Road Tests Real world tests of Cayman S vs 911 GT2 RS

0-60mph

Cayman S
5.2 s
911 GT2 RS
3.7 s

Top speed

Cayman S
172 mph
911 GT2 RS
204 mph

0-100mph

Cayman S
13.1 s
911 GT2 RS
6.5 s

1/4 mile

Cayman S
13.7 s
911 GT2 RS
11 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Porsche Cayman S

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Cayman S vs the 911 GT2 RS.

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A lot faster in the quarter mile 11 s vs 13.7 s Around 20% faster at the drag strip
Has an air compressor Twin turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Faster to 60mph 3.7 s vs 5.2 s Around 30% faster to 60mph
Faster top speed 204 mph vs 172 mph 32 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Way more more powerful engine 612 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 315 HP @ 7,200 RPM Around 95% stronger engine
Significantly more torque 518 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM vs 273 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM Around 90% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More expensive sticker price $246k vs $61k More than 4x more expensive harder to own

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Cayman S  vs
911 GT2 RS 
Brand Porsche Porsche
Price 60,995 245,950
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2009 2010
City mileage 20 MPG 15 MPG
Highway mileage 29 MPG 22 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.45 lb/hp 4.92 lb/hp
Maximum hp 315 HP @ 7,200 RPM 612 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 273 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 518 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Rear
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo 14.96 in Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo 13.78 in Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,977 lb 3,014 lb
Width 70.9 in 72.9 in
Height 51.3 in 58.3 in
Length 172.3 in 175.9 in
Wheelbase 95.1 in 92.5 in

road tests

Cayman S  vs
911 GT2 RS 
Top speed 172 mph 204 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s 11 s
0-60mph 5.2 s 3.7 s
0-100mph 13.1 s 6.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD w/PSM, LSD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

engine

Displacement 3,436 cc 3,600 cc
Cylinders Flat 6 Flat 6
Air compressor None Twin turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
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