, for these are true speci-
help to define both vehicles so
curves. A certain style, like
you expect to find in the Cayman
of which is unmistakable.
sporty character. Their perform-
mens of force and athleticism.
impressively. A constant
no other. Immediately, the front
models. The front end features
Cayman | The concept
Front design (Cayman)
Rear design (Cayman S)
The contouring of the front
Cayman models a distinctively
Bi-Xenon headlights with dynamic
distinctly pronounced curves of
down to the side air intakes
continues to frame the large rear
apron gives the car an extremely
sporty look.
cornering lights, including
the front and rear wings and the
which are designed to facilitate
LED daytime running lights, are
shape of the doors.
considerable through-flow.
purposeful appearance. The
front spoiler lip reduces lift at
The headlights feature an
the front axle.
imposing design. Both models
available on request.
The rear section of the side
Typically for a coupé, there
windows curves dynamically
are equipped as standard with
Follow the car’s clean lines along
is a gradual, flowing transition
upwards. Extending beyond the
The front wings with their
halogen headlights, LED position
the side towards the rear and
from the A-pillar to the rear.
side windows are two additional
integrated headlights give the
lights, and fog lights integrated
the impressive design continues.
The sharper contour of the side
lines that direct attention towards
into the outer air intakes.
The styling is emphasised by the
skirts directs the air stream
the rear end. One of these lines
Cayman | The concept
Rear wing (Cayman S)
The second line continues
Below, you cannot miss the
The unmistakable styling of the
its rearward path to the LED
visible hallmark of the characteristic
taillight module. The elegant,
Porsche sound: the stainless
extendable rear wing reduces
lift at the rear axle.
Rear wing (Cayman), extended
18-inch wheels. A 19-inch option
drag coefficient of only 0.29.
The Cayman models. Powerful
Cayman models is complemented
is available for both models. The
This is the principle of Porsche
and dynamic, and when it comes
by the wheel design. The Cayman
result of all these measures?
Intelligent Performance.
to style, they trust in only one
steel tailpipe – twin tailpipes on
is fitted with 17-inch wheels
An impressive appearance and
the Cayman S – integrated into
as standard, the Cayman S with
refined aerodynamics with a
direction: their own.
the rear end.
Model range
The forecast for the following pages:
an imminent storm.
It’s not just about the drive
Uncompromising. Unyielding.
for individuality or supreme
Completely unimpressionable,
performance. Above all,
but extremely impressive.
it’s the indescribable intensity
with which the Cayman models
express these two virtues.
Cayman | Model range
You should never doubt your own principles.
The Cayman.
The Cayman is the driving force
of gravity and thus a high degree
6,000 rpm. From a standing start,
however, is the 10 % reduction in
allows an eye-catching view of
with the CDR-30 audio system
behind precisely one attitude:
of agility and an extremely sporty
the Cayman accelerates to
fuel consumption and the 12 %
the powerful brake system. And
with 5-inch display. An integrated
the absolute conviction to remain
drive. The six-cylinder horizontally
62 mph (100 km/h) in 5.8 seconds.
reduction in CO2 emissions,
the interior? The overall impression
six-disc CD autochanger is
true to oneself. No middle roads.
opposed power unit has a capacity
With the optional Porsche
depending on the type of gearbox.
is simply one of high quality. For
available as an option.
No compromises. No nonsense.
of 2.9 litres. The engine delivers a
Doppelkupplung (PDK), this sprint
The power of the engine is deliv-
instance, the rims of all available
power output of 195 kW (265 hp)
takes just 5.7 seconds. Top
ered to the road by a precision
steering wheels are covered in
The Cayman has found its way.
One of the features that exempli-
at an engine speed of 7,200 rpm.
speed is 165 mph (265 km/h)
six-speed manual gearbox. Fitted
smooth-finish leather. The centre
Its own? Without doubt.
fies this attitude is the mid-engine
A maximum torque of 300 Nm
in conjunction with the manual
as standard are 17-inch wheels
console, finished in traditional
layout, which ensures a low centre
is achieved between 4,400 and
gearbox. Equally impressive,
with a star-shaped design, which
black, is equipped as standard
Cayman | Model range
It takes no prisoners,
except for your free will.
The Cayman S.
The Cayman S reaches 62 mph
its appearance. It has a front
To deliver the increased power
(100 km/h) in just 5.2 seconds.
spoiler painted in the vehicle’s
output to the road, the Cayman S
Top speed isn’t reached until
exterior colour, and twin
is fitted with 18-inch Cayman S II
172 mph (277 km/h). Porsche
tailpipes in stainless steel. The
wheels. Their design exudes pure
Doppelkupplung (PDK, p. 48)
sound? Distinctive. In keeping
dynamism – as befits the model’s
is available as an option.
with the rest of the Cayman S.
overall look.
To accept no compromises,
This philosophy was also the
is achieved at 4,750 rpm.
The fastest rate of acceleration
to make conscious decisions, to
basis for the development of the
This means, it has been possible
of 4.9 seconds is achieved
But so much power also needs
In summary, the Cayman S
be governed by nothing other
mid-mounted engine with a
to reduce fuel consumption by
in conjunction with the optional
to be tamed. This is the task of
is more than just a sportscar.
than one’s own free will, and to
3.4-litre capacity and direct fuel
up to 15 % and CO2 emissions
Sport Chrono Package.
the enlarged brake system with
It’s a Porsche.
have a clear point of view. A
injection (DFI, p. 34). The engine
by up to 16 %, depending on the
highly promising way to build a
delivers a power output of
type of gearbox.
sportscar. For us, it’s the only
four-piston aluminium monobloc
In addition to having a higher
fixed calipers in a striking red
235 kW (320 hp) at 7,200 rpm,
power output, the Cayman S
painted finish.
and a maximum torque of 370 Nm
also differs from the Cayman in
If you want to take your goals by storm,
you had better have the necessary equipment.
Two engines, several goals:
a few centimetres above road
high power, excellent driving
level. Any contact with the
dynamics and comparatively low
accelerator pedal unleashes
fuel consumption and CO2 emis-
power that knows only one direc-
sions. The engine is positioned
tion: forwards. And a sound
in the middle of the car, 30 centi-
that is second to none.
metres behind the driver. Just
Cayman | Drive
Two examples of the uncompromising efforts of our engineers.
Going forward.
The engines of the Cayman models.
The flat-six engines.
The 2.9-litre engine of the Cayman
larger capacity of 3.4 litres.
running, optimised gas cycles
a host of other engineering
driver regulates engine power –
delivers 195 kW (265 hp) at an
Power output is 235 kW (320 hp)
and tremendous cornering agility.
advancements, e.g. VarioCam Plus
and of course sound – using the
The mid-mounted engines of
engine speed of 7,200 rpm.
at 7,200 rpm. Maximum torque:
Fuel consumption and CO2
(p. 43). This system increases
extremely sensitive electronic
both Cayman models are compact
The maximum torque of 300 Nm
370 Nm at 4,750 rpm.
­emissions have been reduced by
torque in the lower engine speed
accelerator pedal.
and lightweight, and the layout is
is achieved between 4,400 and
up to 15 % and 16 %, depending on
range and power output in the
familiar: six horizontally opposed
6,000 rpm. The engine of the
Each of the engines convinces
the model. All of this is achieved
upper engine speed range. Injec-
Cayman S features direct fuel
with its outstanding performance
by DFI (in the Cayman S), a
tion and ignition are controlled
injection (DFI, p. 34) and has a
figures, extremely smooth
lightweight construction and
by the engine electronics. The
Power (kW)
195 kW (265 hp)
300 Nm
Torque (Nm)
Engine speed (rpm)
Cayman: 300 Nm between 4,400 and 6,000 rpm, 195 kW (265 hp) at 7,200 rpm
235 kW (320 hp)
370 Nm
Torque (Nm)
Power (kW)
Engine speed (rpm)
3.4-litre flat-six engine of the Cayman S
Cayman S: 370 Nm at 4,750 rpm, 235 kW (320 hp) at 7,200 rpm
Cayman | Drive
Cayman S
Direct fuel injection (DFI).
means of electromagnetically
homogeneous distribution of the
prepared directly in the cylinder.
fuel consumption by up to
standard, thus helping to protect
actuated injection valves.
air/fuel mixture and, therefore,
This allows for a higher compres-
15 % and CO2 emissions by up to
the environment.
effective combustion. Multiple fuel
sion ratio (12.5:1) which helps
16 %. Injection is regulated by the
The engine of the Cayman S
has direct fuel injection (DFI).
The spray and cone angles have
injections take place, depending
to deliver more output along with
electronic engine management
With millisecond precision, fuel is
been optimised for torque,
on the driving style. DFI improves
enhanced engine efficiency.
system. The exhaust gas cleaning
injected at up to 120 bar directly
power output, fuel consumption
the internal cooling of the combus-
into the combustion chamber by
and emissions by enabling a
tion chamber by having the mixture
system ensures that emissions
Depending on the type of gear-
remain well below even the strict
box, it has been possible to reduce
limits of the Euro 5 emission
Cayman | Drive
1. High-pressure pump
2. High-pressure injector
3. Ignition rod module
4. Camshaft controller
5.Switch tappet with integrated
valve clearance compensation
6. Intake camshaft
7. Intake valves
8. Valve spring
9. Combustion chamber with
Alusil cylinder liner surface
10. Forged aluminium piston
11. Forged connecting rod
12. Crankshaft
13. Water pump
14. Vibration damper
15. Resonance valve
16. Distribution pipe flap
17. Intake manifold with integrated
sound chamber
18. Vacuum pump
19. Coolant jacket
20. Crankcase breather
21. Timing chain
3.4-litre flat-six engine of the Cayman S
Cayman | Drive
Lightweight construction.
construction was achieved was
Integrated dry-sump lubrication.
from the cylinder heads directly
engine as and when required.
