The new 718 Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4 (2024)

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Hungry for every curve and optimised for the racetrack

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Engine and performance

The high-revving, high-performance and efficient heart of the new Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Spyder is a specially developed six-cylinder 4.0-litre boxer engine with lots of high-tech GT genes.

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With its sophisticated aerodynamics package, the new 718 Cayman GT4 takes important insights that Porsche has gained with the racing version of its predecessor and adapts them for the new production car.

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Body and interior

The new Porsche 718 Spyder reflects the essence of an open-top sports car: with its purist character, it combines unadulterated driving experiences with outstanding performance and an unmistakable design

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Knockhill Racing Circuit

Key facts about this traditional Scottish racetrack

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Press kit

Press kit from the new 718 Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4, July 2019

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The new 718 Spyder and 718 Cayman GT4 (2024)


Is the 718 Spyder same as GT4? ›

Same 4.0-litre flat six 992-based engine that revs to 8000rpm, same six-speed manual gearbox with auto blip on the downshifts and, most important of all, exactly the same GT3-inspired chassis, suspension, steering and brakes. The only real difference between the Spyder and GT4 this time is the aerodynamic package.

Will Cayman GT4 hold its value? ›

These will not increase in the short term. Long term they will be lucky to keep up with inflation. The GT4 is not a collector item. Too overshadowed by the GT3.

Is 718 Spyder rare? ›

Introducing the rare and exquisite Porsche 718 Spyder 000 Edition, a testament to driving passion and precision.

How many Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 were made? ›

The next generation model, which was based on the 718 Cayman GT4, debuted in 2019. It was also an extremely success car, with around 500 units produced to date.

What makes the 718 Spyder special? ›

The Porsche 718 Spyder is powered by a 4.0-liter naturally aspirated flat-six engine that produces 414 horsepower and 309 lb-ft of torque. The car can accelerate from 0-60 mph in just 4.2 seconds and has a top speed of 187 mph.

Will the 718 Spyder be discontinued? ›

In that story, we linked out to a post on the Rennlist forum with a document from Porsche that indicated the 718 Cayman GT4, Spyder, and T models were being discontinued for 2024. Porsche confirmed that this is, indeed, the case. Twenty twenty-three is the last model year for the GT4, Spyder, and T models.

How long will the 718 GT4 be in production? ›

Porsche confirmed the news to The Drive on Thursday. Not only will the GT4 bow out for the 2024 model year but also the 718 T and Spyder models are going away too. “Limited production phases are a natural part of the process and part of the overall product strategy.

Is A Porsche Cayman a good investment? ›

However, all Cayman are holding their value well with most trading at higher money than the similar Boxster of the same year. The Porsche Cayman is the car that will always keep it's value and resell easier than the Boxster. Don't buy an early automatic Porsche Cayman!

Can you daily a Porsche GT4? ›

Sure plenty do. Moving this over to the 4.0 Sub Forum. I've daily driven far worse and had no complaints. My GT4 would be perfectly livable for me as a daily driver, but it's a complete waste imo unless it's a throwaway car to you.

How long is the wait for a Porsche 718 Spyder? ›

In general, it can take up to 12 weeks for a new Porsche to be delivered after you submit a vehicle request form. The Porsche Experience Center Delivery program can ensure you receive your new vehicle within your preferred order window when you place your order at least three months in advance.

Is a 718 Spyder fast? ›

The 500PS boxer engine revs to a maximum of 9,000rpm and is by far the most powerful in the 718 model range. With the combination of the seven-speed PDK transmission, 718 Spyder RS can reach the 100km/h mark from standstill in just 3.4 seconds and then on to the 200km/h mark in just 10.9 seconds. Top speed is 308km/h.

Does the 718 Spyder have the GT3 engine? ›

That's not merely because the Spyder RS is the last 718 to be launched with an internal combustion engine. It's because that engine is the charismatic naturally aspirated 4.0-liter flat-six from the spine-tingling 911 GT3 and the track-dedicated 911 GT3 Cup racer.

Is GT4 a 718? ›

The 718 Cayman GT4 RS is the first model in the range to be fitted with a front-axle lift system.

Is 718 Spyder same as Boxster? ›

In technical specifications, Porsche 718 Boxster is powered by 1988 cc, 4 Cylinders Flat, 4 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC engine. Porsche 718 Spyder is powered by 3995 cc, 6 Cylinders Flat, 6 Valves/Cylinder, DOHC engine.

Does the Cayman GT4 have the same engine as the GT3? ›

Porsche's 4.0-liter engine cranks out 510 horsepower and 346 pound-feet (470 Newton-meters) of torque in the GT3. It makes a bit less power in the Cayman, delivering 500 hp and 331 lb-ft (450 Newton-meters) of twist. Both cars power their rear wheels through seven-speed dual-clutch transmisison.

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