Posted Dec 3rd 2012 11:02AM
With its configurator gone live, you can spend some time getting closer to the 2014 Porsche Cayman just unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show. There are no prices attached to any of the selections yet, but you'll be starting with either the $59,900 coupe with the 275-horsepower, 2.7-litre flat-six or the $72,900 Cayman S with the 325-hp, 3.4-litre flat-six. Both those prices are before the $1,085 for freight, mind you. (The configurator is the US build but CAD prices are listed above and on the Canadian site here.)
After that it's a matter of either/or, each page – Drive, Chassis and Lights, Interior and Exterior – allowing you to choose one of two options. For Chassis and Lights, for instance, you can either have the Porsche Active Suspension Management and bi-xenon headlights with the Porsche Dynamic Light System, or the ceramic composite brakes, torque vectoring and the Sport Chrono package with dynamic transmission mounts. Being so far in advance of the on-sale date, the configurator appears to be a way for Porsche to get a feel for which packages are in the most demand.
Reversing the usual order, frivolities like color and wheels come at the end, then you can click the video button and watch the Cayman of your creation rolling lower, longer, lighter and faster through the the computer-generated streets of Los Angeles. Don't take our word for it, head on over to the configurator and get to clicking.