Key facts

2012 Porsche Cayman S PDK information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4380 mm
How heavy?
1350 kg
What size engine?
3.4 litre, 3436 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Flat
How much power?
325 PS / 320.5 bhp / 239 kW @ 7400 rpm
How much torque?
370 Nm / 273 / 37.7 kgm @ 4500-5800 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 4.9 s
How fast?
281 km/h, 175 mph
How economical?
11.2/6.2/8.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined (EU4)
What carbon dioxide emissions?
188.0 CO2 g/km


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2012 Porsche Cayman S PDK technical specifications


This car has a 2 door coupé type body with a mid mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
It's powered courtesy of a dry sumped naturally aspirated engine of 3.4 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 320.5 bhp (325 PS/239 kW) of power at 7400 rpm, and maximum torque of 370 N·m (273 lb·ft/37.7 kgm) at 4500-5800 rpm. It features dry sump-type lubrication.
The engine powers the wheels via a 7 speed automatic gearbox.
Stated kerb weight is 1350 kg.
Its maximum speed claimed is 281 km/h, which is 175 mph, stated fuel consumption figures are 11.2/6.2/8.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined (EU4), and carbon dioxide emissions are 188.0 g/km.
2012 Porsche Cayman S PDK data
2012 Porsche Cayman S PDK data
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2475 97.4
Track/tread (front) 1526 60.1
Track/tread (rear) 1540 60.6
Length 4380 172.4
Width 1801 70.9
Height 1295 51
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1350 kg 2976 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 64 litres 14.1 UK Gal 16.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient 0.3
Frontal area 2.00
CdA 0.60
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Porsche
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 6
Capacity 3.4 litre
3436 cc
(209.678 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 97 × 77.5 mm
3.82 × 3.05 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.25
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 325 PS (320.5 bhp) (239 kW)
at 7400 rpm
Specific output 93.3 bhp/litre
1.53 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 370 Nm (273 ft·lb) (37.7 kgm)
at 4500-5800 rpm
Specific torque 107.68 Nm/litre
1.3 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump dry sumped
compression ratio 12.5:1
Fuel system direct petrol injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1353.2 kPa (196.3 psi)
Maximum RPM 7800 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 572.67 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 4.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 281 km/h (175 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 240.71 PS/g
177.03 kW/g
237.41 bhp/ton
0.11 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 5.65 kg/kW
9.44 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 11.2/6.2/8.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined (EU4)
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km11.2/6.2/8.0 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre8.9/16.1/12.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG25.2/45.6/35.3 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG21.0/37.9/29.4 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 188.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 185.60 g/km
VED band (UK) J
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.
Rear suspension I.MS.CS.
Wheel size front 8J x 19
Wheel size rear 9½J x 19
Tyres front 235/40 ZR 19
Tyres rear 265/40 ZR 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 299 mm
Gearbox 7 speed automatic
Top gear ratio 0.62
Final drive ratio 3.25
general ID296593
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 35.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2012 Porsche Cayman S PDK added 2012-11-28.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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