• You can make a cheap Porsche look insanely expensive with this body kit.

This collaboration that could result in more amazing and cheap(er) body kits

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Custom car body kits from brands like Liberty Walk and RWB are notoriously expensive, and that doesn’t take into account the fact that they are only for supercars and classic Porsches, which cost as much as proper supercars. Now though, there is an alternative.

You can make a cheap Porsche look insanely expensive with this body kit.
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The Boxster has come a long way since it was released in 1996. It can now be had with nearly 400 horsepower and has some of the best gearboxes in the business. However, the original Boxster, the 986, can now be had on eBay and Facebook Marketplace for under 10K.

And with more enthusiasts owning these examples, there is more demand for modifications. The OG Boxster handles and drives well enough as it is, so that is taken care of, but how about the visual bits?

Well, that is where this widebody collaboration between Miles Works Automotive, who designed the kit, and Mag Works, who builds it.

Well, go on, break it down then.

You can make a cheap Porsche look insanely expensive with this body kit.
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The kit appears to take inspiration from famous Porsches of the past, modified or otherwise.

The front is reminiscent of RWB 964 Porsche 911s with the massive vents at the bottom of the front bumper, as well as the front spoiler that juts out, seemingly for a few inches. Something else that sticks out several inches are the front and rear fenders, which also appear to have been borrowed from the RWB catalog.

The wheels on display are properly aggressive as well, deep-dish 5-spokes have never looked bad, and they look good here too.

The bit that covers the convertible top appears to be trying to remind everyone of the numerous speedster models the German sports car manufacturer has produced over the decades.

You can make a cheap Porsche look insanely expensive with this body kit.
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The rear-end is where it is all at though, as usual. It appears to be modeled after the 911 GT1 Strassenversion from the late 1990s. We can see that from the stock rear bumper and taillights sunken deep into the recess brought on by the rear-lip spoiler, flared fenders, and diffuser.

You mentioned this kit was cheap. Tell me more.

You can make a cheap Porsche look insanely expensive with this body kit.
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Yes, the kit is reportedly going to cost about $4,500, not including tax and shipping. $4,500 is not chump change, we realize, but a liberty walk kit for other normal cars, like the Audi A5’s and Mini Cooper’s, still cost 5-10K, the kit for the Lamborghini Aventador is over $35,000 and an RWB Porsche kit is not far off either.

Perhaps then, we could be witnessing the birth of a new movement in the aftermarket car scene. That being, cheap, but still good-looking kits, for cheap cars. For example, widebody kits for Mazda Miata’s, Toyota Celica’s, or Honda Civic’s. Or, if they want to stick with Germany, they have the options of BMW Z3’s and Z4’s, W124 Mercedes, and Audi TTs.

You can make a cheap Porsche look insanely expensive with this body kit.
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Please, give us the chance to make our slow cars look much faster than they are.

Josh Conturo
Josh Conturo
Hello, I am the new intern here at TopSpeed! I grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and am a senior at Capital University in Bexley, Ohio. I got into cars as a kid playing video games like Need for Speed: Underground and going to car shows with my grandfather. Once I got to college I realized I love writing and decided to combine that with my love of cars and began writing for the school newspaper. fast froward a couple years and here we are!  Read full bio
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