2012 Porsche Cayman R First Drive Specs | Edmunds

2012 Porsche Cayman - Road Test Specs

2012 Porsche Cayman Coupe

(3.4L 6-cyl. 6-speed Manual)


Year Make Model2012 Porsche Cayman R 2dr Coupe (3.4L 6cyl 6M)
Vehicle TypeRWD 2dr 2-passenger Coupe
Estimated MSRP$66,300
Assembly locationUusikaupunki, Finland


ConfigurationLongitudinal, midengine, rear-wheel drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, direct-injected, flat-6, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)3,436/210
Block/head materialAluminum, aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing and lift
Compression ratio (x:1)12.5
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)330 @ 7,400
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)273 @ 4,750
Fuel typePremium unleaded (required)
Transmission typeSix-speed manual or seven-speed dual-clutch automanual
Transmission ratios (x:1)Manual: I=3.308:1, II=1.950:1, III=1.407:1, IV=1.133:1, V=0.950:1, VI=0.081:1, Final drive = 3.889:1; PDK: I=3.909:1, II=2.292:1, III=1.654:1, IV=1.303:1, V=1.081:1, VI=0.881:1, VII=0.617:1, Final drive=3.250:1
Final-drive ratio (x:1)3.88
Differential(s)Mechanical limited-slip


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, stabilizer bar
Steering typeSpeed-proportional power steering
Tire make and modelBridgestone Potenza
Tire typeSummer, high-performance
Tire size, frontP235/35ZR19
Tire size, rearP265/35ZR19
Wheel size19-by-8.5 inches front -- 19-by-10 inches rear
Wheel materialForged aluminum
Brakes, front13.8-in two-piece ventilated carbon-ceramic discs with six-piston fixed calipers
Brakes, rearTwo-piece ventilated carbon-ceramic discs

Track Test Results

0-60 mph, mfr. claim (sec.)4.6

Fuel Consumption

Fuel economy, mfr. est. (mpg)19/27 manual, 20/29 PDK
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)16.9

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)2,855
Length (in.)171.1
Width (in.)70.9
Height (in.)50.6
Wheelbase (in.)95.1
Track, front (in.)58.7
Track, rear (in.)60.4
Seating capacity2

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