In the world of sports car design the mid-engine layout is king, which makes the 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman S one of the reigning blue-bloods of the high performance niche. Perfectly balanced, and from a certain perspective affordably priced, the Cayman family of compact coupes has given Porsche a strong throne from which to command its sub-911 empire.
That’s not to say that there haven’t been changes afoot for Porsche’s purebred. As concerned as the company is about heritage, it also possesses a very German capability for balancing tradition with its own evolution – particular as examined from an engineering perspective. This is, after all, an automaker that made the reluctant jump to water-cooled engines in the 911 while resolutely leaving them hanging out over the tail of the car to continue their taunting of the laws of physics.
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