The Upcoming Mid-Engined Porsches Have A LOT To Live Up To

This commercial shows how great the old 718 was.

Just recently Porsche renamed its mid-engined affordablesportscars, the Boxster and Cayman. They will now be known as the 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman. Not only do the cars get new names but also new mid-mounted, turbochargedfour-cylinder engines and prices. The legendary 718 name, first seen on a late 1950s Porsche race car, is back. The automaker seems to be blending its past and present and we love the idea. This new commercial shows the history of its name and the big shoes the 718 Boxster and Cayman have to fill.

If this was how good the legendary Porsche 718 was back inthe day, how great will the new 718 Boxster and Cayman be? We can’t wait tofind out.

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