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    I drove the Cayman S, and it's incredible!

    I just got back from Spain where the international launch took place for the dealers. We had an opportunity to drive the Cayman S in the hills of Ibiza. I have never driven a road car that handles better than this new Porsche. It's neutral, powerful, and so easy to drive fast. We all had a big smile on our faces when we came back from the ride.
    The car looks good in the pictures, and much better in the flesh. I attached some pictures.

    Erik Niehof
    Brandywine Porsche
    610-886-1000

    more pics

    here is another picture

    and another one

    here's another one

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    Nice shots...thanks

    Re: and another one

    have you driven a boxster before and if so how did it compare to that handling wise?

    Re: and another one

    cool, thanks for the info!

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    The Cayman feels a lot more like a small 997 Coupe. It's much stiffer than the Boxster. It feels more gokart like any other car I have driven.

    Here's another picture of a Cayman in Speed Yellow

    Speed yellow

    And Cobalt Blue

    Cobalt Blue

    Re: And Cobalt Blue

    ...any close up pics of the Seal Grey?!?!!?!!! Looks great from the top down shot

    Cheers

    Dean

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    Wow thx for that white one! My favorite so far...

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    Do you have anymore pictures of this white one?

    I love it. This is the color I'm getting!

    Cheers.

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    I have been waiting for a White Cayman S pic, thanks for sharing.

    White looks amazing

    Wow...I've surprised myself. The last white car I really liked was the first gen M3...but this Cayman in white really looks hot. My spec would be:

    white
    two tone grey/black interior
    or
    all black interior w/ red seat belts

    Re: White looks amazing

    I've got white w/black interior and carrera classic wheels on the way (November build). The tweaked photo attached tells the story...

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    Can anyone photoshop the white pic and add the exterior aluminum option #DAE? This option gives an aluminum look to the front grill openings, side "gills", and lower side mirror supports.

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    Has anyone noticed that the side intakes are painted body coloured...?
    Why couldn't they have done that on the Boxster!
    Or at least offered it as an option from the start.

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    There best pics I have seen of it ,,thanks erikniehof..

    throt...

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    Very beautiful! Thanks.
    Looks like another satisfied and impressed Cayman drive.

    Re: White looks amazing

    Quote:
    wtsnet said:Has anyone noticed that the side intakes are painted body coloured...? Why couldn't they have done that on the Boxster! Or at least offered it as an option from the start.

    Yeah, they usually look better body colored. But the silver ones on a Boxster look really good if you get Sport Design wheels.

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    Seems White is a very popular color for Cayman S.

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    I hope they will bring the Cayman to the Porsche Lunach at the end of the month..
    The Yellow one looks good, anyone knows if it's the same Yellow as in the 996 ?
    My favorites are the Yellow, Blue & White.. in that order..
    I will have to see it in person before I make up my mind

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    Quote:
    Chris Lo said:
    Seems White is a very popular color for Cayman S.


    I thought I was the only one who is going for white, then I see that everyone else here thinks white is great too!

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    I'm also picking white

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    For those who've driven, can you comment on understeer compared to 996/997?

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    I never buy a car in White before, this is going to be the 1st one. It just look stunning on Cayman S.

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    Thanks for the info and pics Erik

    Hope you liked your stay in Spain

    Re: White looks amazing

    Quote:
    wtsnet said:
    Has anyone noticed that the side intakes are painted body coloured...?
    Why couldn't they have done that on the Boxster!
    Or at least offered it as an option from the start.



    Ahh, but that IS the plan . Show it as std on the Cayman, so that 987 Boxster buyers can be motivated to pay $900 for " painted side intake " option next model year , hoping buyers have forgotten that it was std on the 986 Boxster. !

    Re: White looks amazing

    To bad the US will have those BUmperrrettees which will entirely ruin the lines signle-handidly.

    Pardon the spelling.

     
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