Our Take on the 2012 Porsche Cayman
Car enthusiasts often deride mainstream, popular cars as "appliances," saying they don't offer any driving fun. In most cases they're right, but that doesn't mean those cars aren't what most people want.
The 2012 Porsche Cayman R, on the other hand, is not an appliance; driving it is like piloting an oversized go-kart, and it offers one of the best blends of power and handling for the money.
The 2012 Porsche Cayman base starts at $52,850 (including a $950 destination charge), but the lightweight Cayman R version we tested, which is new for 2012, is considerably more expensive, at $67,250. In between there's the Porsche Cayman S, which uses a slightly less powerful version of the Cayman R's... Read More