The all-new Porsche 718 Boxster model is all set to hit the Sri Lankan roads, following its introduction by Eurocars, the official agent for Porsche cars in Sri Lanka.
What is special of the new car as noted were, it offers even more sportier and more dynamic driving experience through an enhanced optional sport chrono package which includes the 'Mode Switch' and 'SPORT response button'.
The other cars introduced were Porsche 911 Turbo, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, Panamera GTS, Cayenne GTS, Cayman GTS and the Macan GTS.
Along with that they also introduced the first-ever Porsche experience with a series of driving events with a total of nine sports cars, which will kick start from this week in Katukurunda.
Noting that Porsche cars were made to win races, Porsche Asia Pacific Managing Director Martin Limpert said, the new 718 Boxster comes with two-itre engine displacement delivering 300 hp while the 718 Boxster S version is equipped with 2.5 litre delivering 350 hp.
He said that the chassis have been re-engineered and the new model comes with the enhanced Porsche communication Management.
Eurocars General Manager Ravi Opatha said the unique features of this cars are its specialised lights, the new door handle, and the luggage space. He said that the cars are much faster and superior, adding that they offer five-year warranty.
As the cars’ performance is high and made to suit European conditions, Eurocars (Pvt.) Ltd, Chairman Arthur Senanayake assured that it suits the Sri Lankan roads and conditions as well.
When it comes to infotainment and connectivity, it was noted it offers a 7-inch multi-touch screen, mobile phone preparation and sound package plus.
It also was noted that the cars will be priced at Rs. 19,900,000.00 onwards.
Eurocars, a subsidiary of IWS Holdings, which has been the sole authorised agent for Porsche cars for past 18 years. (Zahara Zuhair)