2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder. Click image to enlarge
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder
Los Angeles, California – Today, at the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, Porsche unveiled the 2011 Boxster Spyder with styling that borrows from the company’s rich history of mid-engine sports and race cars of the Fifties.
The Boxster Spyder features a 3.4 litre six-cylinder engine with Direct Fuel Injection upfront of the rear axle, delivering 320 horsepower designed to accelerate the vehicle from a standstill to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds. Top track speed is 166 mph with the roof open.
Porsche’s engineers equipped the Boxster Spyder with a lightweight manual soft top meant for protection only; it is there to be deployed on those occasions when the elements absolutely demand it. This utilitarian top, when combined with extra-low side windows and two striking bulges on the single-piece rear lid, provides the Boxster Spyder with a sleek, low-slung silhouette reminiscent of the Carrera GT.