Porsche is working on the new Boxster and Cayman successors

March 23, 2015 at 4:51 pm

New products like the two mentioned models will remain a mid.
Successors Porsche Boxster and Cayman, which will tentatively in 2016, as a model in 2017, will join the new digital index of 718. This is with reference to its sources in the company magazine writes Automobile, explaining that the designation 718 in the future will be the same “name” for the whole family as the current 911.

2015 Porsche Cayman picture

2015 Porsche Cayman pics

In the new group will be included as a super powerful and basic low-end model. Recall last summer there were rumors about the appearance of a completely new budget Porsche, which was supposed to get the name of 718. It was supposed to be a light roadster (no more than 1200 kg) and a manual transmission, the new speaker competitor open Alfa Romeo.

2015 Porsche Boxster  pics

2015 Porsche Boxster pictrue

Then, denied the rumors, but the idea of “popular” Porsche is not rejected. It will be a basic version of the Boxster / Cayman / 718 with a 285-hp 2.0-liter “Quartet”, located in the middle in the same way as the current 6-cylinder engines. She will be more serious and a 2.5-liter version, which develops about 360 hp naturally aspirated and 400 hp turbine. Will the 718 model range in the “six” is not yet known. But we already know that the current generation Cayman and Boxster soon will get “hot” version called respectively GT4 and the RS Spyder.

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