2016 Porsche Boxster, Cayman: Renamed 718, 4-cylinder only

2016 Porsche Boxster, Cayman: Renamed 718, 4-cylinder only

Posted: Dec 15, 2015

Porsche will debut a facelift for the 981 and 981C generation Boxster and Cayman models, respectively, in 2016, along with a new name and engine.

Porsche 718 RSK/RS 60/RS 61/W-RS/Coupe (1957-1962) photos

Porsche 718 RSK/RS 60/RS 61/W-RS/Coupe (1957-1962) photos

Posted: Dec 15, 2015

The various Porsche 718 versions were created specifically for racing and featured a 1.5-liter 4-cyliner boxer, 5-speed manual, and spaceframe chassis.

Porsche 718 Boxster, 718 Cayman (981 facelift) sketches, logos

Porsche 718 Boxster, 718 Cayman (981 facelift) sketches, logos

Posted: Dec 14, 2015

For the 2016 facelift, the 981 Porsche Boxster and Cayman will be renamed as the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman, and will feature new turbo H4 engines.

Porsche 718 Boxster/Cayman: What does the 718 name mean?

Porsche 718 Boxster/Cayman: What does the 718 name mean?

Posted: Dec 14, 2015

When the facelift for the 981-series Porsche Boxster and Cayman surfaces in 2016, the two models will be renamed 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman, but why?