For the engine, these detailed
into the oil sump. A fifth pump in
This means that the oil pump
solutions mean a consistent
The purpose of integrated dry-sump
the oil sump directly supplies the
does not work so hard when there
supply of oil regardless of gravita-
equipped with alloy engines. The
lubrication is to guarantee a
lubricating points in the engine.
is less demand for lubrication.
tional loads, even in the most
ingenious design, down to the
reliable oil supply while reducing
The benefits of this oil supply
demanding track conditions.
finest detail, keeps the weight of
engine temperatures, even in
To reduce power loss and increase
system include optimum efficiency
the engines low and therefore
sportily driven cars. The oil reser-
efficiency, an electronically
combined with a reduction in
reduces fuel consumption. One of
voir is located inside the engine.
controlled oil pump supplies the
both fuel consumption and
the ways in which this lightweight
Four oil pumps remove the oil
lubricating points inside the
CO2 emissions.
by fully integrating the camshaft
Both Cayman models are
bearings into the cylinder heads.
Cayman | Drive
Regulation/control of
Engine speed (from crankshaft)
Inlet camshaft phase angle
Manifold injection (Cayman)/
direct fuel injection (Cayman S)
Throttle-valve angle
Lambda sensor signals
Knock sensor signals
– Coolant
– Intake air
– Air in engine compartment
– Engine oil
– Ambient air
Engine cooling system.
Engine management system
with E-Gas.
Our cross-flow cooling system,
same conditions, they are
monitored individually by the
knock control. The ignition point
as used in motorsport, supplies
The electronic engine management
is shifted individually, as and
each engine cylinder uniformly
system ensures optimum engine
when necessary, to protect the
with coolant. Valves are thus
performance at all times. It regu-
cylinders and pistons at high
protected against overload and
lates all engine-related functions
engine speeds. The on-board
premature wear, which minimises
and assemblies (see diagram).
diagnostics, which are compliant
the engine’s tendency to knock
The results: optimum performance
with European standards, ensure
and optimises emissions and fuel
and torque with reduced fuel
timely detection of any faults
consumption and emissions.
and defects that may occur in the
– Engine oil
– Fuel
– Ambient air
Vehicle speed
Air-conditioning settings
Accelerator pedal
ME 7.8/Cayman – SDI 3.1/Cayman S
Engine load
Electronic engine management
Input data
Idling via throttle valve
and ignition
Heating of Lambda sensors
Fuel pump (Cayman)/
fuel pumps controlled on demand
(Cayman S)
Fuel-tank venting
Camshaft position
Valve lift switchover
(VarioCam Plus)
Secondary-air injection (Cayman)
Engine fan
Continuously variable oil pump
Fuel pressure (Cayman S)
Throttle valve
CAN interface with driving dynamics control, transmission control, immobiliser, instrument cluster, climate control,
SPORT button, SPORT PLUS button, sports exhaust system button, diagnostics, etc.
exhaust and fuel systems and
Another important function of the
notify the driver immediately. This
system is cylinder-specific knock
also prevents increased pollutant
control. Since the six cylinders
emissions and unnecessary fuel
never all work under exactly the
Cayman | Drive
Two-stage resonance
intake manifold.
This two-in-one engine concept
To improve throttle response
seamlessly adapts in response
during the warm-up phase,
to driver input. The result: instant
VarioCam Plus selects high valve
The intake manifold with
acceleration and extremely
lifts with retarded valve timing.
double-flow distributor pipe has
smooth running.
In the middle and low load ranges,
an adjustable flap that closes and
low valve lifts with advanced
opens at defined engine speeds.
The variation in intake timing
timing reduce fuel consumption
As a result of a two-stage
is steplessly controlled by means
and exhaust emissions. High valve
resonance effect, the air mass in
of an electrohydraulic rotary
lifts generate high torque and
the intake manifold begins to
vane adjuster at the head of the
maximum output.
oscillate, which in turn generates
corresponding camshaft.
a turbocharging effect and
optimises induction. These two
effects combine to produce
higher torque at low engine
speeds, a flatter torque curve and
increased power output at high
engine speeds, while the acoustic
properties of the system are
second to none. A sound that is
typically Porsche.
VarioCam Plus.
VarioCam Plus combines variable
valve timing with two-stage lift
on the inlet side. This results in
smoother running, better fuel
economy and lower exhaust
emissions. As well as greater topend power and low-end torque.
VarioCam Plus
Cayman | Drive
Cayman tailpipe
Cayman S exhaust system
Ignition system.
Exhaust system.
Cayman S twin tailpipes
circuitry controls and monitors
Cayman S
each cylinder bank separately.
compressor are all driven by a
single self-adjusting belt. Hydraulic
The ignition system is designed
The exhaust system – with twin
For each exhaust tract, four corre-
It is a good idea to have your
valve clearance compensation
for static high-voltage distribution.
tailpipes on the Cayman S – is
sponding oxygen sensors regulate
vehicle serviced regularly, but it
makes valve clearance adjustment
Individual ignition coils on each
made of stainless steel. Until it
the composition of the exhaust
makes just as much sense to keep
unnecessary. The drive chains
of the spark plugs ensure perfect
converges in the connecting tube,
gas and monitor the conversion
the time between maintenance
on the camshafts do not normally
ignition every time. The individual
the exhaust gas is channelled
of pollutants in the catalytic con-
services as long as possible. Why?
require servicing. With the sole
ignition coils are controlled
through two separate tracts and,
Because a Porsche belongs on
exception of the spark plugs, the
directly by the engine electronics.
thanks to separate exhaust gas
the road, and not in the workshop.
ignition system is also mainte-
cleaning systems, the exhaust
A sports exhaust system – for a
gas can flow more freely – for
more resonant sound – is
The alternator, power-steering
increased power and torque.
available as an option for
pump and the air-conditioning
The stereo Lambda control
each of the Cayman models.
Put simply, we don’t expect to
see your Porsche too often.
Cayman | Drive
Cayman S
1. Radiator module
2. Brake booster
3. Gear lever/gear selector
4. PASM shock absorbers
5. 6-speed manual gearbox
or 7-speed Porsche
Doppelkupplung (PDK)
6. Resonance intake
7. Coolant expansion tank
8. Electronically controlled
throttle valve
9. Connecting duct
10. Rear silencer
11. Interconnecting tube
12. Oil filler pipe
13. Air cleaner snorkel
Cayman | Drive
If you want to get straight to the point,
you don’t take any detours.
Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK).
In total, PDK has seven gears
This double clutch provides an
preselected in the second half
at its disposal. Gears 1 to 6 have
alternating, non-positive connection
gearbox. During a gear change,
The optional Porsche Doppel­
a sports ratio and top speed is
between the two half gearboxes
therefore, a conventional shift no
kupplung (PDK), with both manual
reached in 6th gear. The 7th gear
and the engine by means of two
longer takes place. Instead, one
gearshift and an automatic mode,
has a long ratio and helps to
separate input shafts (input shaft
clutch simply opens and the other
enables smooth gear changes
reduce fuel consumption even
1 is nested inside the hollowed-out
closes at the same time. Gear
with no interruption in the flow of
input shaft 2).
changes can therefore take place
faster acceleration and lower
PDK is essentially two half gear-
The flow of power from the engine
fuel consumption, without having
boxes in one and thus requires
is only ever transmitted through
Clutch 1 controls the first half
to sacrifice the ease of automatic
two clutches – designed as a
one half gearbox and one clutch
gearbox, which contains the
double wet clutch transmission.
at a time, while the next gear is
odd gears (1, 3, 5, 7) and reverse.
power. This results in significantly
within milliseconds.
Clutch 2 controls the second,
which contains the even gears
(2, 4, 6).
Cayman S
Cayman | Drive
Multi-plate clutch 1
Rear wheel
Multi-plate clutch 2
Rear wheel
Semi-gearbox 1
(1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, R gear)
Semi-gearbox 2
(2nd, 4th, 6th gear)
Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)
Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)
in detail.
PDK function diagram
with input shaft 1. The torque is
is established, and power is
rapid gearshifts with no
The compact dimensions of the
PDK is enhanced by the ‘Launch
now transmitted through the
transmitted to the wheels.
interruption in the flow of power,
gearbox reduce rotational masses
Control’ and ‘motorsport-derived
gearshift strategy’ functions (p. 62).
differential to the rear axle.
The gear which is engaged is
which result in a considerably
which means that the engine
The crankshaft transmits engine
At this stage, PDK has already
displayed on the instrument
faster rate of acceleration for the
response is more direct and the
torque to the dual-mass flywheel
preselected the next gear.
cluster. Depending on the
same rate of fuel consumption.
system is more lightweight.
which is then channelled through
Engine torque is already acting
gearshift programme, the gear
The advantage over a fully
the clutch housing and onto the
on the other outer disc carrier
change is optimised for comfort
automatic transmission is the
This, along with the long-ratio 7th
comfort. What does all this
multi-plate clutches, or to be more
and, in response to a gear change
or for sporty handling and takes
perceptible increase in driving
gear, helps to achieve reduced
mean for you? Exactly what you
precise, the outer disc carrier.
signal, the overlap shift is
place in a matter of milliseconds.
dynamics – with a similar level of
fuel consumption and emission
would expect: uninterrupted
comfort, and a distinct reduction
figures comparable with those
driving pleasure.
in fuel consumption.
of a manual gearbox. With the
initiated, i.e. as clutch 1 opens,
Under oil pressure, clutch 1 closes
clutch 2 closes. The non-positive
The advantages over a fully
and forms a frictional connection
connection with input shaft 2
manual transmission are very
In essence, PDK combines
sportiness with efficiency and
optional Sport Chrono Package,
Cayman | Drive
Three-spoke sports steering wheel with gearshift switches
Three-spoke sports steering wheel with gearshift paddles
Gear selector for PDK
Three-spoke sports steering
wheel with gearshift switches.
Three-spoke sports steering
wheel with gearshift paddles.
