Specs

1997 Boxster (986) Boxster & Cayman
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2008 Boxster (987 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 3.07 in/78 mm
  • Displacement 163.91 cu in/2,687 cc
  • Horsepower 245 @ 6500 rpm
  • Torque 201 lb-ft @ 4600-6000 rpm
  • Max RPM 7300
  • Compression Ratio 11.3:1

Transmission

  • Options 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual, 5-speed Tiptronic S

Chassis

  • Type Mid-engined, rear-wheel drive
  • Curb Weight 2,877 lbs. manual/3,009 lbs. Tiptronic S
  • Height 50.87 in/1,292 mm
  • Ground Clearance 5.12 in/130 mm, PASM 4.72 in/120 mm
  • Length 171.61 in/4,359 mm
  • Wheelbase 95.08 in/2,415 mm
  • Width 70.91 in/1,801 mm
  • Track Front 58.66 in/1,490 mm
  • Track Rear 60.39 in/1,534 mm
  • Drag Coefficient 0.29
  • Wheel Size Front 17 x 6.5
  • Wheel Size Rear 17 x 8
  • Tire Size Front 205/55ZR-17
  • Tire Size Rear 235/ 50ZR-17

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 11.77 in/299 mm x 0.79 in/20 mm

Performance

  • 0 to 60 MPH 5.8 seconds manual/6.7 seconds Tiptronic S
  • Top Speed 160 mph manual/156 mph Tiptronic S

Fuel

  • MPG City 20 manual/19 Tiptronic S
  • MPG Highway 29 manual/26 Tiptronic S
  • MPG Combined 23 manual/21 Tiptronic S
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 16.9 U.S. gallons
  • Required Octane Premium unleaded (91+)

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