Porsche launches 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4 in India
Expanding its portfolio of sports cars in India, Porsche has launched the 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4. Both the models draw power from a 4.0-liter, naturally-aspirated engine that makes 414hp of power. They can also sprint from 0-100km/h in just 4.4 seconds. As for the pocket-pinch, the 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4 start at Rs. 1.59 crore and Rs. 1.63 crore, respectively.
Porsche 718 Spyder, Cayman GT4: At a glance
Both the 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4 have an eye-catching design, featuring a sculpted bonnet, large air dams, circular LED headlights, and designer alloy wheels. The Spyder is distinguished by a convertible top, a rear spoiler that automatically gets activated at over 120km/h, and a functional diffuser. The GT4, on the other hand, gets a fixed rear wing, and Porsche Active Suspension Management system.
A peek inside the cabin
Both the Porsche 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4 offer a luxurious two-seater cabin with adjustable leather seats and a multifunctional steering wheel. They also sport a touchscreen infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity options. On the safety front, both the models have six airbags, crash sensors, an engine immobilizer, a tire pressure monitoring system, and a rear-view camera.
Power and performance
The Porsche 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4 draw power from a BS6-compliant 4.0-liter, six-cylinder, naturally-aspirated mill which belches out a maximum power of 414hp and a peak torque of 420Nm. The engine comes mated to a six-speed manual gearbox. Moreover, they can accelerate from 0-100km/h in just 4.4 seconds and attain a top-speed of 301km/h.
What about the pricing?
In India, the Porsche 718 Spyder and Cayman GT4 start at Rs. 1.59 crore and Rs. 1.63 crore, respectively. At this price-point, they take on the likes of BMW Z4, Jaguar F-Type, and Mercedes-Benz AMG C-63 Coupe.