The gears are shifted very fast, without the slightest jolt, and with no interruption of power or traction, the clutch on one gearbox unit opening up and the other clutch closing at the same time. Mated to a the standard six-speed manual gearbox, the new Boxter makes the 0 to 60 mph sprint in 5. A wide range of finishes, materials, trims, and themes can be chosen or designed by the buyer. Valid only with interior to sample or when ordering deviating stitching. Taken this under consideration, we prefer the Z4.
Smooth leather surround including double stitching in color of carpet. Boxster Reliability Is the Porsche Boxster Reliable? Through these smaller dimensions and the lower weight of the fast-moving tappets, mass inertia is reduced accordingly and engine speed is increased. The S version gets a 3. Acceleration with either is brisk even in the base Boxster; Porsche quotes 5. An all-new model, the Boxster Spyder, ups the performance ante this year, as a more hardcore, lightweight performance version above the Boxster S, and it gets an appearance package including unique graphics to distinguish it at first sight. I have owned quite a few fun cars in my time, and this car is easily my favorite hands down better than my Elise even! Soft touch paint finish in interior color on defroster air vent slats.
Given this kind of power, the balance of output and weight on both Porsche roadsters so crucial to a dynamic sports car is improving once again. Note: when in conjunction with leather in color to sample smooth leather finish is in Black. Overall I love Porsche and own 3 including a classic 911 and 914. It's incredibly fun to drive and more than a match for any winding road. Includes lumbar adjustment on driver side. In conjunction with 18- and 19-inch wheels, the new models in the Boxster range are also available with a limited-slip differential on the rear axle. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world.
Yet, you can't carry large items because both trunks are small. Unless you're interested in reading about the first, second, and third losers, the story ends here. The Boxster S is the very best roadster you can get for the money. Its acceleration to 60 mph with the manual is just 5. Locking action in this case is 22 per cent under power and 27 per cent in overrun. Gear lever and handbrake lever in aluminum. Inlay on front floor mats in smooth leather in color of the leather surround with embossed Porsche logo and stitching.
Porsche Boxster Versus the Competition Which Is Better: Porsche 718 Boxster or Porsche 718 Cayman? It's one of the most fun-to-drive cars in the class thanks to its energetic engines and dynamic handling. One of the features contributing to the re-set suspension is the newly developed tyres offering a further improvement of performance together with greater driving comfort by reducing tire pressure on the rear wheels. Weight for this highest-performance Boxster variant is trimmed to just 2,811 pounds, 176 pounds lighter than the Boxster S it's based on. I have a 2010 boxster. This effect is supplemented by thorax airbags inflated on the outer section of the seat backrests. The big difference between the three Boxster trims is the powertrain. Well, at 37,000 miles the shift cable broke.
In all but the Spyder the power convertible top is easy to use, the seats are well-bolstered with available sport seat upgrades, and the low front hood hides a decent amount of cargo space. Note: when in conjunction with leather in color to sample the airbag module and leather parts are in Black. Like the 550 Spyder of the 1950s — the sports car made famous by James Dean — the Boxster offers a simple, low-slung structure; a mid-mounted flat-six optimized for being wound tight on mountain roads; and a chassis so well bred and balanced, almost nothing in its class even comes close. To get the weight savings, though, Porsche had to make some concessions to comfort; the air conditioning is removed, and lightweight seats replace the comfortable but heavy standard-issue items. The is basically a coupe version of the 718 Boxster. And its two cargo holds provide enough trunk space to haul most anything a normal person would want to carry in a Porsche.
Top up or down, tossing the Boxster into corners reveals an eager chassis that feels perfectly balanced. Pressing the right- or left-hand paddle to the front, the driver shifts up, pulling the paddles towards him from behind, he shifts down. Featuring 10 horsepower more than the Boxster S for a total of 320 hp , a significant weight reduction, and a bodyshell optimized for driving topless, the Spyder truly is a worthy successor to the legendary 550. Partially, this is because Porsche has chosen the Bizarro-world orientation for the gearlever, because you push forward for upshifts and pull back for downshifts. It's available in two trims, the base-level Boxster and Boxster S.
There are several features you can add, including 14-way power-adjustable seats, 18-way power-adjustable sport seats, navigation, a Bose audio system, a Burmester audio system, and performance upgrades like ceramic brakes. Smooth leather surround in choice of color. The Boxster now comes as standard on 17-inch wheels half an inch wider than before in order to take up the larger brake system of the Boxster S on the front axle. Handbrake finisher in Aluminum look paint finish. In their diameter, the shift tappets for the intake valves are down from 33 to 31 millimetres 1. It's also easy to find a suitable driving position because the seats are highly adjustable. It may not be practical since it only seats two and its cargo space isn't that useful, but the same can be said of some competitors.