In conjunction with the optional
This optional steering wheel
and Launch Control functions
Even if the gear selector is set
Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK),
allows you to make motorsport-
are activated. Another feature
to automatic mode, you can still
the standard three-spoke sports
style gear changes. The gearshift
reminiscent of the world of
change gear manually using the
steering wheel has two ergonomic
paddles are made from a strong
motorsport is the top centre
switches or gearshift paddles on
alloy and are ergonomically
­marking on the steering wheel
the steering wheel.
located behind the steering wheel
A display on the left and right
forwards to shift up, pull back-
and the control cable mechanism
wheels for approximately two
steering wheel spokes tells you
wards to shift down.
prevents vibrations from being
seconds once the footbrake is
transmitted to the gear lever.
released. The vehicle is therefore
whether the SPORT, SPORT PLUS
temporarily prevented from rolling
backwards. Brake pressure is
Hill-start assist.
reduced if, within two seconds,
Hill-start assist comes as standard
ated by the driver depressing
for manual and Porsche Doppel­
the accelerator pedal (or, in the
kupplung (PDK) transmissions.
case of manual transmission, the
It assists the driver in making a
accelerator pedal is depressed
comfortable, smooth and roll-free
and the clutch is engaged).
sufficient revs have been gener-
One press with the thumb and PDK
spokes. Pull the right-hand paddle
shifts up. One pull with the index
and PDK shifts up. Pull the left-
finger and PDK shifts down. When
hand paddle and PDK shifts down.
combined with one of the optional
Visually, the steering wheel is
Sport Chrono packages (p. 62),
­distinguished by its high-quality
there is an additional display
twin-spoke design and silver-­
The gear selector for PDK
­manual gearbox. The shift throw is
The system automatically detects
above the airbag module. It tells
coloured galvanised spoke cover.
impresses not only with its unique
short and precise, the tuning is
that the vehicle has been braked
you whether the SPORT, SPORT
The airbag module is finished in
design, but above all with its supe-
sporty – as befits the character of
to a halt on an incline. Provided
PLUS and Launch Control func-
the same colour as the steering
rior functionality enabling you
the Cayman models. The dual-mass
a gear is engaged, the brake
tions are activated.
wheel rim.
to change gear manually: press
flywheel minimises engine noise
­pressure is maintained at all four
Gear lever in carbon
Six-speed manual gearbox.
Gear selector for Porsche
Doppelkupplung (PDK).
Fitted as standard in each of the
start on an incline.
Cayman models is a six-speed
It’s not always better
to take the direct route.
If you have a spirited nature
All components must be the
like the Cayman models, you will
perfect match. There’s only one
need a chassis that can cope
goal: to be able to fully express
with the challenges of the road
one’s desire for performance.
ahead – and master them with
precision. How is this achieved?
Cayman | Chassis
Lightweight spring-strut front axle on the Cayman S
Lightweight spring-strut rear axle on the Cayman S
An expression of agility on the road
that is bound to leave you open-mouthed.
along with the delivery of the
struts, front and rear. The spring
fast lane changes and through
to acceleration and braking. The
Driving stability is excellent, even
engine’s power.
and damper unit and the anti-roll
tight corners, this chassis is in its
lightweight construction keeps
in the event of considerable load
The Cayman models follow a
bar unit have been tuned for
element. Thanks to the mid-engine
the vehicle gross weight and the
changes – thanks not least to
clear line. Their own. Even when it
For this reason, the Cayman
exceptional driving dynamics
layout and the construction of
weight of the unsprung masses
the vehicle’s generous track width.
comes to the chassis. The driver’s
models are equipped with
combined with a high level of
the bodyshell, roll and pitch are
low. Virtually all moving axle parts
High levels of safety and a consist-
connection to the road is an
a lightweight suspension with
driving comfort. For Porsche, that
practically eliminated. The chassis
are made of aluminium.
ently dynamic driving experience
essential priority at all times,
transverse links and spring
is not a contradiction. During
responds with absolute precision
are the result.
Cayman | Chassis
effort is reduced to a comfortable
level of active safety and a more
level. Around the straight ahead
immediate driving response.
What use is a perfect suspension
position, such as during motorway
The car has a turning circle of just
setup without perfectly tuned
driving, the ratio is less direct
11.1 m. The steering wheel
steering? For Porsche, this would
with no loss of agility or feedback.
also adjusts for height and reach.
be inconceivable. The solution is
The greater the steering angle,
For further details about
a steering system that works with
the more direct the steering ratio.
available steering wheels, please
as much precision and immediacy
This is particularly noticeable
see page 81.
as the chassis itself and, thanks to
through tight bends and when
the power assistance, steering
parking and provides a high
17-inch Cayman II wheel
Cayman S
18-inch Cayman S II wheel
with anti-theft protection. A
The system updates quickly and
selection of alternative wheels,
accurately after an engine start,
The Cayman is fitted with
such as the 19-inch 911 Turbo II
tyre pressure correction or wheel
17-inch wheels as standard. The
wheel, is featured on page 117.
change – for increased comfort
and safety.
star-shaped design expresses
sheer sportiness and allows
an eye-catching view of the brake
Tyre Pressure Monitoring (TPM).
calipers. The Cayman S is fitted
Cayman S
with large, 18-inch wheels as
The optional Tyre Pressure
standard and the turbine-like
Monitoring (TPM) sends warnings
arrangement of the spokes gives
to the on-board computer’s
the car an extremely powerful
display screen in the event of low
look. 19-inch wheels are available
tyre pressure. The driver can
for both models on request.
check the pressure in all four
All available wheels are equipped
tyres from the instrument cluster.
Cayman | Chassis
Porsche Active Suspension
Management (PASM).
Sensors monitor the movement
of the vehicle body, for example,
Mechanically locking rear
under heavy acceleration and
The optional PASM is an electronic
braking or on uneven roads. The
Are you a fan of sporty driving? In
damping control system.
control unit tunes the dampers
your spare time, do you enjoy the
PASM actively and continuously
to the optimum hardness for the
occasional outing on the racetrack?
regulates the damping force
selected mode to reduce roll and
Then you shouldn’t do without the
for each wheel according to the
pitch still further and to increase
optional mechanically locking rear
road conditions and driving
contact between each individual
differential available in conjunction
style. In addition, the suspension
wheel and the road.
with 18-inch or 19-inch wheels.
is lowered by 10 mm.
It further enhances the traction of
In ‘Sport’ mode, the suspension
the driven rear wheels on uneven
The driver can select between
is set to a harder damper rating.
roads and when accelerating out of
two different modes: ‘Normal’
On uneven roads, PASM immedi-
tight bends, and the damping of
which is a blend of performance
ately switches to a softer rating
load-change reactions during
and comfort, and ‘Sport’
within the ‘Sport’ setup range,
fast cornering is reduced. Road
where the setup is much firmer.
thereby improving contact
holding at the limits of perform-
Depending on the mode selected,
between the wheels and the road.
ance is even more impressive. The
therefore, PASM is sportier
When the road surface improves,
car holds its course better and so
or more comfortable than the
PASM automatically reverts
PSM intervenes less often.
standard chassis. The PASM
to the original, harder rating.
control unit evaluates the driving
Rebound in ‘Normal’ mode –
working piston and bypass,
sporty-comfortable tuning
Rebound in ‘Sport’ mode –
working piston only,
sporty-hard tuning
Compression in ‘Normal’ mode –
working piston and bypass,
sporty-comfortable tuning
Compression in ‘Sport’ mode –
working piston only,
sporty-hard tuning
In other words, sheer driving
conditions and modifies the
If ‘Normal’ mode is selected and
damping force on each of
the driver’s style becomes more
the wheels in accordance with
assertive, PASM automatically
the selected mode.
switches to a harder rating
pleasure and faster lap times.
within the ‘Normal’ setup range.
Damping becomes harder, and
driving stability and road safety
are increased.
Cayman | Chassis
For maximum dexterity, PSM
system detects the driver’s
can be set to standby while the
request for Launch mode and revs
car is still in ‘Sport’ mode (p. 72).
the engine to an optimum speed
For safety, it is set to intervene
of approximately 6,500 rpm.
automatically only when ABS
Engine torque increases and the
assistance is required on both
clutch closes slightly. The message
front wheels.
‘Launch Control’ appears on
the display on the steering wheel
A key component of the Sport
for PDK. The driver now quickly
Chrono Package is the swivel-
releases the brake – and prepares
mounted stopwatch in the centre
for maximum acceleration.
SPORT and SPORT PLUS buttons
on the centre console
of the dashboard with analogue
and digital display.
Second, the ‘motorsport-derived
gearshift strategy’. Using this, PDK
Sport Chrono Package.
is geared up for maximum shift
Doppelkupplung (PDK), the Sport
speed, the shortest possible shift
Chrono Package offers two addi-
times and optimum shift points
‘Sport’ mode, which makes
delayed until the upper rev range.
tional functions that are activated
for maximum acceleration – for
throttle response significantly
The shift times are shorter, the
by the SPORT PLUS button.
uncompromising performance.
Do you think driving a Porsche
more immediate, adjusts the
gear changes sportier. At low
should be an even more involving
rev-limiter to a harder setting,
rates of deceleration, the system
First, ‘Launch Control’, which
experience than it is already? Your
and tunes the engine dynamics
initiates a swifter, brake-induced
ensures you achieve the fastest
wish is our command. On request,
for performance driving.
downshift. In manual mode,
possible rate of acceleration from
we can equip your vehicle with the
Sport Chrono Package Plus.
gear changes are faster and more
a standing start – on the racetrack,
On request, the optional Porsche
Sport Chrono Package, which is
The optional Porsche Active
dynamic. In ‘Sport’ mode, the
for example. ‘Launch Control’ is
Communication Management
available for both of the Cayman
Suspension Management (PASM)
PSM system (p. 72) intervenes
operated via the SPORT PLUS
(PCM, p. 92) can be combined
models. Its functions enable even
also switches to ‘Sport’ mode,
later for increased longitudinal and
button with the ‘D’ or ‘M’ drive
with the Sport Chrono Package
sportier tuning of the engine and
which offers harder damping
lateral dynamics. PSM now affords
position selected. Whilst the driver
Plus. In addition to the functions
chassis and guarantee even more
and more direct steering and,
greater manoeuvrability under
depresses the brake pedal
of the Sport Chrono Package,
driving pleasure.
therefore, better road holding.
braking and exit acceleration,
with the left foot, the right foot
it includes a personal memory
especially at low speeds.
depresses the accelerator pedal
function, which can be controlled
Selecting the SPORT button
With the optional PDK in automatic
to the floor. With the accelerator
using PCM, and a performance
on the centre console activates
mode, gearshift points are
in the kickdown position, the
display for evaluating lap times.
Three-spoke sports steering wheel with
gearshift switches
as percentage of maximum
Sport Chrono stopwatch
In combination with Porsche
in ‘Sport’
in ‘Normal’
Both sets of characteristics
are dependent on engine
Pedal travel (%)
Comparison of the ETC characteristic curve
in ‘Normal’ mode and ‘Sport’ mode
A controlled offensive.
