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Porsche Boxster S - Performance


Producing 232 kW (315 hp) at 6,700 rpm, the 3.4-litre flat-six engine with direct fuel injection (DFI) and VarioCam Plus delivers a mighty 37 kW (50 hp) and 80 Nm more than the engine in the Boxster. Maximum torque of 360 Nm is available from 4,500 to 5,800 rpm. The sprint from 0 to 100 km/h is...

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Porsche Boxster S - Boxer engines

Boxer engines

The mid-mounted engine belongs at Porsche and it belongs in the Boxster. The advantages speak for themselves. The centre of gravity is low and in the middle, with the weight uniformly distributed between the front and rear axles. This is reflected in the well balanced handling characteristics and...

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Porsche Boxster S - Efficiency


Thermal management

Thanks to the selective heat flow control strategy and on-demand, gradual activation of the various cooling circuits, the engine and gearbox warm up to normal operating temperature more rapidly. The consequent reduction in friction also reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions....

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Porsche Boxster S - Coasting


Available with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), coasting 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. The vehicle can then make optimum use of its momentum and coast for longer distances....

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Porsche Boxster S - Manual gearbox

Manual gearbox

The Boxster models are equipped as standard with a lightweight six-speed manual transmission. Gearshifts are smooth and optimally adapted to the respective engine map. Shift throws are short and the gear lever is easy to operate. For a truly engaging driving experience. The upshift indicator...

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Porsche Boxster S - 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 transmission, very short response times, reduced...

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Porsche Boxster S - 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 S - Exhaust system

Exhaust system

In the Boxster models, each cylinder bank has its own stainless-steel exhaust tract. Integrated catalytic converters and four corresponding Lambda sensors are used to keep emissions low. Downstream of the respective rear silencers, the system converges into a connecting tube and a single (Boxster)...

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Porsche Boxster S - Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

The Boxster models are equipped with direct fuel injection (DFI) as standard. Multi-hole injectors deliver fuel straight to the combustion chamber with millisecond precision. DFI also improves the internal cooling of the combustion chamber by having the mixture prepared directly in the cylinder....

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Porsche Boxster S - 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 S - 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 electronic oil pump, which is activated as and when required, also lowers fuel...

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