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SPECIFICATIONS
TRIM
MSRP
Porsche Boxster $45,800
Porsche Boxster S $55,700
ENGINES
Type:
2,687cc Flat-6; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 245 at 6,500
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 201 at 4,600 - 6,000
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 85.5 x 78.0
Compression Ratio: 11.3:1
Redline: 7,300
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 19 - 20 / 26 - 29 (5MT)
Available with: Boxster
 
Type:
3,387cc Flat-6; aluminum block and heads
Valvetrain: DOHC 4-valves/cyl.
Power [hp at rpm]: 295 at 6,250
Torque [lb-ft at rpm]: 251 at 4,400 - 6,000
Bore & Stroke [mm]: 96.0 x 78.0
Compression Ratio: 11.1:1
Redline: 7,300
Mileage City / Hwy [mpg]: 18 / 25 - 26 (MT)
Available with: Boxster S
 
TRANSMISSIONS
Type:
5-speed manual
Ratios: 3.50, 2.12, 1.43, 1.09, 0.84
Final Drive: 3.75
Available with: Boxster
 
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 3.67, 2.05, 1.41, 1.13, 0.97, 0.82
Final Drive: 3.86
Available with: Boxster
 
Type:
6-speed manual
Ratios: 3.31, 1.95, 1.41, 1.13, 0.97, 0.82
Final Drive: 3.86
Available with: Boxster S
 
Type:
5-speed automatic
Ratios: 3.66, 2.00, 1.41, 1.00, 0.74
Final Drive: 4.38; 4.16 (S)
 
LAYOUT
Engine position:
Mid-engine
Driveline:
Rear-wheel-drive
 
SUSPENSION
Front:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear:
MacPherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
 
BRAKES
Front:
11.7 x 0.9 in. power-assisted cross-drilled, vented discs
12.5 x 1.1 in. power-assisted cross-drilled, vented discs (S)
Rear:
11.8 x 0.8 in. power-assisted cross-drilled, vented discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
2,877
2,987 (S)
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 16.9
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
36.4
 
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
171.6
Width [in.]:
70.9
Height [in.]:
50.9
Wheelbase [in.]: 95.1
Front Track [in.]: 58.7
58.5 (S)
Rear Track [in.]: 60.4
60.2 (S)
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.29
0.30 (S)
 
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Seating Capacity:
2
 
Front Headroom [in.]:
38.1
Front Legroom [in.]:
41.6
Front Shoulderroom [in.]:
51.7
Front Hiproom [in.]:
53.4
 
Cargo Cap. [cu-ft]:
9.9
 
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