2017 Porsche Boxster 718 Review
The 2017 Porsche Boxster is in its 20th year of production and the 718 Boxster is part of its fourth generation of cars. Porsche is a renowned brand responsible for manufacturing a lot of famous vehicles. Let’s see if the 2017 Porsche Boxster 718 follows suit and is a car that Porsche should brag about.
The deeply carved side sills, smooth windshield, and elegant tail make the 2017 Porsche Boxter very beautiful. Since it’s a convertible it looks best with the rooftop down. The Boxster boasts powerful looking 19-inch wheels. The vehicle also has bi-xenon headlights. The front of the car is wider than the previous models. It also has a new bumper section. The side intakes are wider as well, along with being a bit thinner. The LED daytime lights are mounted as separate pieces. The doors don’t have handle recess covers. In the rear, the ‘718 Boxster’ badge is located between the bumper and the new strip. The apron has a revised diffuser. The overall exterior of this car is eye-catching. It is a blend of sophisticated style and curvy elegance.
The 2017 Porsche Boxster 718, being a two-seater, has both seats wrapped in comfortable high quality leather. The seats are separated by an armrest. A 7-inch touchscreen infotainment and entertainment system is located in the center of the dashboard giving you access to anything and everything. The steering wheel is taken from the supercar Porsche 918. It contains a button to switch between different drive modes. The interior might not look too large from the outside, but the seats have been placed in a perfect manner to provide more space. Lastly, the vehicle offers plenty of cargo space for trips and groceries.
The standard features of the 2017 Porsche Boxster 718 include bi-xenon headlights, LED day running lights, and a power-folding soft top. The vehicle also has a wind deflector, automatic-deploying rear spoiler. It also has water-repellent side windows, front and rear parking sensors, hill-hold brake functions, cruise control. The vehicle features leather upholstery, power adjustable seats with electric backrest adjustments, six-speaker audio system with satellite radio and rear-view camera. A lot of optional features are available such as headlight washers, automatic wipers, auto dimming power folding side view mirrors, smartphone integration system (Apple CarPlay), and a 10-speaker Bose surround sound system.
Specifics / Performance
|BASE PRICE||$65,850 (est.)|
|ENGINE||2.5-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged|
|TOP SPEED||170 mph|
|DISPLACEMENT||152 cu in, 2497 cc|
|0-60 MPH||4.3 sec|
|ON SALE IN U.S.||Mid 2016|