AWE Tuning Exhaust System (Cayman / Boxster 981)

Muffler Tips

Designed to fit:

  • 2013 - 2016 Porsche Boxster / Boxster S / GTS
  • 2014 - 2016 Porsche Cayman / Cayman S / Cayman GTS

Note - AWE hand-crafts your exhaust upon order, the process can take up to 3 weeks for delivery. 

Product Details

The Porsche 981 Cayman Performance Exhaust project can be touted as one of the most comprehensive and intensive research and development initiatives in AWE Tuning’s exhaust collection. Hundreds of hours of research and development, multiple revisions and countless real world and dyno tests have output a system that is equal parts aggressive and sophisticated at any RPM. In other words, the only exhaust set up worthy of the AWE Tuning badge.

Aggressive and civil, all in one perfect exhaust

AWE tuning studied the market. Existing 981 Cayman systems revealed untenable tones at certain points in the power band. This set the stage for their engineering group to craft a bespoke system that would be both aggressive at full throttle yet civil enough for daily cruising.

The prototyping process was a long road: AWE Tuning sound engineers carefully studied the tones of our prototype 981 Cayman exhaust iterations at various RPMs, ultimately engineering a 981 Cayman solution that combats frequencies that are not appropriate for a car of this caliber – retaining and building upon only the perfect notes.

Purged performance

The key to an AWE Tuning exhaust’s performance is extracting every ounce of available flow from the system without compromising daily driving characteristics or the settings mandated by the factory computer. The commitment to maximum flow is why our master fabricators hand-finish every TIG weld, and why the Porsche 981 Cayman Performance Exhaust is also gas purge welded to remove any imperfections that may impede maximum flow.

Tip options

The AWE Tuning 981 Cayman Performance Exhaust comes with two tip options: 102mm Chrome Silver double walled tips, and 102mm Diamond Black double walled tips. All tips are stamped with the AWE Tuning logo, so they’ll know what team you’re on.

No CEL Guarantee

You won’t get a check engine light. We guarantee it. By ensuring that factory O2 sensors stay in locations that keep the Porsche ECU within factory specifications, we ensure that you won’t see the light.

Bolt on? Right on

A tenet of every AWE Tuning exhaust system is perfect fitment, every time. Distributing AWE Tuning products to over 75 countries makes simple installation a mandate of their brand. The 981 Cayman Performance Exhaust is no exception. Every touch point of this system mates precisely with factory locations, and the tips are designed to perfectly fill out the factory valance. Perfect fitment, every time.


  • Max power gains of 12HP and 12TQ at the crank
  • Extensive R&D and version testing
  • Crafted from 304 Stainless Steel
  • Featuring the AWE Tuning No CEL Guarantee
  • Lifetime Exhaust Warranty
  • Engineered, designed and manufactured in house at AWE Tuning


Installation Instructions

About AWE Tuning


AWE Tuning has one vision: To Unlock Performance. From award winning handcrafted performance exhausts to track-tested carbon fiber intakes and performance intercoolers, AWE Tuning innovates, designs, retails and distributes AWE Tuning brand performance products globally through its preferred network of dealers, online and from its state-of-the-art headquarters outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Since 1991, AWE Tuning's elite team of researchers, engineers, innovators and drivers have track-tested and introduced premium performance upgrades for some of the finest automobiles in the world.

The in-house advantage

A recent carbon fiber intake had over 350 in-house hours of development and testing behind it. Needless to say, their people are fanatically committed to the business of performance. By controlling every facet of development we are able to guarantee effectiveness and quality like no other.

AWE's laboratory is as much CAD tools as it is CNC machine as it is official-tuner-status at New Jersey Motorsports Park. It’s all part of their DNA, from prototyping to manufacturing to testing. The bottom line, in house means in control – and that’s where you want to be.