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2012 Porsche Boxster snapped totally undisguised

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  1. 4re Nut

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  3. GuyIncognito

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    looks a bit more CGT'-ish, in my opinion.

    Porsche needs to ditch those awful 20" wagon wheels.
     
  4. PCA Hack

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  5. Bullfighter

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    Not sure it's an improvement...
     
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  8. CMartin348

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    It might grow on me... but it reminds me of a Toyota MR2, which is a deal killer.

    I prefer a 986/987 boxster to this
     
  9. GuyIncognito

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    the hilarious thing about this is that when the MR2 Spyder came out, everyone said it was just a rip-off of the 986 Boxster design. circle of life, I guess :p
     
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    A way better execution of the idea.

    It looks great! But is it functional or all show?
     
  11. CMartin348

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    I was only 6 years old in '99 :p this seems like a much closer design to the MR2 than a 986...
     
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  13. GuyIncognito

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  14. BlackBird007

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    I like the looks of it. Feels good to have a refreshed design on the way.
     
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  16. AlfaR

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    It looks a lot more aggressive than a 911...doesn't seem like a good thing.
     
  17. Vintage Racer

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    I agree. The lip is awful. I don't see the car as an improvement over the current Boxster.
     
  18. NeuroBeaker

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    Can't say I like it. :(

    I hope Porsche don't mess up the Cayman in the same way. :eek:

    All the best,
    Andrew.
     
  19. Mang

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    I see the MR2 as well :/
     
  20. Mark(study)

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    Unfortunately, Now that we know where to look (door handle) you can see the hidden horizontal tape and fake door panel that hides the side-scoops on the 2013 Cayman spy shots. In the 3rd photo below, you can also see a vertical tape line between the gas cover and side mirror that holds the fake panel where it starts on the door.
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  21. Jimi900

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    Im pretty sure I saw tow of these in black in Las Vegas on 10/3. They did not have tags on them or look like they were right off the showroom floor.

    Jim
     
  22. S Brake

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    It's a mix of CGT and MR2 for sure.
    I'm sure it will drive great though.
     
  23. David_S

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    Ughhh. I see just a hint of CGT in it and a whole LOT of MR2.

    Sure wish they'd head more in the direction of the old 550...
     
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    That rear lip will take some getting used to...thinking no fun to wash.
     
  25. GuyIncognito

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    That is awesome looking! Get rid of the amber on the front lights and it'll look perfect!

    Did I just say that about a Boxster?! :eek::D
     
  27. italiafan

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    i don't like the new one at all.
     
  28. GuyIncognito

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    that car was designed during Porsche's inexplicable "fried egg" headlight styling phase; but otherwise, it's a brilliant design.
     

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