E mong the news that Porsche had reserved to display the Motor Show in New York is the new Boxster Spyder , who yesterday had its world debut at the New York salon.
This is a product that combines in one package simplicity, lightness and power, to the point that became the most powerful ever built Boxster . The car is in line with the Cayman GT4 recently introduced, among the market, ie a sports product, both for use on the street and within a circuit.
The Porsche Boxster Spyder takes the concept of simplicity and minimalism full, with manually operated soft top and even with the possibility to order it without air conditioning or stereo , combined with an engine that produces 375 hp.
The hood, unlike the model it replaces, actuated manually to hide within the engine compartment, thus eliminating the additional weight and complexity of the electrical system.
Motor and several elements of its chassis are inherited from its big brother, the Porsche 911.
Underneath his body many items that have been borrowed from the Porsche 911 as some parts of the chassis, hide brake system (inherited from the 911 Carrera) and even Boxer engine 3.8-liter produced 375 horsepower .
Its low weight and powerful engine, allow the Bosxster Spyder accelerate 0-100 km / h in 4.5 seconds and reach a top speed of 290 mph and only be offered with a manual transmission . Moreover the suspensions are firmer and are lowered by 20 mm , while the steering system operates more accurately.
Aesthetically, offers some nods to the past, as the two humps on the engine compartment lid, which refer to Porsche 718 Spyder sixties. Anyway the aerodynamic package has been taken almost entirely from Cayman GT4 and that includes bumpers and spoilers, and even alloy wheels.
The move Boxster Spyder will be put to the vein Germany in the month of June with a price that starts just below 80,000 euros.