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Porsche Boxster

Boxter packs a punch

While many Hongkongers shivered through the Lunar New Year holidays, a few Porsche Boxster owners might have gone for a drive.

Friday, 3 February, 2012, 12:00am

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Porsche shows off new models

28 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

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Big day for bikers The Third Hong Kong Motorcycle Show will be held on Chater Road, Central, on November 2, says the event's founder, Ian Foster, of the Classic Auto-cycle Museum.

'The Motorcycle Show is the day for Hong Kong bikers to all get together and show-off their 'iron horses',' says the Irishman.

23 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Boxing clever with the S

Now in its second redesign, the baby Porsche is sure to win the hearts of enthusiasts with its promise of refined driving

27 May 2005 - 12:00am

AT A GLANCE: Porsche Boxster S

What drives it?

A 3.2-litre, 280-brake-horsepowered, six-cylinder, mid-mounted, horizontally opposed engine with a five-speed Tiptronic box on 18-inch (upgradeable to 19-inch) wheels.

How fast is it? 0-100km/h in 6.3 seconds

How thirsty? 16.3 litres/ 100km on a 64-litre tank.

14 May 2005 - 12:00am

Blasts from the past

FROM THE FIRST 356 in 1948 to the current twin-turboed monsters in the 911 GT2, many a Hong Kong schoolboy has fantasised about driving a Porsche.

14 Aug 2004 - 12:00am

Wind cheater

WHEN THE Porsche Boxster first hit the market in 1997, a friend - whose heart only beats for his 911 Carrera 4 - made a wry prediction. Unimpressed by its wide tail, he was adamant this roadster would suffer the same fate as the 924 - a brief flight of fancy that never finds a place among Porsche aficionados.

12 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Supercharged but smooth as silk

It is rare for three manufacturers to introduce, on the surface, similar cars at about the same time. Rarer still for the three to originate in Germany.

Within the next three months, Porsche, BMW and Mercedes will announce new open-top cars, and although they do not directly compete with each other on price, comparisons will be made.

15 Sep 1996 - 12:00am

Porsche has knockout in new model

THE new Porsche Boxster sports car prototype marks an exciting change for the company.

The Boxster is widely seen as the starting point for the smaller and cheaper all-new two-seater sports car that Porsche has been promising.

And if it reaches production in this form, it could revitalise Porsche's waning fortunes.

12 Mar 1993 - 12:00am