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Ian writes:
2000 Porsche Boxster S Review
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4

Pros

It's a porsche!

Cons

mpg.   Would have liked to get 30 mpg like a Lotus can do.

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Boxster — Definitely a drivers car. Not as hot on the UK's twisty B-Roads as an Elise since the Porsche weighs more. But the performance is still outstanding. Luggage space is HUGE compared with an Elise. Easily fitting 6 bags of groceries in the rear boot and plenty of space left in the front boot too! Surprisingly cheap to run, service intervals are HUGE and service costs low. Tyres, well, maybe expensive but then it's a 160mph car. Realistic mpg is 20 miles to the gallon.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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vprpilot writes:
2000 Porsche Boxster S Review
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Riding with the top down is a real pleasure.  The way the seating and cabin is designed the wind does not buffet you the way it does with many convertibles.  I also like how quiet the cabin is.

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Fairly large blind spot on the right side with the top up.  
Maintenance is a little pricey.
Cabin is tight - no cup holders.

vprpilot
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Great Little Little Car! — The Boxster S is a great car. I love the way it handles. The engine has good power and the clutch/gear box works smooth as silk. I have owned many sports cars and the Boxster S is easily the best handling and most fun you can have for the money!

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Jacques writes:
2000 Porsche Boxster S Review
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Steering feel, brakes, engine note after 4000RPMs, balance in turns

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Reliability, build quality, low-end torque

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2000 Boxster S — Love the steering feel: lots of feedback coming through the steering wheel Engine pulls strong after 4000 RPMs only Transmission throws too long Brakes are fantastic and not overboosted like 99% of cars Balance is excellent and when the back breaks loose it does so very progressively Reliability is average

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Will writes:
2000 Porsche Boxster Base Review
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5

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fun

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none

35

N/a — It is black with tan interior. It has a 5 speed transmission. It has a brand new top with a glass window. The motor has 30k miles on it and 113k on the rest of the car. It is a blast to drive with 230hp 230tq.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Tim writes:
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FUN

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Other people's attitudes to it.

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Not Cheap To Run But Worth It — Slower than i want it to be. Perhaps an S or a 911 would do the trick. Petrol is getting more expensive again so economy could be better but the heavy right foot won't lay off. Buy one for fun.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Russ writes:
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5

Pros

stunning looks and incredible acceleration

Cons

maintenance costs will be the death of the dream

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Nothing To Hate If You Got The Dough — This car gave me more second looks than a topless blond on a beach wearing a thong.

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Matt writes:
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Style, exhaust note, handling, braking, acceleration, comfort. Plus it has two trunks.

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Fuel economy sucks when you give it some stick, no glove box, engine access. The stock radio has less than stellar radio reception.

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Lightly Modified, Plan On Keeping It That Way. — It's an absolute blast on winding roads.

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Phil writes:
2000 Porsche Boxster Base Review
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A real fun drivers Car

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As with every soft top, the roof will leak!!

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Porsche Boxster 2.7 Cabriolet — Porsche Boxster 2.7 Convertible. Lovely Car in Black, with a green leather interior (the interior looks a lot better than it sounds!) Drives really well, a lot of fun for the more spirited driver!! Experience in rear wheel drive cars is recommended as the 2.7 6 cylinder boxer engine can make the back end quite lively, due to having no traction control (I think this was an optional extra) despite the perfect weight distribution of the mid engine floor plan.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Daniel writes:
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Fantastic car for the money

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Got too old to keep

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Porsche Boxster — I fell in love with this car, and ended up owning it for 6 and a half years. If it had been the 3.2 and had the glass rear screen I'd still own it now. Needed better wheels as well.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Malcolm writes:
2000 Porsche Boxster S Review
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FUN

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If you need 4 seats.

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Fun — I don't want anything else from a car. This fits the bill just nicely: from performance to space and daily drivability. So far running costs are low. This is a car that I wake up on a Saturday morning and think "Where can I drive today"

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2012 Porsche Boxster Reviews

Fantastic All Around Sports Car By jkinnell

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2011 Porsche Boxster Reviews

Fun To Drive! By Jimbo999

The Boxster is a great roadster for the weekend but can also be a reliable daily driver. Although the base stereo is not great, I prefer to listen to that classic Porsche engine sound. I love a manua... Read More

Attention-getting Set Of Wheels By Stemline

Everywhere I take this car, people stare at it. Frequently, they say something to me, and we can start a conversation. I love the way it handles on curves; one of the Porsche standout features is ho... Read More

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2010 Porsche Boxster Reviews

Awesome To Drive! By dodycortner

I love the styling and ride. The looks are amazing with the top down! The ride holds curves at amazing speeds. The 7 speed shifter PDK is a breeze to use although the gas mileage is better in auto.j ... Read More

You Drive This Car - It Is Not A Ride By richard656car

I have driven a lot of cars in 52 years: 8 Porsches, 5 Volvos, 3 BMWs, 3 VWs and a couple of Chevy trucks and drove them over million miles, averaging 30,000 miles per year most of the time due to bus... Read More

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2009 Porsche Boxster Reviews

Only One Of His Kind . By interamerican

I LOVE THIS CAR , IS FUN AND LOOK ALMOST NEW , IS THE PERFECT WEEKEND CAR , ALWAYS KEEP IN GARAGE ! THIS SI THE PERFECT CAR TO HAVE FUN IN FLORIDA . STILL UNDER C.P.O PORSCHE WARRANTY UNTIL MAY 201... Read More

Ultimate Sportscar By Ton

One of the best cars to enjoy driving with the roof down. PDK auto gearbox is increadibly fast. Shame about the speed limits... Sounds raw like no other car... Only drawback is the cockpit is somewha... Read More

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