Porsche Boxster (981) 2012-2016


December 5, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on October 10, 2016
Porsche Boxster 2.7 (2012)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
162
0-60 mph
5.6
BHP
261 @6700rpm
Torque lbft
206 @4400-6500rpm
BHP per ton
199
MPG UK/US
34/28
Engine capacity CC/CU
2706/165
Engine type
Straight 6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
172.2
Width (in)
70.9
Height (in)
50.5
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2888
Additional Info: The 981 Boxster is a touch lighter than it’s predecessor as well as having a longer wheelbase, a lower ride height, a wider track, larger wheels, a 40% more rigid chassis and improved fuel economy. It features start/stop, improved aerodynamics with numerous revised body modifications. There is also an optional 7-speed PDK transmission (0-60 in 5.4), Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) and a Sport Chrono Package (0-60 in 5.2). In 2015 the 3.8 Spyder was added with 369bhp (0-60 in 4.4).

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Porsche Boxster 3.4 S (2012)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
173
0-60 mph
4.9
1/4 mile
12.9
BHP
310 @6700rpm
Torque lbft
266 @4500-5800rpm
BHP per ton
234
MPG UK/US
32/27
Engine capacity CC/CU
3436/208
Engine type
Straight 6 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
12.5:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 24
Transmission (manual/auto)
Manual
No of speeds
6
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2
Length (in)
172.2
Width (in)
70.9
Height (in)
50.4
Kerb Weight (lbs)
2910
Additional Info: Optional 7-speed PDK transmission gives a 0-60 time of 4.8 secs and with the Sport Chrono Package in 4.5 secs. In 2014 a GTS version with 325bhp/273lbft was introduced with a 0.1 sec to 60 improvement.

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