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Porsche Boxster - Performance

Performance

2.7-liter engine

The Boxster is equipped with a 2.7-liter flat-six engine with Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) and VarioCam Plus. It generates 265 hp at 6700 rpm. The maximum torque of 206 lb-ft. is available over a broad engine speed range from 4500 rpm to 6500 rpm.

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Porsche Boxster - 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 construction, this arrangement delivered outstanding agility and cornering dynamics and proved to be...

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Porsche Boxster - 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, gradual activation of the various cooling circuits, the engine and gearbox warm up to normal...

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Porsche Boxster - 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 caused by engine braking. In this way, optimum use is made of the vehicle’s momentum, allowing it to...

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Porsche Boxster - 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 and the gear lever is easy to operate, enabling a rapid gearshift action and providing a truly...

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Porsche Boxster - 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 flow of power, improved acceleration over the manual gearbox, very short response times, reduced fuel...

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Porsche Boxster - 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 direct, the rev-limiter is adjusted to a harder setting and engine dynamics are tuned for performance...

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Porsche Boxster - 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 twin (Boxster S) tailpipe. The stereo Lambda control circuitry controls and monitors each cylinder...

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Porsche Boxster - Direct Fuel Injection (DFI)

Direct Fuel Injection (DFI)

Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) is featured as standard in both Boxster models. Multi-hole injectors deliver fuel directly into the combustion chamber with millisecond precision. The injection pattern has been optimized for torque, power output, fuel consumption and emissions.

With direct injection,...

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Porsche Boxster - 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, everyday driving and those inputs that demand maximum performance. The electronic engine management...

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Porsche Boxster - 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 cooling functions.

The oil tank is located in the engine, thereby eliminating the need for an external...

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