Porsche Boxster and Cayman named 2013 World Performance Car

Posted on 28. Mar, 2013 by in Porsche Canada

Porsche Boxster and Cayman Named 2013 World Performance Car

Third era roadster takes tip honors

Atlanta. At a rite hosted by Bridgestone Corporation during a New York Auto Show this morning, a Porsche Boxster and Cayman were named a 2013 World Performance Car.

The World Car Awards (WCA) are presented annually in 4 categories – Car Design, Green Car, Performance Car and Car of a Year. Winners are dynamic by an general row of 66 automotive reporters from 23 countries. Jurors are allocated by a World Car Steering Committee formed on automotive expertise, experience, credit and influence.

“To be selected as a leader of a World Performance Car by this tellurian jury is intensely rewarding,” pronounced Detlev von Platen, boss and CEO of Porsche Cars North America. “The new Boxster is a critical sports automobile and has spin a worldwide success. Its brother, a new Cayman, is rising this month and has already perplexed sports automobile enthusiasts around a world.”

Since a pregnancy of a World Car of a Year Awards, Porsche has won World Performance Car twice; for a 911 (2012) and for a Cayman (2006).

The third-generation Boxster / Cayman is a latest mid-engine charity from Porsche.  Completely redesigned, it is lighter, some-more absolute and some-more fuel fit than a predecessor. A longer wheelbase and incomparable wheels raise a pushing experience.

Delivering 265 and 315 hp respectively, a 2.7-liter Boxster and 3.4-liter Boxster S are accessible with a six-speed primer or seven-speed dual-clutch Porsche-Doppelkupplingsgetriebe (PDK) involuntary transmission. The Boxster is accessible from $49,500 and a Boxster S from $60,900, not including a $950 end charge.

The Cayman is powered by a 2.7-liter engine with 275 hp; with a Sport Chrono package it accelerates from a delay to 60 mph in 5.1 seconds. The 3.4-liter engine in a Cayman S produces 325 hp; with PDK and a Sport Chrono package it sprints from 0-60 mph in 4.4 seconds. The automobile will arrive in dealerships subsequent month starting during $52,600 for a Cayman and $63,800 for a Cayman S, not including a end assign of $950.

For some-more information about a Boxster / Cayman including full technical specifications, revisit press.porsche.com.

For some-more information about a 2013 World Car Awards, revisit www.wcoty.com

About Porsche Cars North America

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At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

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