2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder Driven! Carrera S Power and a Fiddly Top
- July 10, 2015
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-Ever since the Boxster launched 19 years ago, wags have derided Porsche for not fitting the mid-engined car with a 911-grade powerplant, suggesting that the company is afraid to one-up the centerpiece of its lineup. Even Zuffenhausen’s most starry-eyed apologists have lamented the decision time and again. And it’s worth noting that while the House of Ferry trots out the 550 Spyder to tout the Boxster/Cayman’s heritage, the James Dean Deathwagen and its successors—718 RS60, RS-K, WR-S, et al—were high-performance racing machines, while the rear-engined 356 stood as the car for the sporting masses. READ MORE ››