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Available Features for the Porsche Cayman

  

Model Year 2008 2008
Model Cayman Cayman
Trim Base S
Engines  
2.7L H6
DOHC-4v
265 hp@6700
206 lb-ft@4400
 2.7L H6<br>DOHC-4v<br>265 hp@6700 <br>206 lb-ft@4400 is a standard feature.  
3.4L H6
DOHC-4v
315 hp@6700
266 lb-ft@4500
   3.4L H6<br>DOHC-4v<br>315 hp@6700 <br>266 lb-ft@4500 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
5-speed manual 5-speed manual is a standard feature.  
5-speed manually-shiftable automatic 5-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature. 5-speed manually-shiftable automatic is an optional feature.
6-speed manual 6-speed manual is an optional feature. 6-speed manual is a standard feature.
Drivetrains  
RWD RWD is a standard feature. RWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
205/55ZR17 tires 205/55ZR17 tires is a standard feature.  
235/50ZR17 tires 235/50ZR17 tires is a standard feature.  
235/40ZR18 tires 235/40ZR18 tires is an optional feature. 235/40ZR18 tires is a standard feature.
235/35ZR19 tires 235/35ZR19 tires is an optional feature. 235/35ZR19 tires is an optional feature.
265/40ZR18 tires 265/40ZR18 tires is an optional feature. 265/40ZR18 tires is a standard feature.
265/35ZR19 tires 265/35ZR19 tires is an optional feature. 265/35ZR19 tires is an optional feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 50W, 4 speakers Unbranded, 50W, 4 speakers is a standard feature.  
Bose, 325W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer) Bose, 325W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Bose, 325W, 11 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature.
Unbranded, 230W, 7 speakers Unbranded, 230W, 7 speakers is an optional feature. Unbranded, 230W, 7 speakers is a standard feature.
Accessories  
Cruise control Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is a standard feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt/telescoping steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Universal garage door openerHomelink.   Universal garage door opener is a standard feature. Universal garage door opener is a standard feature.
Homelink.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Ceramic brake rotorsCeramic composite brake rotors.     Ceramic brake rotors is an optional feature.
Ceramic composite brake rotors.
Fire extinguisher Fire extinguisher is an optional feature. Fire extinguisher is an optional feature.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Front side airbagsTorso-level front row airbags, usually contained in the seats. Many also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.   Front side airbags is a standard feature. Front side airbags is a standard feature.
Torso-level front row airbags, usually contained in the seats. Many also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.
Obstacle detection, rearBeeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.   Obstacle detection, rear is an optional feature. Obstacle detection, rear is an optional feature.
Beeps signal distance to object behind vehicle. Parking aid.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management  
Cargo net Cargo net is a standard feature. Cargo net is a standard feature.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Climate Control  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Automatic climate control, frontMaintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.   Automatic climate control, front is an optional feature. Automatic climate control, front is an optional feature.
Maintains set temperature in front row. Requires air conditioning and does not include its value.
Heated windshield washer nozzles Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature. Heated windshield washer nozzles is a standard feature.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Rain-sensing wipersWipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.   Rain-sensing wipers is an optional feature. Rain-sensing wipers is an optional feature.
Wipers automatically turn on and adjust their speed based on input from a rain sensor.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.      
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Water-repellent front-door glassMakes rain bead up and roll off the windows.   Water-repellent front-door glass is a standard feature. Water-repellent front-door glass is a standard feature.
Makes rain bead up and roll off the windows.
Engine / Motor  
Dual-mode exhaust, switchableValves open in the exhaust at high rpm and/or during brisk acceleration, for power boost and/or richer sound. Valves can also be opened with a switch.   Dual-mode exhaust, switchable is an optional feature. Dual-mode exhaust, switchable is an optional feature.
Valves open in the exhaust at high rpm and/or during brisk acceleration, for power boost and/or richer sound. Valves can also be opened with a switch.
Mid-engine configurationThe engine is located behind the driver but ahead of the rear axle.   Mid-engine configuration is a standard feature. Mid-engine configuration is a standard feature.
The engine is located behind the driver but ahead of the rear axle.
Sport exhaustChanges sound of exhaust and/or appearance of the tips. In some cases might slightly improve performance.   Sport exhaust is an optional feature. Sport exhaust is an optional feature.
Changes sound of exhaust and/or appearance of the tips. In some cases might slightly improve performance.
Exterior  
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Metallic paint (extra cost) Metallic paint (extra cost) is an optional feature. Metallic paint (extra cost) is an optional feature.
Retractable rear spoilerSpoiler extends automatically at high speeds. Otherwise flush with body. Can be manually extended and retracted.      
Spoiler extends automatically at high speeds. Otherwise flush with body. Can be manually extended and retracted.
Sport front fascia (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Sport front fascia (optional) is an optional feature. Sport front fascia (optional) is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Tall rear wing-type spoilerLarge spoiler stands well above the trunk or hatch.   Tall rear wing-type spoiler is an optional feature. Tall rear wing-type spoiler is an optional feature.
Large spoiler stands well above the trunk or hatch.
Infotainment  
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is an optional feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is an optional feature.
CD changer, remoteCD changer in the glove compartment, trunk, or cargo area, beyond easy reach. Can be in addition to an in-dash CD player.   CD changer, remote is an optional feature. CD changer, remote is an optional feature.
CD changer in the glove compartment, trunk, or cargo area, beyond easy reach. Can be in addition to an in-dash CD player.
CD player CD player is a standard feature. CD player is a standard feature.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.   Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Off-road navigation systemEnables navigation even without roads. Requires and does not include the value of a navigation system.   Off-road navigation system is an optional feature. Off-road navigation system is an optional feature.
Enables navigation even without roads. Requires and does not include the value of a navigation system.
Surround sound Surround sound is an optional feature. Surround sound is an optional feature.
Voice recorder Voice recorder is an optional feature. Voice recorder is an optional feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming driver-side mirrorDriver-side exterior mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming driver-side mirror is an optional feature.
Driver-side exterior mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirrorPassenger-side rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror is an optional feature.
Passenger-side rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
ChronometerStopwatch, lap timer. Usually includes an analog clock.   Chronometer is an optional feature. Chronometer is an optional feature.
Stopwatch, lap timer. Usually includes an analog clock.
Fog light, rearMake it easier for following vehicles to see the vehicle in fog.   Fog light, rear is a standard feature. Fog light, rear is a standard feature.
Make it easier for following vehicles to see the vehicle in fog.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.   Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Headlight washers Headlight washers is an optional feature. Headlight washers is an optional feature.
Heated mirrorsClears ice and fog from mirrors.   Heated mirrors is a standard feature. Heated mirrors is a standard feature.
Clears ice and fog from mirrors.
