2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder: Every auto enthusiast knows that Porsche is one of the most iconic carmakers in the entire world, and not only in the sports car segment. The Porsche Boxster, for example, is amid-engined two-seater sport-compact built by Porsche. The Boxster is a member of theroadster family and was first released in 1996. The 2016 Porsche Boxter, stylised as the Spyder, is athird generation Boxster, first introduced in 2012 under the 981 code name. In keeping with our tradition of keeping you updated with the latest Porsche cars, we unveil the 2016 Porsche Boxter Spyder below.
2016 Porsche Boxster Features
The Porsche Boxster is a two-seat roadster The 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder, seen from the side. The same model, seen below, from the rear.that traditionally competes against the Audi TT, BMW Z4 and Mercedes-Benz SLC-Class. A high-end automobile, it has advanced features, with thehigh-performance Spyder version of the Boxster being available now. A few of the standard feature include a 265-horsepower, 2.7-liter flat-six-cylinder engine with a six-speed manual transmission and a mid-engine layout automobile system. The Boxster Spyder also features standard rear-wheel drive, making this a true-blue sports car,LED daytime running lights and taillights with a power soft-top, the last two features making it a competitor in the sports-luxury segment as well.
2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder: Specifications
The biggest selling point of the Porsche fleet is the engine, which purrs like a leopard if treated correctly and lunges like a wildcat if treated otherwise. The 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder is no exception either. It comes loaded with a seven-speed dual clutch automatic transmission and comes in three variations, with the most high-end one being officially designated the Spyder. The first one is a315-hp, 3.4-liter flat-six-cylinder christened ‘S’ with a 330-hp, 3.4-liter flat-six-cylinder ‘GTS’ and the375-hp, 3.8-liter flat-six-cylinder christened Spyder.To retain its naked feel,the air conditioning and audio systems are also removed, although can be added as no cost options. This is also the lightest currently available Porsche, weighing 1,315 kgs, the lighter weight achieved using aluminum doors and rear lid with a manually operated roof and unique light weight 20-inch wheels.Porsche claims that the new generation Boxster provides fuel savings of 15% over the outgoing modeland the 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder has a maximum speed of180mph with 4.5 seconds to reach a speed of 60 mph from standing still.
2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder: Design
The interiors have leather upholstered twin seats withM/FM/Satellite-prep with seek-scan, SiriusXM AM/FM/Satellite with seek-scan, single in-dash CD player, audio theft deterrent and a digital signal processor aptly called ‘AudioPilot’. This can control the entire car with voice commands.Steering wheel mounted audio controls with 7 speakers come standard, with a primary monitor touchscreen also featured. The new 2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder reflects the new design language from the Porsche 911, the standard classic with anew and revised engine and transmission specifications. The exterior features come complete with heated door mirrors, auto-dimming door mirrors and a new power convertible roof equipped with a convertible roof wind blocker.
2016 Porsche Boxster Spyder: Price and Recognitions
The new Spyder has a base price of $82,100. Yet to be released, its base model, on which it is built, has won multiple laurels, including the prestigious Car and DriverTen Best list eleven times, from 1998 through 2003 and 2006 through 2010 and theAutomobilemagazine’s: Automobile of the Year once and All Stars Award nine times including 2010 and 2012.