Even on the defensive.
The Cayman models are
You have to be confident about
uncompromising sportscars. In
your vehicle. So we’ve taken care
every respect. The same applies
of it. Anything else just wouldn’t
to safety. Active as well as
be Porsche.
passive. Trust alone is not enough.
Cayman | Safety
There can be no driving pleasure without peace of mind.
Introducing the safety features of the Cayman models.
Active safety.
Bi-Xenon headlights with
dynamic cornering lights and
LED daytime running lights.
auto-deploying bi-plane rear
The low front fog lights offer
Available as an option for the
spoiler and aerodynamic front end.
outstanding illumination and a
Cayman models are Bi-Xenon
Active safety is a topic that
Another important standard
high-level third brake light is
headlights including dynamic
Porsche actively supports. With
safety feature is Porsche Stability
neatly integrated into the rear
cornering lights and LED daytime
generous safety margins, even
Management (PSM, p. 72).
window. LED technology is used
running lights. Bi-Xenon headlights
the suspension tuning makes a
in the taillights, brake lights and
are around twice as powerful as
decisive contribution. Optimum
See and be seen. This is a
rear fog light to provide better
halogen headlights so they offer
acceleration enables rapid
slogan that typifies the headlights
illumination and respond more
improved visibility and illuminate
overtaking and optimum braking
concept. The design is unmistak-
quickly to driver input.
the road more evenly. In fact, they
minimises stopping distances.
able, the brightness unmissable.
are so effective that fog lights are
Safe contact with the road is
The halogen headlights with LED
no longer necessary. A headlight
provided not only by the wheel/
position lights in the front light unit
cleaning system is built-in.
tyre combination but also by the
ensure clear visibility at all times.
Night design, front
Dynamic cornering lights offer
particularly effective illumination
of the road ahead, particularly
through bends. Sensors continuously monitor the speed, lateral
acceleration and steering
lock and, from these variables,
calculate the course of the bend.
Night design, rear
This determines the angle of
the dynamic cornering lights, with
the lights able to swivel towards
the inside of the bend up to a
limit of 15 degrees, even with the
main beam switched on.
Cayman S
Bi-Xenon headlights with dynamic cornering lights and LED daytime running lights
Cayman | Safety
Braking system.
The front axle of the Cayman
and Cayman S features internally
The acceleration of the Cayman
vented brake discs with a diameter
models is impressive. Even
of 318 mm. 299 mm brake
more impressive, perhaps, is the
discs are fitted to the rear axle.
vehicle’s maximum braking power,
The result is outstanding braking
which comfortably tames the
performance. The rear brake discs
power of the engine.
of the Cayman S are 4 mm thicker
than those of the Cayman, which
Four-piston aluminium monobloc
increases stability under load
brake calipers are fitted front and
even further. To distinguish them
rear. Offering excellent rigidity,
visually, the brake calipers on the
they are compact and save on
Cayman have a black anodised
weight. Their superior responsive-
finish while those on the Cayman S
ness, for fast and sensitive
are painted red.
Standard brake unit (Cayman)
braking, sets them apart. A brake
booster provides assistance,
For reduced weight, optimum
reducing pedal effort whilst main-
braking in the wet and improved
taining a powerful braking effect.
cooling, the brake discs on
both models are cross-drilled.
A special ventilation system,
whereby the entire wheel brake
For the Cayman S, the Porsche
is supplied with cooling air
Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)
by openings in the front end and
is available as an option.
special channelling systems,
Standard brake unit (Cayman S)
increases the stability of
the brakes during heavy use.
Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)
Cayman | Safety
Cayman S with PCCB
Porsche Ceramic Composite
Brake (PCCB).
The brake discs are formed from
corrosion and offer more favour-
All the necessary ingredients are
that helps to reduce unsprung and
of even the most durable brake
a specially treated carbon-fibre
able noise-damping properties.
there for a short braking distance,
rotating masses on the vehicle.
pads and discs. We recommend
even in the toughest conditions.
The consequence of this is better
that all brake components be
compound that is silicated in a
On request, we can equip your
high-vacuum process at approxi-
Six-piston aluminium monobloc
Moreover, safety under braking
road holding and increased
professionally inspected and
Cayman S with a brake system
mately 1,700 °C. Not only are the
fixed calipers on the front axle
at high speeds is increased thanks
comfort, particularly on uneven
replaced where necessary after
that has already had to cope
resulting discs much harder than
and four-piston units at the
to the excellent fade resistance
roads, as well as greater agility
every track event.
with the harshest requirements of
standard discs, they are more
rear provide a high and constant
of PCCB.
and improved handling.
motorsport: the Porsche Ceramic
resistant to heat. The low thermal
brake pressure. The pedal
Composite Brake (PCCB). The
expansion of the brake discs
response is fast and precise with
The key advantage of PCCB is that
Please note that circuit racing,
ceramic brake discs have a diam-
prevents deformation under heavy
only moderate input required.
the brake discs are approximately
trackday use and other forms
eter of 350 mm front and rear –
braking. Furthermore, the ceramic
50 % lighter than standard discs
of performance driving can
for extremely powerful braking.
brake discs are totally resistant to
of similar design and size. A factor
significantly reduce the service life
Cayman | Safety
sooner. When sudden braking is
forces exerted onto the bodyshell
rigidity of the car. The forces
detected, the brake assist function
in the event of an impact
exerted in a frontal collision are
applies maximum brake pressure
and minimises deformation of
transmitted into the side structure
to all four wheels.
the passenger cell. Our patented
along a higher load path (4),
bodywork structure with a rigid
which improves the deformation
bulkhead cross member (2) made
characteristics of the passenger
of ultra high-strength steel
cell even further.
Passive safety:
engineered design.
absorbs the forces introduced
into the system of longitudinal
The system of longitudinal and
members which prevents deforma-
transverse members at the front
tion of the footwell. The reinforced
of the vehicle (1) distributes the
doors (3) contribute to the overall
Porsche Stability Management
Under acceleration on wet or
it is automatically reactivated for
low-grip road surfaces, PSM
your safety if either of the front
improves traction using the ABD
wheels (in ‘Sport’ mode, both
PSM, which comes as standard, is
(automatic brake differential)
of the front wheels) requires ABS
an automatic control system that
and ASR (anti-slip regulation)
assistance. ABD remains perma-
stabilises the vehicle at the limits
functions, giving an agile
nently active. Two additional
of dynamic driving performance.
response. When ‘Sport’ mode is
functions of PSM increase safety
Sensors continuously monitor
selected on the optional Sport
even further: precharging of the
driving direction, speed, yaw veloc-
Chrono Packages (p. 62), the PSM
brake system, and brake assist.
ity and lateral acceleration. Using
intervention threshold is raised to
If you suddenly release the accel-
this information, PSM computes the
enable greater driver involvement
erator pedal, PSM automatically
actual direction of motion. If this
– particularly at speeds of up to
readies the braking system. With
direction deviates from the desired
approximately 70 km/h (45 mph).
the braking system having been
course, PSM initiates braking
The integrated ABS can further
precharged, the brake pads are
interventions targeted at individual
reduce the braking distance.
already in light contact with the
wheels in order to stabilise the
For an even sportier drive, PSM
brake discs. Maximum braking
Super high-strength steel
can be deactivated. However,
power is therefore achieved much
Ultra high-strength steel
Sheet steel
Tailored blanks
Cayman | Safety
Passive safety: airbags.
side impact protection elements
Other passive safety features
in the doors and two airbags
include headrests integrated into
Each of the full-size airbags is
on each side. An integral thorax
the seat backrests, an energy
inflated in two stages, depending
airbag is located in the seat back-
absorbing steering column,
on the severity of an accident.
rests, while each door panel
three-point seat belts, front seat-
In less serious accidents, the
contains a head airbag. With each
belt pretensioners and force
airbags are only partially inflated,
having a volume of approximately
limiters, energy-absorbing
thereby minimising discomfort
8 litres, these airbags offer
elements in the dashboard
for the occupants. Also fitted as
excellent protection in the event
and flame-resistant materials
standard is Porsche Side Impact
of a side impact.
throughout the interior.
Protection (POSIP). It comprises
Anti-theft protection.
Vehicle tracking system.
Child seats.1)
Both models are equipped
In conjunction with the alarm
The child seat preparation
with an immobiliser with in-key
system, this optional preparation
package, which includes ISOFIX
transponder. In addition, the
enables future installation of a
mounting points and a key switch
Cayman S has an alarm system
vehicle tracking system available
for deactivating the passenger
with contact-sensitive exterior
from Porsche Tequipment.
airbag, is available from Porsche
protection as standard (optional
It makes it possible to locate a
Tequipment. A full range of
for the Cayman). It is activated
stolen vehicle across most of the
child seats is also available from
and deactivated by the remote
countries of Europe. The package
Porsche Tequipment.
control integrated in the ignition
includes a special wiring loom
key, which is also used to lock and
and a higher-capacity battery.
unlock the doors. Radar-based
A tilt sensor for the alarm system
interior surveillance is available as
is included.
an option for both models.
Porsche Side Impact Protection (POSIP)
1) Child
seats must not be used with
sports bucket seats.
This is not an ordinary sportscar.
But this doesn’t mean it cannot be put to ordinary use.
Just how much comfort can you
freedom, you should never have
expect from an uncompromising
to feel constrained. It’s a Porsche
sportscar? A great deal. After all, if
you want to express your personal
Cayman | Comfort
What is a sportscar’s greatest challenge?
Day-to-day practicality. Or so you’d think.
Comfort in the Cayman models.
Not for Sunday drivers, yet built
are regarded as an everyday
is exemplary. The ergonomics are
The CDR-30 audio system is
ingenuity of our designers with
In short, your Cayman has been
to be driven 365 days a year.
sportscar. The low seat position,
typically Porsche. Every control is
just one of the many standard
a luggage compartment at the
designed with everyday enjoyment
It’s a Porsche principle to which
the dome-shaped roof and the
within easy reach.
features you will find on
front and another spacious area
in mind. Ordinary enjoyment,
even the Cayman models have
large windows create an airy
the centre console. The luggage
under the rear lid.
however, would not be Porsche.
had to adhere. No wonder they
feeling of space. Seating comfort
concept is also the result of the
Cayman S interior with optional equipment, including sports bucket seats and personalised accessories from the Porsche Exclusive range
Cayman | Comfort
Cayman S dashboard with optional equipment, including PCM, cordless handset,
Tyre Pressure Monitoring (TPM), Sport Chrono Package Plus and PDK
standard on-board computer.
