Many of us have Porsche dreams, but suffer from the problem of having Hyundai budgets. But what if we rolled the dice on a Craigslist special? Will a cheap Porsche still leave you broke? One man in the UK tallied up his costs over a two-year period.
Determining whether a vehicle is good, bad, or something in between boils down to weighing what you get versus what you give up. If you want performance, you’ll have to give up practicality and giving up practicality means giving up usability. And when you give up usability, why have a car in the first place?
Betteridge’s Law of Headlines would say the answer to that headline is “no.” But with the Porsche Boxster becoming the new 718 Boxster and getting a more powerful turbocharged flat four to replace its old naturally-aspirated flat six, the answer could be “maybe” this time.
No automaker is the king of vaporware sports cars like the Volkswagen Group. Rumored concepts like a sub-Boxster Porsche, a Volkswagen Bluesport Roadster or an exotic to slot below the Audi R8 never seem to come to fruition. But a German magazine seems confident an Audi R6, based on the Boxster and Cayman, is really…
Jamie Lee Sharp was sentenced to four years in jail for breaking into a house and stealing the keys to a Porsche Boxster, taking selfies with the car, and subsequently crashing—imprisoning himself in bad decisions and the wreckage until the authorities arrived.
The Porsche Boxster is not a 911, but it’s so damn good and so much cheaper, there really is no Porsche that offers a better value. What do you need to know before you buy a Porsche Boxster? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in the Ultimate Buyer’s Guide.
I believe the first production car to break the 186 MPH (or 300 km/h) barrier was the Ferrari 288 GTO in 1984. Three decades later, a damn Boxster can do the same.
Porsche hasn’t sold a four-cylinder car in America since the 968 called it quits way back in 1995. But in this age of efficiency and turbos, we can’t all be gigantic engines, can we? That’s why the Boxster and Cayman are getting turbo flat-fours when they’re replaced next year.
Okay, we knew this was happening, but we're still jazzed about it. In a speech to investors yesterday, Volkswagen Group chairman Martin Winterkorn confirmed that a new Porsche Boxster Spyder will debut this year. And it will probably be the Boxster you want.
Porsche, more than almost any other Le Mans team, keeps pretty close ties between the engines in its race cars and those in its road cars. So, uh, what's going on with the V4 in the 919 LMP1 hybrid?
For this next story, I'm going to need you to gather enough salt that you'll have no reason not to make margaritas afterward. The latest rumor involving the much-speculated-on next-gen Porsche Boxster and Cayman says the cars will be renamed the Porsche 718. Guhhh?
Houston traffic is bad enough without sports cars catching fire all over the gosh-durn place!
Spotted on the Nürburgring: A Porsche Boxster and a Porsche Cayman. Normally, this would be an unremarkable occurrence. Except they sound quite a bit different than the last Cayman I drove. Maybe even two fewer cylinders different.
Downsizing! All the cool kids are doing it, even Porsche. We've heard Porsche plans to debut new turbocharged flat four-cylinder engines in the next few years, and today we have some possible details on how big and powerful they will be.
Porsche already confirmed that they're going to be dropping a flat-four cylinder engine into the 2015 Porsche Boxster and the Cayman, but we haven't heard a peep out of the motor itself. But this really truly maybe definitely possibly could be might be the sound of Porsche's future on the Nurburgring.
We had heard rumors of Porsche lopping two cylinders off the next generation Boxster and Cayman, but now Porsche head honcho Matthias Müller has confirmed the news. Oh, and he said they might have 400 horsepower. Whaaaaaaaaa?
The current Porsche Boxster S and Cayman S are the benchmarks in their class for most drivers, and the GTS badge adds more power and toys to the package to keep it that way.
In this editor's humble opinion, the GTS models are always the best versions of any Porsche. They're the cars the way enthusiasts would option them, sold at a reasonable cost. As part of the massive Porsche leak today we know the 2014 Boxster GTS and 2014 Cayman GTS will continue this tradition.