Porsche rejoiced the fans by bringing back the flat-six 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS sports cars. Now powered by a 4.0-liter flat-six, both the models are attainable for a price tag just under 91,000 dollars. The cars are scheduled for arrival at the end of the year.
Written By- Neehan Rashid
Recently, the German manufacturer exhilarated it’s fans by bringing back the flat-six 718 Boxster and Cayman GTS sports cars, without making buyers opt for the six-figure 718 Cayman GT4 or the very expensive close to-$100K Spyder models. Both of those cars, powered by a 4.0-liter flat-six, are now attainable for a price tag just under 91,000 dollars and is scheduled for arrival at the end of the year.
The 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 starts at 88,150 dollars while the convertible Boxster GTS 4.0 is being priced at 90,250 dollars. The cars are powered by a naturally aspirated 4.0-liter flat-six that produces 394 horsepower and 309 lb.-ft. of torque. The engine is originally from the 992-generation 911’s 3.0-liter flat-six, but Porsche bore and stroked it to 4.0l with no turbochargers.
The GTS 4.0 models come standard with a six-speed manual transmission. For an extra 3,730 dollars, clients can also get the quick-shifting seven-speed PDK dual-clutch transmission. The cars come with a standard sport exhaust system and the Sport Chrono package, which includes torque vectoring with a mechanical limited-slip differential.
For the 2021 model year, the entire 718 Boxster and Cayman lineup, including the standard, T, S, and GTS 4.0 models, get a load of new standard features. These include automatic dual-zone climate control, heated front seats, auto-dimming mirrors with rain sensors, and bi-xenon headlights with Porsche’s Dynamic Light System. Apple CarPlay is also standard across the whole model range.