2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Video, First Look


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Porsche has introduced its new turbocharged 718 Boxster at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show.

The German automaker is revamping its lineup by offering turbocharged four-cylinder engines all over the place, meaning the 911 Turbo is now pretty much a misnomer. To avoid further confusion, the Boxster now proudly wears the 718 nameplate and is powered by an all-new 2.0-liter turbocharged flat-four-cylinder engine with 300 horsepower and 280 pound-feet of torque. The more powerful 718 Boxster S is bolstered by a larger 2.5-liter turbocharged engine, providing 350 hp and 309 lb-ft of torque.

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According to the automaker, the 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster will go zero-to-60 mph in 4.5 seconds while the Boxster S will do it in four seconds flat. Fuel economy has improved by 14 percent compared to their predecessors, although that is on the generous New European Driving Cycle.

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  • johnls39 .

    Very hard to tell the styling changes. More of a refresh if you ask me.