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Ok, I'll admit I have too much time on my hands, but the other day I was indulging in a few cold ones in a chair behind my base Cayman. Maybe I'd had too much, but started noticing many similar lines/curves from the back. I'm sure it is not by mistake. Many of you may have already noticed, but thought I'd throw out what I've seen and see if anyone has wasted their time as much as me.

From the rear:
(1) license plate recess angles match the window angles.
(2) curve of the rear valence (outside) closely resembles the curve of the rear wheel arches (top).
(3) hatch/window trim (Cayman) closely match the head rest angle.

From the side:
(1) front of intake curve matches door curve.
(2) upper, rear curve of intake closely resembles rear side window curve at back.

From the front:
(1) side/center intake outer angles match window angle.

I'll need to have a few more next time to find any additional similarities on the exterior. I didn't even attempt interior styling curves/angles - didn't want to spill beer in the cockpit!
 

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Wow, dude. Just wow. But, very observant and probably those are not just by accident.
 

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I see I am not the only one who does this! A part of my weekend post-landscaping routine is to cool down with a few cold ones in the comfort of the new garage and admire the design features of the Cayman. A couple of weeks ago in the architecture class I teach I used the Cayman key as an example of a well-designed object - maybe I can use these analyses to carry it a bit further!
 

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Then there is the line of the headlight side compared to the windshield line, and maybe going out on a limb, but the side of the rear reflector the inverse of the front side light?
 

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Heh. I did all of that in the first week I owned my 718. (In fact, I tend to do it with ALL cars I get a chance to look at for more than a few seconds -- no beer required. Study some late-model Mercedes sometime soon, especially on the E- and S-Class models; the form matching is frequently mind blowing.) ;P

Nice beginning synopsis on the exterior, OP. Too bad the interior isn't quite as sculpted/matched ... (yes, I've analyzed it.)
 

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Beer or no, I think the Cayman design is spectacular. I especially like the crease at the front between frunk and fenders. And the position and shape of the air side scoop. Oh, and the tail treatment. The interior isn't too bad either!
 

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I really like the current designs of the Cayman and the recent 911 variant. Previously I had no interest in the bug eyed Porsche styling and thus had no interest in Porsche.
 
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