Motoring: Porsche’s new Spyder is a power to be reckoned with

The 718 RS takes advantage of the maker’s plentiful racing experience to create a first-class sports car

The 718 Spyder RS: it’s nothing if not fast, and the noise is little short of biblical

As manufacturers move to electric power, Porsche has already confirmed that the next Boxster will be a battery-powered car. But that day has not yet come, and the engineers in southern Germany are sending the combustion-powered Boxster out with a bang. Step forward the 718 Spyder RS, an open-topped take on the 718 Cayman GT4 RS that wowed car enthusiasts when it was launched almost two years ago.

While the Spyder RS shares much with ...