2016 Porsche 718 Boxster engine and Release Date
20 years after the launch of the original model, the Porsche Boxster renews, bringing into its range the four cylinder boxer: for this was chosen as 718 Boxster, which commemorates the success of the competition model equipped with the most powerful engines in this configuration . The new models will be available from April 30, with target prices for the Italian market of 56 213 Euros (718 Boxster) and 69,176 euro (718 Boxster S).
The engines 2016 Porsche 718 Boxster
The Porsche 718 Boxster is equipped with a brand new 2.0 turbo 300 hp and its maximum torque of 380 Nm available between 1,950 and 4,500 rpm. The 718 Boxster S proposes a 2.5 turbo with 350 hp and 420 Nm, with the system of variable geometry VGT, the same solution as the 911 Turbo, in which case the maximum torque is constant from 1,900 to 4,500 rpm. Both models offer more power than in the past and promise a reduction in consumption of 13%.
285 km / h and fuel economy for the S 2016 Porsche 718 Boxster
Customers will choose the new two-seater with either six-speed manual transmission with dual-clutch PDK either. The latter allows for the lowest consumption with an average of 6.9 l / 100 km for the 2.0 300 hp and 7.3 l / 100 km for the S 2.5 350 hp. Performance is better than all the previous models: the 718 Boxster (with PDK and Sport Chrono) touches 100 km / h in 4.7 seconds with a peak of 275 km / h while the S with the same accessories states respectively 4 , two seconds and 285 km / h.
The restyling 2016 Porsche 718 Boxster
Although the car comes from the outgoing model, the Stuttgart states that only the windscreen, the roof and luggage compartments were unchanged. The redesign involved the entire body to enhance the width and sportsmanship, starting with the new air inlets. The bi-xenon headlamps with standard LED daytime running lights can be replaced by optional ones Full LED, with features four LED daytime running point, also, for the S version are available as standard alloy wheels 19 “. Even the interior has been redesigned introducing the system in the center console of last generation Porsche Comunication Management, offered as standard and can be integrated with the navigation package and the Connect Plus.
PASM evolved and the new Sport Chrono 2016 Porsche 718 Boxster
The Porsche engineers have also completely revised the chassis of the car, making it 10% of the direct steering and introducing, for the first time as an option, the system electronically controlled Porsche Active Suspension Management (PASM) with ride height lowered by 20 mm version Following the example of S. 911, the Sport Chrono Package includes four settings Normal, Sport, Sport Plus and Individual, with hand lever on the steering wheel and the specific command Sport Response to the PDK.