Porsche is expanding its mid-engine range with the addition of the new 718 Boxster GTS and 718 Cayman GTS. Horsepower is up to 365 which is 15 hp more than the 718 Boxster S and 718 Cayman S and 35 hp more than the prior generation naturally aspirated 6 cylinder GTS.
TrackWorthy drives the stunning, new four-cylinder, turbo-charged 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster from Canada’s largest city, Toronto, to the world’s largest log cabin in Montebello, Quebec.
The two-seat convertibles, which celebrate their premiere at the International Motor Show in Geneva, are now more powerful yet more fuel efficient. With them, Porsche continues the tradition of the four-cylinder flat engines that were used in the Porsche 718 mid-engine sports cars that won numerous races back in the 1950s and 1960s, among them being the legendary Targa Florio and Le Mans. Read more…
In the twenty years since its debut, the Porsche Boxster has established itself as the benchmark roadster. Today, a new generation of the mid-engined two-seater is unveiled, powered by a newly-developed range of flat four cylinder ‘boxer’ engines with turbocharging. At the same time, a new designation is introduced; 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S.