Posted on: Mar 06, 2012 | 3,593 reads

2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut

Porsche has once again set the benchmark for the ideal two-seat, mid-engined roadster.
The third generation of Porsche's two-seat roadster is making its official live debut today at the Geneva Motor Show. Although the car was revealed online over a month ago, Porsche is using this year's show as the official launching pad for one of their most important models. Compared to the model it replaces, the new Boxster has a much cleaner, more streamlined design. It also looks more powerful and muscular, truly looking the part of an ideal two-seat mid-engined roadster.
2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut
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In fact, some have even argued that the Boxster (and the upcoming redesigned Cayman) may even be a better alternative for some buyers to the 911, which costs nearly double. Power will come from a choice of either a standard 2.7-liter flat-six with 265hp or the 3.4-liter flat six with 315hp in the Boxster S. Both engines can be mated to either a standard six-speed manual or an optional seven-speed PDK. The standard Boxster will hit 60 mph in 5.4 seconds while the S will do the job in 4.7 seconds. Pricing starts at a very reasonable $49,500 for the base model and $60,900 for the S.
Although it's no 911, the latter starts at $82,100 and can easily exceed the $100k marker once the options pile up. For some, the Boxster is a perfectly acceptable alternative for nearly half the price.
2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut
2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut
2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut
2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut
2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut
2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut
2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut



by Jay Traugott
2013 Porsche Boxster Makes its Live Debut
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