Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 prototype went for speed tests

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 prototype went for speed tests

June 6, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

It is rumored that the 718 Cayman GT4 may debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​(UK) this July. The relative lack of camouflage on the observed prototypes and the detected company badge on one of them is another indication that the presentation can be very soon.

I must say that test samples of the new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 quite often can be seen recently on the Nürburgring race track. There, prototypes of the German coupe, which is intended mainly for use on the racetrack, undergo high-speed tests.

In this video, which was published quite recently, there are at least three test cars of the new 718 Cayman GT4. Here are their license plates LB EM8791, LB DL8810 and LB EM8530. The trio looks aesthetically identical, with the exception that the Porsche nameplate is on the hood of the LB DL8810.

While these test mules allow us to consider the appearance of the new product, its propulsion system is still a mystery.

Some reports suggest that the model uses an upgraded version of the 4.0-liter naturally aspirated engine, which is also used in the previous generation 911 GT3.

The 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport racing car uses a 3.8-liter inline-six. Regardless of what kind of motor will be under the hood of a car, it sounds very powerful.

In addition, the GT4 reportedly weighs about 50 kg less than the standard 718 Cayman. This was achieved after using a thinner glass and a simplified interior. Large brakes help slow the lightweight car, and modified aerodynamics increase downforce to “stick” to the road.