July 16, 2020, Kuala Lumpur – Sime Darby Auto Performance, the official importer for Porsche in Malaysia, has introduced the new 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Spyder with a starting price of RM 999,000.00 and RM 970,000.00, respectively.
The flat-six mid-engine sports car is powered by the 4-litre six-cylinder boxer naturally aspirated petrol engine, mated to the six-speed manual transmission. It generates a maximum output of 414 hp and 420 Nm of torque.
Porsche claims that both models only need 4.4 seconds to complete the century sprint and the top speed is rated over 300 kph. Both the 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Spyder have a combined fuel consumption rating of 11.3 l/100km with a CO2 emissions of combined 258 g/km (Accordance with NEDC).
Some of the highlights include adaptive cylinder control, downforce-oriented aerodynamic concept, single-chamber arch rear silencer, functional diffuser, front spoiler lip, one-piece rear wing for the 718 Cayman GT4, distinctive rear spoiler for the 718 Spyder, high-performance GT chassis, lightweight spring-strut front and rear axles, Porsche Active Suspension Management, Porsche Stability Management, Porsche Torque Vectoring, ultra-high-performance tyres, aluminium monobloc fixed-calliper brakes, precise sports exhaust system, among others.
There are also optional packages and accessories such as the Clubsport package for the 718 Cayman GT4. It includes a rear steel roll bar, a hand-held fire extinguisher and a six-point seatbelt on the driver’s side.
At the same time, the 718 Spyder has the Spyder Classic interior package which enhances the interior with the two-tone leather in Bordeaux red/black. There are also the Porsche Ceramic Composite brakes available as an option.