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    • Detuned 4.0 liter naturally aspirated flat-6 from the GT3 for the next gen 982 Cayman GT4? 2018 Cayman GT4 testing

      Hopefully this is the case but only Porsche knows the truth. The problem posed for Porsche with a new 982 generation Cayman GT4 is what do they do with the engine? The 981 Cayman GT4 utilized the Carrera S 3.8 liter naturally aspirated flat-6 in a detuned state.


      The Carrera S no longer has a naturally aspirated flat-6 and Porsche will not put a 9A2 turbo flat-six in the 718 models as they boxed themselves into a corner saying the turbo engine won't work in the chassis.

      A Cayman GT4 is designed to be much like the GT3 which means a roadcourse emphasis with a naturally aspirated powerplant. The only naturally aspirated motor Porsche produces that could work is the 991.2 GT3 4.0 liter flat-6.

      Do it. Toss that engine in the Cayman and finally make the Porsche that should have been. Do it. Do it already.

      Not to rain on the parade, but Mr. GT3 over at Porsche said it won't happen:

      Quote Originally Posted by Andreas Preuninger
      The problem with that is that you end up with a car where you need to charge the same as a GT3 RS, so thereís no point. Itís not in the plan.
      It sure sounds like it is happening though.












      This article was originally published in forum thread: Detuned 4.0 liter naturally aspirated flat-6 from the GT3 for the next gen 982 Cayman GT4? 2018 Cayman GT4 testing started by Sticky View original post