Porsche Boxster S vs BMW Z4 sDrive35i

Picture of BMW Z4 sDrive35i
Picture of Porsche Boxster S (987 facelift)
Category BMW Z4 sDrive35iPorsche Boxster S
Engine layout 3.0 l R63.4 l B6
Max power (ps / bhp) 306 / 302310 / 306
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 400 / 295360 / 266
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1596 / 35191417 / 3124
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 192 / 189219 / 216
Average price €52,000€59,000

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance BMW Z4 sDrive35iPorsche Boxster S
0 - 30 mph 1.6 s1.6 s
0 - 40 mph 2.4 s2.3 s
0 - 50 mph 3.6 s3.4 s
0 - 60 mph 4.7 s4.5 s
0 - 70 mph 6.4 s5.7 s
0 - 80 mph 8.0 s7.4 s
0 - 90 mph 9.7 s9.1 s
0 - 100 mph 11.5 s10.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.4 s @ 90.7 mph9.1 s @ 93.2 mph
1/4 mile 13.3 s @ 107.5 mph12.6 s

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance BMW Z4 sDrive35iPorsche Boxster S
0 - 80 kph 3.7 s3.5 s
0 - 100 kph 5.0 s4.5 s
0 - 120 kph 7.0 s6.6 s
0 - 130 kph 8.1 s7.6 s
0 - 140 kph 9.2 s8.7 s
0 - 160 kph 12.0 s11.4 s
0 - 180 kph 15.4 s14.5 s
0 - 200 kph 18.4 s17.2 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 4.2 s4.1 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 14.2 s13.2 s

General performance

Category BMW Z4 sDrive35iPorsche Boxster S
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)272 kph (169 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.60 g (6 m/s²)0.66 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom 64.9 kph (40.3 mph)68.0 kph (42.3 mph)
Fuel economy 7.3 l/100 km (32 mpg US / 39 UK)7.9 l/100 km (30 mpg US / 36 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.92 g (9 m/s²)1.00 g (10 m/s²)
100 kph - 0 37 m (120 ft)35 m (115 ft)
190 kph - 0 134 m (440 ft)127 m (417 ft)
60 mph - 0 31 m (102 ft)30 m (99 ft)

Summary

Category BMW Z4 sDrive35iPorsche Boxster S
Track Performance 564600
Straight line speed 31293477
Total 36934077

Verdict

Boxster S is the fastest by a small margin.

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Biggles  10y ago

Why stupid Kunal. They are in different markets really. People who can afford to run and service a Boxster S will and people who want lower running costs and the practical nature of the BMW will chose differently


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Me  13y ago

Luv boxster ,still the best u can get!


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Anonymous  13y ago

Why chose the Z4?


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Kunal  13y ago

Stupid people still opt for the z4 against the Boxster. lol