It took awhile, but the GTS variants of the Porsche Boxster and Cayman are now finally available for sale in Malaysia! I’ve driven both the Boxster S and Cayman S before, and I distinctly remember thinking that if they had a smidgen more power, would have driven even better. Well, it seems that nothing is beyond Porsche, as they have fine-tuned the 3.4-litre flat-six and eked out an extra 15hp/10Nm in the GTS models.
Having driven the Boxster GTS in Singapore some time back, I can attest that there has been significant enough improvements to ensure that each time behind the wheel is an occasion in itself. Worthy of mention is the new sports exhaust — I’ve have the privilege of driving a Boxster S that was equipped with an Akrapovic exhaust system; besides liberating a little bit more power, the car sounded amazing. The standard Boxster GTS with sports exhaust sounds even better than the Akra system! Will definitely try to get some videos when I next get an opportunity.
Prices for the Boxster GTS starts from RM660,000 while the Cayman GTS starts from RM700,000. This includes a 4-year factory warranty, and 4-year complimentary service and maintenance package, but excludes registration fees, road tax, and insurance.
Yes – for now, the GTS remains the most powerful models in the Boxster and Cayman line-up. And what of the Cayman GT4, you ask? Well, if everything works out, they should starting arriving on Malaysia soil in Q4 this year. The anticipation begins…