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Porsche Safety - Performance

Performance

2.7-litre engine

The Boxster is equipped with a 2.7-litre flat-six engine with direct fuel injection (DFI) and VarioCam Plus. It generates 195 kW (265 hp) at 6,700 rpm. The maximum torque of 280 Nm is...

Porsche Safety - Boxer engines

Boxer engines

At Porsche, the mid-mounted boxer engine is more than a tradition, it is a legend.

One of the most renowned examples of its use was in the 550 Spyder. In conjunction with an intelligent lightweight...

Porsche Safety - Efficiency

Efficiency

Thermal management

The Boxster models feature a new version of thermal management to reduce friction losses that arise during the warm-up phase.

Thanks to the selective control strategy and on-demand,...

Porsche Safety - Coasting

Coasting

The coasting function available with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK) enables you to save even more fuel where the situation allows. The engine is decoupled from the transmission to prevent deceleration...

Porsche Safety - Six-speed manual gearbox

Six-speed manual gearbox

Both Boxster models are equipped as standard with a lightweight six-speed manual gearbox. Gearshifts are smooth and optimally adapted to the respective engine map. Shift throws are short and sporty...

Porsche Safety - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Available as an option for the Boxster models is 7-speed Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), featuring both manual and automatic modes. PDK offers extremely fast gear changes with no interruption in the...

Porsche Safety - Sport button

Sport button

The SPORT button on the centre console is fitted as standard. When selected, ‘Sport’ mode is activated to provide greater response and enhanced driving pleasure. Throttle response becomes even more...

Porsche Safety - Exhaust system

Exhaust system

In the Boxster models, each cylinder bank has its own stainless-steel exhaust tract. Downstream of their respective rear silencer, the tracts converge into a connecting tube and a single (Boxster) or...

Porsche Safety - Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Direct fuel injection (DFI) is featured as standard in both Boxster engines. Multi-hole injectors deliver fuel directly into the combustion chamber with millisecond precision. The injection pattern...

Porsche Safety - VarioCam Plus

VarioCam Plus

VarioCam Plus is a two-in-one engine concept for adjusting the intake camshafts and switching the lift of the intake valves.

The system first differentiates between driver inputs that typify normal,...

Porsche Safety - Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Integrated dry-sump lubrication ensures a reliable supply of oil even when a sporty driving style is adopted and the vehicle is experiencing powerful lateral acceleration. It also has additional...

Porsche Safety - Axle concept

Axle concept

One definition of efficiency is a system that works only when it is needed, and then does so in a particularly effective way.

This was the guiding principle for our engineers in the development of...

Porsche Safety - Sport Chrono Package

Sport Chrono Package

SPORT button

The SPORT button on the center console is fitted as standard. When selected, Sport mode is activated to provide greater response and enhanced driving pleasure. Throttle response becomes...

Porsche Safety - Dynamic transmission mounts

Dynamic transmission mounts

Dynamic transmission mounts are included as part of the optional Sport Chrono Package. They are designed to enhance both performance and comfort.

The electronically controlled system minimizes the...

Porsche Safety - Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)

Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)

This optional system for increasing dynamic performance and stability varies the distribution of torque to the rear wheels and includes a mechanically locking rear differential.

When the car is...

Porsche Safety - Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Optional PASM, the electronic damping control system, suits the Boxster models down to the ground. PASM actively and continuously regulates the damping force for each wheel according to the road...

Porsche Safety - Wheels + TPMS

Wheels + TPMS

Wheels

The standard wheels on the Boxster models have been enlarged by one inch compared with those of the previous models. Made from a lightweight alloy, the larger wheels reinforce the car’s...

Porsche Safety - Lights

Lights

Clear glass halogen headlights are fitted as standard on the Boxster. The Boxster S is equipped as standard with Bi-Xenon(TM) headlights. On both models, LED daytime running lights and position...

Porsche Safety - Braking system

Braking system

Porsche brakes set standards worldwide for stopping power and stability. For the Boxster models, braking performance is as essential as driving performance.

Both models are equipped with four-piston...

Porsche Safety - Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Enhanced Porsche Stability Management (PSM) is fitted as standard. This system automatically maintains stability even at the limits of dynamic driving performance. Sensors continuously monitor the...

Porsche Safety - Airbags

Airbags

To protect the driver and passenger, the Boxster models are equipped with full-size airbags, which are inflated in two stages depending on the severity and type of accident (e. g. frontal or offset...

