Porsche Announces Pricing for Limited Edition Boxster that Goes on Sale this Fall

Porsche has announced the pricing for the new 2008 Limited Edition Boxster and Boxster S. The Limited Edition Porsche Boxster starts at $49,900 (Reg: $45,800) and the Boxster S starts at $59,900 (reg: $55,700). Porsche is only going to produce 500 of the orange Boxsters.

The limited edition Boxsters will feature a distinct orange paint that is also on the 911 GT3 RS, a SportDesign package that adds front spoiler lips, a new automatically extending rear spoiler,a revised rear trim that allows for an integrated diffuser and 18-inch black alloy wheels.

The Limited Edition Boxster goes on sale on September 28th.

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Press Release:

Porsche Announces Price and Launch Date for New Limited Edition Boxster
Unique Orange Head Turner Dazzles Consumers with Eye-Catching Design and

Atlanta, August 9, 2007 — Porsche’s all-new orange 2008 Limited Edition
Boxster and Boxster S will soon be stirring excitement around the country with
a stylish design and competitive pricing starting at $49,900 USD and $59,900
USD, respectively. With the first Limited Edition being displayed at a special
sneak preview at the NY Auto Show this past spring where it received a rave
reception, the 500 eagerly anticipated Limited Edition Boxster and Boxster S
models will go on sale in dealerships on September 28, 2007 throughout the U.S.
and Canada.

Clad in striking orange paint, a color previously featured only with the
track-ready Porsche 911 GT3 RS, the Limited Edition Boxster is as well-built as
it is eye-catching and even includes a special “Limited Edition” plaque on the
glove compartment. Its sport exhaust system, as well as the safety bars,
designed to help protect occupants, are dressed in orange paint. And the
SportDesign package that includes spoiler lips in the front, an automatically
extending and redesigned rear spoiler, and modified rear trim with integrated
diffuser provides a more stunning and sporty appearance.

Complementing the orange paint are several eye-catching elements in black
including black painted alloy wheels–with large 18 inch standard on the
Boxster and 19-inch standard on the Boxster S–striking black exterior side
mirrors, black front and side air inlets, all of which tastefully complement
the car’s model designation in black on the rear deck and a black convertible
top. Black carries over to the seats, carpet, dash, door panels and other
surrounding soft surfaces. Adding to the performance theme is the use of
Alcantara trim, a suede-like material used on performance Porsches like the 911
GT3 and 911 GT3 RS. Alcantara is pleasant to touch, but it also helps occupants
stay planted in the interior during sporty driving. Alcantara trim is used on
seat inserts, the three-spoke steering wheel from the 911 GT3 and 911 GT3 RS,
and gear shift and handbrake lever on vehicles with manual transmission.
To further tie the interior and exterior, Porsche designers added touches of
bright orange to interior trim pieces such as the door lever surrounds and the
trim panel that covers the dash-mounted cup holders. Even the gray shift
pattern on the gear shift lever carries an orange font.

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), based in Atlanta, Ga., and its
subsidiary, Porsche Cars Canada, Ltd., are the exclusive importers of Porsche
sports cars and Cayenne(R) sport utility vehicles for the United States and
Canada. A wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG,
PCNA employs approximately 300 people who provide Porsche vehicles, parts,
service, marketing and training for its 213 U.S. and Canadian dealers. They, in
turn, provide Porsche owners with best-in-class service.

Source: Porsche