Alan Cesar
Alan Cesar SuperDork
7/9/13 12:56 p.m.

For tech tips on the first-gen Boxster, we turned to Charles Navarro of LN Engineering, a Porsche specialist.

These cars handle really well. I have a stripped-down, base-model ’99 with a 360-horsepower sleeved 3.8-liter engine, and I love driving it. Boxsters are not, however, the kind of car you can just do oil changes on and forget about.

When shopping, buy the newest, lowest-mileage example you can—but budget an extra $3000 to $5000 for some additional preventive maintenance if it hasn’t already been done. These repairs and upgrades, unlike modifications on most cars, actually increase the resale value of the car.

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9/29/13 2:10 p.m.

Convinced me to cross it off of my list.

CharlieFoxtrot New Reader
8/20/14 10:14 p.m.

Amen, brother!

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