Porsche Boxster, Cayman Turbo Four to Make 370 HP


Porsche is turning to turbocharged engines for its smallest cars, details on which have been revealed.

Both the Boxster and Cayman will use a 2.0-liter turbocharged flat-four cylinder engine that will make 240 hp in the base versions of the car. Moving up, a 2.5-liter four-cylinder turbo will be used, and will make 370 hp in the top-end GTS versions. In the middle will be the Cayman S and Boxster S, which will get 300 hp from the 2.5-liter engine.

The new turbo lineup will replace the six-cylinder boxer engine currently used in the Boxster and Cayman almost entirely, except for the the track-focused GT4 model.

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According to Car, Porsche will also switch up the way the Boxster and Cayman are positioned, with the hardtop Cayman model being offered as the cheaper version for the first time.

A debut for the new turbocharged Porsches is expected at the upcoming Detroit or Geneva Auto Show, both of which take place in the spring of 2016.

[Source: Car]

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