2012 Porsche Boxster
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Porsche Boxster$48,100
Porsche Boxster S$58,600
Porsche Boxster S Black Edition$65,200
Porsche Boxster Spyder$61,800
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2012 Porsche Boxster - Specifications & Features
TypeFlat-6; aluminum block and headsDisplacement [cc]2,893
ValvetrainDOHC 4-valves/cyl.; variable valve timing (VarioCam Plus)
Power [hp @ rpm]255 @ 6,400 rpmBore & Stroke [cm]89.0 x 77.5
Torque [lb-ft @ rpm]214 @ 4,400 rpmCompression11.5:1
Mileage City (mpg)19 - 20 (PDK)Mileage Hwy (mpg)27 - 29 (PDK)
Type 6-speed manual (Base)
Ratios 3.67, 2.05, 1.40, 1.13, 0.97, 0.84
Final Drive 3.33
Type 7-speed dual-clutch (PDK)
Ratios 3.91, 2.29, 1.65, 1.30, 1.08, 0.88, 0.62
Final Drive 3.55
Exterior Dimensions
Length [in.] 172.1
Width [in.] 76.9
Height [in.] 50.9
Wheelbase [in.] 95.1
Front Track [in.] 58.7
Rear Track [in.] 60.4
Exterior Features
2 door curb lights
2 doors
Body color front and rear bumper, door handles
Fog lights in front and rear
Power convertible top
Power remote, heated and folding left door mirror
Power remote, heated and folding right door mirror
Spoiler in rear
Variable intermittent wipers with heated washers
Weights & Capacities
Weight [lbs.] 2,943
Coefficient of Drag 0.29
Fuel Capacity [gal.] 16.9
Technical Features
Adaptive suspension
Air compressor
Halogen headlights
P205/55 ZR17 performance tires in front
P235/50 ZR17 performance tires in rear
Security system
Theft-deterrent system
Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS)
Ultra low emission vehicle (ULEV II)
Rack & Pinion; power-assist
Turning Circle [ft.] 36.4
Front macpherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Rear macpherson struts; coil springs, anti-roll bar
Front 12.5 x 1.1 in. power-assisted cross-drilled and vented discs
Rear 11.8 x 0.8 in. power-assisted cross-drilled and vented discs
Safety Features
Airbags in front with occupancy sensor and switch-off on passenger side
Anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Brake assist
Electronic Stability Control
Front head restraints
Front seatbelt pretensioners
Roll-over protection
Side-curtain airbags in front
Side-impact airbags in front
Side-impact bars
Traction control
Interior Dimensions
Seating Cap. 2
Front Headroom [in.] 37.6
Front Legroom [in.] 33.5
Front Shoulderroom [in.] 51.5
Front Hiproom [in.] 53.4
Cargo Capacity [cu-ft.] 9.9
Interior Features
2 12V power outlets
6-way part-power driver bucket seat
6-way part-power front passenger bucket seat
AM/FM radio with seek/scan, RDS, digital signal processor, MP3 capability, single in-dash CD-player and 4 speakers
Air conditioning
Cargo area carpeting, light and net
Carpeted front floor mats
Cigarette lighter
Cruise control
Cupholders in front
Door bins in front
Driver footrest
External temperature display
Floor carpeting
Front seat center console with armrest and storage
Full cloth headliner
Illuminated entry
Illuminated visor vanity mirrors in front
Keyfob remote keyless entry
Leather steering-wheel, shift knob, dashboard and door panels
Lighted and lockable glove box
Part-leather seat-upholstery
Power windows; with one-touch open in front
Rear window defogger
Remote trunk release
Satellite radio capability
Speed-sensitive volume
Tilting and telescoping steering-wheel
Tinted windows
Trip computer
Universal garage-door opener
Variable instrument panel lighting
Wireless phone connectivity
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