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New Boxter Looks Like the Roadster

Discussion in 'Roadster' started by bart513, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. bart513

    bart513 Member

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    2015-porsche-boxster-gts-spy-shots_100453843_l.jpg But NOT as nice:)
     
  2. Ocelot

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    as much as i love tesla, in my opinion the new'er' boxster is one of the nicest looking convertibles ever made, and stands way above the roaster in terms of aesthetics. (would still choose a roadster though if had the choice!).

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  3. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    Still looks like a frog or a toad to me as it always has :)

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  4. hcsharp

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    +1.

    Although I like the interior.
     
  5. bart513

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    True Henry. When I test drove the new Boxter prior to buying my 2.5 it was very impressive. Still not enough to sway me away from buying another Roadster though!
     
  6. Tesla 940

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    I never thought the Roadster is good looking and I still don't! However, there was and still is no alternatives if you want and electric sports car.
     
  7. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    #7 dsm363, Jan 21, 2014
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    The Roadster still turns heads even among those that don't know what it is. Not the best looking car in the world maybe but not bad either.
     
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    you have just permanently completely scarred my image of the Porsche. oh well. not like I would ever buy one after driving a Tesla anyway.
     
  9. Jackyche

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    I love the way Roadster look, like the 1.5, like the 2.5 even more.

    The Boxster looks like any other Porsche to me. Can't hardly tell the difference between a 911, Boxster, Cayman, Panamera when looking from front. Not to say they don't look good, but they certainly lack originality.

    Handling however, different story, those Porsche's handles like a dream. But since I drive like a granny, I much prefer the G-force stuff from Tesla rather than cornering stuff from Porsche.
     
  10. Roadrunner13

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    #10 Roadrunner13, Jan 21, 2014
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    While I do believe our roadsters look much better than the boxster (old or new)... the toad comparison is pushing it (even if quite funny!)
    Our roadster does still a lot of head turning, 6 years after its launch... which says a lot.

    Now, for the pure fun of the driving experience (forgetting about my environmental chord),
    the boxster would have been my next choice if I hadn't succeeded in getting my hands on a roadster...
    The roaring sound of burning fossile fuels (especially that boxster engine) and the pleasures of a 6-speed stick shift is somewhat missing from our EVs...
    Of course these are totally blasphemous words for this forum... but I couldn't resist it! :cool:
     
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    I think the 918 Spyder looks more like a Roadster than the boxster (at least from the side). It's like Porsche took the Roadster and made the next version of it.

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  12. dhrivnak

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    The Porsche looks great but so does the Roadster. I have never had a car where passengers in other cars FREQUENTLY are hanging out the window snapping pictures. I always get several picture request when I go to a car chow but do not see people shooting the other cars.
     
  13. Roadrunner13

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    If the nextgen roadster looked like this, I wouldn't mind...
    Oh yeah... and the 918 spyder is pluggable too!
     
  14. Mr X

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    mostly all porsches look like toyotas to me Yw6fq.png
     
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    Yeah, I'm pretty sure I can pay for its $900,000 price tag with gas savings.:biggrin:
     
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    ...and the driver of that 918 does not look happy either, all drivers and passengers in Tesla Roadsters have a grin! Possibly its the pic where he drove it off the lot and realized how much he just paid for the thing.
     
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    While I don't wish anyone bodily harm...

    I'd like to see how that vehicle deals with driving over a trailer hitch.
     

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