These cutaway drawings lift the lid on some of the technical attributes that underpin the new Porsche Cayman, which we've driven for the first time this week.
Sister car to the Porsche Boxster, the new Cayman receives slightly different proportions in a move that serves to stretch its silhouette and provide the basis for a larger cabin.
As part of Porsche’s focus on weight saving, the body of the Cayman is now predominantly aluminium, with the rest fashioned from a combination of magnesium and hot formed high-strength steel.
Porsche is claiming a 25kg saving in the body structure compared to the first-generation Cayman, although the added dimensions and a larger interior mean overall kerb weight has crept up marginally to 1350kg.
The initial range-topping S model that we sampled in our first drive of the new Porsche Cayman runs a revised version of the old model’s 3.4-litre flat six engine – as used in the latest 911 Carrera, albeit in a higher state of tune.