Specs

1997 Boxster (986) Boxster & Cayman
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2009 Boxster (987 v2)

Engine

  • Type Flat 6
  • Induction Normally-aspirated
  • Cooling Water-cooled
  • Valvetrain Double overhead camshafts
  • Injection Port injection
  • Bore x Stroke 3.50 in/89.0 mm x 3.05 in/77.5mm
  • Displacement 176.47 cu in/2,893 cc
  • Horsepower 255 @ 6400 rpm
  • Torque 214 lb-ft @ 4400-6000 rpm
  • Max RPM 7500
  • Compression Ratio 11.5:1

Transmission

  • Options 6-speed manual, 7-speed PDK

Chassis

  • Type Mid-engined, rear-wheel drive
  • Curb Weight 2,943 lbs. manual/3,009 lbs. PDK
  • Height 50.87 in/1,292 mm
  • Ground Clearance 5.12 in/130 mm, PASM 4.72 in/120 mm
  • Length 172.09 in/4,371 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 manual/0.30 PDK
  • Wheel Size Front 17 x 7
  • Wheel Size Rear 17 x 8.5
  • 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 12.52 in/318 mm x 1.10 in/28 mm
  • Disc Size Rear 11.77 in/299 mm x 0.94 in/24 mm

Performance

  • 0 to 60 MPH 5.6 seconds manual/5.5 seconds PDK
  • Top Speed 163 mph manual/162 mph PDK

Fuel

  • MPG City 19 manual/20 PDK
  • MPG Highway 27 manual/29 PDK
  • MPG Combined 22 manual/24 PDK
  • Fuel Tank Capacity 16.9 U.S. gallons
  • Required Octane Premium unleaded (91+)

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