The all-new 2013 Porsche Cayman will be unveiled at this year’s Los Angeles Auto Show that starts in late November, reports Automotive News.
We reached out to Porsche but a spokesman told us that it had “No comment,” regarding the 2013 Cayman.Though details are slim at this point, the new Cayman will look like a hardtop version of the Boxster convertible. Outside the Cayman will get new bodywork all around, likely including the Boxster’s taillight-integrated spoiler (shown at right), while inside it’ll get more upscale with an interior reminiscent of the Panamera.
Under the hood, the Cayman will get the Boxster’s new 2.7-liter F-6, likely producing 275 hp, compared to the Boxster’s 265 hp. The Cayman S will keep the 3.4-liter F-6, but will produce about 330 hp. Transmission options will be limited to a six-speed manual or seven-speed dual clutch PDK. Expect EPA-rated fuel economy to mirror the numbers of the 2013 Boxster, from around 20/28 mpg city/highway for a Cayman S with the six-speed manual transmission to about 22/32 mpg for a base Cayman with the dual-clutch transmission.
The new Cayman will follow the Boxster’s lead by riding on a new 991-based chassis, that’s longer and wider than the outgoing Cayman. Expect a Cayman and Cayman S at the L.A. auto show debut, with a track-focused Cayman R to follow.
Thanks to: Motor Trend