Illuminated visor mirror, driverIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Illuminated visor mirror, passengerIncludes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.   Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Illuminated visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Includes value of non-illuminated vanity mirror.
Interior ambient lightingLEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.   Interior ambient lighting is a standard feature. Interior ambient lighting is a standard feature.
LEDs cast a soft glow over and/or highlight parts of the interior.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Perimeter approach lightingArea around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.   Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature. Perimeter approach lighting is a standard feature.
Area around the vehicle is illuminated when the vehicle is remotely unlocked.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.   Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Xenon HID headlightsProvide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.   Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature. Xenon HID headlights is an optional feature.
Provide a brighter, whiter light than halogen headlights.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets    
Front sport buckets Front sport buckets is an optional feature. Front sport buckets is an optional feature.
Carbon fiber / leather-wrapped steering wheel Carbon fiber / leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature. Carbon fiber / leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature.
Carbon fiber trimWon't be listed in conjunction with wood or aluminum trim even if they are available together.   Carbon fiber trim is an optional feature. Carbon fiber trim is an optional feature.
Won't be listed in conjunction with wood or aluminum trim even if they are available together.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Door sill trim plates    
Floor mats Floor mats is an optional feature. Floor mats is an optional feature.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is an optional feature. Heated front seats is an optional feature.
Illuminated door sill trim plates Illuminated door sill trim plates is an optional feature. Illuminated door sill trim plates is an optional feature.
Leather door panel trim Leather door panel trim is a standard feature. Leather door panel trim is a standard feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.   Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature. Leather seating surfaces is a standard feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather upholstery, extended coverageLeather beyond the seating surfaces, door panels, and IP top. No additional value over leather upholstery because no way to standardize across all models.   Leather upholstery, extended coverage is an optional feature. Leather upholstery, extended coverage is an optional feature.
Leather beyond the seating surfaces, door panels, and IP top. No additional value over leather upholstery because no way to standardize across all models.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel    
Manual height adjuster, driver seat    
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat    
Memory system, driver seat Memory system, driver seat is an optional feature. Memory system, driver seat is an optional feature.
Metal pedals Metal pedals is a standard feature. Metal pedals is a standard feature.
No leather in second row No leather in second row is a standard feature. No leather in second row is a standard feature.
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seatLower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.   Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.
Lower back support power-adjustable vertically as well as in and out.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Power height adjuster, driver seat Power height adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.
Power height adjuster, passenger seat Power height adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature. Power height adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Power recliner, driver seat Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power recliner, passenger seat Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature. Power recliner, passenger seat is a standard feature.
Power seatback bolsters, driver seatPower adjustable bolsters on the seatback, to provide lateral support in hard turns.   Power seatback bolsters, driver seat is an optional feature. Power seatback bolsters, driver seat is an optional feature.
Power adjustable bolsters on the seatback, to provide lateral support in hard turns.
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seatPower adjustable bolsters on the seatback, to provide lateral support in hard turns.   Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat is an optional feature. Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Power adjustable bolsters on the seatback, to provide lateral support in hard turns.
Power thigh bolsters, driver seatPower adjustable bolsters on the seat cushion, to prevent sliding out of the seat in hard turns.   Power thigh bolsters, driver seat is an optional feature. Power thigh bolsters, driver seat is an optional feature.
Power adjustable bolsters on the seat cushion, to prevent sliding out of the seat in hard turns.
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seatPower adjustable bolsters on the seat cushion, to prevent sliding out of the seat in hard turns.   Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat is an optional feature. Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Power adjustable bolsters on the seat cushion, to prevent sliding out of the seat in hard turns.
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature. Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat is an optional feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Synthetic suede headlinerUsually also includes synthetic suede on the pillars.   Synthetic suede headliner is an optional feature. Synthetic suede headliner is an optional feature.
Usually also includes synthetic suede on the pillars.
Synthetic suede steering wheelSynthetic suede steering wheel rim.   Synthetic suede steering wheel is an optional feature. Synthetic suede steering wheel is an optional feature.
Synthetic suede steering wheel rim.
Two-tone upholstery (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Two-tone upholstery (optional) is an optional feature. Two-tone upholstery (optional) is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Upgraded leather upholsteryNo additional value over leather upholstery because no way to standardize across all models.   Upgraded leather upholstery is an optional feature. Upgraded leather upholstery is an optional feature.
No additional value over leather upholstery because no way to standardize across all models.
Upholstered instrument panel, leather Upholstered instrument panel, leather is an optional feature. Upholstered instrument panel, leather is an optional feature.
Wood trim, expanded coverageNo additional value over wood trim because no way to standardize across all models.   Wood trim, expanded coverage is an optional feature. Wood trim, expanded coverage is an optional feature.
No additional value over wood trim because no way to standardize across all models.
Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheelReal wood comprises part of the steering wheel rim.   Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature. Wood/leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature.
Real wood comprises part of the steering wheel rim.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Adaptive dampers - electricalShocks that electrically adjust their firmness based on sensor readings of the road surface. The driver might also be able to select a \"sport\" setting.   Adaptive dampers - electrical is an optional feature. Adaptive dampers - electrical is an optional feature.
Shocks that electrically adjust their firmness based on sensor readings of the road surface. The driver might also be able to select a \"sport\" setting.
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is a standard feature. Alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Electronic systems calibration selectorVaries throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.   Electronic systems calibration selector is an optional feature. Electronic systems calibration selector is an optional feature.
Varies throttle, steering, ABS, and/or stability control calibration.
Transmission  
Short-throw shifter (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Short-throw shifter (optional) is an optional feature. Short-throw shifter (optional) is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.

