A test mule Porsche 718 Boxster GTS was spotted lapping the Nürburgring by AutoBlog and the photos reveal some of the difference between it and the outgoing Boxster S.
Vehicles equipped with a GTS package and badge isn’t anything new, Porsche already has the 911 and the Cayenne, both of which are selling very well, and they’re planning to add the 718 Boxster to the family. The reason why GTS models sells like hot cakes is because they’re genuinely a great deal compared to what you would normally pay if the features were added separately.
We don’t know what changes Porsche has made under the hood, but we can see a new front fascia on the test vehicle, one with a lower grille that stretches from one side of the bumper to the other and there even an aero device that looks similar to the one found on a Ferrari 458 Italia. As for the side profile and rear, those areas seems to be the same.
Once on sale, we can expect to see a boosted 2.5-liter turbocharged boxer four-cylinder engine, delivering more than the standard 350 horsepower and 309 pound-feet of torque. Maybe we’ll even see a few suspension and brake upgrades to cope with the extra power.