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Saying Goodbye To My Porsche Boxster

By   January 23, 2020

Porsche 986 Boxster

Porsche 986 Boxster

If you’ve followed this blog for a while then you probably already know that I have owned three Porsches so far. The first was a Porsche 924, followed by a 944 and finally a 986 Boxster.

I only had the 924 for about two years (it was a running restoration project, purchased for just $200) and had the 944 for over 5 years. The Boxster has been in my garage for the past six years.

But, all good things must come to an end and as always, it is a bitter sweet experience to sell a Porsche that you’ve enjoyed for over half a decade.

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Porsche 718 Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS Get A 4.0-liter Flat-Six

By   January 22, 2020

Porsche 718 Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS

Porsche 718 Cayman GTS and Boxster GTS

When Porsche first released the Porsche Boxster as a 1997 model year vehicle, it had a wonderful flat-six sitting in the middle. In the 2005 model year, the Cayman joined the lineup and once again a flat-six was sitting in the middle.

All was well until the 718 Boxster and Cayman models where released with a turbocharged flat-four engine. While when pushed the new power plant outperformed the outgoing six cylinder, the characteristic flat-six whale was missed by most enthusiasts.

The only option for a mid-engined naturally aspirated flat-six in a 718 has been the Cayman GT4 and Boxster Spyder. While great cars, the premium over the base and S model is out of reach for many.

For those that can’t quite afford a GT4 or Spyder, Porsche will now offer another model trims featuring a flat-six.

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A DIY C8 Corvette – Video

By   August 12, 2019

DIY C8 Corvette

DIY C8 Corvette

The C8 Corvette has been one of the most talked about cars of the year. The fact that GM is finally moving the engine to the middle of the new Corvette after decades of rumors.

The newest ‘Vette is aiming squarely at the 992 generation Porsche 911. It promises to best its German competition in both performance and price.

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Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 and Boxster Spyder: Are They Worth the Hype – Video

By   July 9, 2019

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 and Boxster Spyder

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 and Boxster Spyder

Porsche has unveiled the 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster Spyder and Cayman GT4. These are the ultimate 718 Boxster and Caymans ever made, but are they worth the hype?

Is the fact that a naturally aspirated flat-six powers these performance cars going to help kick start 718 sales?

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