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Concept 718 Boxster Models

Porsche Concept - Idea 718

Idea 718

The Boxster and the new Cayman are the sequel that continues the 718 era. At their heart, a four-cylinder turbocharged boxer engine beats with the same fighting spirit that delivered countless podium...

Porsche Concept - The principle of the mid-engined sports car

The principle of the mid-engined sports car

What is it that makes the 718 models so special? Their performance, their handling, their design and the generous amount of space afforded by two luggage compartments. Above all: a mid-engine layout...

Porsche Concept - Character 718 Boxster

Character 718 Boxster

Could have, should have, would have. Life’s too short for ‘what ifs’. Too short for unfulfilled daydreams. The new 718 Boxster makes a clear statement: let’s go!

It interprets the 718 legend by...

Porsche Concept - Exterior design

Exterior design

Precise, not fanciful. Self-assured, not restrained. Low, wide and sleek. The exterior design of the 718 models ushers in a new era for the Boxster and Cayman with sporty, distinctive edges and...

Porsche Concept - Interior design

Interior design

Intuitive handling, performance-oriented ergonomics, a clean design. The interior of the 718 models is also fully geared for sporty performance.

A strong emphasis on the horizontal gives the new...

Porsche Concept - Standard specification

Standard specification

Selected key features of the standard specifications: the 718 models.

Porsche Concept - Performance

Performance

Creating more power is still no challenge. Not unless it’s done the Porsche way – by seeking to achieve moderate fuel consumption at the same time. The result is an increase of up to 35 hp and 309...

Porsche Concept - Turbocharger

Turbocharger

The displacement of the 718 Boxster and Cayman models has been considerably reduced. Nevertheless, the power output of the new engines has been significantly increased. This was made possible by the...

Porsche Concept - Variable turbine geometry (VTG)

Variable turbine geometry (VTG)

The new 718 Boxster S and 718 Cayman S come equipped with variable turbine geometry (VTG). Adjustable guide vanes on the turbine act to combine the benefits of a small and a large exhaust...

Porsche Concept - Efficiency-enhancing technologies

Efficiency-enhancing technologies

Auto start/stop switches off the engine when the driving speed falls below 7 kph, such as when you are approaching a red light. As soon as you release the clutch or depress the accelerator pedal, the...

Porsche Concept - Sport exhaust system

Sport exhaust system

With the standard sports exhaust system on all 718 models, the already powerful sound of the mid-mounted engine becomes even more intense – at the push of a button. Sports tailpipes in stainless...

Porsche Concept - 6-speed manual transmission

6-speed manual transmission

The 718 models are equipped with a smooth-shifting 6-speed manual transmission optimally matched to the respective engine map. The shift throws are sporty and short, and shift effort is low. This...

Porsche Concept - Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK)

7-speed PDK, featuring both a manual and an automatic mode, is available as an option and offers extremely fast gear changes with no interruption in the flow of power; not to mention even faster...

Porsche Concept - Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)

Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV)

PTV is an optional system for enhancing driving dynamics and stability. Operating in conjunction with a mechanical rear differential lock, it works by varying the amount of torque transmitted to the...

Porsche Concept - Steering

Steering

Anyone can follow the straight and narrow. Only the corner is the true test of courage. Only in the corner does a sports car really become a sports car. So it’s all the more important to have a...

Porsche Concept - Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM)

Optional PASM, the electronic damping control system, continuously adjusts the damping force on each wheel, based on current road conditions and driving style. In addition, the body sits 10 mm lower.

P...

Porsche Concept - Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

The new 718 Boxster and 718 Cayman models are equipped with enhanced Porsche Stability Management (PSM) – an automatic control system for helping to maintain stability at the limits of dynamic...

Porsche Concept - Wheels

Wheels

The 718 Boxster and Cayman models each come equipped with distinctively styled 18-inch wheels. The S models are fitted with 19-inch wheels introducing two new rim designs.

On all 718 models, the...

Porsche Concept - SPORT button

SPORT button

The SPORT button enables you to select a drivetrain setup where the emphasis is on either comfort or sporty performance. At the push of a button, the engine dynamics become even more direct. In...

