• Mar 12, 2008

Click image to enlarge (1980 px) and for a gallery of the Boxster RS 60


Porsche has released some additional photos of the special edition Boxster RS 60 Spyder in conjunction with the car's German debut at the Auto Mobil International show in Leipzig. The Boxster RS 60 Spyder, in case you'd forgotten, is a tribute to the Porsche 718 RS 60 Spyder that won Sebring 48 years ago. A total of 1,960 will be produced, each one fitted with slightly modified fascias, PASM, a wheel/tire upgrade, and a sport exhaust that bumps output to 298 HP (303 PS). Additionally, the cars are finished in the same silver-over-red combo as their forbear, with a numbered plaque adorning the dash. The current Boxster's pretty swell, regardless of version, and we're sure Porsche will track down the requisite number of buyers for this particular special. After all, it's bound to be a better deal than the real thing.

[Source: Porsche]


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      • 6 Years Ago
      i like it, but i think they could have went further on the tribute, the performance upgrade is nice - but maybe put a number on the door and trunk, add some of those iconic lights etc.
      Make it a real "stand-out" special edition, love it or hate it version.
      To me this just looks like another very nice silver boxster, in which there are relatively common.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Sooooo, everything was going along fine until I got to the photo with the top up. Good Lord that red top is u-g-l-y!
        • 6 Years Ago
        Same here. I really don't know that they had any other options but it wasn't working for me. All the other red looks good but the top took it too far for my taste.
      • 6 Years Ago
      It's ok looking, but the original is FANTASTIC!!!!!
      • 6 Years Ago
      I love it, but i'm pissed that all the marketing shots showed the car with things like parking assist, nav, etc. which made it seem like the special edition was going to come with all that. In reality they're all options.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Too bad the Spyder on the right makes the one on the left look like a Toyota...

      Bart may be right and it is a good value, but wheels/tires and exhaust are a very weak homage to an incredible racing car. Carbon fiber body panels, wheels/tires/brakes/shocks/springs, exhaust and a turbo would be a better package.
      • 6 Years Ago
      It's really lame compared to the original.
      • 6 Years Ago
      It'll be my daily driver (and my only car) replacing my 335 Ci and MINI Cooper S vert. There was an option to swap all the red out for black, but then it would look like any other sports car, so I'm going for it. Probably help it keep its value better too.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Color me jealous! I love the red interior and roof, personally. The Boxster I drove last year was the most fun car I've ever driven. Have fun with it.
        • 6 Years Ago
        good for you!
        i've test drove a few S's and they are a great machine.
        Every spring i tell myself this is the year to get one and I never do... this special edition would have maybe given me the kick in the a$$ i needed.
        I know they are most likely all spoken for, but anyword if they will be available in Canada?
      • 6 Years Ago
      There actually are many cars available that are not spoken for. They all are customizable with options. I prefer the dark gray interior. I hear there are only 25 of these currently on order with dealerships. Let me know what you think of these options:

      680 - Bose High End Sound Package
      639 - Sport Chrono Pkg W/Out PCM
      573 - Automatic Climate Control
      551 - Porsche Windstop (Deflector)
      446 - Wheel Caps with Colored Crest
      342 - Heated Front Seats
      25104 - Cntr Cnsle Side Stitch Dev.Clr
      CUV - Storage Cmpt Lid W/Model Logo
      25102 - Door Handle Stitch Dev. Color
      25081 - Seat Stitching In Dev. Color
      XSC - Porsche Crest in Headrest
      P74 - Bi-Xenon Headlamp Package
      P12 - Self-Dim Mirrors & Rain Sensor
      25103 - Door Stitching Dev. Color

      • 6 Years Ago
      Naming a Boxter after the iconic Spyder is just lame.