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Porsche Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS unveiled – updated with pricing

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Porsche Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS unveiled – updated with pricing

The Gran Turismo Sport badge has spread further throughout Porsche's line-up with the unveiling of the Porsche Boxster GTS and Porsche Cayman GTS twins. GTS versions of the convertible and coupe duo head to the top of the respective line-ups and fit a tuned version of the S models' 3...

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Porsche Boxster, Cayman GTS: hardcore twins spied
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Porsche Boxster, Cayman GTS: hardcore twins spied

Prototypes of the Porsche Boxster and Cayman GTS models have been spied ahead of the sports cars' anticipated debut later this year. Snapped by CarAdvice's spy photographers undergoing winter testing, the Porsche Boxster and Cayman GTS variants will top their respective model lines, featuring uprated tunes of the 3...


Jaguar F-Type v Porsche Boxster: Comparison Review
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Jaguar F-Type v Porsche Boxster: Comparison Review

It's both the moment of this comparison test and the first time the Jaguar F-Type mounts a fierce challenge to the Porsche Boxster. The $171,045 F-Type V6 S is leading, with the $131,800 Boxster S PDK on the chase. We’re on a special slice of road deserving of two hot roadsters...


Volkswagen plant produces first new Porsche Boxster
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Volkswagen plant produces first new Porsche Boxster

The first new-generation Porsche to be built at Volkswagen's Osnabruck plant in Germany has rolled off the production line, following the acquisition of the Stuttgart-based company by the ever-expanding Volkswagen Group in August. Destined for a customer in Bavaria, the Guards Red Porsche Boxster S is part of a production expansion strategy that Porsche says will help meet rising demand for its sports cars...


Porsche Boxster Review
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Porsche Boxster Review

The Porsche Boxster remains the cheapest way into the German car maker’s sports car range – and may well continue to do so as the company continues to dither and deliberate over a new, smaller entry-level sports car. It’s 16 years since the original Boxster arrived in 1996 as a saviour for then financially stricken Porsche, though the latest model – the second all-new version of three generations – turns up with the brand in a very different state of health...

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Porsche Baby Boxster: Not now, but not never
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Porsche Baby Boxster: Not now, but not never

The plans Porsche had of building a small entry-level two-seater sports car have yet again been put on hold. According to reports, Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller believes a smaller and cheaper mini-Boxster model would risk diluting the brand and alienate traditional customers...


2012 Porsche Boxster pricing confirmed
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2012 Porsche Boxster pricing confirmed

Pricing has been revealed for the 2012 Porsche Boxster, with the all-new version of the German car maker's roadster costing just $1400 more than its predecessor. The Porsche Boxster arrives in Australian showrooms on July 7th, when the base model will start from $107,500 and the quicker S variant will kick off at $133,800...


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Porsche 'baby Boxster' delayed as CEO aims to preserve brand image

Porsche looks set to delay the launch of its entry-level sports car as the company’s CEO fears it could dilute the brand’s image. Porsche boss Matthias Mueller told German business newspaper Wirtschaftswoche his brand “probably [needed to] wait until the next generation of customers before the idea of a small roadster will work for Porsche”...


2012 Porsche Boxster revealed
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2012 Porsche Boxster revealed

The all-new 2012 Porsche Boxster has been officially revealed. It will go on sale mid-year in international markets, and is expected to go on sale in Australia some time in the second-half of the year. Major changes to the new-generation model include a complete exterior design overhaul with a sharper front end compared with the current model, and a wider rear incorporating a similar lip spoiler design as seen on the 2012 Porsche 911...


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Porsche 'baby Boxster' production hinges on global economy

Porsche has been planning to introduce an entry-level model underneath the Boxster for some time now, but a final decision on production is still to be made. Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller says the decision to go ahead will depend on how the global economy pans out...


