Porsche 718 Cayman T Spotted on Nurburgring, Shows New Exhaust

We're all waiting for Porsche to release the 2019 718 Cayman GT4, as the 911-engined special has been spied on tons of occasions, with the production body being clearly showcased. However, this isn't the only new version the 718 is set to receive, as Zuffenhausen is also expected to deliver the 718 Cayman T.
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Inspired by the 991.2-gen 911 Carrera T, the future mid-engined special has been the topic of numerous rumors and we might just have a piece of footage showcasing a prototype.

As you'll notice in the clip at the bottom of the page, there's a 718 Cayman with a new exhaust layout lapping the Nurburgring. Oh, and by the way, the action was actually recorded last month, with the Ring currently closed and receiving updates for the 2019 season, which happen to be less than minor - here's a video dedicated to explaining the construction work taking place at the Green Hell.

And while all the current 718 Cayman versions have center-mounted exhaust tips, the test car sitting before us comes with separated exhaust tips, which remind us of the sports exhaust offered for the Neunelfer.

Now, if Porsche decides to give us a 718 Cayman T packing a similar recipe to the one of the said Neunelfer, the machine should come with the base model's engine, namely a two-liter turbocharged flat-four. Oh, and the drive should be shorter, while the vehicle would need to be lighter.

Then again, the motor of this prototype sounds extremely aggressive - please turn up the volume before reaching for that "play" button.

Who knows? With the German automotive producer being a master of derivatives, we might even see another nameplate from the treasure chest being resurrected.

Regardless, you'd better have a solid bank account, since the rule with this Porsches always follows the less is more principle, where less weight and features equals more money.

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