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Porsche Boxster 3.2 S 2d Tiptronic (2005/55)

Porsche Boxster 3.2 S 2d Tiptronic (2005/55) - Owner Review

Lots of oddments space. And you can put the roof up while you're driving along.
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Review submitted by
Ian Goodwin on

Porsche Boxster 3.2 S 2d Tiptronic (2005/55)

Summary

4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
That I'm old enough to waste money on an impractical sports car for the nice weather.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They love it. Outwardly universally liked, if anyone is making rude signs behind my back I haven't noticed.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Yes, already have purchased a 981 Boxster S with a PDK gearbox.

What are you likely to buy next?
Another Porsche or possibly a Ferrari 360.

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Independent

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£18,000

When did you buy the car?
March 2015

Did you get a good deal and why?
I think I did. It was a genuine one owner low mileage car with a decent specification that had had a ton of money spent on it over the years.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
The kids are grown up and I fancied a two seat sports car. I think they call it the "Menoporsche".

What was the dealer like?
Fine.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Awesome. Fabulous soundtrack, very precise handling, outrageously fast in a straight line. Blissful.

What's it like to park?
Fine, no parking aids but it isn't a very big car.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No

What's most practical about your car?
Lots of oddments space. And you can put the roof up while you're driving along.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Bluetooth streaming satnav, although this was an after market fitting.

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