We heard the first rumors about the Cayman GTS back in September 2013, and of course, we imagined the Boxster would get the same treatment. Our first taste of GTS came from a Carrera GTS that we caught testing back in December.
Well, we now get a good look at some more GTS goodness, as the first Boxster GTS prototype was caught testing today during cold winter testing on the roads of Germany.
The first details on the Boxster GTS suggest it will deliver 15 to 20 horsepower more than the standard Boxster S , putting somewhere in the 330- to 335- horsepower area. The model will also be equipped with a standard manual transmission, but the PDK and PASM will both being optional.
Expect both the Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS to be launched sometime later in the spring or summer.
Click past the jump to read more about the Porsche Boxster GTS.
January 16, 2014 - First Testing Session
The prototype caught testing today by our spy photographers wears small camouflage, so it is pretty easy to see that the Boxster GTS will get a new front bumper and an updated diffuser around back.
The prototype rides on 19-inch wheels wrapped in winter tires, but the production version will likely feature standard 20-inch wheels with some sticky summer tires.
By the time releases the new Boxster GTS, BMW should also unveiled the M235i Convertible. It will be offered with the same engine as the coupe version: a 3.0-liter, in-line six-cylinder engine equipped with TwinPower Turbo technology that delivers a total of 322 horsepower and 332 pound-feet of torque.
The SLK350 is powered by a 3.5-liter, V-6 engine that generates 302 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The only transmission offered for this model is the seven-speed automatic with three selectable modes.
Prices start from $57,150.