World premiere for two cornering artists: Porsche unveils the 911 R and the 718 Boxster at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show. Each model interprets the high art of lateral dynamics in its own way: the 911 R as a purist driving machine with a 368 kW (500 hp) naturally aspirated engine in the rear, the Roadster with advanced chassis and turbocharged four-cylinder mid-mounted engine.

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With its new 911 R, Porsche is unveiling a puristic sports car in classical design at the 2016 Geneva International Motor Show. Its 368 kW (500 hp) four-litre naturally aspirated flat engine and six-speed manual sports transmission places the 911 R firmly in the tradition of its historic role model: a road-homologated racing car from 1967. Produced as part of a limited production series, the 911 R (R for Racing) performed in rallies, in the Targa Florio and in world record runs.

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Twenty years after the first Boxster made its debut, Porsche is also altering the model designation to mark the generation change. The designation for the new generation is 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S. The two-seat convertibles are now more powerful, lighter and more fuel efficient. Porsche is thus continuing the tradition of four-cylinder flat engines in the 718 mid-engine sports cars. In the 1950s and 1960s, Porsche won numerous races with the cars, including the legendary Targa Florio, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and the European Hill Climb Championship.

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