A mate has a 2.7 current shape Boxster tip-auto, with the flappy paddles.
Surprisingly the auto is truly excellant even in fully auto mode, with a
lovely blip-then-exhaust cackle on downchanges.
Handles very well, ride is fine for daily use, and even more disgustingly
driven semi sensibly it does 30-32mpg. Where can you go wrong??!
You could borrow your bosses Boxster, previous shape, 2.5.
Drive it about and grin ear to ear.
Fill it up because it's getting low.
Get a hundred yards up the road.
Swear because you used diesel...
I'm tempted to get one to replace the 5-Series since I don't use the
seating capacity much these days - and still have the SD1 for when I do
need it. But I'd obviously be buying pretty secondhand ;-) and really
don't know anything about Porsche.
*A closed mouth gathers no feet.*
Dave Plowman firstname.lastname@example.org London SW
Use your eyes, FSH is advised, main dealer no biggie but specialist is
important for resale and peace of mind, HPI it but check thoroughly
anyway. Otherwise, regular maintenance isn't that killing, and they're
This is based on older experience, though, so I don't know if the newer
cars have done a Mercedes and gone to shit. Reputation suggests not.
RichardK - http://www.dmc12.demon.co.uk/ - retro, music, cars.
2006 Mazda RX8, 1992 Sera Phase III -= Do Not Tempt With New Cars =-
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