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Porsche Boxster (986 204 PS) specs

Car type Convertible
Curb weight 1250 kg (2756 lbs)
Introduced 1996
Origin country Germany
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Performance

0 - 100 kph6.9 s
0 - 200 kph29.1 s
Est. 1000 m28.6 s @ 199.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph22.2 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph6.4 s
0 - 100 mph16.8 s
Est. 1/8 mile10.6 s @ 80.8 mph
1/4 mile14.8 s
Est. 1/2 mile25.1 s @ 118.7 mph
Top speed240 kph (149 mph)
Est. max acceleration0.46 g (4 m/s²)
Porsche Boxster acceleration graph

Powertrain specs

Engine type Boxer 6, 24v
Displacement 2.5 l (153 ci)
Power 204 ps (201 bhp / 150 kw)
Torque 245 Nm (181 lb-ft)
Power / liter 82 ps (80 hp)
Power / weight 163 ps (161 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 196 Nm (145 lb-ft) / t
Transmission 5 speed manual
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive

More 0-60 and 1/4 mile times

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johne  11y ago

I like this car so bought one. Think its a great first porsche that gets you hooked on the make. Will get a boxster s next for the extra power once/if i get a pay rise.


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JoNny  12y ago

The first Boxster was overpriced and somewhat underpowered, but was still a well balanced car and fun to drive. The next gen 986 Boxster with 220hp made better use of the great chassis.
I know a couple of guys with the original Boxster, can't keep up with my S2K, but more useable torque for daily driving...and still fun on a windy piece of road. :)


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JoNny  12y ago

Car and Driver 1999

0-60mph in 6.5 seconds
1/4 mile in 15.0 seconds @ 93mph


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Anonymous  12y ago

Motor Trend Jul-1997
14.5 sec @ 94.6 mph


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PhantomPorsche  12y ago

The thing is that you need a driver for the Porsche, the Nissan doesnt so It cant be replaced and Porsche has a too large of a history to be replaced like that.


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Anonymous  12y ago

Nissan will be the next porche of the asian world as its GTR already surpasses the german automaker and blows honda away as well.


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FastestLaps  12y ago

Nothing else? It's the cheapest Porsche of mid-late 90s and that alone makes it useful :D


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PhantomPorsche  12y ago

It saved Porsche so there is something usefull about it but besides that nothing else really.


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Heyhuub  12y ago

It's the first, oh wise one.


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anonymous  12y ago

probably the most worthless porsche boxster ever built