When we talk about the Porsche vehicles, we just have to say that those vehicles are probably the best in the world. With stunning performances as well as with extraordinary design and elegant interior, each model from Porsche is everyone’s dream. Except for supercars, they also have beautiful SUVs. However, in the following preview, we will present you the most recent model, named 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS. Now it is certain that the new Boxster will get the “718” to their badges. The same thing we can expect with the Cayman model, but today, we will talk only about the Boxster. According to Company, this model will arrive in the dealerships in the second half of this year.
2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS Exterior design
Compared to the regular model, this updated one will receive some slight modifications from the outside. First of all, the front side of this model will be redesigned. It will contain a brand-new front bumper. This bumper will now feature bigger cooling ducts as well as a bigger duct in front of the rear wheel arches.
Also, the rear side of this model will be changed and here we can anticipate unique brand-new accent strip, located between the tail-lights. Here we can also notice Boxster lettering. Just like before, all the lighting on the vehicle will be powered by the newest generation of LED technology. At the sides, this model will ride on very large aluminum wheels. However, its size is not available yet. When it comes to chassis, the entire chassis will be made using the lightweight materials in order to reduce the total weight of the vehicle and to improve overall performance.
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Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 2018 Interior design
The interior design of this model will be also a bit different compared to the regular model. First of all, the dashboard will be completely new. Also, the dash will feature the brand new Porsche Communication Management infotainment system. The large touchscreen display will be located in the middle of the dash. Thanks to the updated system, the entertainment in the cabin will be on the higher level than before. When it comes to comfort, the new 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS will have it on the high level as always. All seats will be wrapped in the top quality leather, there should be some wooden and aluminum parts on the dashboard, also. Maybe you expected flat bottomed steering wheels, but that is not the case.
Engine and Performance
Beneath the hood, the Porsche is always very powerful and the same case we can expect this time as well. The new 2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS will be powered by a 2.5-liter turbocharged flat-four engine. This engine is capable of generating up to ponies, but in the new 718 Boxster, we can expect the max power output of around 375 horsepower. This engine will be mated to both, a six-speed manual or a seven-speed PDK. Information about the fuel consumption and acceleration are not available at this point. From 0-60 mph this roadster should go for 4.2 seconds, with PDK transmission, even better, at least for 0.2-0.3 seconds better. Maximal speed should be around 180 mph.
Price and Release date
As we wrote in the introduction, the release date of the upcoming model should be in the second half of 2017. When it comes to prices, this model will have a starting price of around $75.000.
2018 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS spy shots