The 2012 Porsche Cayman S Black Edition

Porsche have released details of the new £50,420 Cayman S Black Edition. As the name suggests, the Cayman S Black Edition is only available in black and it comes with a number of unique black interiors. The car will have an extra 10hp, new black distinctive 19 inch Boxster Spyder wheels, climate control and cruise control, Bi-Xenon headlights and a newly designed interior with front seats trimmed in black leather with a Porsche crest on the headrests as well as a Sport Design steering wheel. 

Porsche have said that the production will be limited to 500 examples worldwide, and UK sales begin in early September.

The engine consists of a 3.4-litre flat-six engine tuned to deliver 330hp with the six-speed manual transmission. The extra power is produced at 7,400 rpm (an additional 200 rpm vs the standard car), while the maximum torque stays the same at 370Nm at 4,750rpm.

The car will be capable of accelerating to 62mph in 5.1 seconds, and to 5.0 seconds with the optional PDK.  The top speed of the Cayman S Black Edition is just one mph faster than that of the Cayman S - 173 mph with the manual transmission and 172 mph with PDK.

Underpinning the Cayman S Black Edition is the same chassis and suspension as used by the standard Cayman S. This limited edition car looks great and will surely be a success.