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Its 4.0-liter six-cylinder engine develops 400 horsepower

The starting price of the model in Spain is 96,888 euros

The 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 is the second most powerful version of the German convertible. It is powered by a 400-horsepower six-cylinder engine whose price in the Spanish market is 96,888 euros. The 25th Anniversary special edition is built on it, whose peculiarities have to do with aesthetics and equipment.

The new 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 is a convertible sports car that comes from the hand of its coupé brother, the Cayman GTS 4.0 2020 –see this article to know our impressions–, with which it shares mechanics and set-up, in addition to a markedly more sporty character than that of the basic versions of the model. Above it only has the Porsche 718 Spyder, with which it shares mechanics, although in the GTS it is offered with a power of 400 horsepower, 20 less than the top of the range.

On this version of the Boxster the special 25th Anniversary edition has been created, which celebrates such an anniversary of the model. The specific details it presents have to do with both aesthetics and equipment. Only 1,250 units are to be manufactured worldwide.

PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER GTS 4.0 2020: EXTERIOR

He 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 differs from other versions of the model thanks to a series of details in dark tones and elements such as the spoiler lip, the Sport Design front air intakes painted in black, the front fog lights, the rear lights and a lower part of the bumper redesigned rear.

The double tailpipe on the 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 features black lacquered tails and is surrounded by a specific section in the same color. In addition, this convertible offers 20-inch diameter wheels made of light alloy with a glossy satin black finish.

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The 25th Anniversary edition It stands out for showing off the reinterpretation in some elements of the Neodyme color, a bright brown similar to copper that provides an attractive contrast with the base tone, a metallic GT silver that was already used in the 1993 show car. This color is used in details of the front , on the side air intakes, on the model name and on the 20-inch two-tone alloy wheels. The vehicle is also available in Deep Black Metallic and Carrara White Metallic. Another eye-catching feature is the fuel tank cap, which bears a ‘Porsche’ lettering from the Exclusive Design range. It has an aluminum look, just like the pipes of the sports exhaust system. The windshield frame features a contrasting black finish.

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PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER GTS 4.0 2020: INTERIOR

The tissue Alcantara It is the material that stands out the most inside the 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0, since it appears in parts such as the central area of ​​the seats, the steering wheel rim, the center console, the gear lever and the armrests of the two doors. Also standard are Sports Seats Plus sports seats, optional in the rest of the range.

Optionally Porsche allows the customer to choose carmine red or chalk gray trims, which add a touch of color by being present in places such as the rev counter, seat belts and all decorative stitching, including emblem embroidery GTS on the headrests and the word Porsche with a black trim on the floor mats. The trim and trim on the center console are made of carbon.

Even without the aforementioned color pack, the interior conveys a greater sense of detail than in the lower 718 Boxster in the range.

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As with the exterior, the interior of the Porsche Boxster 25th Anniversary it also features some distinctive elements. The cabin combines the burgundy leather interior with a red soft top that bears the inscription ‘Boxster 25’. Both elements can also be equipped in black. The aluminum interior pack, the 14-way electrically adjustable sports seats, the ‘Boxster 25’ lettering on the door sill and the heated leather GT multifunction sports steering wheel are standard.

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PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER GTS 4.0 2020: EQUIPMENT

The standard equipment of the 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 offers the multimedia system Porsche Communication Management with a high-resolution seven-inch touchscreen.

The option of having online navigation makes it possible to receive traffic information in real time.

Another attraction of this variant of the convertible is the Track Precision App, an application for Smartphones that imitates concepts worked in the world of competition and that aims to store all data related to track performance on the Porsche Communication Management screen, allowing subsequent analysis from the phone itself.

As an option, the 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 can equip two high-performance stereos, one signed by Bose and the other by Burmester.

PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER GTS 4.0 2020: MECHANICAL

The engine of the 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 It is the central element of this version and the one that gives it the greatest personality. It’s a 4.0-liter six-cylinder boxer with 400 horsepower, 20 less than the 718 Spyder. Thanks to it and associated with a six-speed manual gearbox, the sports car can accelerate from 0 to 100 kilometers / hour in 4.5 seconds, while the maximum speed is 293 kilometers / hour. The injection cut-off is located at 7,800 revolutions / minute, in search of a greater loudness, typical of high-displacement naturally-aspirated engines, as opposed to the four turbo cylinders of the initial steps of the 718 Boxster range.

In September 2020, Porsche announced the arrival of a seven-speed dual-clutch PDK automatic transmission. Thanks to it, acceleration from 0 to 100 kilometers / hour in half a second is improved.

The engine certifies a consumption according to WLTP of 10.8 liters per 100 kilometers, while the emissions are 246 grams of CO2 per kilometer traveled for the manual version. The automatic is 9.6 liters per 100 kilometers and 219 grams of CO2 per kilometer traveled.

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He 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 comes as standard with the suspension with continuously variable damping, named by the German brand PASM. Its body is located 20 millimeters closer to the ground than that of a conventional Boxster. Also standard is the Porsche Torque Vectoring system with rear mechanical self-locking and the package Sport Chrono with the mentioned application Porsche Track Precision. In addition, the exhaust line of this model has a control valve system capable of modifying the sound.

The tires on this variant of the Porsche boxster They are 235/35 ZR 20 at the front and 265/35 ZR 20 at the rear. For its part, the improved brake system has perforated discs and red calipers, with 350-millimeter discs for the front axle and 330 millimeters for the rear. Optionally, the ceramic brake assembly can be equipped Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake.

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He Porsche Boxster 25th Anniversary It traces the mechanical characteristics of the conventional GTS. It also allows you to choose between a manual transmission or a PDK automatic transmission. Other standard features include the Porsche Active Suspension Management sports suspension, which is 10 millimeters lower, and the Porsche Torque Vectoring with mechanical limited-slip differential.

PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER GTS 4.0 2020: DRIVING IMPRESSIONS

The enormous mechanical similarity to its coupé body brother, the 718 Cayman GTS 4.0, makes the driving sensations exactly the same as we picked up during our first road and circuit contact with it.

PORSCHE 718 BOXSTER GTS 4.0 2020: PRICE

The starting price of the new 2020 Porsche 718 Boxster GTS 4.0 in Spain it is 96,888 euros.

The special 25th Anniversary edition is priced at 109,443 euros in the case of choosing the manual transmission and 113,156 euros if the PDK is chosen.

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UPDATE LOG

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11/13/2021
Porsche presents the new Boxster 25th Anniversary, based on the GTS.

09/08/2020
Porsche announces a version with PDK automatic transmission.

02/16/2020
We attended his presentation at the Estoril circuit, Portugal.

01/16/2020
Porsche reveals the first data and information on the new Boxster GTS 4.0.

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