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Porsche 718 Boxster

Pure-Bred Roadster

Stepping into the modern age of the pure-bred roadster, the 718 Boxster drives as well as it looks. The impeccably rigid chassis will leave you giddy with excitement as you punch out of corners, eager with anticipation to tackle the turns ahead. With an acute focus on lightweight construction and mid-engine power, the 4-cylinder turbocharged engine beats with the same fighting spirit that delivered countless podium finishes in the iconic 1957 718 GTR. The Legend lives again.

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Starting the 718 era, this four-cylinder turbocharged Boxster offers an edgy design and sporty chassis by creating the sports car of tomorrow.

Concept

The new 718 Boxster was made for the sport of it. It's a mid-engined roadster that unites the sporting spirit of the legendary Porsche 718 with the sports car of tomorrow - and transfers it to the roads of today's world. With one goal: to take the everyday out of every day.

Drive

Creating more power is still no challenge. Not unless it's done the Porsche way - by seeking to achieve a noticeable reduction in fuel consumption at the same time. The result is an increase of up to 25 kW (35 hp) and 100 Nm - together with a decrease of up to 14 % in fuel consumption and emissions. And the fun is only just beginning.

Chassis

Anyone can follow the straight and narrow. Only the corner is the true test of mettle. Only in the corner does a sports car really become a sports car. So it's all the more important to have a chassis that can master any sporting challenge. And be a match for the high power output of the engine.

The same applies, of course, to the new direct steering system. Its ratio is even more direct by comparison with the previous models and it provides even greater turn-in agility. The extra half an inch on the width of the rear wheels helps to improve both performance and stability. The axle components are for the most part made of aluminium, which keeps the vehicle weight and unsprung masses low. The wide track, long wheelbase and specific chassis construction help to deliver particularly precise and agile handling.

Comfort

Featuring four inconspicuous sensors in the rear end and another four sensors in the front end, the standard ParkAssist audibly alerts the driver to the presence of obstacles detected behind or in front of the vehicle.

Options include:

A reversing camera for precise reverse parking and manoeuvring

Lane Change Assist, available as an option, uses radar sensors to monitor the areas to the rear of the vehicle and the blind spots on either side. Above a speed of 15 km/h, the system issues a visual warning signal in the door mirror panel whenever a vehicle rapidly approaches your vehicle from behind or enters one of your blind spots.

Adaptive cruise control with Porsche Active Safe (PAS)*, this enhanced version of cruise control actively regulates the speed of your vehicle in line with the speed of the vehicle in front. A radar sensor scans the road ahead up to a distance of 200 m. In addition, coasting is now possible even while adaptive cruise control is active.

*only available with PDK transmission

Model Specifications


http://www.porsche.com/australia/_newzealand_/models/718/
718 Boxster
Max. output220kW
Combined fuel cons.7.4L/100km
Max. torque380Nm
0-100 km/h5.1 Seconds
Priced from$125,600 +Orc
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Specifications are subject to change without notice. Retail price includes 15% GST and does not include on-road costs. Fuel consumption tested in accordance with EC directive 80/1268/EC. Consumption measured on European specification cars. Images shown are for marketing purposes only, and may reference models not available in New Zealand.

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