Sunday May 20, 2012

Base price: $96,400.

Price as tested: $123,680.

Type: Rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 2+2, minicompact, sport coupe.

Engine: 3.8-liter, four-cam, horizontally opposed six cylinder with VarioCam Plus.

Mileage: 19 mpg (city), 27 mpg (highway).

Top speed: 185 mph.

Length: 176.8 inches.

Wheelbase: 96.5 inches.

Curb weight: 3,120 pounds.

Built in Germany.

Options: Porsche PDK dual-clutch transmission with manual control $4,080; Yachting Blue leather interior $3,670; Porsche dynamic chassis control $3,160; sport exhaust $2,950; premium package (includes 14-way adjustable front seats, speed-dependent headlight control, dynamic cornering lights) $2,940; sport chrono package $2,370; sunroof $1,490; 20-inch classic Carrera wheels $1,170; satellite radio $1,120; park assist front and rear $990; Platinum Silver metallic paint $710; multi-function steering wheel $615; exterior folding mirrors $320; power steering plus $270; heated steering wheel $270; wheel caps with Porsche crest and color $185.

Destination charge: $950.

-- Associated Press


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