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Old 01-11-2017, 08:52 PM   #1
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Has anybody here driven the unpaved road through the Valley of the Gods in Utah? Can the Boxster make it?

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I rode it on my BMW R1200 GSA last year. I don't think a Boxster (or any sports car) has enough clearance.
That being said - I saw a few obvious mid size rental sedans on the road.

There are a few sections where there are some steep inclines in and out of water crossings that would probably hang you up. Add the rocks and areas of sand and I think you could get into trouble quickly.
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Has anybody here driven the unpaved road through the Valley of the Gods in Utah? Can the Boxster make it?

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You'd make it, but you'd have new rattles forever, and the red dust is near permanent. I've got red "dye" in my BMW GS that will never come off...
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Old 01-12-2017, 09:30 AM   #4
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I rode it on my BMW R1200 GSA last year. I don't think a Boxster (or any sports car) has enough clearance.
That being said - I saw a few obvious mid size rental sedans on the road.

There are a few sections where there are some steep inclines in and out of water crossings that would probably hang you up. Add the rocks and areas of sand and I think you could get into trouble quickly.
Hey! What color Boxster should I look for to see you? I see several around town.
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Thanks for the swift replies. Crossing that off my itinerary unless I can get a rental car.

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There's a couple utahn's on this thread... do y'all get together ever? Is there a boxster community locally? Pca events?

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