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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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The Porsche 718 Boxster GTS Can Cost Over $100,000

By   December 17, 2018

Porsche 718 Boxster GTS

Porsche 718 Boxster GTS

The Porsche Boxster has come a very long way. The early 986 generation car featured a 2.5-liter naturally aspirated flat-six pumping out 201 horsepower. 0-60 mph was a claimed 6.7 seconds by Porsche, but multiple magazines of the time managed times of 6 seconds flat. At the time the Boxster was the entry level Porsche with a large horsepower gap between the Boxster and the 911 to make sure the mid-engined Boxster didn’t step on the 911’s toes.

Fast forward to today and the the 718 Boxster is no longer the entry level model (that now belongs to the Cayman) and the base Boxster is able to launch from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds. The pinnacle of the 718 lineup (at least until a new 718 Boxster Spyder is released) is the Porsche 718 Boxster GTS and this makes a huge jump in both performance and price over the base model.

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