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Reviews Porsche Cayman with electric drive should have 400 hp

15:40  10 november  2019
15:40  10 november  2019 Source:   de.motor1.com

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Porsche has announced the next-generation Boxster and Cayman will be EVs, and now a report claims to It’s a known fact by now the replacements for the Boxster and Cayman are going to feature a Logic tells us the former will likely feature a single electric motor driving the rear axle, much like

Porsche is rumored to be considering electric versions of its Boxster and Cayman sportscar line that could have as much as 400 horsepower. Dual motors would provide rear- or all-wheel drive . Compared to today's versions, that output would place an electric 718 Cayman above the 365- hp

In addition to the electric Cayman, an electric Boxster should also start in 2023

Porsche Cayman Electric (Skizze) © Motor1.com Germany Porsche Cayman Electric (sketch)

That the upcoming versions of Boxster and Cayman will receive a purely electric drive is already known. This was announced a few months ago by Lutz Meschke, the deputy Porsche CEO, in an interview with Top Gear. In a new report, CAR Magazine now claims that the two electric sports cars starting in 2023 will have 400 hp.

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and would push the Spyder / GT4 . You get an aluminum monocoque and should also be available with rear-wheel drive (then probably with an electric motor) in addition to all-wheel drive.

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The new 718 Cayman models are equipped with enhanced Porsche Stability Management (PSM) – an automatic control system for helping to maintain stability at the limits of dynamic driving performance. PSM improves traction under acceleration on inconsistent road surfaces.

The new 718 Cayman models are equipped with enhanced Porsche Stability Management (PSM) – an Available as an option are Sport seats Plus in leather with electric backrest adjustment as well as And when it’s done, it should be done right – together with the most important manufacturer of

According to the report, the new duo should share the technology with an Audi TTE and a planned rebirth of the Lamborghini Urraco. The original sold from 1972 to 1979 was a 2 + 2-seater coupe with a V8 engine and a design by Marcello Gandini.

According to CAR Magazine, the electric car specialist Rimac should be involved in the development of zero-emission sports cars; Porsche recently increased its stake in the Croatian company to 15.5 percent. According to Top Gear, the Premium Platform Electric (PPE) of the Elektro-Macan could also serve as the basis for the Elektro-Boxster and the Cayman. Top Gear also believes that the new electric athletes will not mean the end of the conventionally powered versions. There could be a period of two to three years in which both model variants coexist peacefully, the magazine says.

Until then, Porsche is still busy with the current 718 Cayman: The Zuffenhausen company has announced that it will release a hardcore version of the GT4 RS .

2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 first drive: A standout track star .
A sweet six-cylinder engine and GT3-derived chassis make Porsche’s Cayman GT4 an ideal track weapon.After a slow and steady recognizance lap behind an instructor in a 911 GT3 RS, it's time for my hot laps. Flooring the GT4's throttle out of the hairpin onto the front straight causes its new, 4.0-liter, naturally aspirated flat-six engine to belt out some lovely sounds, running up to its 8,000-rpm redline. The soundtrack isn't quite as ear-pleasing as the higher-pitch scream of the GT3, but not many engines come close to matching those riveting noises. It sure beats the four-cylinder drone from other Cayman models, anyway.

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