2014 Porsche Cayman Sports Car Quick Spin
As technology intrudes further and further into the driving experience offered by almost every class of automobile, and as vehicle weights continue their inexorable climb, it has become difficult to find a car that can provide a pure, direct connection to the road. The 2014 Porsche Cayman and, particularly, the Porsche Cayman S, demonstrate that all hope is not lost for performance fans who want to communicate not just with their own adrenal glands, but also every inch of the asphalt as it travels underneath their wheels.
The 2014 Porsche Cayman and Porsche Cayman S – redesigned for the current model year – have evolved into almost the perfect sports car pairing for drivers seeking the ultimate in balance and poise at speeds that would get you arrested outside of a racing circuit. I had the chance to sample each of these cars at the Porsche World Roadshow, held at the Mosport circuit in Ontario, Canada (now more formally known as Canadian Tire Motorsports Park), and I came away suitably impressed with their finely-honed on-track capabilities.