Car of the Year 2014: Porsche Cayman S

A Cut Above Porsche seems to have cast the Cayman as an automotive Cinderella, forcing it to assume a subservient role to its domineering 911 siblings. Though it has been denied 911 power and finery, the Cayman nevertheless beguiles its fanciers by doing so many things so well. And for the 2014 model year, Porsche […]

FrontRunners: Out of the Boxster

A two-seat sports coupe for the Porsche purist, the 2014 Porsche Cayman S ( is more solid, better balanced, and nimbler than the Boxster roadster from which it derives. The Cayman S’s 3.4-liter flat-6 engine, which it shares with the Boxster S and the base-model Carrera, develops 325 hp. Paired with a 6-speed manual, the […]

The 2012 Porsche Cayman R Paves the Way for the All-New 2014 Cayman

When Porsche first launched the Cayman model back in 2006, it was well received by performance purists around the world. Some critics even stated that the car was better balanced, thanks in large part to its mid-engine design, than the German brand’s iconic 911 model line, which has always carried its engine behind the rear […]

2006 Private Preview: Porsche Cayman S

When the new Porsche Cayman S arrives in showrooms in the spring of 2006, it may look familiar; it will share front fenders, hood, doors, headlights, and taillights with the Boxster convertible. But while the two may have some physical similarities, as any two family members would, they will not be mistaken for twins. Most […]