Deep Dive: 2012 Porsche Boxster

Deep Dive: 2012 Porsche Boxster
2012 Porsche Boxster - Deep Dive - Automobile Magazine
New model will shift away from 911.

The Porsche 911 and Boxster/Cayman have become so closely related that it’s difficult to tell where one model line ends and the other begins. That will begin to change when their replacements make their debut in 2011 and 2012, respectively. The new Boxster (981) and 911 (991) will again be under-the-skin siblings, but while the 911 remains the emphatically dynamic high-end model with a power output of up to 600 hp and with a strong emphasis on new six-cylinder boxer engines, the Boxster and Cayman will eventually shift toward four-cylinder power. In addition, last-minute changes to the design encouraged by the new bosses at Volkswagen are said to position the car more clearly. Positioning is indeed critical, as the new Boxster not only has to worry about the 911 above it, but also a whole family of smaller mid-engine cars below it, including one for Porsche.

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2010 Volkswagen GTI – Four Seasons Update – September 2010

2010 Volkswagen GTI – Four Seasons Update – September 2010
2010 Volkswagen GTI - September 2010 Update - Automobile Magazine
You might think everyone at the magazine loves the Volkswagen GTI. Not so.

Months in Fleet: Nine
Miles to date: 24,017

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