Sime Darby Auto Performance Introduces 718 Cayman SportDesign Limited Edition Series

Sime Darby Auto Performance Introduces 718 Cayman SportDesign Limited Edition Series

Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP) has introduced the 718 Cayman SportDesign, a limited edition series with just a total of 15 units available. The 15 units comprise of five units each of the following exterior colours – Racing Yellow, Guards Red, and Carrara White Metallic.

Porsche 718 Cayman SportDesign_Guards Red_MalaysiaThis limited run includes the SportDesign package, SportDesign carbon livery, LED headlights with PDLS+ (Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus), sport exhaust with black tailpipes, contrasting black exterior trim (door handles, side air intake and window trim) and 20″ alloy wheels (either Carrera S or Carrera Sport Wheel design, depending on exterior colour choice).

Porsche 718 Cayman SportDesign_Racing Yellow_Malaysia_FrontThe SportDesign package comes with unique front spoiler and rear apron ala Cayman GTS. Additionally, the headlights feature a darker trim, and the smoke-finish tail lights incorporate four-spot brake lights.


Porsche 718 Cayman SportDesign_Interior_MalaysiaThe interior is a largely all-black affair with the carbon interior package. The 14-way powered seats with memory function are clothed in black leather and sandwich an Alcantara armrest. Also standard are the Sport Chrono package and GT sport steering wheel, as well as BOSE surround sound system complete with 10 speakers and 505 watts of output.

Porsche 718 Cayman SportDesign_20-inch Carrera S Wheel_MalaysiaPerformance-wise, the car is no different from the standard 718 Cayman, with a turbocharged 2L boxer engine that produces 300 hp and 380 Nm of torque, channeled to the rear wheels via a 7-speed dual clutch PDK transmission. 0 – 100 km/h sprint time is officially clocked at 4.7 seconds. The SportDesign Series also comes standard with the Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) that lowers the car by 10 mm and offers a sportier chassis tuning for greater agility.

Porsche 718 Cayman SportDesign_Rear View_MalaysiaThe Porsche 718 Cayman SportDesign is priced at RM625,000 (before registration, road tax and insurance), which is approximately RM25k cheaper than if you were to pick the same trims on your own. The car also comes with a four-year warranty and free maintenance package.

As of the media launch today, about one third of the available 15 units have been spoken for. You can read the Cayman test drive review here.


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