Porsche 718 OverviewThe 718 moniker is derived from Porsche’s open-wheel single seater race cars developed for Formula racing back in the 1960s. Officially codenamed the 982, the fourth generation Porsche Boxster and Cayman are renamed Porsche 718 Boxster/Cayman in 2016, paying homage to Porsche’s racing heritage.
The mid-engine two-seater sports car hailed from Stuttgart needs no further introduction as they set the benchmark for sportscars driving dynamics in its class. The 2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 and the Porsche 718 Spyder is Porsche’s latest iteration to join the sportscar lineup in Malaysia.
The 718 Cayman GT4 features performance-oriented aerodynamics dominated by the fixed single-piece rear wing. The 718 Spyder on the other hand elevates the Boxster’s drop top roadster experience, distinguished by its ‘double-bubble’ rear lid and a more aggressive weight saving measures.
Powered by a naturally aspirated flat-six engine paired to a manual gearbox with near perfect weight distribution, it is a recipe straight out from driving enthusiasts’ cookbook. These big boy’s toy will set you back RM 958,632 for the hardtop version and RM 930,825 for the soft top (OTR without options and insurance).