The new next generation of 2013 Porsche Cayman spotted testing in Germany. Based on the photos, it looks like Porsche is gearing up its development program and testing the car in Nurburgring in view of the anticipated 2012 launch.
The next-generation Porsche Cayman appearing to be similar to the existing model, but the entire car is fully redesigned with all-new dimensions including the wheelbase. The longer wheelbase helps to provide more ample space for the driver and the passenger. Basically, this car is intentionally designed to remain its original characteristics just like the Porsche 911.
The new 2013 Porsche Cayman is expected to receive only minor revisions to the current 2.9-litre and 3.4-litre flat-six engine. These revisions are likely to bring hikes in power, by around 10HP to 20HP more than the current 265HP 2.9-litre engine in the based Cayman and the 320HP 3.4-litre engine in the Cayman S. Most importantly, the fuel economy will be improved in the upcoming model due to the introduction of stop/start technology. Both engines will be available with manual and dual-clutch PDK transmissions, but it remains unclear if these will be the new 7-speed ZF units developed for the upcoming 911. Furthermore, rumours have been circulating that the next-generation Cayman will also come with an optional turbocharged four-cylinder engine which could be shared with the next-generation Porsche Boxster.
The 2013 Porsche Cayman is expected to make its debut at a major motor show in late 2012, alongside the new Porsche Boxster.
Photo Gallery: 2013 Porsche Cayman Spyshots