Porsche Reportedly Preparing Diesel Boxster
And there's no unusual thing in this strategy as Porsche is quite an experienced company when it comes to diesel engines, with Cayenne set to arrive in global authorized dealerships in February and Panamera to reach mass-production in 2009. But even so, a diesel Boxster sounds uncanny, don't you think?
According to the guys at Global Motors, the diesel Boxster may be powered by a Volkwagen – Audi 2.0-liter engine boasting a maximum power of 204 hp. Although information is quite limited for the time being, Porsche is already testing the next generation Boxster so it's probably on schedule to launch in 2011.
Getting back to the Cayenne diesel, Porsche recently announced that a diesel version of its premium SUV will arrive on the market in February 2009. The Cayenne diesel is powered by a Volkswagen 3.0-liter V6 engine producing 240 horsepower and 550 Nm of torque.
Since this is only pure speculation, all car aficionados around the world as still waiting for an official confirmation (or denial) from the German carmaker. That's why you should get back soon on autoevolution and we promise to bring to fresh information as soon as it's provided.
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