2012 Porsche Cayman Base Coupe 2.9L 6-cyl. 6-speed Manual Features and Specs

2012 Porsche Cayman Coupe - Features & Specs

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Base Coupe

(2.9L 6-cyl. 6-speed Manual)

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  • FUEL ECONOMY (CTY/HWY) 19/27 mpg
  • CAR TYPE Coupe
  • TRANSMISSION 6-speed Manual
  • BASIC WARRANTY 4 Yr./ 50000 Mi.
  • CYLINDERS Flat 6
  • CONSUMER RATING Not Available


Exterior Colors

Aqua Blue Metallic Basalt Black Metallic Black Carrara White Dark Blue Metallic GT Silver Metallic Guards Red Macadamia Metallic Meteor Grey Metallic Platinum Silver Metallic Ruby Red Metallic

Interior Colors

Black, leather Black, leatherette Black, leatherette Black/Stone Grey, premium leather Carrera Red, premium leather Info N/A Leather Interior to Sample, premium leather Sand Beige, leather Sand Beige, leatherette Sand Beige, leatherette Sea Blue, leather Sea Blue, leatherette Sea Blue, leatherette Stone Grey, leather Stone Grey, leatherette Stone Grey, leatherette
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LENGTH 14ft 4.3in
WIDTH 5ft 10.9in
4ft 3.3in
Body style illustration may not reflect the actual shape of this vehicle.

Exterior Measurements

5 ft. 10.9 in. (70.9 in.) 4 ft. 3.3 in. (51.3 in.)
14 ft. 4.3 in. (172.3 in.) 4 ft. 10.7 in. (58.7 in.)
5 ft. 0.4 in. (60.4 in.) 7 ft. 11.1 in. (95.1 in.)


Gas Premium unleaded (required)
16.9 gal. 321.1/456.3 mi.
19/27 mpg

Weights and Capacities

3605 lbs. 0.29 Cd
2932 lbs. 5.3 cu.ft.
5.3 cu.ft.


Rear wheel drive 6-speed manual

Engine & Performance

2.9 L Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Flat 6 24
Variable 221 ft-lbs. @ 4400 rpm
265 hp @ 7200 rpm 36.4 ft.


  • Modified MacPherson strut front suspension
  • Modified MacPherson strut rear suspension
  • Four-wheel independent suspension
  • Front and rear stabilizer bar


4 yr./ 50000 mi. 4 yr./ 50000 mi.
4 yr./ 50000 mi.

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Interior Features

Front Seats

  • 2 -way power passenger seat
  • 2 -way power driver seat
  • Height adjustable driver seat
  • Height adjustable passenger seat
  • Leather
  • Sport front seats

Power Features

  • Remote keyless power door locks
  • Power mirrors
  • Heated mirrors
  • 2 one-touch power windows


  • Clock
  • Tachometer
  • Trip computer
  • External temperature display
  • Low fuel level warning


  • Cruise control
  • Cargo net
  • Front cupholders
  • Front door pockets
  • Remote trunk release
  • Retained accessory power
  • Speed-proportional power steering
  • Universal remote transmitter (for garage door, security system, etc.)
  • Tilt and telescopic steering wheel


  • Interior active charcoal air filter
  • Air conditioning
  • Cargo area light
  • Leather and simulated alloy trim on center console
  • Simulated alloy trim on dash
  • Leather and simulated alloy trim on doors
  • Front reading lights
  • Leather and simulated alloy trim on shift knob
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Dual illuminating vanity mirrors

In Car Entertainment

  • Element antenna
  • 4 total speakers
  • 50 watts stereo output
  • AM/FM stereo
  • Speed sensitive volume control
  • Radio data system


  • Pre-wired for phone


Exterior Features

Roof and Glass

  • Variable intermittent wipers
  • Rear defogger


  • Rear spoiler

Tires and Wheels

  • Alloy wheels
  • 17 x 8.5 in. wheels
  • 235/50R Z tires
  • Performance tires
  • Tire repair kit

Towing and Hauling

  • Cargo tie downs

Safety Features

  • 4-wheel ABS
  • Front head airbags
  • Dual front side-mounted airbags
  • Child seat anchors
  • Remote anti-theft alarm system
  • Emergency braking assist
  • Front and rear ventilated disc brakes
  • Daytime running lights
  • Engine immobilizer
  • Front fog/driving lights
  • Auto delay off headlamps
  • Dusk sensing headlamps
  • 2 front headrests
  • Passenger airbag deactivation switch
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Stability control
  • Traction control
  • Electronic brakeforce distribution
  • Emergency interior trunk release
  • Emergency braking preparation
  • Tire pressure monitoring
  • Park Assist System
  • Bi-Xenon Headlights w/Dynamic Cornering Lights
  • Fire Extinguisher

