Last post on Jan 21, 2013 at 11:30 AM
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Porsche Cayman S, Coupe, Convertible
#312 of 321 Re: Looking for a little more hp for a CS [mannyljr]
Jun 26, 2011 (1:16 pm)
Thanks for the tip M. I'll go check it out. did you find anything out re more performance?
#313 of 321 Re: cayman 08 [chuckie_l]
Jun 26, 2011 (1:17 pm)
Hi yup I still have the 08 CS I love it. I am considering a chip but find i get conflicting inof re real improvement, damage to stock systems, etc.
#314 of 321 Re: Used Cayman S or a new 370Z [kmans]
Dec 04, 2011 (3:04 pm)
I beg to differ with you regarding "no engine problems with the Cayman for regularly driven street cars". This is blatantly false and misleading. Anyone who is not super rich and is considering a Porsche because they love sports cars should think twice. Don't take my word for it, google 'cayman engine failure'. Porsche will not be forthcoming about why your Cayman blows white smoke and by the time you learn the truth it will be too late. Do your research before you buy a Boxster or Cayman. Good Luck.
#315 of 321 Re: Used Cayman S or a new 370Z [arealcarnut]
Dec 04, 2011 (4:52 pm)
I once owned a new 08' Cayman S ans sold it after just 6k miles at a huge depreciation loss. The reson is because its build quality was far inferior than that of Porsche's braed-n-butter 911. Cayman was actually out-sourced by Porsche and assembled in Finland by Valmet, a no-name heavy equipment manufacturer with no automotive expertise.
I currently has a 01' 911 and other German cars like BMW, Mercedes. Among all of these dealers, Porsche is by far the most arrogant and could care less about their customers when it comes to protecting their mis-happens about quality. My advise for those who want own one of those German luxury cars, get a Consumer Report's latets Auto issue and you'll know how poor their relaibility is.
#316 of 321 Kindly need your help regarding buying this Cayman S
Nov 30, 2012 (1:15 am)
I have been trying to own a Cayman from past few months and could not find a good deal.
Recently i found a 2006 Cayman S with 59,000 mls and price $33,500.
It went through the 60,000 miles service and it got the following things replaced on it.
4 new tires.
cabin air filter
air filter inser
it has got CPO warranty.
I am not pretty much sure if i need to get this car or not.
Kindly need your advice in making decision.
I would be really thankful for your advice.
Thanks in advance,
#317 of 321 Re: Kindly need your help regarding buying this Cayman S [ravy]
Nov 30, 2012 (7:50 am)
That price is a little high for a 2006 with that many miles, should be closer to $30,000, but it could depend upon condition, the options the car has, and of course it comes with a CPO warranty. To better advise you I'd need to know a couple more things:
1) Did you have the dealer do an ECU readout/printout? This will show any over-revs the engine may have had during it's lifetime thus far. You don't want to buy without this info.
2) What options are on the car.
3) What dealer is selling it and how long does the CPO warranty last for?
With those items I could better advise you on what to do.
#318 of 321 New 2014 Cayman S
Dec 03, 2012 (2:34 pm)
- Great looking car inside and out - the improvements are spot on, IMO.
- Lost weight - down to 2,910 lbs in an era where the competition is overweight.
- Best handling Porsche made this side of a $350k Carrera GT.
- At $80k with decent options, only $5k less than I can pick up a base 911 for. Discounts for the next 6+ months will likely be limited to a free Porsche hat.
- Only up 5 hp from previous model, likely because Porsche is worried that no one will buy a base 911 if the Cayman S is faster.
What to do, what to do??? Base 991 w/MSRP of $97k for $84k; order Cayman S w/MSRP of $80k for $80k (and a free hat).
#319 of 321 Re: New 2014 Cayman S [habitat1]
by kyfdx HOST
Dec 03, 2012 (4:40 pm)
What to do, what to do???
I feel for you, brother... tough choices...
#320 of 321 Re: New 2014 Cayman S [kyfdx]
Jan 20, 2013 (10:41 am)
How do you get a base 911 for that kind of discount? Are those for 2012 or 2013? I am considering a new 2014 Cayman S or maybe a leftover 2012 911 or even a used 2012 911 with limited miles. Any suggestions? thanks in advance for any help.
#321 of 321 Re: Used Cayman S or a new 370Z [arealcarnut]
Jan 21, 2013 (11:30 am)
I bought my 07 Cayman S, February 2010, with 19000 miles. Almost 3 years later, my Cayman S has 57000 miles. It's my daily driver and have used it on long trips too. Only minor issues, all fixed under warranty, and regular maintenance, has been my experience. My car runs as strong as ever and you don't have to be "super rich" to own one. Mine cost $35000 when I bought it used. Three years later, I can sell it for $27000 - $30000 fairly easy. You can look it up. They hold their value very well.