Porsche Boxster Spyder Review Performance
Porsche Boxster Spyder – Overview
There are certain people that will not understand this concept ever: why spend more for less? Eighty-three thousand euro, compared to 60 a Boxster S, and if I want to open the soft top instead of pressing a button and wait a few seconds I get out, unlock two ties, open a huge aluminum bonnet, lower hand and the canvas close the hood … stuff of yesteryear.
Porsche Boxster Spyder – Engine Performance
But that’s the charm of the Boxster Spyder. The return to the essential spirit of the spider and purist than once: read, simple, devoted to driving pleasure and nothing else. The result is that this Boxster is the lightest of the family: just 1,315 kg. Which divided by the power of its engine 3.8 litre produce of 375 horsepower, it becomes the most powerful and gorgeous among small Porsche: 3.5 kg / hp of power / weight ratio, 0-100 in 4.5 second and 290 km per hour. In fact, the new Boxster Spyder is to like the GT4 is the Cayman. Then mounts the same engine derived from the 911 Carrera S, but with 10 horsepower less than the GT4 because the Cayman comes with vents that create a sort of ram effect that give 385 horsepower. Then the same six-speed manual gearbox and the same front, with the small grid at the start of the bonnet and the large air intakes; the lower lip is instead a bit ‘smaller because the Cayman GT4 mounts a large rear wing and therefore downforce to balance the needs of a more pronounced lip. The difference is instead trim and brakes, because GT4 mounting system of the 911 GT3 as well as part of the front while the Spyder not.
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Nevertheless, even the Boxster makes it clear at the first corner (and the first hole) that set up here is devoted to driving pleasure. The structure is rather rigid, to enhance even more the remarkable agility of its model, which also contributes PTV with limited slip differential as standard is Porsche Torque Vectoring helps in corner entry, with subtle braking the inside rear wheel, while the ‘locking serves to conserve horses out of the corners.
However the engine to make lewd the Boxster Spyder. The high displacement, and hand in hand a substantial torque (420 Nm between 4750 and 6000 rpm), are ideal for travel in souplesse exploiting the enormous flexibility of the boxer, who does not pray to resume share even a thousand rounds. And when the traffic thins out, and shoot the Voglino feel like singing at the top, there is a gritty stretch up to 7800 rpm that satisfies the body and hearing, especially if the latter Provide awaken the exhaust system sports with the appropriate button in the dashboard. A must for every gallery
Porsche Boxster Spyder – Price
Coming back to the pay more to get less, a final comment. In Italy, Boxster Spyder, there will be only thirty, already ordered at the price of 83,084 euro. But if you look at the prices of the previous model, which is used today by how much it cost to new, then in key investment are certainly not money thrown out the window.