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Fuel type Petrol
Engine size 2.0
Inchcape Porsche Centre Portsmouth
Porsche Centre Brooklands
Engine size 2.5
Riverside Sports & Prestige
Engine size 3.4
Engine size 2497
Engine size 3.39
Is the Porsche Cayman the best sports coupe reasonable money can buy? You'd have a pretty tough time arguing otherwise. For an insight into just how far ahead of its rivals this car really is, you need look no further than the fact that it's most regularly compared to its 911 stablemate, which costs nearly twice as much. In this second generation '981' series guise, the Cayman's classic mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive layout remained but was further developed with a re-designed chassis, a longer wheelbase, lower weight and a little more power than before. Add in sleeker looks that really offer up that 'want one' factor and you're looking at an obvious choice in the serious sports coupe segment from the 2012 to 2016 era, a supercar in all but price tag.
Whether this improved '981' series Cayman really upstaged its pricier 911 stablemate - or indeed whether this is the car a modern era 911 really should be.. well, we can't help wondering whether these are really irrelevant questions. If you like one of these Porsches, you'll probably be unconvinced by the other, with fundamental differences that are small but highly significant.
Perhaps a closer rival to the Cayman is the car it was designed upon - the Boxster, which drives almost as well, is priced more aggressively and offers the option of open-top summer driving. Ultimately, what it boils down to is that Porsche can offer two brilliant and relatively affordable sportscars from this era. Enough said.
In the real world, this is one of the quickest cars you can drive and one that makes you feel special every time you sit in it. True, the asking price for a good one won't be cheap and there are more powerful rivals that cost the same. But it's also true that for the money, nothing else offers as complete a sportscar driving experience.
Borrowing £7,500 on a Hire Purchase agreement over 48 months, a representative APR of 18.5% and a deposit of £0.00,
the amount repayable would be £216.89 a month, with a total cost of credit of £2,910.72 and a total amount
payable of £10,410.72.
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