Porsche's new Boxster Spyder is the purest version of the two seat roadster, with many weight saving strategies that some may find don't go far enough.
The Boxster Spyder is at home on the curvy roads.
Perhaps the most distinctive feature of the Boxster Spyder are the two streamliners, that extend from the roll bars into the back deck lid.
The sultry lines of the Boxster Spyder come together for a tail light like no other.
Pirelli P-Zero tires keep the Boxster Spyder glued to the road, even under aggressive cornering.
The Boxster Spyder weighs 66 pounds less than the next in line GTS, thanks to air conditioning and radio delete, cloth door pulls and a re-engineered manual soft top.
The Boxster Spyder shares it's front fascia with the Cayman GT4.
The rear spoiler integrates into the tail lights for a distinctive and sexy rear fascia.
Large cooling ducts dominate the side view of the Boxster Spyder.
The manual soft top can be raised or lowered in six steps. It fits under the rear deck lid with no reduction in trunk space.
Unlike previous generations of the Boxster Spyder, the newest model can be driven at its top speed of 180 mph with the top up.
Two fins extend from the top to the rear quarter panel. They give the Boxster Spyder a unique look, but they do make raising or lowering the top more time consuming.
The 2016 Boxster Spyder is only offered with a six-speed manual transmission.
Sport mode makes for a more lively chassis and a quicker throttle response, while Sport Plus adds rev-matching downshifts and a throatier exhaust.
Although the Boxster Spyder comes standard with no air conditioning or radio, Porsche will add them both at no extra cost.
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