Tested: 2021 Porsche 718 Spyder Is Fiercely Focused, Even with the Automatic

The lightweight convertible 718 wins us over with riveting performance and a song we want to play on repeat.

According to the editorial powers that be, it is unacceptable to turn in a review of the 2021 Porsche 718 Spyder that is made up completely of 800 spelling variations on the word “Vroom,” followed by a bunch of smiley faces and a link to the world’s longest road tunnel—which is in Norway, if you’re curious. So, we’ve reluctantly added in some technical details about Porsche’s most powerful and performance-focused version of its delightful flat-six-powered Boxster. 

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2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS teased, Nurburgring lap time set
2022 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS

Porsche has given the world its best look yet at the hardcore 2022 718 Cayman GT4 RS, with an official Read more

Porsche 718 EV plans revealed, but don’t expect Porsche 911 to go electric soon
2021 porsche 718 cayman gt4 review

The Porsche 718 is a terrific car with world-class handling and power. The car is about to take a big Read more

2025 Porsche 718 Will Be Electric and ‘The Most Modern Porsche’
2025 Porsche 718

Porsche is about to turn its 718 lineup fully electric, diverging from the 911, which won't go EV in this Read more

Porsche 718 Cayman imagined with Mission R electric power and style
Porsche 718 Cayman

Porsche's new Mission R racing concept provides our best look yet at the electric future of the company's mid-engined sports Read more

Comparison Test: 2020 BMW M2 CS vs. 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0
2020 BMW M2 CS vs. 2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0

BMW used every tool at its disposal to transform the M2 CS into a sports car. But is it as Read more

2022 Porsche 718 Boxster, Cayman Get Slightly More Expensive
2022 Porsche 718 Boxster, Cayman Get Slightly More Expensive

Porsche's entry-level sports cars get increases ranging from $600 to $2500 and can be ordered in two new colors. Porsche's Read more

2021 Porsche 718 Flat-Six Models Recalled For Possible Engine Damage
2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0

It hasn't been a while since the latest 2021 Porsche 718 models in US showrooms, but buyers who have received Read more

2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0 review
2021 Porsche 718 Cayman GTS 4.0

There wasn't anything wrong with the old Cayman GTS, really. But from the moment I start the engine, this new Read more

Six-cylinder sports showdown: 2021 Toyota GR Supra v 2021 Porsche 718 Boxster
Six-cylinder sports showdown: 2021 Toyota GR Supra v 2021 Porsche 718 Boxster

Price is never a good way to compare sports cars. At CarAdvice, we generally compare cars with the most important barometer Read more

Porsche Boxster 25 Years released
Porsche Boxster 25 Years released

Limited-edition Porsche 718 Boxster celebrates roadster’s quarter century Porsche has unveiled a special anniversary edition of the Porsche Boxster in celebration of the Read more

2021 porsche 718 cayman gt4 review
2021 porsche 718 cayman gt4 review

It might not be a 911, but is the hardcore, mid-engine 718 Cayman GT4 the most perfect Porsche you can Read more

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS Spied Looking Ready To Tear Up The Track
2020 Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 and 718 Spyder flaunt 4.0 flat-six

With a six-figure price tag, the Cayman GT4 is already in 911 price territory as it costs $1,000 more than Read more