Road Tests Real world tests of Cayman S vs R


Cayman S
5.2 s
Cayman R
4 s

Top speed

Cayman S
172 mph
Cayman R
174 mph


Cayman S
13.1 s
Cayman R
10.2 s

1/4 mile

Cayman S
13.7 s
Cayman R
12.5 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Porsche Cayman S

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Porsche Cayman S

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Cayman S vs the Cayman R.

Front view of Porsche Cayman R

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Porsche Cayman R

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Faster in the quarter mile 12.5 s vs 13.7 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 100mph 10.2 s vs 13.1 s More than 20% faster to 100mph

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Cayman S  vs
Brand Porsche Porsche
Price 60,995 66,300
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2009 2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.45 lb/hp 8.91 lb/hp
Maximum hp 315 HP @ 7,200 RPM 326 HP @ 7,400 RPM
Maximum torque 273 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 274 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion rack&pinionVPAS


Displacement 3,436 cc 3,400 cc
Cylinders Flat 6 Flat 6
Air compressor None None
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

Cayman S  vs
Top speed 172 mph 174 mph
1/4 mile 13.7 s 12.5 s
0-60mph 5.2 s 4 s
0-100mph 13.1 s 10.2 s


Drivetrain RWD Rear wheel drive
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 12.52 in Disc
Rear brakes Disc 11.77 in Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,977 lb 2,904 lb
Width 70.9 in 70.9 in
Height 51.3 in 50.6 in
Length 172.3 in 171.1 in
Wheelbase 95.1 in 95.1 in
Porsche Cayman S
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