Porsche unleashes Black Edition Cayman for 2016


Let's get this out of the way, the Porsche Cayman is one of (if not the) best-handling sports cars available on the planet today. It is also one of the best-looking sports cars that screams "Drive me!" while sitting still. Porsche makes special "Black Edition" versions of various models from time to time and this time it's the Cayman's turn. The Cayman Black Edition (BE) is a black-on-black iteration (Don't mind the yellow mirror in the GTS interior pic included for reference) of the popular sportster that comes well-equipped for special-edition duty with the 2.7 liter flat-six engine (275 hp), 20-inch Carrera Classic wheels, Bi-Xenon headlights with PDLS (Porsche Dynamic Light System), two-zone climate control, heated seats (for both driver and passenger), the Porsche Communication Management system with navigation, the upgraded Sound Package Plus and Park Assist for front and rear. Yup all that good stuff is standard as well as a Sport Design steering wheel, door sill guards with Black Edition logo, auto-dimming rear view mirrors, and headrests embossed with the Porsche crest. What's this gonna cost you, you ask? The Cayman Black Edition will reach showrooms in January, 2016 starting at $59,200 (not including a $995 destination charge, plus taxes, license, fees, and options). Options? Yes, Jet Black Metallic is available as are transmission and other upgrades.The Cayman Black Edition gets you a lot of Porsche sports car for under $60k (or so). Want one? Get thee to thy dealer ASAP.

Source: Porsche - Brief press release after the "read more" jump.


Press Release:
In Elegant Black: Porsche Cayman Black Edition


Porsche is expanding the Black Edition line-up to include a new special edition of the Cayman. A strong complement inside the special edition series, which also includes the Boxster and the 911 Carrera, the Cayman Black Edition is distinguished with a timeless Black on Black design and an extensive level of standard equipment. Improvements to standard equipment include enhanced headlights, wheels, and sound system. Additional standard content includes the Sport Design steering wheel, door sill guards with Black Edition logo, auto-dimming rear view mirrors, and headrests embossed with the Porsche crest. Black paint is standard, while Jet Black Metallic is available as an option.

The Cayman Black Edition is powered by a 2.7 liter flat-six engine with 275 hp. 20-inch Carrera Classic wheels and Bi-Xenon headlights with PDLS (Porsche Dynamic Light System) set distinctive highlights, while two-zone climate control and heated seats provide a higher level of comfort for both driver and passenger. The Porsche Communication Management system with navigation, the upgraded Sound Package Plus and Park Assist for front and rear are also included as standard features on the Cayman Black Edition.

The Cayman Black Edition will reach showrooms in January, 2016. MSRP is $59,200, not including a $995 destination charge.

About Porsche Cars North America Inc.
Established in 1984, Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA) is the exclusive U.S. importer of Porsche 918 Spyder, 911, Boxster and Cayman sports cars, the Macan and Cayenne SUVs, and Panamera sports sedans. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia since 1998, PCNA is also home to the first Porsche Experience Center in North America featuring a module-based 1.6 mile driver development track, business center, human performance center, and fine dining restaurant. PCNA employs approximately 300 people who provide parts, service, marketing, and training for 189 dealers. They, in turn, work to provide Porsche customers with a best-in-class experience that is in keeping with the brand’s 65-plus year history and leadership in the advancement of vehicle performance, safety and efficiency. PCNA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Porsche AG, which is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

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