This is not the most powerful, it leaves it to the versions S and GTS for the Boxster and the Cayman, but the new version T (Touring) is already promising to be one of the models entering the world of Porsche is among the most exciting to drive. Anxious to apply to all its public, the manufacturer of Zuffenhausen takes care to speak to fans of driving hair in wind with the Boxster as the ardent supporters of the pipe closed with the Cayman. From a version 718, engineers have concocted an alternative T that speaks to the purist. The mechanical model is based, namely the 4-cylinder flat 2-liter turbo, 300-horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. ll is a partner for the first time with the sports chassis lowered by 20 mm coupled to the system PASM.
The T version of the 718 Boxster and Cayman stand out with new trim of seats and the removal of the infotainment system. Porsche
No change in terms of style, but these versions Touring models are distinguished by 20 inch wheels, mirror caps, grey quartz and a sport exhaust with the jet black chrome in a central position. The interior atmosphere is reminiscent of the versions exclusive and sporting. The opening of the doors is now based on of the straps and the bucket seats have two setting positions electric. They are draped in fabrics and incorporate a monogram 718 embroidered on the headrests. To compensate for the increased weight due to the integration of a particle filter imposed by the new standards of pollution control, 718 T the dead end on the information system PCM (Porsche Communication Management). However, it may be installed on request and without price supplement. The pack sport Chrono is part of the standard specification. Porsche announced a standard consumption of 7.9 l/100 km for both models, CO2 emissions of 180 g/km for the Cayman. As for the Boxster 718 T, it rejects a gram more.
718 T claim a weight of 1 350 kg. Porsche
The modes Sport and Sport Plus activate the function dual-clutch automatic in the descent reports. The 6-speed manual transmission that helps to reconnect with a driving experience at the former may be replaced by the automatic PDK as an option. For the benefit of the dynamism and agility, 718 T is endowed with the system of distribution of torque Porsche Torque Vectoring and mechanical limited-slip differential on the rear axle. The vibrations from the powertrain are also mitigated by the presence of the system padm fittings. Out additional equipment, these versions T become the models of access to the range 718. They are 5 to 10 % less expensive, with staffing comparable to the version 718. The price of the Cayman T is $ 65.210 euros. The Boxster T claims 2.040 euros more.
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