On the occasion of the 15 year anniversary of the customer and clubsport series "Porsche Sports Cup Germany", Porsche presented a limited special model in race sport design: the 718 Cayman GT4 Sports Cup Edition. The sporty, exclusive model celebrated its premiere at the Hockenheimring on Saturday, October 12th, 2019 at a special event for Porsche fans. In addition to the opening of the new Porsche Experience Center Hockenheimring, the sports car manufacturer also celebrated the season finale of the Porsche Sports Cup with a big “Sportscar Together Day” this weekend. The 718 Cayman GT4 Sports Cup Edition was available for a limited period from October 14th, 2019 in the 88 German Porsche Centers and celebrated its public premiere at the Essen Motor Show. Minichamps built a limited special series in scale 1:43.
The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 Sports Cup Edition was offered in the exterior colors black and white. Numerous red accents form a striking contrast to this and underline the race sport design, what the miniatures built from diecast by Minichamps take up according to the role model. On the driver's side, in the original, as in the models limited to just 100 pieces, a red double stripe with Porsche lettering stretches across the entire vehicle. It is complemented by a red Porsche lettering on the rear wing. Its carriers are painted in Guards Red. A red stripe also adorns the side view. The number “15” is integrated there. It indicates a start number and refers to the anniversary of the Porsche Sports Cup. The 20-inch wheels are painted in black (satin gloss), the rim flange also in the classic Porsche color Guards Red.
“At the 'Sportscar Together Day', Porsche enthusiasts from all over the world can experience the multifaceted fascination of the brand,” says a happy Alexander Pollich, Managing Director of Porsche Deutschland GmbH. “The big meeting of our customers and fans right on the racetrack is the ideal setting for the premiere of our 718 Cayman GT4 Sports Cup Edition. We designed this special model together with the experts from Style Porsche and Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur for the German market.” Alexander Fabig, Head of Customization and Classic at Porsche AG, adds: “Ex-factory finishing is the core competence of Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur. With the new Sports Cup Edition we are once again showing how very special sports cars are created through the interplay of craftsmanship and attention to detail.” The miniature is available under item number WAP0204140LEXC.
Cool details correctly reproduced
The break calipers and letterings at the rear are executed in black. The edition was delivered standard with an exclusive indoor-car-cover. Minichamps delivers the miniatures in the usual showcase. The new 718 Cayman GT4 with the 309 kW / 420 hp strong 4.0 liter six-cylinder naturally aspirated boxer-engine is the basis for the special edition. The distinctive features include the aerodynamic concept with large front spoiler lip, air curtains, diffuser and fixed rear wing; Masterfully recreated by Minichamps. The lowering by 30 millimeters improves the lateral dynamics potential of the model; it is also visible in the miniatures. The appearance corresponds to the model; the workmanship is excellent. A must-have for Porsche fans!