Porsche Concept - Sport Chrono Package

Sport Chrono Package

Adrenaline at the push of a button, goose bumps included: the functions of the optional Sport Chrono Package enable an even sportier tuning of the vehicle – and launch you to unprecedented sporty...

Porsche Concept - Brakes

Brakes

In sport, performance counts. It applies to the engine and it also applies to the brakes. The 718 models are therefore equipped with four-piston aluminum monobloc fixed calipers.

On the 718 Boxster...

Porsche Concept - Airbags and Porsche Side Impact Protection System (POSIP)

Airbags and Porsche Side Impact Protection System (POSIP)

The new 718 models offer advanced airbag technology in the form of full-size driver and front passenger airbags, which are inflated in two stages depending on the severity and type of accident. They...

Porsche Concept - Roll-over protection

Roll-over protection

In the open-top 718 Boxster models, dual roll-over protection creates survival space in the event of a roll-over or side impact. The front roll-over protection element is made from...

Porsche Concept - Lights

Lights

Rain. Fog. Darkness. Nothing that would faze a genuine athlete. That’s why all 718 models are equipped with Bi-Xenon headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights.

At the rear, the...

Porsche Concept - Interior

Interior

The new sport steering wheel with its puristic design, the ascending centre console, three round instruments with the tachometer positioned in the centre: everything in the interior is intended to...

Porsche Concept - Sport steering wheel

Sport steering wheel

The sport steering wheel with threespoke design is lightweight and functional. The small centre pad and the chrome ring encircling the Porsche Crest – both derived from the steering wheel of the 918...

Porsche Concept - Light design package

Light design package

The optional light design package is both practical and aesthetically appealing. It comprises dimmable LEDs in various parts of the interior.

Porsche Concept - Porsche Entry & Drive

Porsche Entry & Drive

With the optional Porsche Entry & Drive, you can leave your car key in your pocket. As soon as you grab the door handle, or your hand nears the Porsche Crest on the front luggage compartment lid or...

Porsche Concept - Seats

Seats

Sport seats

The Sport seats are comfortable and provide support even during performance driving. They come equipped with electric backrest adjustment and mechanical height and fore/aft adjustment.

Fully...

Porsche Concept - Climate control

Climate control

An optional alternative the standard air condition system, two-zone automatic climate control has separate temperature controls for the driver and passenger and offers a choice of three climate...

Porsche Concept - Luggage compartments and storage solutions

Luggage compartments and storage solutions

A lot can be expected of a genuine sports car. The mid-engine concept of the 718 models impresses not only by delivering superbly agile driving dynamics, but also by affording two luggage...

Porsche Concept - Assistance systems

Assistance systems

Adaptive cruise control including Porsche Active Safe (PAS)

Available as an option in conjunction with Porsche Doppelkupplung (PDK), this enhanced version of cruise control actively regulates the...

Porsche Concept - Sound systems

Sound systems

Sound Package Plus

Sound Package Plus delivers excellent sound. It comprises six loudspeakers and a total output of 110 watts in the 718 Boxster, and eight loudspeakers with 150 watts in the 718...

Porsche Concept - The new Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

The new Porsche Communication Management (PCM)

The enhanced Porsche Communication Management (PCM) is your central control unit for audio, online navigation, and communication applications and is standard equipment in all models. The PCM features...

Porsche Concept - Smartphone Apps

Smartphone Apps

In addition to its range of smart services, Porsche Connect offers two smartphone apps. The first, Porsche Car Connect, lets you use your smartphone or Apple Watch® to retrieve vehicle data and...

Porsche Concept - Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur

Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur

Our wealth of experience goes back a long way. Since the very beginning, we at Porsche have been dedicated to realizing customer wishes as part of our special request service. Known until 1986 as the...

Porsche Concept - Porsche Tequipment

Porsche Tequipment

With the Porsche Tequipment range of accessories developed specifically for the 718 models, you can style your 718 entirely to your own preference. From the start, the same rules that apply to our...