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My only uh-oh! moment thus far was recorded early on, precisely for not pressing hard enough on the brakes. I’m not a very spiritual person but in a split second I thought of my mom, a dog and Jesus, just before I took the corner with no dramas whatsoever.
Next is the steering: much is said about good steering feel but you really have to sample it to know what it’s all about. In your normal hatch or people carrier the steering remains steady and numb when cornering, your only feel of speed and road being body roll or the odd tire chirrup. The steering in the Cayman constantly
chatters road imperfections, grip and even texture, through little nudges and extra resistance, smoothly dancing in your hands. Effort to steer also increases the harder and faster you corner. You gradually involve your arms and shoulder muscles when a wrist flick was all that was needed at lower speeds and driving becomes much more physical.
What about the engine? My car is equipped with the optional PSE (Porsche Sports Exhaust) which highlights the flat six howl even more. On idle it sounds bassy and you can almost hear each individual component