Up for auction is this limited-production 2012 Porsche 987.2 Cayman R finished in Guards Red over a black and leather and Alcantara interior. The Cayman R is desired by many due to its lightness, rigidity, and upgraded performance above other Cayman models. This highly optioned U.S example has been in the hands of the current owner since 2013 and is now being offered in excellent condition out of Canada with 67k kilometers/42k miles on the odometer.
The striking Guards Red paint is said to remain in excellent condition with an application of clear paint protection film covering the front bumper, hood, and front fenders. Please view the detailed images in the photo gallery. The Cayman R highlights traditional race-inspired exterior features from the factory including a fixed rear wing, aluminum doors, and a 0.8” lower ride height with stiffer springs which improves handling and provides for a more aggressive stance. This Cayman sits on a set of 19” Porsche lightweight SportDesign wheels which come wrapped in Pirelli P Zero tires that are one year old in the front and two years old in the rear.
Upon entering the cockpit, the driver is situated in carbon fiber Sport bucket seats that come wrapped in black leather with Alcantara inserts. The seller reports the interior to be in excellent factory condition with minor wear on the driver’s seat bolster. Nicely spec’d when ordered new this Cayman R commanded an MSRP of over $80k USD and features options such as:
The Cayman R features a robust 3.4-liter flat-six engine that produces 330 HP and 273 lb-ft of torque. The R model utilizes a unique engine tuning process which helps to produce an additional 10 HP over a standard Cayman S. Additionally, this example is equipped with a Sports exhaust system which makes for a more aggressive exhaust note. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a 6-speed desirable manual transmission. All in all, the Cayman R combines the usability of a long-distance cruiser with the high-performance characteristic’s enthusiasts would expect from Porsche. The seller notes the car is up-to-date on maintenance with scheduled services always performed at Porsche of London, ON.
The sale will include two keys, books, Porsche battery tender, car cover, WeatherTech floor mats, and a clean Carfax report.