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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 operating temperature more rapidly. The consequent reduction in friction also reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. During sporty driving, thermal management also acts to reduce temperatures so that a high level of performance is maintained.

Our cross-flow cooling system, as used in motorsport, supplies each engine cylinder uniformly with coolant, which protects the valves against thermal overload and, therefore, premature wear. This improves combustion and keeps emissions, fuel consumption and noise comparatively low.

Auto start/stop function

The auto start/stop function, which is integrated as standard in the Boxster models, switches off the engine when you stop, select neutral and release the clutch pedal. In cars with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), it is simply a case of applying and holding the brake.

All audio and communication systems remain switched on. The engine will restart as soon as you operate the clutch or, in cars with PDK, release the brake.

This fuel-saving innovation is designed primarily for use in towns or congested motorway traffic.

The auto start/stop function can be deactivated and reactivated using a separate button on the centre console. The function may be deactivated automatically under particular circumstances, for example in extreme outside temperatures, when the SPORT button is selected or when there is low battery charge.

Electrical system recuperation

For enhanced efficiency the Boxster models are equipped with intelligent electrical system recuperation. The vehicle battery is recharged by the generator predominantly under braking. Thanks to this selective recharging, when you request full driving power the maximum possible output can be directed straight to the road.

Porsche Efficiency - Idea


Porsche Efficiency - Engineering Boxster

Engineering Boxster

Porsche Efficiency - Exterior


Porsche Efficiency - Interior


Porsche Efficiency - Performance


Porsche Efficiency - Boxer engines

Boxer engines

Porsche Efficiency - Efficiency


Porsche Efficiency - Coasting


Porsche Efficiency - Manual gearbox

Manual gearbox

Porsche Efficiency - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Efficiency - Exhaust system

Exhaust system

Porsche Efficiency - Resonance intake manifold

Resonance intake manifold

Porsche Efficiency - Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Direct fuel injection (DFI)

Porsche Efficiency - VarioCam Plus

VarioCam Plus

Porsche Efficiency - Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Integrated dry-sump lubrication

Porsche Efficiency - Engine management

Engine management

Porsche Efficiency - Axle concept

Axle concept

Porsche Efficiency - Sport Chrono Package

Sport Chrono Package

Porsche Efficiency - Dynamic gearbox mounts

Dynamic gearbox mounts

Porsche Efficiency - Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)

Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)

Porsche Efficiency - Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Efficiency - Wheels + TPM

Wheels + TPM

Porsche Efficiency - Braking system

Braking system

Porsche Efficiency - Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

Porsche Ceramic Composite Brake (PCCB)

Porsche Efficiency - Lights


Porsche Efficiency - Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Porsche Efficiency - Airbags


Porsche Efficiency - Roll-over protection

Roll-over protection

Porsche Efficiency - Engineered body design

Engineered body design

Porsche Efficiency - Anti-theft protection

Anti-theft protection

Porsche Efficiency - Interior


Porsche Efficiency - Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

Porsche Efficiency - BOSE® Surround Sound System

BOSE® Surround Sound System

Porsche Efficiency - Steering wheels

Steering wheels

Porsche Efficiency - Instruments


Porsche Efficiency - Seats


Porsche Efficiency - Leather package

Leather package

Porsche Efficiency - Air conditioning system

Air conditioning system

Porsche Efficiency - Universal audio interface

Universal audio interface

Porsche Efficiency - Mobile phone / Bluetooth® connection

Mobile phone / Bluetooth® connection

Porsche Efficiency - CDR audio system

CDR audio system

Porsche Efficiency - Additional Features

Additional Features

Porsche Efficiency - Hood


Porsche Efficiency - Exhaust emission control

Exhaust emission control

Porsche Efficiency - Recycling


Porsche Efficiency - Fuel