The 2016 Porsche Boxster gets a complete update for this year’s North American International Auto Show, with a 20-mm lower ride height, brakes from the 911 Carrera, more direct steering, and a 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine with an output of 375 hp.
What Is It?
The Boxster Spyder is one of the last remaining true sports cars, a two seat, mid-engined convertible with a manual top and a manual transmission only. There’s probably more early 911 in this car than the current 911.
What Porsche Is Saying
“As a true original roadster, the Boxster Spyder offers a traditional sports-car driving experience but with contemporary performance. ”
What’s New for 2016?
- 20mm lower ride height
- Porsche 911 Carrera brakes
- 4.3 second zero to 60
- Top track speed of 180 mph
- Smaller 360mm steering wheel for more direct steering
- Radio and air conditioning optional
When Does It Go On Sale?
The 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder goes on sale in October of 2015, with an MSRP of $82,100.