Thursday, January 28, 2016

Porsche 718 Boxster Arrives In June Starting At $57,050

The Porsche 718 Boxster (pictured above) has a 300 horsepower 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine and the 718 Boxster S uses a 350 horsepower 2.5 liter turbocharged engine, both providing 35 more horsepower compared to the previous Boxster models, and are mated to a standard six-speed manual transmission or the optional Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) transmission, with fuel-saving virtual gears. Every body part except for the luggage compartment lids, the windshield and the convertible top has been changed. Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) is available as an option and includes a ten millimeter lower ride height compared to the standard suspension. The PASM Sport Suspension with a 20 millimeter lower ride height is available as an option for the 718 Boxster S. The 718 Boxster and Boxster S go on sale now and will reach U.S. dealers in late June 2016. The 718 Boxster has a starting MSRP of $57,050 (including the $1,050 destination charge), and the 718 Boxster S from $69,450.