Specs Overview

  • Price (MSRP)
    $ 59,400
    Fuel Type
    premium unleaded
  • Engine Name
    Engine: 2.7L Horizontally Opposed 6 DOHC and Variable Valve Timing
    Transmission Name
    Transmission, 6 Speed Manual
  • Trim
    Base Convertible
    Standard L/100km
    11.5 City / 7.9 Hwy
  • Horsepower
  • Body Style
    Seating Capacity (Std/Max)

Safety Ratings

  • IIHS Moderate Overlap Front Test
    NHTSA Frontal Crash Rating
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    NHTSA Side Impact
  • IIHS Side Impact
    IIHS Rood Strength
  • IIHS Rear Crash Protect/Head Restraint Rating


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2016 Porsche Boxster News and Reviews

2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder Second Drive Review

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2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder First Drive

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