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autoviva2015-11-19 17:32:17

Porsche launches new Cayman motorsport car

Official reveal took place at the LA Motor Show

 
 
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The Cayman GT4 Clubsport is powered by a 3.8-litre flat-six engine, positioned directly behind the driver’s seat

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has added a new sports car for recreational and club racing to its fleet. The Cayman GT4 ClubsportCayman GT4 ClubsportPorsche Cayman GT4 ClubsportGermany, 2015 > present4 photos
has been officially unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Featuring 385hp, the mid-engine racer for motorsport newcomers is not road homologated and is based on the street-legal Cayman GT4Cayman GT4Porsche Cayman GT4Germany, 2015 > present3 photos
sports car. Sales of the racing car are officially open. 

The Cayman GT4 Clubsport is powered by a 3.8-litre flat-six engine, positioned directly behind the driver’s seat. The racing version exclusively features a modified six-speed Porsche double clutch transmission with shift paddles on the steering wheel and a mechanical rear-axle locking differential specifically for racing. Suspension has been brought from the 911 GT3 Cup911 GT3 CupPorsche 911 GT3 CupGermany, 2013 > present8 photos
and it also gets oversized racing brake system with 380 millimetre steel brake discs all round. The anti-lock brake system can be adjusted in twelve stages. The Electronic Stability Programme has been expanded for slicks, while the power steering is operated electro-mechanically. 
 
With only 1300 kilograms, the Cayman GT4 Clubsport features a welded-in safety cage, a racing bucket seat as well as a six-point har-ness. The basic version is equipped with a 90-litre standard fuel tank, with an optional 70-litre or 100-litre FT3 safety tank available. Mounted at the front axle are 18-inch five-bolt forged rims with Michelin tyres.
 
The new Cayman GT4 Clubsport can be ordered immediately from Porsche Motorsport in Weissach.  For 2016, homologation is planned for race series such as the VLN Long Distance Championship Nürburgring, the SRO GT4 series, the Pirelli GT3 Cup Trophy USA, the Ultra 94 GT3 Cup Challenge Canada and for club races run by the Porsche Club of America, as well as for other club-level meetings around the world. 
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