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Porsche 718 Boxster specs

Car type Convertible
Curb weight 1335-1422 kg (2943-3135 lbs)
Dimensions 4.38 m (172 in) long, 1.80 m (71 in) wide, 1.28 m (50 in) high
Wheelbase 2.48 m (97 in)
Introduced 2016
Origin country Germany
Gas mileage 16.8-9.9 l/100 km (14-24 mpg US / 17-29 mpg UK)
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Lap times

Acceleration

0 - 40 kph1.4 s
0 - 100 kph4.7 s
0 - 160 kph10.9 s
0 - 200 kph17.7 s
0 - 60 mph4.0 s
0 - 100 mph9.9 s
0 - 130 mph17.8 s
0 - 150 mph27.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile9.1 s @ 93.2 mph
1/4 mile12.5 s @ 112.0 mph
Porsche 718 Boxster acceleration graph

General performance

Top speed275 kph (171 mph)
Est. 0 - 100 mph - 017.8 s @ 1532 ft
Est. max acceleration0.65 g (6 m/s²)
18m slalom72.2 kph (44.9 mph)
Lateral acceleration1.03 g (10 m/s²)
100 kph - 032 m (106 ft)
200 kph - 0129 m (423 ft)
70 mph - 044 m (144 ft)

Powertrain specs

Engine type Twin Turbo Flat 4
Displacement 2.0 l (121 ci / 1988 cc)
Power 300 ps (296 bhp / 221 kw) @ 6500 rpm
Torque 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) @ 1950 rpm
Power / liter 151 ps (149 hp)
Power / weight 218 ps (215 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 276 Nm (203 lb-ft) / t
Efficiency 23 PS per l/100 km
Transmission 6 speeds manual, 7 speeds dual clutch (PDK)
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

Rolling acceleration

80 - 120 kph (4)4.5 s
80 - 120 kph (5)5.4 s
80 - 120 kph (6)7.1 s
80 - 120 kph (7)17.4 s
80 - 160 kph (4)9.4 s
80 - 160 kph (5)11.3 s
80 - 160 kph (6)14.7 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph13.0 s
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BR2+  4y ago

...But could you guess the size of the shoe and which one is bigger from 30 feet away?..


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saxy  4y ago

The whole point is... you don't need an extemely precise ruler to compare the sizes of 2 shoes that are of size 8 and 11. It's obvious enough.


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BR2+  4y ago

Power can play a huge part in a cars take off, But it's not the only thing that matters, Suspension is an enormous part too, And Porsche does magic with that, And they use tyre sizes way bigger then anyone else in there bhp range, A 385bhp GT4 uses the same size as a 590bhp SLS, and they use a sticky compound, Not too mention a great LC.

Porsche aren't really the hardest cars to launch, Unless you go to the Widow maker. But I think the main point he was making is the car has lying bhp results, But we all no that.


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Luigi  4y ago

saxy, first of all you're right. You don't have to be a pro to judge the results. With my comment I only wanted to let you think about the complex procedure during a race start and that if youto only compare technical data you won't always get the truth. For example a 6'6" tall and very strong baseball player should throw the ball harder and faster as anyone else as much I know. But without technic he'll throw less hard than an average sized guy with awesome technic.
Back to the race start - it's all about traction, overall gear ratio, torque band, controlling the tire slip, keeping the revs high during the start phase etc..
Don't get me wrong, you know all about this.
But for judging the power of a car I'd rather take the time 100 kph to 200 kph. Drag coefficient is not that big factor (1 or 2 tenths in this power class), but you have to note that weight is a big factor. So I guess 2 vehicles with nearly the same weight, power, both turbocharged or n.a. should reach the same results.
Do you agree or am I wrong?


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saxy  4y ago

Well Luigi, does someone need to be a professional bball player to judge someone's free throw form or percentage?

The Golf R which also has 300hp, 280ft of torque and which also has AWD and it weighs pretty much exactly the same. Takes a full half second longer.


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BR2+  4y ago

The last Stand had 265lb ft, 15 less then this new one, Not what I'd call a lot more, tires n tyranny are bother improved in more ways then one with tyranny being quicker n smoother, N tyres being much gripper n wide, But from a dig sometimes that's not always the best, Depending. N we all no how much engineering can further a cars capabilitys, Either way I bet the actual power figures of the cars tested were off the charts.


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Luigi   4y ago

Saxy, are you an engineer? Don't forget following facts. 718 has lot more torque, hence more power at lower revs.....
The new N1 tires have lot more grip, which the 718 needs due to the more torque....accelerating out of corners etc.....


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saxy  4y ago

The last boxster S had PDK and 330hp, 236hp/ton and was lighter, took 4.2s.


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FastestLaps  4y ago

300hp or 215hp/ton is NOT enough to get to 60 in 4s flat

Don't discount the PDK factor


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BR2+  4y ago

Not like thas anything new, They prolly just type'od it at the Porsche headquarters, 300bhp....400Bhp....They prolly got there 3s n 4s mixed up.......


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saxy  4y ago

4.0s to 60mph from a 2.0L.
But again it's just as fast as the 375hp boxster spyder.

Just another example of Porsche under rating their turbo engines. 300hp or 215hp/ton is NOT enough to get to 60 in 4s flat.


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tyler  4y ago

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/2017-porsche-718-boxster-pdk-automatic-test-review

2017 Porsche 718 Boxster PDK Automatic Instrumented Test


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gt  4y ago

quattroruote 731
0-100 4.5
0-160 10.3
1/4mile 12.7
vairano handling course 1:17.67
https://www.flickr.com/photos/dedethecollector/27574518723
http://video.player.edidomus.it/video/1/2/c59a0330-51f3-4824-bfe0-5f826af6349e
@ ~ 1:35


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gt  4y ago

https://www.flickr.com/photos/dedethecollector/27574522793

vairano handling course 1:17.67