Porsche Working on Another Boxster Spyder, Here's What It Will Look Like

Porsche Boxster Spyder 1 photo
Photo: RM.Design
Being the globally-renowned SUV/sportscar/hybrid maker that it is, Porsche is currently working on three major projects based on the Boxster right now. One is a whole new engine range that's turbocharged, the other is something like the Cayman GT4 and then there's also the return of the Boxster Spyder.
With the previous generation of the Boxster, the company made something called a Spyder in 2009, which featured a back-to-basic approach to building cars. There was no complicated folding roof mechanism and many of the comfort features were stripped away, including the door handles.

Now they're making another one and it's been spotted on a few occasions during testing. Now, we have a rendering that reveals what everything will look like come reveal time, thanks to RM.Design Design.

As you can see, it's a bit like a speedster, in that the wind is in your face most of the time. Putting up the roof is similar to raising a tent, so you're not going to be able to do it in a hurry or while still on the move. What's more, the thin canvas will only last up to a certain speed, probably somewhere around 150 km/h. Go any faster than that and it will tear itself apart.

The Boxster Spyder will be more like a weekend adventure car that you take out for a quick blast around the riviera. It will most likely have the same engine as the Boxster GTS, making 330 hp delivered to the back wheels.

It could also be very light, up to 70 kg (154 lbs) less than the 1,345 kg (2965 lbs) Boxster GTS, which would make this one of the most nimble cars on the road. The only downside is that you can expect to pay over €70,000 for a car that you can only be driven for a few month per year and doesn't come with air conditioning.
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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