Report: 2016 Porsche 718 to go back to basics, could weigh around 2,623lbs

German media, AutoBild, recently learned about the rumored Porsche 718, which is expected to be a new entry-level minimalist roadster that sits below the Boxster and the Cayman.

According to the report, it will be a very lightweight sports car with a curb weight targeted at 2,623lbs, putting it in the same realm of the Lotus Exige S roadster. Power is said to be supplied by two boxer-four engines, a 2.0L turbocharged unit good for 286hp and 295 lb-ft of twist and a more powerful 2.5L unit good for 360hp and 347 lb-ft of torque.

Source: AutoBild

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