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Option Package Contents

Sport Package

Features
6-speed manual

Convenience Package

Features
Rain-sensing wipers
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror
Unbranded, 230W, 7 speakers

Sport Chrono Package

Features
Chronometer
Electronic systems calibration selector

Power sport seats

Features
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat
Power height adjuster, driver seat
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat
Memory system, driver seat
Power height adjuster, passenger seat

Adaptive sport seats plus

Features
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat

Convenience Package

Features
Rain-sensing wipers
Auto-dimming driver-side mirror
Auto-dimming passenger-side mirror
Unbranded, 230W, 7 speakers

Sport Chrono Package

Features
Chronometer
Electronic systems calibration selector

Power sport seats

Features
Power tilt adjuster, passenger seat
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat
Power height adjuster, driver seat
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat
Power fore-aft adjuster, passenger seat
Memory system, driver seat
Power height adjuster, passenger seat

Adaptive sport seats plus

Features
Power thigh bolsters, driver seat
Power seatback bolsters, driver seat
Power thigh bolsters, passenger seat
Power seatback bolsters, passenger seat
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Available Features of the 2008 Porsche Cayman

2008 Porsche Cayman Available Features: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 2dr Hatch 265-horsepower 2.9L H6
6-speed manual RWD
No limited slip available, a near necessity around here in the wintertime. Limited functions of in-car computer and readouts (again, without spending money on optional systems). see full Porsche Cayman review
2008 2dr Hatch 295-horsepower 3.4L H6
6-speed manual RWD
Of the last 6 cars I've owned, you could get automatic headlights. The Cayman S does not have this feature. see full Porsche Cayman review