Porsche launches the range-topping 718 GT4 RS in India at ₹ 2.54 crore (ex-showroom, India). The GT4 RS sits at the high of the 718 line-up, and in contrast to the GT4, it’s out there solely in the Cayman coupe physique fashion.

The 718 Cayman GT4 RS is marginally lighter and considerably extra powerful than the GT4. It will get the similar 4.0-litre naturally aspirated engine as the GT4, however produces 80hp extra, taking the whole energy output to 500hp. Porsche claims that the 718 GT4 RS can propel itself from 0-100 in 3.4 seconds with a high velocity of 315kph. 

The engine is paired solely with the 7-speed dual-clutch computerized gearbox, whereas the GT4 additionally will get a 6-speed handbook. Porsche has managed to shed the GT4 RS’ weight through the use of carbon-fibre bolstered plastic for the bonnet and entrance wings. While the RS retains the GT 4’s straps for door handles, it additionally will get a lighter rear windscreen.

The GT4 RS incorporates a swan-necked rear wing, new air vents and adjustable entrance diffuser, with a 30mm drop in trip peak in contrast to the commonplace 718 Cayman. These adjustments, Porsche says, enhance the downforce by 10% in contrast to the GT4, and in the track-oriented efficiency mode, it additional goes up to 60 %. The rear quarter glass has been swapped for enhanced airflow to the engine, which additionally ends in a greater soundtrack, in accordance to Porsche.

Porsche sells the 718 in Cayman coupe and Boxster convertible. Standard 718s get a 300hp, 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo petrol engine. While the GTS variations get a 400hp, 4.0-litre six-cylinder naturally aspirated engine, the GT4 variations get the similar engine with extra 20hp. The GT4 is the solely variant in the 718’s India line-up that’s out there with a six-speed handbook transmission. The 718 Cayman GT4 RS rivals different track-focussed automobiles resembling the Mercedes-AMG GT R.

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