The new Porsche 718 T – reduced to limit pushing pleasure

The new indication in a Boxster and Cayman ranges combines a 220 kW (300 PS; 718 Cayman T: Fuel expenditure sum 8.1-7 9 l/100 km; CO2emissions sum 186-180 g/km; 718 Boxster T: Fuel expenditure sum 8.2-7.9 l/100 km; CO2emissions sum 187-181 g/km) turbo four-cylinder prosaic engine with a quite romantic Porsche pushing experience. The high-performance impression of a T models is emphasised by an endless apparatus package, that includes 20-inch amalgamate wheels, a PASM sports framework lowered by 20 millimetres – which is being charity in multiple with a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine for a initial time in this range – the condensed gearshift, on that a gears are emblazoned in red, and a Sport Chrono package. These facilities can usually be enjoyed in multiple with a simple engine in a 718 T. Porsche is charity both a Boxster and Cayman variants with six-speed gearbox and Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV), including involuntary back spindle differential locking. Porsche dual-clutch delivery (PDK) is also accessible as an option. 

Traditionally, T” stands for Touringin Porsche models, and is synonymous with pushing pleasure in a purest form. The 718 T will be many during home on circuitous nation roads, charity a fun of energetic pushing as a ultimate goal. The two-seater accommodates this truth by a pared down operation of features. These embody black doorway pulls in a doorway panels and sports seats with electric two-way adjustment, black Sport-Tex centre sections and the 718” logo festooned on a headrests.


718 Boxster T, 2018, Porsche AG

The Porsche Communication Management (PCM) procedure has also been transposed by a vast storage compartment, yet buyers who do not wish to abstain a party complement might sequence it during no additional charge. Put together, these measures change out a additional weight sum by a designation of a gasoline particulate filter (GPF).

In a interior, a impression of a 718 T is highlighted by a series of emphatically sporty touches: lush stuffing and leather covering means a convenient, 360-millimetre GT sports steering circle with Mode switch offers a quite secure grip. Other Boxster T or Cayman Tlogos accoutre a black instrument dials. The musical trims of a instrument row and executive console radiate in a silken black finish. Boxster Tor Cayman Tlogos also seem on a doorway entrance strips.


718 Boxster T, 2018, Porsche AG

The 718 Boxster T

The extraneous of a Porsche 718 T is characterised by a absolute appearance. With 20-inch amalgamate wheels embellished in high-gloss titanium grey, sum with a PASM sports framework with 20-millimetre lowered body, it simply looks superb on a road. Agate grey counterpart shells and “718 Boxster T” or “718 Cayman T” logos on a sides announce a indication variant, that can also be identified from a rear, by a mainly positioned sports empty with black, chrome-plated twin tailpipes. In terms of extraneous colours, buyers can select from black, Indian Red, Racing Yellow and white as good as Carrara White, Deep Black and GT Silver lead colours. Porsche is also charity Lava Orange and Miami Blue as special colours. Adjusted for equipment, 718 T buyers can suffer a cost advantage of 5 – 10% compared to a likewise versed simple model.


718 Cayman T, 2018, Porsche AG

The 718 Cayman T

The 220 kW (300 PS) turbocharged prosaic engine accelerates a Porsche 718 T strenuously and boasts adult to 7,500 revolutions. The 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine reaches a limit torque of 380 Nm during 2,150/min and has an unladen weight of 1,350 (PDK: 1,380) kilograms. Thanks to a weight-to-power ratio of 4.5 (4.6) kg/PS, it can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.1 (4.7) seconds. The vehicles tip speed is 275 km/h.

The Sport Chrono package, enclosed as customary for a 718 T, offers Normal, Sport, Sport Plus and Individual pushing modes, that can be comparison regulating a Mode switch on a steering wheel. Sport and Sport Plus activate sportier characteristics in both a engine government complement and a accelerator, with a involuntary dual-clutch duty ancillary we as we pierce down a gears in a primer transmission. Sport Plus serve hones a doing of a 718 T by ensuring sportier pattern of a Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM), Porsche Active Drivetrain Mounts (PADM) adaptive physique positioning and a discretionary Porsche dual-clutch transmission. In multiple with PDK, a Launch Control duty and a Sport Response symbol in a centre of a Mode switch are also accessible for use.

One special underline of this indication is a energetic gearbox mount the PADM system, that minimises vibrations in a engine/gearbox area and reduces movements that could impact pushing dynamics as a outcome of a sum mass of a drivetrain. This combines a advantages of tough and soothing gearbox mounts: pushing poise becomes noticeably some-more accurate and quick during changes in bucket and on quick curves. Driving comfort is unblushing on disproportionate roads.

718 Cayman T: Fuel expenditure sum 8.1-7 9 l/100 km; CO2emissions sum 186-180 g/km

718 Boxster T: Fuel expenditure sum 8.2-7.9 l/100 km; CO2emissions sum 187-181 g/km