Doppel­kupplung (PDK), as well as
Additional data, such as average
the selected gear. The dial on the
Each black circular dial in the
fuel consumption, fuel range
left contains the analogue speed-
instrument cluster – aluminium-
or the data of the optional TPM
coloured in the Cayman S model
can be shown as desired.
– provides important information
Steering wheels.
audio and, where applicable,
of this steering wheel is offered
navigation and telephone functions.
as an option. Also available as an
The Cayman models feature as
Alternatively, the multifunction
option is the three-spoke sports
ometer with digital trip meter and
standard a three-spoke sports
steering wheel is available in
steering wheel with gearshift
total distance display. The design
steering wheel with full-size airbag.
smooth-finish leather, Aluminium
paddles (p. 52). For extra comfort
Look, carbon or macassar wood.
on those cold days, steering
and legibility of the dials are also
The steering wheel is adjustable
at a glance. In the centre is the
The right-hand dial displays a
enhanced by the white backlight
for height and reach and the
analogue rev counter with digital
range of information, including
rim is in smooth-finish leather.
Fitted as standard in conjunction
request for all steering wheels
speedometer and a customisable
the outside temperature and shift
As an option, you can specify a
with Porsche Doppelkupplung
(steering wheel heating available
display of key data from the
pattern of the optional Porsche
three-spoke multifunction steering
(PDK) is the three-spoke sports
only in conjunction with heated
wheel in leather with integrated
steering wheel with gearshift
buttons for the most essential
switches. A multifunction version
wheel heating is available on
Cayman | Comfort
Comfort seat with driver memory
Standard seats.
Adaptive sports seat with driver memory
Sports bucket seat
seat squab is also electrically
fore/aft position is adjusted
adjustable. The memory function
manually, the backrest electrically.
Automatic climate control
Sports bucket seats1).
Seat heating and ventilation.
Air conditioning.
The standard seats with centre
supports the exterior mirrors and
For the ultimate sports experience,
As an option, all compatible seats
Both Cayman models come
upholstered in Alcantara offer a
all seat positions on the driver’s
you could opt for sports bucket
– apart from sports bucket seats
with a powerful and quiet air-
high degree of comfort with good
side. Using the control switches
seats with a folding backrest,
– can be equipped with two-level
conditioning system as standard.
lateral support and optimised
in the door panel, it is possible to
integral thorax airbag and manual
seat heating.
The optional climate control
under-seat suspension. Through
restore one of two personalised
bends, your seat gives you a
settings. Additionally, you can
The optional adaptive sports
shell is made from glass-/carbon-
Seat ventilation for the standard
feeling of security without restric-
store a further seat position in
seats in leather combine excellent
fibre-reinforced plastic and has a
seats and comfort seats is also
tion. The seats are equipped as
each of the ignition keys. As soon
comfort with first-rate track
stylish carbon-weave finish. The
available as an option (only in
standard with manual height and
as you unlock the door using
backrest pivots are positioned high
conjunction with heated seats,
fore/aft adjustment and an electric
the key remote, the driver’s seat
in the side bolsters to provide
climate control and part or
backrest adjustment, enabling
and exterior mirrors resume their
Along with all the adjustment
lateral support to the pelvic region,
full-leather interior). A slipstream
This optional automatic speed
virtually every driver to find the
stored position.
features of the comfort seats, the
characteristic of a race seat. The
effect evaporates perspiration
controller for the 30 to 240 km/h
ideal seat position, regardless of
side bolsters on the seat surface
seat upholstery is offered in all
moisture – for a comfortable
(19 –149 mph) speed range
physical build.
and backrest are individually
available leather types and colours.
seating environment. Ventilation
is operated using a switch on a
electrically adjustable, for
intensity can be set to one of
separate control stalk on the
increased comfort on long journeys
three levels.
steering column.
Sports seats.
Comfort seats with
driver memory.
Adaptive sports seats with
driver memory.
The optional sports seats have
and tailor-made lateral support
firmer leather upholstery than
through bends or on the racetrack.
the standard design. Higher side
The memory function supports the
Comfort seats with electric fore/
bolsters on the seat squab and
exterior mirrors and all driver’s
aft, height, backrest and lumbar
backrest provide additional lateral
seat positions, apart from the side
support adjustment are available
support. The seat height and
as an option. The tilt angle of the
system offers even more uniform
fore/aft adjustment. The backrest
1) Child
and comfortable ventilation.
Cruise control.
seats must not be used with sports bucket seats.
Cayman | Comfort
Rear screen
‘Welcome Home’ lighting.
HomeLink® (programmable
garage door opener).
When the vehicle is opened
Water-repellent side windows.
Cayman with ParkAssist
inconspicuous. The windscreen
provides additional privacy for
washer system has two heated
the main luggage area.
The surfaces of the side windows
and filtered nozzles. An integrated
or closed using the key remote,
The optional programmable
are treated with a water-repellent
rain sensor is available as
the standard automatic locator
garage door opener is integrated
coating so that not only water
an option (in conjunction with
lighting automatically switches on
into the overhead console and
but also dirt runs away more
auto-dimming mirrors).
the fog lights and LED daytime
remotely controls up to three dif-
easily, thereby providing optimum
The Cayman models can be
a warning signal begins to sound,
running lights. This is particularly
ferent garage doors, gates, home
visibility even in poor weather.
equipped with an effective and
becoming faster until the car
convenient at night. In conjunction
lighting and/or alarm systems.
streamlined rear wiper on request.
stops. The sensors of the optional
It is styled to blend seamlessly into
ParkAssist are neatly concealed in
the overall design of the vehicle.
the rear bumper.
Rear screen.
with the optional PCM (p. 92) and
Sport Chrono Package Plus (p. 63),
Windscreen wipers.
the delayed lighting switch-off
period can be adjusted as desired.
The rear screen is tinted and has
As soon as reverse gear is
engaged, the optional ParkAssist
Rear wiper.
is activated automatically. If you
move too close to an obstacle,
heating functionality. Its generous
The windscreen wipers with
size affords excellent rearward
an adjustable intermittent wipe
visibility. A detachable fabric
speed are aerodynamic and
screen on the inside of the rear lid
Cayman | Comfort
storage surface above the engine
cover and the luggage compartment behind it. This design
enables the convenient loading of
longer items of luggage. It has a
capacity of 260 litres and a
high-quality finish. On request,
you can have the panels
surrounding the engine cover and
the integral strut tower mouldings
finished in the vehicle’s exterior
Front luggage compartment
A retaining rail at the front of the
engine cover helps to secure any
luggage under braking. A luggage
stop behind the seats is also
available as an option. Smaller
items can be secured on top of
the engine cover using a luggage
Cayman with matching luggage set from the Porsche Design Driver’s Selection
net with four lashing eyelets. A
stainless steel partition provides
an elegant transition to the lower
Transport concept.
transport concept, which includes
Front luggage compartment.
two luggage compartments, a
rear luggage area. This is the
ideal space for larger items and
The Cayman models satisfy your
wide range of storage spaces
The front luggage compartment is
also has four lashing eyelets for
need for independence, whatever
and the optional roof transport
lined with black carpet and offers
attaching a luggage net.
your destination or purpose. After
system, the Cayman models
150 litres of loadspace.
all, there are occasions when
are extremely practical.
you don’t get into your car merely
And, of course, they still offer an
for the sake of it. Sometimes, you
abundance of driving pleasure,
simply need to get from A to B.
whatever the reason for your
Such as a trip to the shops, or
Rear luggage space
Another useful feature is the
covered service opening, which
Rear luggage space.
conceals the conveniently located
coolant and engine oil filler tubes.
The luggage space located
to pursue your favourite leisure
beneath the upholstered rear lid
activities. With their generous
is lined with carpet in the interior
colour and consists of both a
Luggage stop
Cayman | Comfort
Storage compartments.
The interior of the Cayman models
is packed with a wide range
of ingenious and ergonomically
positioned storage spaces. On the
passenger’s side, there is a large,
lockable glove compartment, which
will contain integral CD storage
if you have selected an optional
Door compartment
Lockable glove compartment
Cup holder
sound system. Other storage
compartments can be found
Roof transport system.
beneath the radio or PCM, in the
attachments are available for
mounting the roof transport
the roof transport system, such as
system is fitted as standard,
rear centre console and in the
The optional roof transport system
a roof box and carriers for bikes
while attachments are available
door armrests. In the Cayman S,
is aerodynamically efficient and
and skis/snowboards – for sporty
from Porsche Tequipment through
the lids of these compartments are
made of aluminium. Its low weight
activities 365 days a year. The
your Porsche Centre.
trimmed in leather. Between the
and uncomplicated mechanism
maximum permissible roof load
two seats, on the engine bulkhead,
make it easy to fit. A range of
is 60 kg. The preparation for
is another compartment offering
4.5 litres of storage space.
The dashboard trim strip neatly
conceals two separate cup holders.
Rear luggage space
Cayman roof transport system
Cayman | Comfort
When you’re driving along with bells and whistles,
why not listen to some music, too?
Porsche audio and communication systems.
Admittedly, to outperform the
An integrated six-disc CD/DVD
output stages. For an even more
distinctively powerful Porsche
autochanger is available as an
impressive sound experience,
sound is a real challenge.
you could opt for the Sound
Nevertheless, we’ve tried and
Package Plus or BOSE® Surround
have developed audio systems
The FM dual tuner with RDS
that offer a genuine alternative.
diversity, a total of 30 memory
Sound System.
presets, dynamic autostore and
Controlling the CDR-30 could not
speed-sensitive volume control
be more simple: the function keys
are, as usual, all part of the
ensure that all the main functions
standard package. Just like the
are directly at your fingertips,
Both Cayman models are
high-quality sound, which is
and it is possible to conveniently
equipped as standard with the
delivered by two high-range
control all of the most important
CDR-30 audio system with
speakers in the dashboard, two
functions using the buttons on
a 5-inch display (monochrome)
low/mid-range speakers in the
any of the optional multifunction
and an MP3-compatible CD drive.
door trims and two 25-watt
steering wheels.
