Posted: 25 Jul 2011 06:26 AM PDT
WCF is reporting that Porsche CEO Matthias Mueller has told German newspaper Handelsblatt that they are indeed looking at reviving the 550 Spyder. The classic open-top 2-seater Porsche and would replace the current Boxster and be less expensive.
The 550 Spyder was produced form 1953-1956. Later on the 550 RS “Giant Killer” won the 1956 Targa Florio.
A launch in the summer of 2014 would see a mid-engine turbocharged 1.6L unit with 200hp. Starting price will be around €39,000 – about €8,000 less than the current Boxster. A base U.S. Boxster currently sits at $48,100.00.
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