Porsche Could Build Cayman CS

The Porsche Cayman is a hero that was never fully unleashed by the German automaker. You see, Porsche hasn’t managed to overcome its fear that a “fully loaded” Cayman could cannibalize the 911.

However, it seems that Porsche could bring an extreme Club Sport incarnation of the Cayman to the world, as autocar reports.

Hans-Jurgen Wohler, who leads the automotive producer’s mid-engined cars development, told the aforementioned source that such a vehicle could find its way to Porsche’s future line-up. As with every new project, the decision belongs to the company’s board of executives.

We now have a new CEO in Matthias Muller and he has some ideas,” the executive was quoted as saying by autocar. “This is the decision of the board: which car line, which direction.

We’ll remind you that Porsche used the Los Angeles Auto Show to introduce the Cayman R, a vehicle that is hotter than the Cayman S but doesn’t really take full advantage of the Cayman’s potential in terms of dynamic abilities.

Wohler highlited the fact that the Cayman R is intended as a daily ride, while the Club Sport version would only appeal to niche customers.

Use the example of the Boxster Spyder,” he told autocar. “It’s very ‘sharp’, and you only reach certain volumes with the positioning of that car. With the Cayman R, the day-to-day usability is really another world compared with the Spyder. But a CS version of the Cayman would be like the Spyder in the positioning.

This niche aura might actually be the only argument that could convince company executives to give the green light to the project, as such an extreme vehicle would target a totally different range of customers than those who could buy the entry-level versions of the 911.
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