The new Porsche Cayman S Black Edition, a limited edition of 500 examples worldwide, combines performance and style with a 3.4 litre flat six engine which delivers 330hp.
The extra power is produced at 7,400rpm - an extra 200 rpm over the standard car - while maximum torque remains at 370Nm at 4,750rpm.
Acceleration from 0-62mph is now 5.1 seconds with the six-speed manyal transmission and 5.0 seconds with the optional Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK). With Launch Control activated on the PDK Sport Chrono Package option, acceleration is reduced to 4.8 seconds.
Top speed is 173mph with the manual transmission and 172mph with PDK. Fuel consumption figures remain the same as the standard car. With manual transmission returns are 29.7mpg Combined and 30.1mpg Combined with PDK. CO2 emissions also remain at 223g/km for the manual and 221g/km for the PDK.
The Porsche Cayman S Black Edition features standard Bi-Xenon headlights as standard, with dynamic cornering lights and LED daytime running lights, alongside automatic anti-dazzle interior and exterior mirrors with integrated rain sensor.
Front seats are trimmed in black partial leather with a Porsche crest on the headrests, as well as a Sport Design steering wheel. Climate control and cruise control add to the overall comfort. A further highlight of the Black Edition interior is the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) incorporating satellite navigation. This is combined with the universal audio interface that allows MP3 player connectivity and also Bluetooth mobile phone compatibility.
The Porsche Cayman S Black Edition costs from £50,420 and is on sale in the UK from September 2011.
19 inch lightweight Boxster Spyder wheels are finished in black, one inch bigger than the standard Porsche Cayman S wheels and also half an inch wider than the optional 19 inch wheels offered on the Cayman S. The tyre sizes fitted are 235/35 ZR 19s on the front axle and 265/35 ZR 19s on the rear axle.Published 4 January 2011