2003 Porsche Boxster S 2dr Convertible (3.2L 6cyl 6M)
Great choice for sports car convertible; very pricey new (keep options list down !) but worth the xtra money in the long run. More comfortable and useful size than it looks. Bought mine new and have used it as daily driver/only car for a number of years. Out of warranty repairs expenses can be high, but maintenance is just once a year for low mileage cars. Hard to give this car up, makes for a great 2nd car keeper once its past its prime.
Handling balance, cornering, braking, top down driving are the best. Build quality, mechanical design and materials, and exterior finish is excellent. Windstop behind seats works. Well insulated top with glass rear window. Pretty good mileage for performance car. Two trunks provide enough space.
Some interior detailing/materials is cheap to the touch. Stereo is very poor sound quality (even the expensive Bose upgrade). Not enough space behind seats, probably not enough leg room for tall people.