2017 Porsche 718 Cayman vs 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster

For those of you looking for a new sports car, you have two fantastic options here at Loeber Motors. We aren’t just saying that because we are Porsche fans either. These new 718 models were inspired by the previous generations of 718 racecars. Racing is in the 718’s blood, and that is what Porsche designers had in mind when they designed these two vehicles. So which roadster is right for you? We take a closer look at the 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman vs 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster comparison.

If you were just looking at these two vehicles based on their engines, you would be stuck. Both the 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman and 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster sport the new 2.0-liter turbocharged four cylinder motor. With 300 horsepower being cranked out, this engine has plenty of giddy up, as you can see in its 0-60 time and top track speed.

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2017 Porsche 718 Cayman vs 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster
$53,900 Starting MSRP $56,000
300 hp, 2.0-liter I4 Turbo Engine 300 hp, 2.0-liter I4 Turbo
4.9 seconds 0-60 4.9 seconds
170 mph Top Track Speed 170 mph

Top Down Fun Provided by the 718 Boxster

The only real difference that you will find in the 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman vs 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster comparison is that the Boxster is a convertible while the Cayman is a hard top. Here in Chicago, this decision could be extremely important. With cold winters and plenty of snow, a Cayman hardtop vehicle might make a bit more sense for some. If you only plan on driving your new Porsche 718 in the summer or when it’s warm out, then the Boxster convertible might be your best choice.

Either way, both of these vehicles come fully loaded with some outstanding technologies. Both vehicles come standard with the Porsche Communication Management system, which allows you to easily and seamlessly access your smartphone’s functions while driving. Both vehicles come standard with a six-speed transmission as well, with a PDK available.

If you would like to learn more about the 2017 Porsche 718 Cayman vs 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster comparison, please contact one of our Loeber Motors sales team members.

2017 Porsche 718 Cayman Hard Top Roadster
2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Convertible Roadster
2017 Porsche 718 Cayman Interior Features
2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Interior Features
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