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SPECIFICATIONS & FEATURES
TRIM
MSRP
Porsche Boxster $45,800
Porsche Boxster S $55,700
ENGINE
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
 
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
 
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
Rear:
11.8 x 0.8 in. power-assisted cross-drilled, vented discs
 
WEIGHT & CAPACITIES
Curb weight [lbs]:
2,877
Fuel Capacity [gal.]: 16.9
 
STEERING
Type:
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.]
36.4
 
STANDARD TECHNICAL FEATURES
  • Air compressor
  • Halogen headlights
  • P205/55 R17 performance tires in front
  • P235/50 R17 performance tires in rear
  • Security system
  • Theft-deterrent system
  • Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
  • Traction control
  • Ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV)
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS
Length [in.]:
171.6
Width [in.]:
70.9
Height [in.]:
50.9
Wheelbase [in.]: 95.1
Front Track [in.]: 58.7
Rear Track [in.]: 60.4
 
Coefficient of Drag:
0.29
 
STANDARD EXTERIOR FEATURES
  • 2 door curb lights
  • 2 doors
  • Body color front and rear bumper, door handles
  • Chrome exhaust tip
  • Fog lights in front and rear
  • Power convertible top
  • Power remote, heated and folding left door mirror
  • Power remote, heated and folding right door mirror
  • Spoiler in rear
  • Variable intermittent wipers with heated washers
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
 
STANDARD INTERIOR FEATURES
  • 2 12V power outlets
  • 6-way part-power driver bucket seat
  • 6-way part-power front passenger bucket seat
  • AM/FM radio with seek/scan, RDS, single in-dash CD-player and 4 speakers
  • Air conditioning
  • Ashtray
  • Cargo area carpeting and light and net
  • Cigarette lighter
  • Clock
  • Cruise control
  • Cupholders in front
  • Door bins in front
  • Driver footrest
  • External temperature display
  • Floor carpeting
  • Front seat center console with armrest and storage
  • Full cloth headliner
  • Illuminated entry
  • Illuminated visor vanity mirrors in front
  • Keyfob remote keyless entry
  • Leather seat-upholstery
  • Leather steering-wheel, shift knob, dashboard and door panels
  • Lighted and lockable glove box
  • Power windows; with one-touch open in front
  • Rear window defogger
  • Remote trunk release
  • Speed-sensitive volume
  • Tachometer
  • Tilting and telescoping steering-wheel
  • Tinted windows
  • Trip computer
  • Universal garage-door opener
  • Variable instrument panel lighting
STANDARD SAFETY FEATURES
  • Airbags in front with occupancy sensor and switch-off on passenger side
  • Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Front head restraints
  • Front seatbelt pretensioners
  • Roll-over protection
  • Side-curtain airbags in front
  • Side-impact airbags in front
  • Side-impact bars
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