The facelifted Porsche Cayman gains the 718 prefix, as well as a 220kW (300hp) 2-liter H4 turbo, while the S has 257kW (350hp) 2.5-liter H4 turbo.
The facelifted and renamed Porsche 718 Boxster ditches the old model’s 6-cylinder for a turbo 220kW/300hp 2-liter boxer-4 or the S’ 257kW/350hp 2.5-liter.
Porsche will debut a facelift for the 981 and 981C generation Boxster and Cayman models, respectively, in 2016, along with a new name and engine.
For the 2016 facelift, the 981 Porsche Boxster and Cayman will be renamed as the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman, and will feature new turbo H4 engines.
When the facelift for the 981-series Porsche Boxster and Cayman surfaces in 2016, the two models will be renamed 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman, but why?
The track only Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport has a 3.8-liter H6 with 283kW (380hp), a 6-speed DCT, RWD, locking differential, roll cage, and slick tires.
Launched in 2012, the third-gen Porsche Boxster is the first all new Boxster, and is powered by a 2.7 and 3.4-liter boxer 6-cylinder engines.
Porsche has taken the 3.8-litre boxer six from the rear-engine 911 range, plonked it into the mid-engine coupe to create the Porsche Cayman GT4.
Released in February 2015, the new top dog of the Cayman family, the Porsche Cayman GT4, features a 283kW (385hp) 3.8-litre flat-six engine.