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Compare Porsche Boxster 987.1 [Boxster 240] vs Porsche 911 991 Speedster

Reviews

Neo score
81%
90%
Pros
  • Great H6 engines
  • Good 0.28 drag coefficient
  • Improved styling with the soft top up
  • Good performance
  • GT3 engine
  • Speedster styling
Cons
  • MacPherson suspensions all around
  • Poor ZF automatic transmission
  • Very high fuel consumption
  • Stuck with MacPherson struts in the front
  • Very little cargo space

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Variants

Boxster 240
Boxster 240 AT
Boxster S 3.2
Boxster S 3.2 AT
Boxster S 3.4
Boxster S 3.4 AT

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
130 L / 4.6 cu-ft
125 L / 4.4 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
22.0 L / 23.2 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
7.8 L / 8.2 qt
Fuel Capacity
64.0 L / 16.9 gal
64.0 L / 16.9 gal
Passengers
2
2
Payload
315 kg / 694 lbs
328 kg / 723 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs, 298x24 mm
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs, 299x20 mm
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
MacPherson strut
MacPherson strut
Suspension | Rear
MacPherson strut
Multi-link
Tire Size
Front wheel tires: 205/55 ZR 17 Rear wheel tires: 235/50 ZR 17
245/35 ZR20 91Y, 305/30 ZR20 103XL
Turning Circle
11.1 m / 36.4 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible

Dimensions

Ground Clearance
101 mm / 4.0 in
Size | Height
1295 mm / 51.0 in
1250 mm / 49.2 in
Size | Length
4329 mm / 170.4 in
4562 mm / 179.6 in
Size | Width
1801 mm / 70.9 in | 1978 mm / 77.9 in (mirror unfolded)
1852 mm / 72.9 in | 1978 mm / 77.9 in (mirror unfolded)
Track Width | Front
1486.0 mm / 58.5 in
1551.0 mm / 61.1 in
Track Width | Rear
1528.0 mm / 60.2 in
1555.0 mm / 61.2 in
Weight
1295.0 kg / 2855.0 lbs
1465.0 kg / 3229.8 lbs
Wheel Size
Front wheel rims: 6.5 J x 17 Rear wheel rims: 8 J x 17
9J x 20, 12J x 20
Wheelbase
2415 mm / 95.1 in
2457 mm / 96.7 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
6.2 sec
4.0 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
5.9 sec
3.8 sec
Braking | 100 km/h - 0
36.2 m / 118.7 ft
Braking | 200 km/h - 0
134.3 m / 440.5 ft
CO2 Emission
229 g/km
317 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.29
Fuel Economy
9.6 L/100km / 24.5 MPG (combined) | 13.9 L/100km / 16.9 MPG (urban) | 6.9 L/100km / 34.1 MPG (highway)
13.8 L/100km / 17.0 MPG (combined) | 20.6 L/100km / 11.4 MPG (urban) | 9.9 L/100km / 23.8 MPG (highway)
Top Speed
256.0 km/h / 159.1 mph
310.0 km/h / 192.6 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Mid-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Rear-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 4
Euro 6d-Temp
Engine
M96.25
DRM
Engine | Bore
93.0 mm / 3.7 in
102.0 mm / 4.0 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
11.0:1
Engine | Displacement
2.7 L / 164.0 cu-in / 2687.0 cc
4.0 L / 243.9 cu-in / 3996.0 cc
Engine | Power
240.0 hp / 179.0 kW @ 6400 rpm
510.0 hp / 380.3 kW @ 8400 rpm
Engine | Redline
7200 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
89.3 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
127.6 hp/L / 2.1 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
78.0 mm / 3.1 in
81.5 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
270 Nm / 199.1 lb-ft @ 4700-6000 rpm
470 Nm / 346.7 lb-ft @ 6250 rpm
Engine | Type
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol flat-6 DOHC engine with 4 values per cylinder
Naturally-aspirated direct-injected petrol flat-6 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
5-speed
6-speed
Transmission | Type
Manual
Manual

Production

Availability
2004 ~ 2006
2019
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