Next Porsche Boxster and Cayman to become known as 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman

Porsche has introduced a title change for the following Porsche Boxster and Cayman to 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman and recommended they’ll be similar moving forward.

PORSCHE HAS DIPPED into its back catalogue to resurrect the 718 model title that centered racing within the nineteen fifties and ’60s. It’s made the decision to relabel its next-generation Boxster and Cayman models as 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman hinting that two models can have “more commonalities – both visual and technical”.

“Later on, both may have equally effective four-cylinder flat engines with turbocharging. The Roadster is going to be situated in a greater cost level compared to Coupé – out of the box accomplished for the 911models. Porsche will introduce the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman during the period of 2016,” Porsche stated inside a short statement.

The Porsche 718 would be a successor towards the Porsche 550 Spyder andachieved winsthree occasions between 1959 and 1960 in the legendary Italian Targa Florio race in Sicily. In the 24 Hrs of Le Guys race 1958, the 718 RSK obtained a category victory. But there’s more for this than only a great title, the 718 was powered bya four-cylinder engine.