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2009 LA Auto Show: Porsche Boxster Spyder – Less Weight, More Power

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Porsche has announced a new version of the Boxster Roadster that will make it’s debut at the 2009 LA Auto Show next month.  Here’s what you need to know:

  • At 2,811 lb, the Boxster Roadster is the lightest model in the entire Porsche lineup.
  • Power fom the 3.4-liter direct injection six-cylinder is up 10hp to 32ohp. 
  • Available in February 2010, tops the Boxster model lineup.
  • Available with the PDK (Short for Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe.  Say that 10 times fast) transmission, and can do 0-62 in 4.8 seconds.  Top speed is 166mph.
  • European pricing starts at $53,100 euro, U.S. Pricing will be announced soon.
  • Jack Baruth will probably be the first in line at the Porsche dealer to order one.
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