Porsche 718 Boxster – it is the fourth-generation model, the Porsche Boxster in a new body with an index of 982. The world premiere of the model will be held at the Geneva Motor 2016, and appeared in the title roadster number “718” was a reference to race the Porsche 718 produced in the 50-60- ies of the last century.
If you look at the new Porsche 718 Boxster (2017), it may seem that the car has not undergone major changes. Here totally different bumper, different lighting, and between the rear lights appeared bracket spoiler. But in fact, the manufacturer assures that all new sports car body panels, except for the trunk lid, the frame of the windshield and roof.
Has undergone a major revision and interior Porsche 718 Boxster. The car has received a new steering wheel, a modified front panel with air another form, the refined center console, as well as new Porsche Communication Management multimedia complex with touchscreen.
Watches with central console moved closer to the windshield, and on machines with the Sport Chrono Package is added under the steering wheel switch operation control electronics, which has four modes: Normal, Sport, Sport Plus and Individual. The same “feature” previously appeared on the updated model of the family 911.
For Porsche 718 Boxster (2016-2017) engineers retuned steering (wheel become “sharper” by 10%) and suspension, which is designed to provide better dynamic roadster cornering. For extra features adaptive shock absorbers PASM undervalued by 10 mm ground clearance (20 mm version S).
In the engine compartment model has registered four-cylinder petrol turbo, came to replace the atmospheric “Six”. They are combined in a pair with a six-speed manual gearbox, or paired with a PDK automatic double-clutch.
Porsche 718 Boxster drives a 2.0-liter engine capacity of 300 hp (380 Nm), with which the car picks up a hundred places with 4.7 seconds (- 0.8 sec.) And a top speed of 275 km/h (the data for the version with PDK and a package Sport Chrono). The predecessor was equipped with a 2.7-liter engine with the recoil force of 265 (280 Nm).
Porsche 718 Boxster S have supplied the unit with 2.5-liter turbo with variable geometry. It develops 350 power and 450 Nm of torque vs. 315 hp and 360 Nm at the same engine 3.4 liters. Acceleration from zero to a hundred dropped to 4.2 seconds (- 0.6), and the top speed increased from 277 to 285 kilometers per hour.
The new engines are allowed to make a sports car not only stronger and faster, but also more economical. According to the manufacturer, the combined cycle average basic version consumes 6.9 liters per 100 kilometers, and the modification of S consumes 7.3 l/100 km. Note also that the machines function, PDK acquired Sport Response, the activation of which gives the most acute response of the engine and the transmission to the accelerator pedal.
Models & Prices.
The Germans did not pull the withdrawal of new items on the market – orders started January 27, 2016 The price of the new Porsche 718 Boxster starts at $54,100, and for the version Boxster S are asked at least $61,200. Note also, that soon will be a new Porsche 718 Cayman Coupe, which will get similar changes.