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Old 03-19-14, 11:40 AM   #1
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Default Porsche has announced the new GTS trim level for both the Boxster roadster and Cayman

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Porsche Boxster, Cayman GTS Put Performance First

Adding unique styling and a host of upgrades, both cars come with increased power as well with the Boxster GTS now delivering 330 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, while the Cayman GTS improves to 340 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque – increases of 15 hp and 7 lb-ft each. Available with either a conventional 6-speed manual or 7-speed dual-clutch PDK, the Sport Chrono package comes standard, allowing the Boxster to hit 60 mph in just 4.4 seconds, while the Cayman is a hair quicker at 4.3.

Added performance updates include the Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) system and large 20-inch wheels with 235/35 front and 265/35 rear tires.

Inside GTS models receive an Alcantara wrapped headliner, center console and steering wheel as well as Alcantara inserts on the sport seats, with GTS badging embroidered on the headrests and stamped on the tachometer.

Both models are easily recognizable from the outside not just by their badging but also by unique front and rear bumpers, a blacked-out sport exhaust system and blacked out Bi-Xenon headlights.

Available at dealers this summer the Boxster GTS starts at $74,495 with the Cayman GTS at $76,195 including a $995 destination charge.
http://www.autoguide.com/auto-news/2...odels-add.html

nice package, but I'm not paying $76K for a Cayman or Boxster.
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Glad to see GTS finally hit these two. So the GTS is essentially replacing the R trim it seems but instead of losing weight, adds so tech, sport and luxury elements
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Old 03-19-14, 03:36 PM   #3
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This is superb news for the Cayman.

Mid-engine POWER!!!
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Notice, how the hp is always a marginal bump. Not much further they can go with it since it already causes a problem to the 911 as a superb if not the better driver.
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nice package, but I'm not paying $76K for a Cayman or Boxster.
Definitely not! By the time you start to add options you're going to be closer to $90-95k I'm guessing...
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Definitely not! By the time you start to add options you're going to be closer to $90-95k I'm guessing...
By that time you may as well get yourself a 911, but then you need to option that up and before you know it you've taken a 2nd morgage on your home, you gave up rights to your first born and you promised grandmas famous cookie recipie. In return you get a Porsche keychain

just kidding, that keychain will be $16.99
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I see they're trying to nudge that profit margin up more
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The new Boxster GTS displays an insatiable desire for acceleration and it's evident at the very first glance. Need any proof? Take a look now.
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Definitely not! By the time you start to add options you're going to be closer to $90-95k I'm guessing...
No kidding. I optioned out a last-gen Cayman and got up to 92k. I just checked out Porsche's site and they have the GTS configurator up already. Managed to get up to 101k , and the only interior option I selected was the GTS interior package with upgraded seats.

I love the idea of a lightweight, mid-engined car that has decent enough luxury and ergonomics to be a DD, but 100k just seems silly. I would spend the extra 40k for an optioned GT3 in a heartbeat (once they figure out the engine problems, anyway).
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No kidding. I optioned out a last-gen Cayman and got up to 92k. I just checked out Porsche's site and they have the GTS configurator up already. Managed to get up to 101k , and the only interior option I selected was the GTS interior package with upgraded seats.

I love the idea of a lightweight, mid-engined car that has decent enough luxury and ergonomics to be a DD, but 100k just seems silly. I would spend the extra 40k for an optioned GT3 in a heartbeat (once they figure out the engine problems, anyway).
But if you'd like options on your GT3 (fire extinguisher might be a good, no? haha) you're probably looking at $150k...!
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But if you'd like options on your GT3 (fire extinguisher might be a good, no? haha) you're probably looking at $150k...!
140k is the fully optioned price the way I spec'd it (IIRC the extra ~$10k was mostly from power multi-way seats, nav and satellite radio, and front axle lift). Base price is 130k. There's honestly not that much to option on the GT3 except for interior cosmetics, but I don't care about those (and remember, I didn't pick any for the Cayman GTS and still got up to $101k!!).

Also, I don't think the fire extinguisher would help.
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I keep having to look at the gallery, these GTS variants are seriously hot !
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A sports car that seeks out the curve like no other and displays it in every twist and turn - without compromise. Watch the new Cayman GTS in this video.
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this car is a big waste of money
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this car is a big waste of money
Curious, why?
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