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What's the Final Verdict: Supercharged Mazda MX-5 Vs Porsche Boxster

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Is spending the extra cash for a Porsche worth it?

Earlier this month, Auto Express wondered whether a 16-year-old Mazda MX-5 can be modified so that it can go faster around the track than a Porsche Boxster. No, not an old Boxster, but the current model. In stock form, the MX-5 didn't stand a chance. No big shocker there. But what if the little Mazda were given a supercharger that would provide an additional 80 horsepower? Now we're talking. With the modification work completed, Auto Express takes both roadsters to the track for a lap and straight line comparison test.

Can the significantly cheaper and now supercharged MX-5 surpass what many consider to be today's gold standard drop top? Check out Part 2 of this dual in this latest video.

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