Porsche Boxster

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

91
Priced From $65,200
MPG 22.0
Styles Reviewed
ConvertibleConvertible

Road & Track

01/04/10
2010-01-04
92
100

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Peter Egan Peter Egan Score Pending 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The Spyder is a delight to drive, and a reminder that, for pure balance, power, luggage space, daily practicality and driving pleasure, the Boxster is pretty much in a class by itself. And driving this particular version created a bad case of “I gotta get me one of these!”

Cars.com

10/15/11
2011-10-15
92
100

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Mike Hanley Mike Hanley 6.7 out of 10 2012 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The Boxster Spyder, with its emphasis on fewer amenities for a more elemental driving experience, is something of a rare bird. It’s a car that longs for the racetrack.

Car and Driver

12/09/09
2009-12-09
92
100

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Jon Yanca Jon Yanca Score Pending 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

Hot damn, the Boxster gets even better with the Spyder. With a pulse rate high in our personal tachometer after driving-we were, to say the least, impressed with the car as a whole.

Los Angeles Times

09/06/12
2012-09-06
91
100

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David Undercoffler David Undercoffler Score Pending 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The 2013 Boxster S is better in nearly every measurable way. Given a lineage that has helped define the modern sports car, this isn’t a shock. Clearly the people at Porsche know it too. And they’re going to make you pay for it.

New Car Test Drive

07/20/12
2012-07-20
91
100

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Paul A. Eisenstein Paul A. Eisenstein 8.0 out of 10 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The 2013 Boxster is a far classier package than ever before, with the refined details that a luxury buyer would hope to get in a far less competent driving machine. You’re going to find any excuse possible to keep on driving.

Wheels.ca

12/05/09
2009-12-05
91
100

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Jim Kenzie Jim Kenzie Score Pending 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

Steering response and turn-in are even sharper. The engine sings. The gearbox snicks. The wind whistles through your hair. The Porsche Boxster Spyder is a truly lovely thing.

Motor Trend

06/06/12
2012-06-06
91
100

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Mike Febbo Mike Febbo Score Pending 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

There is no denying this Boxster is faster, handles better, and even offers better fuel economy than the previous car. Is it a better car? Absolutely. Is it a better Porsche? Without question.

Automobile Magazine

02/18/10
2010-02-18
91
100

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Eric Tingwall Eric Tingwall Score Pending 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

Determining if you should buy a Boxster Spyder is simple. Can you do without a radio and AC? If so, you’ll have no problem living with the slightly cumbersome top and the stiffer ride. But if you’re the type who will take advantage of Porsche’s offer to add the niceties back in, stick with the already excellent Boxster S.

Automobile Magazine

12/01/09
2009-12-01
91
100

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Eric Tingwall Eric Tingwall Score Pending 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

For the purist who’s buying their Boxster for its true sporting capabilities the Boxster Spyder is undoubtedly the best yet.

Decisive Magazine

06/23/10
2010-06-23
91
100

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Lyndon Conrad Bell Lyndon Conrad Bell Score Pending 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The Porsche Boxster Spyder delivers the sheer, unalloyed sense of being completely in control of every aspect of the car in a way no other automobile can match.

Car and Driver

02/18/10
2010-02-18
91
100

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Aaron Robinson Aaron Robinson 6.6 out of 10 2011 Porsche Boxster Convertible

The special edition Boxster Spyder is suckered to the road and unflinchingly neutral, with none of the bounding and steering washout that haunts all rear-engine 911s. This is the best-handling stock Porsche, period.

Automobile Magazine

03/12/12
2012-03-12
90
100

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Ben Barry Ben Barry Score Pending 2013 Porsche Boxster Convertible

For some, only a 911 cabriolet would be enough, but, for most of us — and for almost half the price — the new Boxster is a damn good substitute. The Boxster is still a very connected, very visceral drive, no matter what all the improvements to ride quality and refinement might lead you to expect.

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