Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Porsche Cayman S

Reasons to consider the
Porsche Cayman S

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Lighter curb weight 2,977 lb vs 3,230 lb Around 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Side view of Porsche 911 Carrera S

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Porsche 911 Carrera S

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Way more expensive sticker price $111k vs $61k More than 80% more expensive harder to own
More powerful engine 394 HP @ 7,400 RPM vs 315 HP @ 7,200 RPM More than 25% stronger engine
More torque 324 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM vs 273 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM Around 20% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Better power-to-weight ratio 8.2 lb/hp vs 9.45 lb/hp Around 15% better power-to-weight ratio

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Cayman S  vs
911 Carrera S 
Brand Porsche Porsche
Price 60,995 110,800
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2009 2012

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

power & handling

Cayman S  vs
911 Carrera S 
Power-to-weight ratio 9.45 lb/hp 8.2 lb/hp
Maximum hp 315 HP @ 7,200 RPM 394 HP @ 7,400 RPM
Maximum torque 273 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 324 ft-lb @ 5,600 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,436 cc 3,800 cc
Cylinders Flat 6 Flat 6
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,977 lb 3,230 lb
Width 70.9 in 71.2 in
Height 51.3 in 51.1 in
Length 172.3 in 176.8 in
Wheelbase 95.1 in 96.5 in
Porsche Cayman S
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Porsche 911 Carrera S
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