2017 Porsche 718 Boxster & 718 Boxster S

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When something is good then it should not be changed, but it is not a rule which represents Porsche, although almost twenty years ago introduced the Boxster model now comes with a new generation, which is even stronger than before and with more fuel economy, it is a 718 Boxster and 718 Boxster S.

The Porsche 718 Boxster under the hood lies a new 2.0-liter, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine (mid-engine), which develops 300 hp (220 kW) at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 280 lb-ft (which is 35 hp more powerful and torque of 74 lb-ft) with a six-speed manual transmission, while the PDK gearbox is available as an option. A top speed of 170 mph and acceleration from 0-60 mph is achieved in 4.9 seconds (while the Sport Chrono, achieved in 4.5 seconds).

The second model Porsche 718 Boxster S under the hood, has a new 2.5-liter, turbocharged, four-cylinder engine (mid-engine), which develops 350 hp (257 kW) at 6500 rpm and a maximum torque of 309 lb-ft (as 35 hp more powerful and torque of 43 lb-ft) with a six-speed manual transmission, while the PDK gearbox is available as an option. A top speed of 177 mph and acceleration from 0-60 mph is achieved in 4.2 seconds (while the Sport Chrono achieved for 4 seconds).

Both models with the optional Sport Chrono Package now comprises the Individual program in addition to the three settings, Normal, Sport and Sport Plus. If a customer wants extra can get the Porsche system of active suspension management (PASM), with the 718 Boxster lowered by 10 mm, while 718 Boxster S, has the ability when driving to drop by as 20mm.

The new Porsche 718 Boxter is still seductive sporty two-seater with open top, a large number of elements has been redesigned so that the front end has a wider and more masculine appearance, larger cooling air intakes, new design of the bi-xenon headlights with integrated LED daytime running lights, new independently styled wings and side sills, doors are now designed without a door handle recess covers.

As for the rear end gets a redesigned tail lights, which are LED with four-point brake lights and wider appearance contributes accent strip with integrated Porsche badge between the tail lights. Complete chassis is mounted on new 19" wheels while 718 Boxster S as option can get the wheels of 20".

What remains the same is the windshield, trunk and roof.

The interior of the new roadster gets a redesigned dashboard, touch screen of the latest generation makes standard equipment and navigation module is available optionally. Additionally receives the latest generation of Porsche Communication Management (PCM) system, Sound Package Plus with 110 watts of audio power.

On the European market new Porsche 718 Boxster, it is planned to selling for April 30. In Germany, the price for 718 Boxster is 53,646 euros, while 718 Boxster S costs from 66,141 euros upwards.

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