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Porsche 718 Boxster design: 'We sent the Boxster to the gym'

It is hard to believe the Porsche Boxster is already 20 years old, but it is, and in that time Porsche reckons it has stood for "timeless roadster design with two seats, a clearly defined mid-engine concept and a classic soft top". Not much to argue with there, given the Boxster has delivered handsomely on all those fronts...

Porsche 718 Boxster cabin changes detailed

CarAdvice is on location in Marseille, France for the international launch of the new Porsche 718 Boxster and once again, the revised interior is a highlight of everything Porsche has learned in design terms. The new 718 Boxster’s cabin remains unmistakably Porsche, but changes have been implemented to upgrade what is now a familiar environment...

Porsche 718 Boxster four-cylinder engines in detail

It’s been a long time between drinks, but Porsche is going back to the future, with more details released this week regarding the all-new engines powering the 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S models. It’s been 40 years since Porsche last entered sports car production with a four-cylinder engine, then powering the 912E, so the Boxster's new powerplant is a significant focus shift from the previous flat-six engine...

Porsche 718 Boxster dynamics deep-dive

Along with new engines, more power and torque and higher outright performance figures, Porsche has also improved the driving dynamics of the new 718 Boxster and Boxster S. According to Porsche, "completely new chassis tuning improves cornering performance". Porsche is therefore expecting the new 718 Boxster S to be a full 16 seconds faster around the Nurburgring than the previous model...

Porsche 718 Boxster and Boxster S revealed, new flat-four turbo engines headline

The rebranded Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S were revealed this morning sporting more powerful new four-cylinder engines, and significant revisions both outside and in. However, Australian buyers will pay steeper prices for the privilege when the range launches in mid-2016. The entry prices are up by between $8400 and $12,300...

2016 Porsche New Cars

Details of the new and updated Porsche models launching in Australia in 2016.   Macan GTS – January Deliveries of the Macan GTS will commence early in the year, with the sporty, gap-filling model in the brand’s smallest SUV line offering buyers a more aggressive look to the rest of the range...

Porsche 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman names confirmed for 2016 overhaul

Porsche’s compact sports car duo will be rebranded the Porsche 718 Boxster and Porsche 718 Cayman as part of a significant overhaul in 2016. The new 718 model series nomenclature pays homage to Porsche’s four-cylinder 718 racer of the same name that won a number of iconic races in Europe in the late 1950s and early 1960s...

2016 Porsche Boxster facelift spied camouflage free

Our spy photographers have nabbed the Porsche Boxster almost completely camouflage free ahead of its expected debut next year. Earlier this week we ran photos of the updated Porsche Boxster, caught outside the company's headquarters in Zuffenhausen, Germany. That prototype had a shroud of plastic hiding the changes made to car's front fascia...

2016 Porsche Boxster facelift spied, will have turbo flat-four engines - report

The 2016 facelift for the Porsche Boxster has been spotted by our photographers outside the company's headquarters in Zuffenhausen, Germany. While the visual updates are quite mild, more dramatic changes are being wrought under the skin. According to Car, the updated Boxster and Cayman models will be powered almost exclusively by a suite of turbocharged horizontally opposed four-cylinder petrol engines...

Porsche passes LCT savings to customers with reduced pricing - UPDATE

Porsche has handed down new savings to Australian buyers this week, following the release of its 2016 model year pricing in May. While that earlier update introduced new standard features and higher pricing across the range, the new reduced prices announced today are thanks to changes made to the Luxury Car Tax (LCT) this week...

Porsche Boxster and 911 ranges add feature-packed Black Edition variants

The Porsche Boxster and 911 Carrera sports car ranges have been expanded with the introduction of feature-packed Black Edition variants. The Porsche Boxster Black Edition adds a claimed $15,000 in additional equipment to the entry-level Boxster on which it’s based, yet costs just $5700 more with the manual transmission ($110,800 plus on-road costs) and $6100 more with the dual-clutch PDK automatic ($116,190 plus on-roads)...