Porsche Cayman 2013: New Porsche sports car to be unveiled at 2012 LA Auto Show, along with 911 Carrera 4

By on Nov 11, 2012 in Automobile, United States Comments

The Porsche Cayman 2013, the new Porsche sports car is to be unveiled at 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show (2012 LA Auto Show), with the event to be held at Los Angeles Convention Center from November 28, 2012 to December 9, 2012, along with the US debut of the 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4.

Alleged 2013 Porsche Cayman

Alleged 2013 Porsche Cayman
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Porsche is carrying on its sustained success in the USA with the reveal of a world premiere and a US premiere at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show.” Holger Eckhardt of Porsche‘s Product and Technology Communication, wrote on the announcement, posted at Porsche.nu forum on Friday, November 9, 2012.

“In the first ten months of this year, Porsche delivered 28,226 vehicles there, of which 9,764 were Boxster, Cayman and 911. That represents a 13 per cent gain compared to last year. The world premiere of a compact sports car at the LA Auto Show will give added dynamic impetus to this trend.” Eckhardt added.

Porsche is presenting the new vehicle to the international media for the first time at a press conference at 12:05 pm on November 28 at the Porsche show booth in the Petree Hall.” Porsche said further, noting that US continues to be the world’s largest Porsche market.

As noted at Car.com blog also that day, the 2013 Porsche 911 Carrera 4, which was unveiled at the Paris International Motor Show last September, is an updated version of Porsche‘s all-wheel-drive system, called Porsche Traction Management, and promises to be have a maximum driving performance.

Despite Porsche not yet officially revealing details about the 2013 Porsche Cayman, MotorAuthority.com reported they have obtained photos and videos of what is being believed as the barely disguised Porsche Cayman 2013 981 series, and is being expected to be slightly better than the 2013 Porsche Boxster.

According to the report, new Porsche Cayman sports car will share the platform of the latest Porsche Boxster, which uses a 2.7-liter flat six to produce 265 horsepower, with the Boxster S version having a 3.4-liter engine to generate 315 horsepower, with the 2013 Cayman being expected to add 10-20 horsepower.

Alleged 2013 Porsche Cayman
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