Road Tests Real world tests of Cayman S vs Boxster RS 60 Spyder

0-60mph

Top speed

Cayman S
172 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Porsche Cayman S

Reasons to consider the
Porsche Cayman S

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Slightly faster in the quarter mile 13.7 s vs 13.9 s Almost the same
Slightly more torque 273 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM vs 252 ft-lb Around 10% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Front view of Porsche Boxster RS 60 Spyder

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Porsche Boxster RS 60 Spyder

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Slightly faster to 100mph 12.7 s vs 13.1 s Around 5% faster to 100mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Cayman S  vs
Boxster RS 60 Spyder 
Brand Porsche Porsche
Year 2009 2008

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.45 lb/hp 9.97 lb/hp
Maximum hp 315 HP @ 7,200 RPM 299 HP
Maximum torque 273 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 252 ft-lb
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 3,436 cc 3,400 cc
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Cayman S  vs
Boxster RS 60 Spyder 
Top speed 172 mph 169 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s 13.9 s
0-60mph 5.2 s 5.1 s
0-100mph 13.1 s 12.7 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD w/PASM
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,977 lb 2,981 lb
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height 51.3 in 51 in
Length 172.3 in 170.4 in
Wheelbase 95.1 in 96.5 in
Porsche Cayman S
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Porsche Boxster RS 60 Spyder
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