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    Cayman S gets 5 stars in 4car review

    Just noticed this article has been posted on the 4car website:

    http://www.channel4.com/4car/road-tests/P/porsche/cayman-s-05-/index.html

    Re: Cayman S gets 5 stars in 4car review

    Have they actually driven the car? All of their photos are from Porsche's website.

    Re: Cayman S gets 5 stars in 4car review

    I'm sure they have. Andrew Frankel is well known and has driven and owned some excellent Porsches in his time. I can't wait until November!

    Re: Cayman S gets 5 stars in 4car review

    This deserves a quote:

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    You'll know that this is Porsche's best handling car after less than five minutes on the road, which alone must make it a candidate for the best handling car in the world. Its ride is firm - and, worryingly, revealed itself as such on the smooth roads of Tuscany, leading us to fear how it may feel when it reaches the UK - but its ability to cope with camber changes, surface changes and unexpectedly wet patches of road are almost beyond comprehension.

    Anyone who maintains that mid-engined cars are inherently twitchy need only spend an hour driving a Cayman S on the right road to eat their words. It is responsive but utterly faithful, even if you turn off the stability control systems and really start throwing it around. It is astonishing quick cross-country, especially when fitted with Pounds5300-worth of carbon ceramic brakes - terrific fun yet unflinchingly safe and secure.

    The only criticism we would think of levelling at the way it goes down a road is that, if anything, it is almost too good. For most people this could only be seen as a positive thing: but for those few Porsche die-hards who believe that reward is proportional to investment, it certainly lacks the unique challenge to skilled drivers laid down by the 911 and, ultimately, is perhaps less thrilling as a result.


     
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