Cops (1) Beat Scumbag (0) in 2hr Porsche Boxster Demolition Derby
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Cops (1) Beat Scumbag (0) in 2hr Porsche Boxster Demolition Derby

Police pursuits don’t get much more dramatic (at least, not in Australia) than the one yesterday in Queensland. A 23-year-old man in a stolen Porsche Boxster caused utter havoc in the course of the two-hour pursuit, which stretched across some of Queensland’s busiest roads including the M1 Motorway...


Porsche Boxster E prototype specifications
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Porsche Boxster E prototype specifications

Porsche has revealed the initial specifications and performance data of its three new Porsche Boxster E prototypes. The first Boxster E sports car features two 90kW/270Nm electric motors – one mounted on the rear axle and one on the front axle, occupying the space usually filled by the fuel tank...


Porsche Boxster E testing begins
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Porsche Boxster E testing begins

Porsche has announced it has begun testing three versions of the Porsche Boxster E, an all-electric sports car based on the Boxster. The new cars will be apart of the electromobility scheme in Stuttgart and will be used as general means of transportation in the region to test the technology against the city's infrastructure...


2011 Porsche Boxster S Black Edition
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2011 Porsche Boxster S Black Edition

Last week, Porsche introduced a special edition of the 911 called the Porsche 911 Carrera Black Edition as a sort of celebratory last run of the current 997 911 range. Now the company has announced the release of a Porsche Boxster S Black Edition. Unlike the Porsche 911 Carrera Black Edition, the Boxster S Black isn't limited to only visual upgrades; the engine also receives a tinkering...


Porsche Cayman and Boxster to be built alongside VW Golfs
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Porsche Cayman and Boxster to be built alongside VW Golfs

Volkswagen's Osnabrück factory is set to be buzzing soon with Volkswagen's new Golf Cabriolet running down the production lines. Given the demand for Porsche Boxster and Cayman models, Porsche is looking at outsourcing production when the Zuffenhausen plant reaches capacity. And guess where that will happen? According to German magazine Auto Bild, at the VW Osnabrück plant...


Porsche Boxster rated most reliable car by Consumer Reports
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Porsche Boxster rated most reliable car by Consumer Reports' results

Consumerreports.org has released its latest survey results which collected data from around 1.3 million car owners in the US to unearth the most reliable and unreliable cars. The best and the worst? The Porsche Boxster topped the results list as the most reliable car in the survey whilst the new Jaguar XF and the Audi A6 were ranked as the most unreliable cars...


New Porsche Boxster Spy Photos
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New Porsche Boxster Spy Photos

The next-generation Porsche Boxster has been spotted once again testing at the Nurburgring. These set of photos follow our last update re Porsche's entry model sports car. As you can see, Porsche has stuck to its traditional design ideas and kept the Boxster looking clean, crisp and a little more aggressive...


Porsche pauses plans on Cajun and mini Boxster
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Porsche pauses plans on Cajun and mini Boxster

According to a report by Autocar, Porsche is putting a pause on plans to produce some of the future models previously proposed. Main concerns are the brand-new models, such as the Porsche Cajun small SUV and the new baby Porsche Boxster, which were expected to make their way into the Porsche showroom...


2012 Porsche Boxster spied
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2012 Porsche Boxster spied

Porsche was recently caught testing the upcoming 2012 Porsche Boxter, which is scheduled to be unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Car Show. The new car has been snapped before, but these new images are much more revealing. The tail lights are said to be fake but the body panels are new and do resemble those of the upcoming production car...


Porsche to test electric sports vehicle based on Boxster
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Porsche to test electric sports vehicle based on Boxster

Porsche announced yesterday it is working on an all-electric sports vehicle. Based on the Porsche Boxster, the company says it is planning to test prototypes early next year to record data and understand the demands associated, both infrastructure-wise and on production materials. The testing will be a part of the Stuttgart Model Region for Electromobility...