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  • Sport Chrono Package
  • Sport Chrono Package Plus
  • Interior Design Package
  • Power Seat Package
  • A-pillar Leather Interior Package
  • Additional Leather Interior Package
  • Makassar Package
  • Carbon Package
  • Additional Interior Package in Aluminum Look
  • Convenience Package
  • Infotainment Package with Sound Package Plus for Bose Upgrade
  • Infotainment Package with Sound Package Plus
  • Design Package
  • Design Package for Sports Exhaust System

Exterior Options

  • Rear Window Wiper
  • Delete Model Designation
  • Roof Transport System
  • Self-Dim Mirrors and Rain Sensor
  • Aerokit
  • Grill in Rear Lower Section
  • Sports Tailpipe
  • Headlight Cleaner Cover in Exterior Color
  • Model Designation on Rear Lid in Exterior Color
  • Wing Mirror in Aluminum Look
  • 17" Boxster III Wheel
  • 19" Turbo Wheel
  • 19" Carrera Classic Wheel
  • 19" Sport Design Wheel
  • 18" Boxster S II Wheel
  • 18" Cayman S II Wheel
  • 19" Carrera S II Wheel
  • Wheel Caps w/Colored Crest
  • Exterior Color Rims and Caps
  • Wheels Painted Black
  • Wheels Painted Basalt Black
  • Wheels Painted Speed Yellow
  • Wheels Painted Carrara White
  • Wheels Painted Guards Red
  • 5mm Wheel Spacers
  • 19" Carrera Sport Wheel
  • Rod Antenna
  • Aluminum-Look Fuel Tank Cap
  • 19" Turbo II Wheel
  • 19" Boxster Spyder Wheel

Interior Options

  • Heated Front Seats
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Seat Ventilation
  • Automatic Climate Control
  • Rear Luggage Partition
  • Adaptive Sport Seats
  • Sport Bucket Seats
  • Leather Sport Seats
  • Gear Lever Trim in Exterior Color
  • Trim Strip Painted in Exterior Color
  • Instrument Dials in Sand Beige
  • Instrument Dials in Guards Red
  • Instrument Dials in Speed Yellow
  • Instrument Dials in Carrara White
  • Rear Center Console in Exterior Color
  • Sport Seat Backs in Exterior Color
  • Seat Belts in Silver
  • Seat Belts in Sand Beige
  • Seat Belts in Guards Red
  • Seat Belts in Speed Yellow
  • PDK Gear Selector Gate Surround Painted in Exterior Color
  • PDK Gear Selector Gate Surround in Black
  • Sound Package Plus
  • 3-Spoke Multi-Function Steering Wheel for PDK
  • Supple Leather Front and Rear
  • Gear Lever Trim in Leather
  • Lid of Storage Bin in Alcantara w/Porsche Logo
  • Leather Sun Visors
  • Leather Rear Center Console
  • Steering Column in Leather
  • Porsche Crest on Center Console Storage Bin Lid
  • Porsche Crest in Headrest
  • Leather Defroster Trim
  • Rear View Mirror in Leather
  • Clothes Hook on Seat Backrest in Leather
  • PDK Gear Selector Gate Surround in Leather
  • Roofliner in Alcantara
  • 3-Spoke Multi-Function Steering Wheel in Carbon for PDK
  • Makassar 3-Spoke Multi-Function Steering Wheel for PDK
  • Gear Lever and Handbrake Lever in Aluminum Look
  • PDK Gear Selector and Handbrake Lever in Aluminum
  • Gear Lever and Handbrake Lever Aluminum II
  • Carbon Door Sill Model Insignia
  • Metal Door Sill Model Insignia
  • Rear Center Console in Aluminum Look
  • Instrument Surround in Aluminum Look
  • Makassar Rear Center Console
  • Rear Center Console in Carbon
  • 3-Spoke Multifunction Steering Wheel in Aluminum Look for PDK
  • Door Finishers in Carbon
  • Makassar Door Finishers
  • PDK Gear Selector Gate Surround in Aluminum Look
  • Illuminated Outer Door -sill Guards in Stainless Steel
  • Illuminated Door Entry Guards in Carbon
  • Foot Rest Aluminum
  • Electronic Logbook
  • PCM Voice Control
  • Bose Surround Sound System
  • SiriusXM Radio
  • Remote CD Changer
  • 6-Disc CD/DVD Changer
  • PCM 3.0 w/Extended Navigation
  • Sport Design Steering Wheel
  • Instrument Surround in Leather
  • Door Finishers in Leather
  • Switch Panel Trim Strip in Leather
  • Handbrake Lever in Aluminum II
  • Telephone Module

Mechanical Options

  • Limited Slip Rear Differential Lock
  • 7-Speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)
  • Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)
  • Sport Shifter
  • Sport Exhaust System
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