CDR-30 audio system.
CDR-30 audio system
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No time for instruction manuals?
We thought as much.
Porsche Communication Management (PCM)
including navigation module.
Navigation module for PCM.
As the central control unit
Radio functions include up to 42
for audio, navigation and
memory presets and an FM dual
communications, the optional
tuner frequency diversity with
The GPS navigation system
PCM is multifunctional and
RDS, which continuously scans in
included with the optional PCM has
ergonomic to operate.
the background for the best
an internal hard drive containing
signal. The integrated single CD/
maps for most European countries.
The main feature is the 6.5-inch
DVD drive supports the MP3
A touchscreen enables rapid
colour touchscreen with a durable,
format and – in combination with
destination input and instant view-
easy-to-clean coating. Functional,
the optional BOSE® Surround
ing of traffic information and points
innovative and easy to use,
Sound System – is able to play
of interest (POIs) by simply allowing
you will find the display very
back music from audio and
you to touch the symbols on
clearly presented and a maximum
video DVDs in 5.1 digital format.
the map. Route diversions, e.g.
of five list entries per page
An integrated six-disc CD/DVD
the nearest service stations,
enable you to operate the unit
autochanger with MP3 playback
can therefore be incorporated
quickly and safely. Alternatively,
is also available as an option for
quickly and easily into the current
you can choose to operate the
route guidance.
PCM using the rotary pushbutton
on the right.
Porsche Communication Management (PCM)
Cayman | Comfort
Telephone module for PCM.1)
the aerial of the mobile phone.
requirements for automatic
Available as an option, the GSM
system and you can leave
At motorway exits, graphical
logbooks as specified by
telephone module offers conven-
the mobile phone tucked away.
turn indications are displayed for
the German revenue authorities).
ience and excellent reception.
When viewing a map, it is
the software supplied (software
possible to select between a 3D
complies with all statutory
perspective and the 2D display.
PCM then acts as a hands-free
Universal audio interface for
PCM and CDR-30.
of 235 watts, a total of nine
speakers combine to create the
perfect interior sound experience.
With this optional feature, the
storage compartment in the centre
Sound settings can be customised
better orientation. In splitscreen
By inserting a SIM card directly
On request, a cordless handset
console will, in conjunction with the
using the CDR-30 audio
mode, you can choose to
into PCM’s integral SIM card
for the telephone module is also
optional PCM, contain up to three
system or the optional Porsche
reader, calls can be made using
available. However, the handset
connections: one for your iPod®,
Communication Management
the hands-free facility. For even
cannot be used for Bluetooth ®
one for a USB stick/MP3 player
(PCM, p. 92). Also includes CD
links established using the Hands-
and one as an AUX interface for any
storage in the glove compartment.
free Profile (HFP).
compatible audio source of
display not only the current map
TV tuner for PCM.
overview, but also a list of
icons that represent dynamic
The TV tuner, available on request,
more convenience, the
route guidance.
is capable of receiving free-to-air
capability of a mobile phone can
analogue and digital television
be used to make calls through the
your choice. The iPod® or USB stick
broadcasts (DVB-T) to provide
SIM Access Profile (SAP). Once
can be controlled conveniently
entertainment between journeys.
automatic pairing is complete, the
For your safety, the TV picture
mobile phone’s aerial is switched
is switched off while the car is in
off to conserve battery charge
and the phone operates via the
and safely using PCM. Through the
An integrated six-disc CD
to download data from the perform-
autochanger is available for the
To enable a Bluetooth ® connection
ance display of the Sport Chrono
CDR-30 audio system on request.
car aerial. Depending on the type
for those mobile phones that
Package Plus, as well as data from
An integrated six-disc CD/DVD
of mobile phone, this gives access
only support the Handsfree Profile
the electronic logbook.
autochanger is also available for
not only to the numbers on the
(HFP), an optional mobile phone
SIM card, but also to the phone’s
preparation is available. With HFP,
In conjunction with the CDR-30
playback only in conjunction with
Almost all of the functions of
internal memory. A selection of
PCM or CDR-30 acts merely as
audio system that comes as
PCM). Both autochangers support
PCM can be controlled using the
mobile phones can be controlled
a hands-free system. Here, too,
standard, the optional universal
the playback of audio tracks
optional voice control system
entirely using PCM, the optional
you can leave the mobile phone
audio interface features an
in MP3 format. They hold up to six
with word-by-word input. The menu
multifunction steering wheel or
tucked away in your pocket.
AUX socket for connecting any
CDs or DVDs and are easy to load
item is read aloud exactly as
the optional voice control system
However, PCM or CDR-30 is able
other type of audio source.
by simply inserting the discs into
it is displayed on the screen
without the phone ever leaving
to control only the basic functions
and the voice control system
your pocket.
of the mobile phone.
Voice control system for PCM.
Electronic logbook for PCM.
Mobile phone preparation for
PCM and CDR-30.1)
recognises commands or
the optional PCM (Audio DVD
the slot on the CDR-30 or PCM.
Sound Package Plus for PCM
and CDR-30.
The optional electronic logbook
sequences of numbers, whoever
In addition, the telephone
The GSM connection is estab-
enables automatic recording of
the speaker. It then gives an
module enables you to establish
lished through the aerial of the
relevant driving data. Once you
audible acknowledgement and
a Bluetooth ® link with those
mobile phone. The mobile phone
For sophisticated ears: the
have downloaded the logbooks
carries out the functions
mobile phones that only support
preparation is available with
optionally available Sound
you request. There is no need
the Handsfree Profile (HFP).
or without a mounting bracket.
Package Plus. With a total output
to ‘train’ the system.
In this case, the GSM connection
Bluetooth ®
or the optional
USB interface, you can evaluate
them on your home PC using
is always established through
1) Please
CD or CD/DVD autochanger.
USB socket, it is also possible
3D map view with turn notification
2D map view
Bluetooth ®
see the notes on p. 124.
Cayman | Comfort
BOSE® Surround Sound System
for PCM and CDR-30.
Five dedicated audio channels
To complement these features,
(front left, front right, centre,
the BOSE® Surround Sound
surround left, surround right)
System offers a comprehensive
The optional BOSE® Surround
deliver a sound that is as authen-
selection of equaliser presets for
Sound System is compatible with
tic as it is natural. The digital
customised sound. The dynamic
both the CDR-30 audio system,
5.1 surround sound is balanced,
loudness function increases
which comes as standard,
lifelike and crystal clear. It’s
bass levels as you decrease the
and the optionally available PCM.
a sound that’s as true to a live
volume, thereby compensating for
Developed specifically for
performance or cinematic
the decreasing sensitivity of the
Porsche, it has been optimised for
experience as you can get.
human ear at these frequencies.
7.0 cm centre speaker
Active subwoofer, 10.2 cm x 15.3 cm bass
speaker in the passenger footwell
8.0 cm neodymium mid-range speaker and
20.0 cm Nd ® bass speaker1)
Moreover, the AudioPilot ® Noise
the Cayman models. A total of
10 loudspeakers, including
Of course, you can still play
Compensation Technology uses a
an active subwoofer and central
traditional music sources such
microphone to continuously
speaker, and a seven-channel
as CDs (only format supported
measure the ambient noise inside
digital amplifier with a total output
by CDR-30), either in stereo or
the vehicle and adapts music
of 385 watts, combine to
in one of the surround modes
playback automatically so that a
produce a truly memorable sound
generated by the patented BOSE®
consistent sound is maintained in
Centerpoint ®
all driving conditions.
system. The
digital amplifier
algorithm of Centerpoint ® II
During audio playback from audio
extracts an even more precise
The BOSE® Surround Sound
or video DVDs (only in conjunction
and realistic sound from the
System. A genuine – perhaps the
with the optional PCM), the system
stereo signal.
only – alternative to the characteristic engine sound.
is able to make full use of the
impressive sound spectrum of 5.1
The SurroundStage ® signal
digital recordings. With music
processing circuitry developed
in 5.1 digital format, the sound
by BOSE® assigns each individual
has already been recorded in a
audio channel, whether sourced
multi-channel format and is
from a DVD or generated by
faithfully reproduced exactly as
Centerpoint ®, to a selected
the original.
combination of loudspeakers and
is therefore able to deliver an
optimally balanced surround
sound experience to both seat
2.5 cm neodymium tweeter
1) Neodymium
Microphone for AudioPilot ®
on the steering column
8.0 cm neodymium mid-range speaker
subwoofer with BOSE® patented technology for an extremely slim design and superior bass performance.
It’s not only technology that can be forward-looking.
Attitudes can be, too.
The Cayman models exude
Resolute compliance with
character. They are strong-willed,
environmental regulations is the
unyielding, but never disagreeable.
law they follow. As do all Porsche
It shows in their attitude, especially
models. Because efficiency,
towards the environment.
too, is a question of character.
Cayman | Environment
Top marks for cleanliness.
In an era of intensifying debate
This high level of environmental
In short, the Cayman is not only
about global climate change and
responsibility is clearly demon-
extremely sporty, it is also very
CO2 emissions, every automotive
strated by our approach to
manufacturer is asking itself
environmental management at the
what it has to offer in terms
Porsche development centre in
This attribute is achieved by
of environmental protection. Our
Weissach. Here, all technological
means of a two-stage cascade-
answer has long been the same:
developments are carried out
type catalytic converter
maximum efficiency.
with environmental protection in
which comprises two monolith
mind. The goal? Pure perform-
substrates on each of the twin
Over the last 15 years, Porsche
ance – but not at the expense of
exhaust tracts. These specially
has managed to reduce the
the environment. A goal achieved
coated substrates contain
fuel consumption of its vehicles
by the Cayman models.
ultra-fine honeycomb channels in
by an average of 1.7 % each year.
which pollutants are converted
Improvements in fuel economy
as exhaust gas passes through.
also have a beneficial impact
Exhaust emission control.
The stereo Lambda control
circuitry controls and monitors
on CO2 emissions. In relation to
power output (g/km per hp),
Both engines comply with stringent
each cylinder bank separately,
Porsche is already among those
emission standards, including Euro 5
while another Lambda sensor
manufacturers achieving the
in Europe and LEV II/ULEV in
on each cylinder bank monitors
lowest CO2 emissions. This has
the USA. Vehicles manufactured
pollutant conversion in the respec-
been achieved through an efficient
by Porsche demonstrate that even
tive catalytic converter (p. 44).1)
drive concept (DFI), lightweight
high-performance sportscars
construction, optimum aerody-
can achieve moderate emission
namics and low rolling resistance.
values in their respective category.
