New Porsche Boxster Geneva Unveiling VideoWednesday, March 7, 2012 17:11 by Arman Barari
Porsche designers are finally getting a move on and do a bit of work. The new versions of the 911 and the Boxster look substantially different than their predecessors. The latter, Boxster, is described by many, who saw it in the flesh at the Geneva Motor Show, as a properly pretty car. It also comes with new technology features. The ingredients for a brilliant sports car are all here then.
Here’s the official footage of the car’s first public unveiling at the Geneva show. It comes in two Boxster and Boxster S guises.
Porsche Boxster: 2.7-litre boxer engine with 265 hp (195 kW); rear-wheel drive, six-speed manual transmission, optional seven-speed Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK); acceleration 0 – 100 km/h in 5.8 seconds, with PDK in 5.7 seconds (5.5 seconds with Sport Chrono Package); top speed 264 km/h, with PDK 262 km/h; fuel consumption (NEDC) 8.2 l/100 km, CO2 192 g/km; with PDK 7.7 l/100 km CO2 180 g/km.
Porsche Boxster S: 3.4-litre boxer engine with 315 hp (232 kW); rear-wheel drive, six-speed manual transmission, optional seven-speed Porsche-Doppelkupplungsgetriebe (PDK); acceleration 0 – 100 km/h in 5.1 seconds, with PDK in 5.0 seconds (4.8 seconds with Sport Chrono Package); top speed 279 km/h, with PDK 277 km/h; fuel consumption (NEDC) 8.8 l/100 km, CO2 206 g/km; with PDK 8.0 l/100 km CO2 188 g/km.