The 2012 Which? magazine car survey has placed the Porsche Cayman top in the Sportscar segment of its annual review. Customers also rated the Porsche brand and its retail network as the best in the business in the UK.
Based on comments from over 39,000 readers, the magazine survey went on to rate Porsche as the number one best car brand with peerless customer satisfaction. The survey’s conclusion was that drivers looking to buy a sports car should “choose one with good reliability and an outstanding 94% customer score. Porsches are brilliant to drive, build quality is bank-vault solid, and its dealers finished top for sales satisfaction.” The magazine reported that the mid-engined Cayman coupe is “sensational to drive, with scintillating performance and ultra-crisp handling.” The Boxster (2007-2012) was also praised as a ‘Best Used Buy’, the mid-engined roadster judged to be “sublime to drive.” This fact was reflected in the Boxster topping the table for driving enjoyment, with an impressive owners’ satisfaction rating of 99.6%.
The new Porsche Boxster arrived in showrooms in March. It boasts an all new lightweight body, new flat six engines with direct petrol injection and a revised chassis. The new Boxster is 35kg lower in weight has a 60mm longer wheelbase and widened track on the front and rear axles. The larger wheels and tyres significantly enhance the performance of the new car by notably increasing its stability and agility. Prices start at £37,589.