1) Not
in markets with leaded fuel.
Cayman | Environment
Fuel economy and recycling.
In addition, Porsche uses only
environmentally friendly waterAt Porsche, a fundamental aspect
based paints. The Cayman is
The Cayman models comply with
of design is intelligent lightweight
absolutely free of asbestos, CFCs
all applicable noise regulations
construction. For both economical
and components manufactured
without any form of engine encap-
and ecological reasons. This
using CFCs. This is because,
sulation. To achieve this, noises
forms the basis for low fuel con-
here at Porsche, environmental
are eliminated at source. Engine
sumption values in conjunction
protection does not begin at
parts are stiff, moving parts are
with outstanding performance.
the end of a vehicle’s life. It starts
lightweight and tolerances are
at the planning and development
kept to a minimum. Large-volume
silencers and resonators in the
It is economical thanks to the
high proportion of aluminium cast
air intake system minimise noise
alloys, plastics and super high-
further. For the entire service life
strength sheet steel used. This
of the vehicle.
is substantially lighter and more
stable than conventional steel. In
The Cayman models are already
the Cayman models approximately
designed to operate on fuels with
20 % of components are made
an ethanol content of up to 10 %.
from lightweight alloys. We use
Ethanol has a positive impact on
Long service intervals offer
only innovative and environmen-
the CO2 balance since the plants
clear advantages. For you: lower
tally friendly components,
cultivated for the production of
costs and saved time. For the
and each material is labelled to
this biofuel also absorb CO2 from
environment: the use of fewer
facilitate its separation for
the atmosphere.
consumables and replacement
parts. For full details of service
recycling. Recycled plastics are
used where they meet exacting
The active carbon filter and
intervals, please refer to the
technical requirements. In all, the
a special coating on the fuel tank
separate price list.
Cayman models are approximately
reduce the amount of hydrocar-
95 % recyclable.
bons released from the fuel
system. All fuel lines are made of
aluminium, while vapour-carrying
lines are made from multi-layered
We build you the sportscar.
The rest is up to you.
Admittedly, the Cayman models
touch. Using the wide range of
are already a declaration of
available personalisation options
individuality. But they’re unable to
for inspiration, you can lend
express your individuality until
your Cayman model a very special
you’ve given them your personal
kind of style: your own.
Cayman | Personalisation
When it comes to individual
style, one of the most important
considerations is your choice of
Available for selection are four
solid colours, eight metallic
colours, four special colours and
ten interior colours including
a two-tone leather package –
a combination of Black and
Stone Grey.
Of course, you can choose to
have your Cayman or Cayman S
finished in virtually any other
colour of your choice. It’s just a
case of what takes your fancy.
For further information, please
refer to the Porsche Exclusive
Cayman catalogue.
Cayman S with interior package in Stone Grey leather
Using the Porsche Car Configurator at, you can
transform your ideas into reality.
The product of good taste.
Anything else simply won’t do.
Here, you can design your very
own Cayman or Cayman S from
the ground up. The choice of
colour or additional equipment,
Personalisation options.
your Cayman is well and truly in your
into convenient categories. For
your Cayman model to your
special into something unique. Of
own hands. And so it should be.
more information on the options
personal preference. With the
course, you can always personalise
No rules. No restrictions.
featured in this catalogue, please
Porsche Exclusive range, you can
your Porsche at a later time with
Do you share that philosophy?
The following pages feature a wide
refer to the separate price list.
have your car prepared exactly
our Porsche Tequipment range of
We thought so. How you customise
selection of products, all arranged
These are not the only ways to style
the way you want it. Turn something
as always, is up to you.
Cayman | Personalisation
Solid exterior colours.
Metallic exterior colours.
Special exterior colours.
Standard interior colours.
Interior colours:
leather/soft-touch paint.
Special interior colours.
Interior colours:
leather/soft-touch paint.
Basalt Black Metallic
Macadamia Metallic
Cream White
Special colour: Terracotta2)
Guards Red
Platinum Silver Metallic1)
Meteor Grey Metallic
GT Silver Metallic
Stone Grey1)
Stone Grey
Volcano Grey4)
Special colour: Cocoa2)
Carrara White
Dark Blue Metallic
Aqua Blue Metallic
Amethyst Metallic1)
Sand Beige1)
Sand Beige
Sand Beige
Two-tone (Black and Stone Grey)
Stone Grey
Volcano Grey4)
Speed Yellow
Ice Blue Metallic1)
Porsche Racing Green Metallic
Ruby Red Metallic
Ocean Blue1)
Ocean Blue
Volcano Grey4)
Natural leather in Dark Grey3)
Dark Grey Natural
Volcano Grey4)
Natural leather in Brown2)
Natural Brown
Natural leather in Carrera Red2)
Carrera Red
See separate price list for recommended colour combinations.
Soft-touch paint in interior colour; sun visors and inner door sill guards with film finish in interior colour.
Interior in special colour, natural leather interior in Brown and Carrera Red: soft-touch paint in interior colour; sun visors and inner door sill
guards with black film finish.
3) Natural leather interior in Dark Grey: soft-touch paint in black; sun visors and inner door sill guards with black film finish.
4) In conjunction with Alcantara: rooflining in Steel Grey.
Available from 09/10 at the earliest.
Also available up to 07/10: Arctic Silver Metallic (metallic exterior colour), Atlas Grey Metallic (special exterior colour).
Cayman | Personalisation
Cayman | Personalisation
I no.
Cayman S
Roof transport system with roof box
Cayman S
Bi-Xenon headlights with dynamic cornering lights and LED daytime running lights
I no.
• Metallic paint
• ParkAssist (parking aid at rear)
• Special colours
• Cayman Aerokit
• Colour to sample
• Rear wiper
• Bi-Xenon headlights with dynamic cornering lights
• W indscreen with grey top-tint
• Auto-dimming interior/exterior mirrors with
89, 115
and LED daytime running lights
• Deletion of model designation
67, 114
integrated rain sensor
• Roof transport system (basic load carrier)
The vehicles illustrated in the chapter on personalisation may include additional options not featured in this catalogue.
For information on these options, please consult your Porsche Centre.
For more information on the options featured in this catalogue, please refer to the separate price list.
– not available
extra-cost option • standard equipment A available at no extra cost
Cayman | Personalisation
Engine, transmission and chassis.
19-inch SportDesign wheel
19-inch 911 Turbo wheel
I no.
19-inch Carrera Sport wheel
19-inch 911 Turbo II wheel
Cayman S
19-inch Carrera S II wheel
19-inch Carrera Classic wheel
18-inch Cayman S II wheel
Cayman S
18-inch Boxster S II wheel
17-inch Boxster III wheel
I no.
• Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK, 7-speed)
• 17-inch Boxster III wheels
59, 116
• Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)
• 18-inch Cayman S II wheels
59, 116
• Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
• 18-inch Boxster S II wheels
59, 116
• 19-inch Carrera S II wheels
59, 116
• 19-inch Carrera Classic wheels
59, 117
• 19-inch SportDesign wheels
59, 117
59, 117
• 19-inch 911 Turbo wheels
59, 117
• 19-inch 911 Turbo II wheels
59, 117
• Wheel centres with full-colour Porsche Crest
• Tyre Pressure Monitoring (TPM)
with ride height lowered by 10 mm
• Mechanically locking rear differential
(only in conjunction with 18-inch or 19-inch wheels)
• Sport Chrono Package
• Sport Chrono Package Plus (only in conjunction with PCM)
• Sports exhaust system
The vehicles illustrated in the chapter on personalisation may include additional options not featured in this catalogue.
For information on these options, please consult your Porsche Centre.
For more information on the options featured in this catalogue, please refer to the separate price list.
– not available
extra-cost option • standard equipment A available at no extra cost
• 19-inch Carrera Sport
Includes wheel centres with full-colour Porsche Crest.
Cayman | Personalisation
I no.
Luggage stop
Cayman S
Sports seat
Cayman S
Rooflining in Alcantara
I no.
• Comfort seats with driver memory
• Cruise control
• Sports seats
82, 119
(programmable garage door opener)
• InteriorDesign package, painted
• Adaptive sports seats with driver memory
• Automatic climate control
• Sports bucket seats
• Alarm system with interior surveillance
• Seat heating
• Interior surveillance
• Seat ventilation (only in conjunction with seat heating)
• Preparation for vehicle tracking system
• Heated steering wheel (only in conjunction with seat heating)
• Rooflining in Alcantara
• Luggage stop
87, 119
• Fire extinguisher
• Floor mats
The vehicles illustrated in the chapter on personalisation may include additional options not featured in this catalogue.
For information on these options, please consult your Porsche Centre.
For more information on the options featured in this catalogue, please refer to the separate price list.
– not available
extra-cost option • standard equipment A available at no extra cost
Cayman | Personalisation
Interior: leather and natural leather.
I no.
• Partial leather seats
• Soft ruffled leather seats (only in conjunction with leather interior)
Three-spoke sports steering wheel with gearshift paddles
Cayman S
Natural leather interior with other optional equipment
Cayman S
Interior: leather and natural leather.
Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel
Soft ruffled leather seat
I no.
• Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel
81, 120
• Three-spoke sports steering wheel with gearshift paddles
52, 121
• Leather interior package (includes seats,
dashboard upper/lower sections and door panels in smooth-finish leather)
– in standard colour
– in special colour
– in two-tone combination
– in natural leather
– in colour to sample
78, 80
The vehicles illustrated in the chapter on personalisation may include additional options not featured in this catalogue.
For information on these options, please consult your Porsche Centre.
For more information on the options featured in this catalogue, please refer to the separate price list.
– not available
extra-cost option • standard equipment A available at no extra cost
Cayman | Personalisation
• Macassar interior
• Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel in
1) Since
Interior: carbon.
I no.
Cayman S
Carbon interior package, three-spoke multifunction steering wheel in carbon and personalisation options from the Porsche Exclusive range
Cayman S
Interior: macassar dark wood (satin-matt).
