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2020 Porsche 718 Spyder rocks a manual soft top

It's also loaded up with plenty of Porsche performance parts.

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Andrew Krok
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Porsche on Monday unveiled the 2020 718 Spyder.

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The Spyder receives a unique front lip spoiler with the model designation on display, as well as a special air inlet ahead of the frunk that improves both cooling and aerodynamic downforce.     

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Out back, there's a set of tinted taillights, a new rear diffuser and a sport exhaust system designed just for this car.    

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The 718 Spyder also gets a manually operated fabric soft top.    

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It sports a new 4.0-liter, naturally-aspirated flat-six engine, producing 414 horsepower and 309 pound-feet of torque with a lofty redline of 8,000 rpm.     

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Given enough tarmac, the Spyder will reach 187 miles per hour.

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The gear lever is about half an inch shorter than on other models, and Porsche's sport seats are standard.     

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The Spyder also receives body-color trim inside, but there are optional upgrades not seen on its twin, the GT4.

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The Spyder is expected to reach dealers next spring.

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The 718 Spyder will set a person back $97,550 including destination.

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