Fichtenberg (Germany), June 23rd, 2015 – The second edition of the Porsche Boxster and the first generation of Porsche Cayman allow the full Porsche experience. The greatest appeal of the mid-engine sportsters is the relatively attractive price in the used car market. For all the Porsche drivers looking to replace their old standard suspension in their used “987″, or for anyone who would like to increase their driving dynamics, we now have the ST X coilovers available. In addition to the tested and continuous lowering of up to 60 mm (2.36 inches), the ST suspension developed by KW allows you to further increase the handling and excellent road holding of the mid-engine Porsche Boxster and Porsche Cayman. A set of ST springs (30 mm lowering; 1.18 inches) are also available.
When buying a used car, automobile clubs and automotive experts always recommend checking all safety-relevant components. This includes the suspension kit. Depending on the vehicle model, the springs and dampers should be checked after a mileage of 80.000 km (50000mi) to 120.000 km (75000mi). There is a rule of thumb, the sportier the vehicle driven by the previous owner, the higher the wear. “As an alternative to the standard suspension, we now have the ST X coilovers available for Boxster and Cayman of the model series 987″, said ST Product Manager Florian Heumüller. The OEM quality suspension kits, manufactured by KW in Germany, with its galvanized steel and multi-coated struts allow a continuous lowering of 30 – 60 mm (1.18 – 2.36 inches). For the setup of the dampers and springs, we put a great value on a more direct handling and better grip during sportier driving. The times when a coilover suspension was considered hard or rough are long gone. By using shorter damper housings, the spring travel may even be longer by up to one cm than at the standard suspension. So despite the lowering, they still retain enough comfort for everyday life.