Porsche Boxster Spyder
Upgraded engine could end up in seven new hardcore models.
The testers had good top-down weather
Rumors continue that the next Porsche Boxster Spyder will get the 4.0-liter flat-six from the 911 GT3, rated around 430 hp.
Rumors suggest it could even get a flat-six.
The Porsche Boxster Spyder is back with 375 horsepower, a manual transmission, a no-frills interior, and a manually operated cloth roof. We want one. Now.
Before this year is over, Porsche will introduce more hardcore versions of its smallest models – the Boxster Spyder and Macan GTS – confirmed in Volkswagen's annual report. Plus Lamborghini has a trick or two up its sleeve.
Porsche confirms it's bringing the new Cayman GT4 along with another unspecified track-tuned performance machine to the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Just what that second model is, it's not saying just yet, but we'll likely be looking at the new 911 GT3 RS.
At first glance, pitting the Porsche Boxster Spyder against the Audi R8 Spyder is a bit like throwing a trout in a five-gallon bucket with a piranha. After all, the big Audi boasts over 100 horsepower more than the baby Porsche. Throw in the fact that the R8 puts its power to the ground through all four wheels while the Boxster Spyder is left to manage with just two, and the fight looks even more bleak for Stuttgart's finest. Still, the Audi R8 Spyder isn't a lightweight by any stretch of the im
2010 Porsche Cayman S – Click above for high-res image gallery
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery
Tesla Roadster vs. Porsche Boxster on the track – Click above to watch the video after the jump
2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder - Click above for high-res image gallery