Porsche’s new-for-2019 GT4 contender has broken cover, with the new-generation Cayman GT4 Clubsport spied testing at Monza this week.
The car, believed to be based on the yet-to-be-launched Porsche 718 Cayman GT4, is expected to replace the current GT4 Clubsport MR in the German manufacturer’s customer racing lineup.
It is believed to feature an upgraded 3.8-liter flat-six powerplant, although multiple automotive publications have pointed to the road car utilizing a detuned version of the 4.0-liter flat-six found in the new 911 GT3.
While other details have been scarce, Sportscar365 understands that Porsche has already held private on-track events, including an outing at Daytona International Speedway in late July, for prospective customers.
Head of Porsche Motorsport Dr. Frank-Steffen Walliser wouldn’t confirm any details of the new Cayman GT4, other than that it will be racing next year.
“I cannot comment in detail on it but as a road car, this is way stricter on what we can announce,” he told Sportscar365.
“We have to stick with the plan for the road car. The race car has to follow the communications. But we’re doing something interesting.”
The new road and race cars are expected to be formally unveiled early next year.