This “Hairdresser Car” saved Porsche from bankruptcy. This awesome video from Donut Media is the definitive “Boxster Everything You Need to Know” Video.
This is an excellent video and a must-watch for ALL Boxster (and Cayman) fans. Most of the information in the video can be found on the Internet, but this video consolidates a lot of information in a tiny package.
Every time I watch this video I learn something new about the Boxster and its origin.
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Points to Learn:
- The Porsche Boxster was made by Mazda, Built by Toyota in Finland!?!
- The Original Boxster AKA code-name 986.
- Porsche banned the sale of Crocs in Germany!
- It’s easy to forget the company was on the verge of bankruptcy back in the early 1990s.
- Porsche looked to the success Mazda was having with the Miata.
- Both the 986 and 996 were designed at the same time.
From the Internet:
Website for Donut Media
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Road & Track – A Look Back at the Car that Saved Porsche: 20 Years of the Boxster