Sports Car of the Year: M135i vs Boxster
Two cars divided opinion so much that they required one last test. Stand back, and release The Stig...
Posted: 11 Jan 2013
And here's the kicker: the Boxster is no slower around this little circuit. It might have 55bhp and 126lb ft less to play with, and be just under a second slower to 62mph, but it weighs 115kg less and has a fluidity the stubby M135i can't match. It finds grip and finesses it, where the BMW digs and claws. An object lesson in mid-enginedness. It's the best sports roadster on the market right now and I'd go so far as to say that it's a better pure sports car than the BMW M135i, full stop.