Originally Posted by lucid
Porsche knows the mid-engine layout of the Cayman will smoke the 911 if both had the same engine, and it doesn't want to destroy the brand image of the 911, so it will not ship the Cayman with enough power. In other words, the Cayman and the Cayman S are underpowered.
i'm not drag racing. or racing at all for that matter. i'll be doing track days and autox in either car so handling, steering response and brake performance is far more important to me. I know porsche doesnt want to up-rate the cayman s but it's not a huge factor in my buying decision.