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.
The Boxster with six-speed manual gearbox accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 264 km/h. With the optional Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), it completes the 0 to 100 km/h sprint in 5.7 seconds and achieves a maximum speed of 262 km/h. In conjunction with the optional Sport Chrono Package, the sprint time is reduced to just 5.5 seconds.
The Boxster S is powered by a 3.4-liter flat-six engine with Direct Fuel Injection (DFI) and VarioCam Plus. It develops 315 hp at 6700 rpm and the maximum torque of 266 lb-ft. is produced between 4500 rpm and 5800 rpm.
The Boxster S with six-speed manual gearbox races from 0 to 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds and reaches a top speed of 279 km/h. With optional PDK, an acceleration time of 5.0 seconds and a maximum speed of 277 km/h are achieved. In conjunction with the optional Sport Chrono Package, the Boxster S with PDK finishes the sprint in only 4.8 seconds.