2006 Rinspeed Imola
The Swiss Porsche tuner Rinspeed transforms the Porsche Cayman also optically in an more bitingly reptile. The effect-orange color paint exclusively mixed by the German paint manufacturer Lesonal lets the ducked reptile appear to be even more aggressive and dynamic.
The already outstanding road performance is joined by a sophisticated aerodynamic package which doesn’t leave any wish unfulfilled. Rinspeed has modified the Cayman characteristics with a low front skirt which takes design clues from the Indy look which was introduces for the 997 model series. The big carbon air intakes with the integrated parking lights remind of the current 997 Turbo model. New side skirts let the power house from Stuttgart appear lowered and sleeker. The complete rear skirt features a carbon difusor insert. Special attention was given to the exchangeable rear skirt inserts which allow either center or a dual exhaust systems. Headers, metal catalytic converters and stainless steel exhaust systems round up the exciting program.
The contact to the road is taken care by the well established five spoke aluminum wheels C5/1 in the format of 8.5 x 20″ with tires of the dimension 235/30-20 at the front axle and 11 x 20″ with tires 305/25-20 at the rear. The suspension is lowered by 25mm by an especially laid out and engineered suspension kit which is adapted to the serial PASM system. Four way adjustable coil over suspension kits are also available.
The interior is enhanced by a sporty steering wheel in F1 look, aluminum shift knob, aluminum pedals sets, emergency brake lever as well as velour floor mats.
|submitted by||Richard Owen|
|displacement||3400 cc / 207.5 in³|
|power||220.0 kw / 295 bhp|
|specific output||86.76 bhp per litre|
|bhp/weight||207.75 bhp per tonne|
|torque||345.73 nm / 255 ft lbs @ 4200-4600 rpm|
|body / frame||Unit Steel|
|f brake size||mm / in|
|r brake size||mm / in|
|front wheels||F 50.8 x 21.6 cm / 20 x 8.5 in|
|rear wheels||R 50.8 x 27.9 cm / 20 x 11 in|
|curb weight||1420 kg / 3130 lbs|
|top speed||~275.2 kph / 171 mph|
|0 – 60 mph||~4.8 seconds|
|0 – 100 mph||~11.4 seconds|
|0 – 1/4 mile||~13.0 seconds|