WATCH | Upcoming Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS undergoes final testing around the Nürburgring

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• Porsche will launch its new 718 Cayman GT4 RS in November 2021.

• The car, powered by a 4.0-litre petrol engine, will headline Porsche's 718 line-up.

• As a final test, it set a blistering time around the Nürburgring.

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In November 2021, Porsche will launch the first 718 to carry the RS badge. Based on the 718 Cayman GT4, the car adds the RS nomenclature to go top of the 718 hierarchy. To best prepare the car for its global debut, the German automaker took to the famous Nürburgring-Nordschleife circuit in a lightly disguised production car.

The 718 Cayman GT4 RS lapped the 20.6km version of the track in 7:04.511 - 23.6 seconds faster than the 718 Cayman GT4!

After his drive, brand ambassador and development driver Jörg Bergmeister said: "The 718 Cayman GT4 RS is an uncompromising driving machine. It feels as nimble as a go-kart on mountain roads, yet is impressively stable and well-balanced on the racetrack. Otherwise, such a lap time wouldn't even be possible. The GT4 RS is one of the sharpest cars Porsche has ever developed. And you really have had to experience the breathtaking noise it makes for yourself."

The 718 Cayman GT4 RS is powered by Porsche's 4.0-litre six-cylinder petrol engine. Detailed specifications will be revealed at the car's launch next month.

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS
2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS
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