Clutches aside, those cool geeks are also aware of what's connected to the gas pedals underneath their right foot. As for the rest of us, well, we're expecting the road car to leave the naturally aspirated 3.8-liter of its predecessor behind, unlike the Cayman GT4 Clubsport racecar, which has updated the engine (this now deliver 425 hp).
So here we are, dwelling on the rumors abouyt the license plate-holding 718 GT4 featuring a detuned version of the atmospheric flat-six that serves the 911 GT3, GT3 RS and Speedster.
Regardless of the oily bits, the newcomer will pack a noticeable aero update compared to the car it replaces. For instance, you can notice this with the prototype in the social media post below - the tester has been spotted in traffic.
And the presence of the test car shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, those engineers are now polishing the final details, with the debut of the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 set to take place this year. And the same can be said about the Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder.
The rivalry between the Porsche 718 Cayman and the BMW 2 Series is not that simple, since the various versions of the German sportscar aren't a perfect match for each other.
Even so, we can't discuss the Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 without mentioning that the Bavarian automotive producer is working on the M2 CS. This Clubsport version will be dialed past the Competition trim and will also make its debut this year.