Specs

1997 Boxster (986) Boxster & Cayman
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1998 Boxster (986 v1)

Engine

  • Type Flat 6
  • Induction Normally-aspirated
  • Cooling Water-cooled
  • Valvetrain Double overhead camshafts
  • Injection Port injection
  • Bore x Stroke 3.37 in/85.5 mm x 2.83 in/72.0 mm
  • Displacement 151.28 ci/2,480 cc
  • Horsepower 201 @ 6000 rpm
  • Torque 181 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
  • Max RPM 6700
  • Compression Ratio 11.0:1

Transmission

  • Options 5-speed manual, 5-speed Tiptronic S

Chassis

  • Type Mid-engined, rear-wheel drive
  • Curb Weight 2,822 lbs. manual/2,954 lbs. Tiptronic S
  • Height 50.79 in/1,290 mm
  • Ground Clearance 4.13 in/105 mm
  • Length 170.98 in/4,343 mm
  • Wheelbase 95.08 in/2,415 mm
  • Width 70.08 in/1,780 mm
  • Track Front 57.68 in/1,465 mm
  • Track Rear 60.16 in/1,528 mm
  • Drag Coefficient 0.31
  • Wheel Size Front 16 x 6
  • Wheel Size Rear 16 x 7
  • Tire Size Front 205/55ZR-16
  • Tire Size Rear 225/50ZR-16

Brakes

  • Caliper Front Fixed 4-piston
  • Caliper Rear Fixed 4-piston
  • Disc Type Front Ventilated discs
  • Disc Type Rear Ventilated discs
  • Disc Size Front 11.73 in/298 mm x 0.94 in/24 mm
  • Disc Size Rear 11.50 in/292 mm x .79 in/20 mm

Performance

  • 0 to 60 MPH 6.7 seconds manual/7.4 seconds Tiptronic S
  • Top Speed 149 mph manual/146 mph Tiptronic S

Fuel

  • MPG City 17 manual/15 Tiptronic S
  • MPG Highway 24 manual/22 Tiptronic S
  • MPG Combined 20 manual/17 Tiptronic S
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 15.3 U.S. gallons
  • Required Octane Premium unleaded (91+)

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