Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS, the Clubsport is only for the track

The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS it already becomes a racing car in the true sense of the term. At the same time as the road version was launched, the German brand also announced the Clubsport, the variant approved for the circuit and for all competitions of the SRO championship, which includes numerous endurance races including the 24 Hours of Spa. This is how it differs from a “common” GT4 RS.

Ally of the air (and the environment)

Obviously, the care of the Porsche technicians started fromaerodynamics. The increased front splitter and the front appendages inspired by the 911 GT3 R they optimize the air flows at high speeds, while the faired underbody further increases stability.

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Clubsport

The rear wing has been updated with a two-position adjustable flap and most of the car’s panels are made of composite material made with sustainable natural fibers. This is a solution already tested on the previous GT4 Clubsport and which could soon also arrive on road models.

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Clubsport

The GT4 RS Clubsport is literally ready for the track and it is therefore not necessary to carry out any other specific interventions. The passenger compartment, in fact, has a safety cage and Recaro racing seats with 6-point safety belts in compliance with FIA regulations.

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Clubsport
Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Clubsport

Porsche also offers a exhaust system quieter for tracks with restrictive noise rules and a provision for additional lights for night races.

More powerful than ever

The engine is the same 4-liter six-cylinder boxer with 500 hp of the 911 GT3 Cup and is 18% more powerful than the powertrain used in the previous 718 GT4 Clubsport. Capable of touching 9,000 revolutions per minute it can develop 465 Nm of couple.

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Clubsport

the suspensions of Porsche have been completely revised to improve handling performance and are customizable in the set-up to adapt them to the various types of circuit.

The additional air intakes in the front of the Cayman cool the powerful brake system with 380 mm discs, while the Porsche Stability Management System (PSM) it has been programmed specifically for the track with a special tuning of traction and stability control and of the ABS.

The price of the GT4 RS for the American teams is 229 thousand dollars excluding taxes (about 200 thousand euros), while that for Europe has to be announced.

Source: Motor1.com Italia – News by it.motor1.com.

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