Porsche’s frugal sports car duo offers a spicier ride
Porsche has launched its sportiest 718 Boxster and Cayman models yet, the GTS variants
Porsche’s junior sports cars, the 718 Boxster and Cayman, remain the entry point into the company’s sports car range, a rite of passage to upgrade to the perennial 911. That is not to take anything away from the Boxster and Cayman because they boast the best handling in their segment, thanks to their mid-engine layout, which lends them a balanced handling disposition. The 718 range may have lost the flat-six charms of the previous generations, but they remain quicker and considerably more frugal with their flat-four turbocharged engines. Now the Stuttgart outfit has launched the sportiest models yet of the duo in the form of the GTS. The moniker brings darker headlight surrounds, a new front apron, black 20-inch alloy wheels, GTS lettering at the bottom of the doors, tinted rear lights, black model designation lettering on the boot lid and black sports exhaust tips. The cabin gets a touch of sportiness with an Alcantara-wrapped steering wheel and centre tunnel, aluminium pedals and ...