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Boost for Cayman, Boxster

2008-08-05 09:13

Porsche has unleashed two new limited-edition models, the Boxster S Porsche Design Edition 2 and the Cayman S Sport.

According to Porsche it will build 500 Boxster S Porsche Design Edition 2 and 700 Cayman S Sport models for global markets.

Both cars get a slightly hotter 223kW 3.4-liter six-cylinder engine, as well as a number of mechanical and visual enhancements.

The Cayman S Sport features detail touches such as black rims, mirrors and air intake grilles as well as a black cockpit design package.

This model will be available in a variety of exterior colors, including the GT3 RS shades of green and orange, with the model designation Cayman S in black lettering along the flanks.

The suspension has been lowered by 0.4 inch, and Porsche Active Suspension Management is fitted, along with 5mm spacers on the 19-inch SportDesign wheels.

In addition there are a sport exhaust system with twin-chamber tailpipe, bi-xenon headlamps, the Sports Chrono package and sport seats. The steering wheel, gearshift lever and handbrake lever are finished in Alcantara trim.

The Boxster S Porsche Design Edition 2 is painted Carrara White - named for its similarity to the color of Italian marble. The 19-inch SportDesign wheels, side air intakes, center console and instrument dials are also finished in white. The car also gets contrasting gray stripes, a stone gray convertible top and black leather upholstery.

This special Boxster S comes with an Edition 2 chronograph with a white-face dial, from the Porsche Design Dashboard Collection.


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