Porsche launches new race car based on Cayman
Official presentation took place at the Los Angeles Auto Show
Porsche added to its fleet a new sports car for leisure races and clubs. The Cayman Clubsport GT4 was officially unveiled at the Los Angeles Motor Show. With 385cv, the mid-engine car for newcomers to motorsport is not approved for the road and is based in the Cayman GT4. Race car sales are officially open.
The Cayman Clubsport GT4 is powered by a six-cylinder boxer engine of 3.8 liters, positioned directly behind the driver’s seat. The racing version features only the modified dual-clutch transmission six-speed Porsche with shift paddles on the steering wheel and a mechanical locking differential rear axle for specific competitions. The suspension was brought from the 911 GT3 Cup and also receives large racing brake system with 380 mm steel discs on all wheels. The anti-lock brake system can be adjusted in twelve ways. The Electronic Stability Program has been expanded to slick tires, while power steering works electro-mechanically.
With just 1300 kg, the Cayman Clubsport GT4 features a welded roll cage, a racing backet, and seat belt harness with six fixtures. The basic version is equipped with a standard fuel tank of 90 liters, with a reservatória of 70 or 100 liters FT3 security option available. Mounted on front and rear axles are forged wheels 18-inch Michelin tires.
The new Cayman Clubsport GT4 can be ordered immediately to Porsche Motorsport in Weissach. For 2016, the approval is planned for competitions such as the VLN Championship Long Distance Nürburgring, the SRO GT4 series, the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA, the Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada and racing clubs of the Porsche Club of America and as other meetings between clubs in the world.