Macassar interior package, three-spoke multifunction steering wheel in macassar and personalisation options from the Porsche Exclusive range
I no.
• Carbon interior package
• Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel in carbon
wood is a natural product, there may be variations in colour and grain.
The vehicles illustrated in the chapter on personalisation may include additional options not featured in this catalogue.
For information on these options, please consult your Porsche Centre.
For more information on the options featured in this catalogue, please refer to the separate price list.
– not available
extra-cost option • standard equipment A available at no extra cost
Cayman | Personalisation
Audio and communication.
I no.
• Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel in Aluminium Look
• Gear and handbrake levers in aluminium I
• PDK gear selector and handbrake lever in aluminium
I no.
• Universal audio interface (AUX) for audio system (for CDR-30)
• Mobile phone preparation (for CDR-30 and PCM)2)
• Mobile phone preparation with bracket (for CDR-30 and PCM)2)
• Sound Package Plus, including CD storage (for CDR-30 and PCM)
• CDR-30 audio
• Integrated six-disc CD autochanger (for
May be incompatible with some copy-protected audio CDs/DVDs.
obile phone preparation: The use of a mobile phone inside a car may cause an increase in the interior electromagnetic field strength and,
accordingly, in the electromagnetic radiation to which passengers are exposed. The use of the telephone module for PCM via Bluetooth ® SAP
connection or with inserted SIM card prevents exposure to electromagnetic radiation as only the car’s external aerial is ever used.
- For information on compatible mobile phones, please contact your Porsche Centre or visit
- Telephone module in HFP mode: The use of a mobile phone inside a car may cause an increase in the interior electromagnetic field strength and,
accordingly, in the electromagnetic radiation to which passengers are exposed. The use of the telephone module for PCM via Bluetooth® SAP
connection or with inserted SIM card prevents exposure to electromagnetic radiation as only the car’s external aerial is ever used.
Cayman S
Cordless handset for telephone module
Cayman S
Interior: Aluminium Look/aluminium.
Three-spoke multifunction steering wheel in Aluminium Look and personalisation options from the Porsche Exclusive range
Surround Sound System, including CD storage (for CDR-30 and PCM)
• External aerial (for CDR-30 and PCM)
The vehicles illustrated in the chapter on personalisation may include additional options not featured in this catalogue.
For information on these options, please consult your Porsche Centre.
For more information on the options featured in this catalogue, please refer to the separate price list.
– not available
extra-cost option • standard equipment A available at no extra cost
Cayman | Personalisation
Audio and communication.
Cayman S
Universal audio interface for PCM
I no.
95, 126
• TV tuner (for PCM)
• Telephone module (for PCM)2)
• Cordless handset for telephone module (for PCM)
• PCM with navigation
• Integrated six-disc CD/DVD autochanger (for
• Universal audio interface (AUX, USB,
Porsche Exclusive
And to your specification.
Aesthetically and technically,
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With the range of options featured
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your Porsche even more special.
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Introducing Porsche Exclusive.
wide range of design options in
Please note that delivery times
Have your vehicle individually and
the separate Porsche Exclusive
may be extended for certain
exclusively tailored to your wishes
Cayman catalogue.
Porsche Exclusive equipment.
• Electronic logbook (for PCM)
• Voice control system (for PCM)
ay be incompatible with some copy-protected audio CDs/DVDs.
Please see the notes on page 124.
3) For information on compatibility with iPod® and iPhone® models, please contact your Porsche Centre.
even before it leaves the factory.
The vehicles illustrated in the chapter on personalisation may include additional options not featured in this catalogue.
For information on these options, please consult your Porsche Centre.
For more information on the options featured in this catalogue, please refer to the separate price list.
– not available
extra-cost option • standard equipment A available at no extra cost
Factory collection
The moment you’ve been
waiting for.
Cayman or 911 from here. If
from outside Germany is to fly
factory tour one of the highlights
contributions to the Porsche
you’ve chosen a Cayenne or
to Stuttgart, Frankfurt am Main,
of your visit. See Porsche produc-
success story. Awaiting you in
Panamera, this will be waiting for
or Leipzig, and then continue
tion processes in action for
Leipzig are an impressive car
you at their place of manufacture
by train, taxi or hire car (which we
yourself, from engine assembly
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The highlight of your visit will
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of collecting their new Porsche
A place characterised by a unique
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The Cayman models. They’re
unyielding. You can see it, you can
sophisticated, mature – but far
feel it. With every rev. With every
from conformist. At the core:
inch of road. The Cayman: an
a resolute drive for power. At the
uncompromising declaration of
fore: a character that’s simply
Technical data
Technical data
Cayman S
Cayman S
Horizontally opposed cylinder
Horizontally opposed cylinder
Unladen weight (DIN)
1,330 kg/1,360 kg
1,350 kg/1,375 kg
Unladen weight (EC)1)
1,405 kg/1,435 kg
1,425 kg/1,450 kg
Permissible gross weight
1,635 kg/1,670 kg
1,645 kg/1,675 kg
2,893 cm3
3,436 cm3
Max. power (DIN)
195 kW (265 hp)
235 kW (320 hp)
at rpm
7,200 rpm
7,200 rpm
Top speed km/h (mph)
265 (165)/263 (163)
277 (172)/275 (171)
Max. torque
300 Nm
370 Nm
at rpm
4,400–6,000 rpm
4,750 rpm
Compression ratio
11.5 : 1
12.5 : 1
(5.5 secs)2)
5.2 secs/5.1 secs (4.9 secs)2)
0–100 km/h (0–62 mph)
5.8 secs/5.7 secs
0–160 km/h (0–99 mph)
13.4 secs/13.2 secs (12.9 secs)2)
11.4 secs/11.2 secs (10.9 secs)2)
7.6 secs/–
6.5 secs/–
–/3.7 secs
–/3.1 secs
Fuel consumption/emissions3)
Urban in l/100 km
Extra urban in l/100 km
Front axle
Lightweight spring strut suspension
Lightweight spring strut suspension
Combined in l/100 km
Rear axle
Lightweight spring strut suspension
Lightweight spring strut suspension
CO2 emissions in g/km
Power-assisted (hydraulic), with
Power-assisted (hydraulic), with
variable steering ratio
variable steering ratio
Turning circle
11.1 m
11.1 m
4,347 mm
4,347 mm
Four-piston aluminium monobloc
Four-piston aluminium monobloc
Width (including exterior mirrors)
1,801 mm (1,952 mm)
1,801 mm (1,952 mm)
fixed calipers front and rear,
fixed calipers front and rear,
internally vented and cross-drilled discs
internally vented and cross-drilled discs
1,304 mm
1,306 mm
Vehicle stability system
PSM (with ABS 8.0)
PSM (with ABS 8.0)
2,415 mm
2,415 mm
Wheels Front: 7 J x 17
Front: 8 J x 18
Luggage compartment volume (VDA)
150 litres/260 litres
150 litres/260 litres
Rear: 8.5 J x 17
Rear: 9 J x 18
Tyres Front: 205/55 ZR 17
Front: 235/40 ZR 18
Tank capacity (refill volume)
64 litres
64 litres
Rear: 235/50 ZR 17
Rear: 265/40 ZR 18
Drag coefficient
80–120 km/h (50–75 mph) in 5th gear
In-gear acceleration
Rear-wheel drive
Rear-wheel drive
Manual gearbox
PDK (optional)
1) Weight
is calculated in accordance with the relevant EC Directives and is valid for vehicles with standard specification only.
Optional equipment increases this figure. The figure given includes 68 kg for the driver and 7 kg for luggage.
2) In conjunction with the optional Sport Chrono Package or Sport Chrono Package Plus and with the SPORT PLUS button selected.
80–120 km/h (50–75 mph)
3) Data
determined in the NEDC (New European Driving Cycle) in accordance with the Euro 5 (715/2007/EC and 692/2008/EC) measurement
method. The figures do not refer to an individual vehicle nor do they constitute part of the offer. They are intended solely as a means of comparing
different types of vehicle. You can obtain further information about individual vehicles from your Porsche Centre. Fuel consumption calculated for
vehicles with standard specification only. Optional equipment may affect fuel consumption and performance.
Active safety 66
Engine cooling 40
Ignition 44
ParkAssist 85
Safety, active
Technical data Airbags 74
Engine management 40
Instruments 80
Passive safety 73
Safety, passive 73
Telephone 94
Seat ventilation 83
Telephone preparation 95
Seats, comfort 82
Transport concept
TV tuner 94
Air-conditioning system 83
Engine, flat-six 32
Anti-theft protection
Environment 98
Audio interface, universal 95
Exclusive 127
LED daytime running lights 67
Management (PASM) Exhaust emission control 100
Logbook, electronic 94
Porsche Ceramic Composite
Exhaust system 44
BOSE® Surround Sound
Personalisation options L
Luggage compartment, front 86
Brake (PCCB) Luggage space, rear Porsche Communication
System 96
Braking system 69
Factory collection 128
Fuel 103
Maintenance Fuel system 103
Maintenance requirements C
CD autochanger 95
CDR-30 audio system 90
Chassis 56
Garage door opener
Child seats 75
(HomeLink®) Colours Manual gearbox Materials Navigation module H
Cruise control 83
Headlight cleaning system
Headlights, Bi-Xenon 67
Dry-sump lubrication,
integrated 38
Noise Heated seats 83
Oil supply Heated steering wheel 81
On-board computer
Hill-start assist 92
Porsche Side Impact Protection
(POSIP) 103
integrated 92
Porsche Stability Management
Rear differential lock 130
Rear wiper 85
Recycling 103
Resonance intake manifold
Roof transport system 89
Tyre Pressure Monitoring
Sound Package Plus 95
Sport Chrono Package 62
(TPM) 59
Sport Chrono Package Plus 63
VarioCam Plus 43
Sports bucket seats 83
Vehicle tracking system 75
Sports exhaust system 44
Voice control system 94
Sports seats 82
Sports seats, adaptive 82
Standard seats 82
‘Welcome Home’ lighting Steering 58
Wheels 59
Steering wheels 81
Windscreen wipers 84
Storage compartments 88
HomeLink® (programmable
garage door opener) 136
Service Side windows,
Porsche Doppelkupplung
(PSM) 84
Cornering lights, dynamic Direct fuel injection 86
Management (PCM) 108
Porsche Active Suspension
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