30 Nov '16, 4pm

via @robbreport

via @robbreport

Four cylinders are enough for Porsche’s new 718 Boxster. The top was down on the Porsche 718 Boxster S (porsche.com ), allowing the hot Texas wind to blast against my face as I took a series of sweeping turns on Lime Creek Road. I was threading through rows of scrub brush along the shore of Lake Travis, about an hour’s drive northwest of Austin, in the high-powered version of the mid-engine roadster. Along with the base model Boxster and its hardtop siblings, the Cayman and Cayman S, the Boxster S has received a major overhaul for the 2017 model year. Most notable is the new, smaller engine. The cars also have the new 718 designation, which references the Le Mans– and Targo Florio–winning racecar that Porsche built from 1957 to 1962. The Boxster and Cayman are nearly identical except, of course, for their tops and some suspension tuning, and they may be the most joyful off...

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