BMW Z4 3.0i vs Porsche Boxster

Picture of Porsche Boxster (986 228 PS)
Picture of BMW Z4 3.0i
Category Porsche BoxsterBMW Z4 3.0i
Engine layout 2.7 l B63.0 l R6
Max power (ps / bhp) 228 / 225231 / 228
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 260 / 192300 / 221
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1334 / 29411404 / 3095
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 171 / 169165 / 162

Acceleration

Speed & distance Porsche BoxsterBMW Z4 3.0i
0 - 100 kph 6.2 s6.1 s
0 - 200 kph 24.3 s26.3 s
1000 m 26.9 s26.7 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 19.0 s19.9 s
0 - 40 mph 3.1 s3.0 s
0 - 60 mph 6.0 s5.3 s
0 - 80 mph 10.3 s9.2 s
0 - 100 mph 13.7 s14.5 s
0 - 120 mph 24.3 s21.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.2 s @ 83.9 mph10.2 s @ 83.3 mph
1/4 mile 14.2 s14.0 s @ 99.4 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 23.9 s @ 121.8 mph24.1 s @ 121.2 mph

General performance

Category Porsche BoxsterBMW Z4 3.0i
Top speed 255 kph (158 mph)252 kph (156 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.50 g (5 m/s²)0.50 g (5 m/s²)
Fuel economy 7.5 l/100 km (31 mpg US / 38 UK)9.1 l/100 km (26 mpg US / 31 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.93 g (9 m/s²)0.92 g (9 m/s²)
100 kph - 0 36 m (117 ft)36 m (118 ft)
60 mph - 0 34 m (113 ft)34 m (110 ft)
70 mph - 0 49 m (161 ft)48 m (158 ft)

Summary

Category Porsche BoxsterBMW Z4 3.0i
Track Performance 481499
Straight line speed 22272245
Total 27082744

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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