The 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS is the newest sports car around the block. It’s made some great impressions with its amazing performance specs and overall great drive experience. Those who prefer the purest aggressive driving experience are sure to enjoy what the GT4 RS has to offer. This 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS review will go into the specs and features that this new addition to the lineup has in store.
The 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS is the newest member of the coveted 718 lineup. It comes with a 4.0-liter flat-six engine which is borrowed from the 911 series and is tuned up for even greater performance than any other 718 before it. It also comes with other design elements which pivot it towards a sportier look.
The 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS price sits at around the $140,000 range. It offers not additional trim levels as it is a standalone member of the 718 lineup. Drivers can choose from a variety of options to personalize their ride so look out for that on the company’s vehicle configurator. Performance-wise, drivers only have the option for the 7-speed PDK transmission system. Below is our 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS cost table detailing the different MSRPs:
|2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS (PDK)||$141,700*|
The 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS lease price is available through the Porsche Lease Program. This is meant to help drivers finance the Porsche car of their dreams, giving them different financing options. Make sure to check out the company’s site and with your preferred car dealer to see what deals you can make use of within your local area.
The 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS specs sheet details the performance of its 4.0-Liter 6-Cylinder Naturally Aspirated Engine which produces around 493 horsepower and a torque output of 331 pounds-feet. Its top speed rounds out at 196 mph with a sprint time of 3.2 seconds for it to reach 60 mph from a standstill. Other mechanical features present on the GT4 RS include a new interior airbox which supplies the engine with optimum air levels while also giving it a bold noise profile. With the 7-speed Doppelkupplung transmission system, drivers can shift gears with even greater agility than ever before. The Porsche Active Suspension System can alter the drive experience depending on either driving mode: Sport/Comfortable and Sport/Firm.
FUEL EFFICIENT & ACTUAL MPG
The EPA has yet to review the fuel efficiency of the 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS. We’ll update this section as soon as there’s more information available on it.
INTERIOR, SOLACE & BAGGAGE
The 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS interior space is meant to seat 2 people on the full bucket seats found within the passenger cabin. Supported by carbon-fiber reinforced plastics and with an embroidered “GT4 RS” logo in the headrest, it makes its presence known to anyone taking a peek within the cabin. These seats also come with height adjustment features which are electrified, making it easy for both driver and passenger to adjust it to their preferences. Fore and aft adjustments are done manually for both passenger seats. Black leather surfaces are found within the interior with the seat centers using Race-Tex as their material of choice. The company has made it known that child restraint devices aren’t suggested for these seats as they cannot be fitted correctly here.
There’s another option for the seating is the Adaptive Sports seats Plus package. This includes specialized Sports seats with electric adjustment features that go 18-ways. Side bolsters are found in leather with the seat centers also equipped with Race-Tex material. Porsche has definitely thought about the layout of the cabin as it’s been for driver orientation and focused. Other elements have been given the Race-Tex treatment such as the door pulls and even the top of the PDK system’s gear selector. The steering wheel rim has also been given some luxury treatment.
The GT4 RS also chases a Motorsport aesthetic starting with the door handles being replaced by simple door pull loops. Storage nets also replace the usual cubbies found on the doors themselves. Drivers can choose either an Arctic Grey or Dark Sea Blue theme for the pull loops and the decorative stitching elements within the interior. The storage capacity of the GT4 RS sits at 4.4 cubic feet for the front luggage compartment. The open luggage compartment found at the rear of the front seats’ measures at 4.8 cubic feet. Drivers may be able to get away with a few small objects or even a bag but don’t expect much space for anything bigger.
The infotainment suite of the 718 Cayman GT4 RS isn’t as decked out as other sports cars, focusing more on delivering impactful performance. Drivers can navigate through Porsche Connected Services through the touchscreen display found within the passenger cabin. Connectivity options include Apple CarPlay which drivers can use to get working voice recognition features through Siri. They can also operate compatible apps through the touchscreen. The sound system found on the GT4 RS is an 8-speaker setup which is capable of an output of 150 watts. It also comes with an amplifier unit and digital signal processing features so you can enjoy better sound quality. Digital radio broadcasts are also available in DAB, DAB+, and DMB formats.
The safety suite of the 2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS is simple and doesn’t come with the usual modern driver-assistive features found in other figures. It does come standard with an anti-brake system, brake assist, stability and traction control, and rear parking aid. There’s also a set of airbags which are positioned in strategic positions for optimum safety of the passengers. There have been no reports on the crashworthiness of the 718 Cayman GT4 RS. We’ll keep you posted on any reviews done by agencies such as the NHTSA and others.
Porsche’s terms for their warranty plans are on-par with that of other sports car manufacturers on the market today. Their limited warranty and powertrain warranty plan spans for 4 years or for 50,000 miles, whichever comes first. They also have an anti-corrosion warranty plan in place that lasts for 12 years with no mileage limit imposed upon it. Porsche drivers can also make use of the roadside assistance service for 4 years with a mileage limit of 50,000 miles driven.