Porsche Safety - Rollover protection

Rollover protection

Dual rollover protection creates survival space in the event of a rollover or side impact. The front rollover protection element is made from super and ultra high-strength steels. The supplemental...

Porsche Safety - Engineered body design

Engineered body design

The bodyshell of the Boxster models is based on an intelligent lightweight principle involving the composite construction of aluminum and steel. The use of dissimilar but precisely combined...

Porsche Safety - Anti-theft protection

Anti-theft protection

Both Boxster models are equipped as standard with an immobiliser with in-key transponder. In addition, the Boxster S has an alarm system with contact-sensitive exterior protection. A radar-based...

Porsche Safety - Interior

Interior

Ultimately, the feeling of freedom comes from within. The interior of the Boxster models is purposefully designed as a declaration of independence.

The geometric form of the cockpit follows a clear...

Porsche Safety - Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

PCM is your central information and communication system. It is powerful and multifunctional, yet easy to operate.

The focal point is the intuitive 7-inch high-resolution touchscreen. Almost all...

Porsche Safety - Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

Burmester® High-End Surround Sound System

Any car manufacturer can integrate a sound system into a vehicle. Why not go one step further and embed the driver in a sound system? That was the aspiration for Porsche and Burmester® in the...

Porsche Safety - BOSE® Surround Sound System

BOSE® Surround Sound System

The optional BOSE® Surround Sound System really strikes a chord.

Developed specifically for Porsche and optimally tuned for the interior of the Boxster models, it can be combined with optional...

Porsche Safety - Steering wheels

Steering wheels

Where your journey takes you is in your hands. For this reason, all available steering wheels feature a high-grip rim in smooth-finish leather and offer outstanding ergonomics. The reach from the...

Porsche Safety - Seats

Seats

Sport seats

The standard Sports seats are comfortable and provide support even when the car is driven hard into corners. The seat centres are finished in Alcantara. Electric backrest adjustment and...

Porsche Safety - Leather package

Leather package

You may have thought the interior of your Boxster couldn’t be any more stylish, but the optional leather package enhances its overall appeal by adding a leather finish to the instrument cowl, center...

Porsche Safety - Air conditioning system

Air conditioning system

An air conditioning system with integrated active carbon filter is fitted as standard. The filter traps particles, pollen and odors. The ventilation pattern is wide and the air conditioning is quiet...

Porsche Safety - Bluetooth® Hands-Free

Bluetooth® Hands-Free

A standard Bluetooth® interface lets you connect your Bluetooth® enabled mobile phone to the PCM with Hands-Free Profile (HFP), allowing you to receive and place calls. Basic functions can be...

Porsche Safety - CDR audio system

CDR audio system

The CDR audio system is an ideal complement to the resonant engine sound of the Boxster models. It features a 7-inch color touchscreen, giving you quick and easy access to the most important...

Porsche Safety - Assistance systems

Assistance systems

Cruise control

Optional cruise control helps you stay within the speed limit, it also helps you to save fuel by maintaining a constant speed.

Adaptive cruise control including Porsche Active Safe (PAS)

A...

Porsche Safety - Additional Features

Additional Features

Light design package

The optional light design package comprises dimmable LEDs in the door panels, overhead console and footwells. LED lighting in the luggage compartments is additionally included.

Par...

Porsche Safety - Roof

Roof

Fully electric roof

Think a sense of freedom isn’t available at the push of a button? Think again. The Boxster models are equipped as standard with a fully electric roof. With the engine running, the...

Porsche Safety - Transport

Transport

Storage compartments

Ingenious storage solutions create plenty of space: the lockable glove compartment, the compartment with a power socket under the armrest in the rear centre console and the...

Porsche Safety - Exhaust emission control

Exhaust emission control

Vehicles manufactured by Porsche demonstrate that even high-performance sports cars can achieve moderate fuel consumption and exhaust emission values in their respective category.

This is achieved,...

Porsche Safety - Recycling

Recycling

Intelligent lightweight construction has been fundamental to the Porsche identity since 1948 for both technical and ecological reasons. This forms the basis for achieving low fuel consumption values...

Porsche Safety - Fuel

Fuel

Both Boxster models are designed to operate on fuels with an ethanol content of up to 10%. Ethanol has a positive impact on the CO2 balance since the plants grown for the production of this biofuel...