The follow-up to the Cayman GT4 racer is finally here and Porsche has not only made it faster but greener, too.

That’s because the 718 Cayman GT4 has body panels made out of natural fiber composites. These are just like the carbon composites that are de rigueur in fast cars, but trade the plastics for hemp and/or flax, just like your hippie uncle.

The material is a little weaker than carbon fiber and can take on water and swell, but is much better for the planet and is still plenty strong. 

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Sebastien Bell ~ VWVortex.com