Introduced in 1993 and codenamed 986, the Boxster name came about by mixing Porsche’s horizontally opposed “boxer” engine with the term “roadster.” The theory was simple — Stuggart wanted to entertain consumers with a new model below the 911 but without forsaking the value and reputation of the German company. Mission accomplished. Since its introduction, the Boxster has only undergone two complete redesigns with the first coming in 2004. And as evolution would have it, a 3rd generation Boxster was needed to stay in tune with the passion and technology Porsche instills in all of its vehicles. Internally labeled 981, the 2013 Boxster refuses to disappoint in mostly every category for those seeking a smaller performance roadster.