Race-focused Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport revealed

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The Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport has been unveiled, with mechanical upgrades for track use

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The race track-focused Porsche Cayman GT4 Clubsport has made its official public debut at the Los Angeles motor show.

The Cayman GT4 Clubsport uses the same 3.8-litre flat-six engine as the GT4 road car, with the power output unchanged at 380bhp. However, while a dual-clutch gearbox was considered in addition to also rejected for the roadgoing GT4, the racer gets steering wheel-mounted paddles controlling a PDK transmission.

The rest of the mechanical make-up is usually remarkably similar to the ‘regular’ GT4. There’s a mechanical rear differential, although the lightweight rear suspension is usually taken by the 911 GT3 Cup race car instead of the GT3 road car, as is usually the strut front axle. The passenger seat has gone in addition to also there’s a welded-in roll cage in addition to also a bucket seat which has a six-point harness.Porsche claims an all-in weight of 1300kg. the item comes which has a 0-litre fuel tank as standard, although a 70-litre in addition to also 100-litre alternative is usually also offered.

The GT4 Clubsport gets 380mm steel brakes all round, with one-piece, six-piston, aluminium fixed calipers at the front, in addition to also four-piston versions at the rear. The ABS system is usually highly tweakable, with 12 stages of adjustment, in addition to also the ESP system has been adapted to work with slick tyres.

The Cayman GT4 Clubsport will be sold through Porsche’s motorsport business at Weissach or the US importer. Prices starts at €110,000 plus local taxes, which should mean a cost of £77,850, or £93,400 including VAT.

Porsche says the item plans to homologate the automobile for use in many sports car racing championships around the planet, including the Pirelli World Challenge, the Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge in addition to also club races run by the Porsche Club of America.

The choice of name is usually potentially significant, because Clubsport still offers the tantalising possibility of an even more hardcore road-going in addition to also racing Cayman, badged GT4 RS.

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