Just replaced my 2007 Boxster with the 2013. Its a real improvement in almost every way over the previous generation.
The design of the exterior and interior are significantly enhanced (in particular the interior, which previously I felt had a tendency to feel cheap in terms of
I know the electric steering has received some criticism, but I cannot tell a difference with the old hydraulic setup. Both are fantastic opinion.
The only minor difference I've noticed is that the exhaust note in the 2013 isn't as pronounced as the 2007 at lower RPMs. This may be due to the fact that my '07 had the sport / PASM package while the new one doesn't.
New design, handling, redesigned interior, amazing brakes, 6MT (way smoother to operate than comparable manuals from Audi, BMW, etc).
PCM controls I still find somewhat intuitive (though much better than before).
While it doesn't fit with Porsche's tradition, I'd like to see Porsche move to push button start like most other manufacturers.
Regret not having ordered the sport exhaust; it sounds great compared to the base model's