Porsche Boxster Spy Photos
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Porsche Boxster Spy Photos

It seems as though all you need to do is sit at the Nürburgring race track (Germany) with a proper camera and you can't miss prototype after prototype of new cars being tested. The latest is the soon to be updated Porsche Boxster which we haven't seen for some time. This morning our photographers spotted the Boxster on the Nürburgring and some small changes were noticed...


2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder unleashed
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2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder unleashed

Porsche has released the latest version of its definitive roadster, the lightweight Porsche Boxster Spyder. The Porsche Boxster Spyder becomes the third version in the Boxster range, joining the Boxster and Boxster S. The new version is a full 80kg lighter than the equivalent Boxster S model, earning it the honour of being the lightest model in the entire Porsche line-up - weighing in at just 1275kg...


Porsche considers three-cylinder Boxster for 2012
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Porsche considers three-cylinder Boxster for 2012

Rumours of a low-emissions Boxster have gained more ground today with a report from the UK's Autocar magazine suggesting a three-cylinder, low CO2 powerplant could join the model range in the near future. Boxster model line director, Mr Hans-Jurgen Wohler, told Autocar that a three-cylinder engine hasn’t been ruled out when Porsche makes a decision to replace the current six-cylinder unit to meet strict new emissions laws to be introduced in 2012...


Porsche Boxster Spyder
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Porsche Boxster Spyder

Pure, light, and fast, made up the DNA code for the original Porsche 550 when it was first revealed to the public at the 1953 Paris Motor Show. The 550 as it was initially known before the Spyder nameplate was added, was built with a single purpose in mind, to win races, and win it did, plenty of them too...


Porsche Boxster R spy pics
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Porsche Boxster R spy pics

Porsche engineers picked the wrong day to take the top down on this car.  When the Porsche Boxster Speedster was caught on camera with the top open for the first time, the Nürburgring was besieged with rain. Although the last Speedster trimline came on the 911 line, this latest prototype is concealing the Speedster's classic double humps behind the headrests along the rear deck...


Porsche Boxster to receive Audi engine treatment?
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Porsche Boxster to receive Audi engine treatment?

Porsche is reportedly considering a down-scale move in order to combat slowing sales, and growing debt, by introducing an all-new base model to the range. The idea is that the Porsche badged "budget" model would feature the same 2.0-litre, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine as found in the current Audi TTS and would be based on either the current Boxster, or possibly even the Volkswagen BlueSport Concept...


2010 Porsche Boxster Speedster spied
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2010 Porsche Boxster Speedster spied

Porsche is readying a completely new variant for its next generation Boxster range, revealed here for the first time in these spy photos. Following in the footsteps of former 911 models, the Boxster will soon be available as a Speedster. The Boxster Speedster features a dome behind each headrest along with a lower windshield and modified canvas roof...


2009 Porsche Boxster & Boxster S at MIMS
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2009 Porsche Boxster & Boxster S at MIMS

The Porsche Boxster and Boxster S have gone on show this morning at the Melbourne International Motor Show featuring a 2.9-litre (188 kW) and 3.4-litre (228 kW) engine in each model respectively. With the clear advantage of excellent power-to-weight ratios, the Boxster and Boxster S manage maximum performance on minimum fuel, particularly when fitted with the brand-new Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe or PDK gearbox...


2009 Porsche Boxster and Cayman unveiled
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2009 Porsche Boxster and Cayman unveiled

Porsche has unveiled its next generation Boxster and Cayman models at the Los Angeles Auto Show today.   Showcasing the same level of evolutionary design we have come to expect from Porsche in recent years, the biggest changes come from improvements to the drivetrain of each model. Porsche Boxster The entry level Boxster now boasts a 2...


Spied: 2009 Porsche Boxster and Cayman
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Spied: 2009 Porsche Boxster and Cayman

You have to just love Porsche's approach to camouflage - its blink-and-miss-it evolutionary styling means less is more when it comes to evading sly photographers. Luckily ours had nothing better to do that day, and here we have our best glimpse yet of an almost completely undisguised pair of next-gen Porsche's...