A high-performance roadster that checks all the sports car boxes and more, the Porsche Boxster never fails to excite. The Boxster delivers impeccably balanced driving dynamics with a sport-tuned chassis and mid-engine design. A lineup of gutsy engines backs its crisp handling to provide plenty of power. Buyers can choose between a manual or a quick-shifting automatic to work with the rear-wheel-drive layout. Drop the cloth top and enjoy the open air in the Boxster’s timeless Porsche design and driver-centric cab. The Porsche Boxster is a driver’s dream with incredible handling and thrilling power. The first generation Boxster was introduced to the U.S. in 1996 and ended with the 2004 model year. 2005-2012 was the second generation and the third generation was from 2012-2016. With the fourth generation starting in 2016, the Porsche Boxster was updated and it's name was changed to the 718-Boxster.