2013 Porsche Boxster: Lighter, some-more muscular, some-more particular and some-more fuel-efficient

Posted on 12. Jan, 2012 by in Porsche Canada

ATLANTA, Jan 12, 2012 – Never before in a story of a Porsche Boxster has a change of era been so comprehensive. The open-top two-seat automobile receives an wholly new lightweight physique and a totally revamped chassis. The new Boxster weighs reduction than a prior era and rides on a longer wheelbase and a wider track. These new measure are joined with incomparable wheels and a new electromechanical energy steering complement to significantly raise a mid-engine sports car’s pushing dynamics. The new Boxster boasts higher opening and is also adult to 15 percent some-more fuel-efficient than prior models on a European cycle.

The new Boxster advantages not usually from an increasing wheelbase though also shorter overhangs, while a windscreen has been shifted forward. The passengers are enclosed by a totally redesigned, entirely electric top, that now dispenses with a automobile tip cell lid. The interior judgment offers a occupants some-more space and reflects a new Porsche outline with a raked core console, which, imagining with a Carrera GT ensures softened ergonomics in all models.

The new sports automobile era creates a entrance in a classical Porsche pairing of Boxster and Boxster S. Both models are powered by flat-six engines with approach fuel injection, a potency of that is serve extended by electrical complement recuperation, thermal government and start/stop function. The bottom model’s new energy section delivers 265 hp from a 2.7 liter banishment – 10 hp some-more than a incomparable banishment predecessor. Technically, it is now formed on a 3.4-liter engine of a Boxster S. This now delivers 315 hp, that is 5 hp some-more than before. Both models underline a primer six-speed gearbox as customary with a seven-speed Porsche Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK) accessible as an option. Both sports cars grasp their best fuel expenditure and acceleration opening with a PDK. With rigging changes but stop to a energy flow, a Boxster sprints from 0 to 60 mph in 5.4 seconds, a Boxster S in 4.7 seconds.

To raise pushing dynamics nonetheless further, Porsche offers a Sport Chrono Package as an discretionary additional for a Boxster, featuring energetic delivery mounts for a initial time. Also new in a Boxster is Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) with a automatic back spindle differential lock.

The new Boxster models are approaching in U.S. showrooms in early summer 2012. The simple list cost iwill be $49,500 for a Boxster and $60,900 for a Boxster S, not including a $950 end charge.

 

About Porsche Cars North America

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), formed in Atlanta, Ga. is a disdainful U.S. importer of Porsche sports cars, a Cayenne SUV and Panamera sports sedan. Established in 1984, it is a wholly-owned auxiliary of Porsche AG, that is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, and employs approximately 220 people who yield parts, service, selling and training for 194 dealers. They, in turn, work to yield Porsche business with a best-in-class knowledge that is in gripping with a brand’s 63-year story and care in a enrichment of car performance, reserve and efficiency. At a core of this success is Porsche’s unapproachable racing birthright that boasts some 30,000 motorsport wins to date.

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Contact: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

Nick Twork
Manager, Product Communications
678-323-6975
nick.twork@porsche.us

Dave Engelman
Media Relations Manager
770-290-3617
dave.engelman@porsche.us

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