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Porsche Cayman Recognized as Top Sports Car in UK and USA

Both Motor Trend and Auto Express award top spot to Porsche Cayman in recent competitions.
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September 1, 2009.
Motor Trend Magazine has chosen the Porsche Cayman S as the “Best Driver's Car” for 2009. Additionally, the Cayman was also picked by British car journal Auto Express as “Best Sports Car” in their New Car Awards 2009. In both cases Porsche’s mid-engined coupe won over experts with its driving dynamics, precision, feedback and response.


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2009 Porsche Cayman S.

Featuring PDK (Porsche Doppelkupplung), Porsche’s Double-Clutch Gearbox, the Cayman S impressed Motor Trend on both regular roads and the race track, making its way to the top against nine other thoroughbred sports cars. The test team included select members of the Motor Trend staff as well as two professional race drivers – Randy Pobst and Massimiliano “Max” Angelelli.

With its circulation of 1.1 million copies and 7.6 million readers, Motor Trend, an internationally renowned magazine, is acknowledged as one of the leading car magazines in the USA.

Auto Express, the British car journal, was equally clear in emphasizing that the Cayman leads the sports car scene with unrelenting efficiency. The title of “Best Sports Car” was won with the ultimate blend of traction, balance, and agility. Apart from the characteristic sound of the boxer engines, the testers also lauded the practical qualities of the Cayman with its two luggage compartments and large tailgate.

Auto Express is the best-selling car journal in Great Britain.

Along with the Porsche Boxster, the newest generation of the Cayman has been available since February of this year. Its newly-developed six-cylinder boxer engine provides exceptional fuel economy and performance – 320 horsepower delivered by the 3.4-liter power unit in the Cayman S and 265 hp from the 2.9-liter engine in the Cayman. Both models are EPA rated at 29 mpg highway and both fulfill the strict EU5 emission standard in Europe and the ULEV standard in the USA.

Distinguishing itself from the other competitors in the “Best Driver's Car” competition, the Cayman S also remains below the fuel consumption limit for Gas Guzzler Tax.

(source: Porsche)


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Paul T2817 days ago

it ceartenly beats going out and getting a super expensive english or italian sports car. Pound for pound in overall performance and useability on a regular basis the porsche beats them all..Kudos for VW for not killing the brand in this crappy economy of ours..

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