Porsche launches 718 Cayman T and 718 Boxster T in US

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2020 Porsche 718 Boxster T

Porsche has finally launched 718 Cayman T and 718 Boxster T in US. Price of Porsche 718 Cayman T and 718 Boxster T starts from $66,400 and $68,500 respectively and it excludes destination fees of $1,350. The pricing makes 718 Cayman T and 718 Boxster T vehicles makes it expensive than base models by $9,500 and $14,300 more affordable than the GTS versions. Range-topping Porsche Cayman GT4 is priced from $99,200 and 718 Spyder starts from $96,300. Power in the Porsche 718 Cayman T and 718 Boxster T comes from 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder boxer engine. It is rated at 296hp (300 PS) and 380 Nm of torque.

2020 Porsche 718 Boxster T 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster T

The aforementioned flat-four engine is carried over from standard Cayman and Boxster. Both of them works in conjugation with standard six-speed manual gearbox or the optional PDK. When it is mated with PDK, it can hit 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds and achieves top speed of 170 mph. Porsche’s 718 Cayman T and 718 Boxster T features PASM sport suspension as standard. This is available as option on 718 S and GTS models that features re-tuned adaptive dampers and shorter springs which lowers ride height by 20 mm when compared with standard Boxster and Cayman.

2020 Porsche 718 Cayman T 2020 Porsche 718 Cayman T

To complement torque vectoring system, mechanical limited slip differential has been incorporated. It is difficult to tell difference between new T models ad regular one. However, upon closer inspection one would notice special lettering applied on the sides, Agate grey mirror covers, 20-inch 911 Carrera S wheels painted in Titanium Grey and high-gloss black exhaust tips. Traditional door handles are replaced with black loops and cabin features a sports steering wheel and seats. There is ‘718’ embroidery on headrest and high-gloss black trim on the dashboard and center console. As an option, bucket seats or 18-way adaptive sport seats and Interior Package which consist of contrast stitching with several hues, matching seatbelts, 718 lettering in the headrests and door opening loops.

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