2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Price
The famous German sports car Boxster will get a new name. Now would be a 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster. Redesigned, stylish and ready for drivers.
2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Exterior Changes
With a new name come and some visual changes. All in accordance with the needs of the driver and of the market. The changes are not large. Everything is within the limits of the expected known company Porsche style. Among those is the restyled headlamps, but with a recognizable form. Front bumper with larger openings for air circulation and thin LED daytime running lights. With modified light clusters, the car looks more modern and contemporary. Inherited the basic lines of the previous model. Door handles, thresholds and lateral air intakes have been redesigned. They are located on the border between the door and the last fender. Body will be performed as a classic two-seater and convertible. The expected mass of the vehicle will be slightly lower when compared to those current model. The body is made of lightweight high-strength steel, aluminum and polyurethane, while the mobile roof is made of canvas. The dimensions will thus be slightly modified. Porsche 718 Boxster will be about 172 inches long, 50 inches high and 70 inches wide. Wheelbase should be about 97 inches. According to the plan of the producers in the preparation are the eight new exterior colors and redesigned alloy wheels.
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2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Interior Redesign
The cabin has also undergone some changes. Changes can be observed in the increase of production quality, better equipment and improving materials. Customers will have access to new multimedia system (Communication Management System) with screen in the middle and some controls on the steering wheel. The control panel is much more modern. Air vents are nearby but not completely round. The seats have excellent ergonomics and upholstered with high quality leather. Schedule of all pieces is available to the driver without major problems.
The space is very functional and can accommodate two passengers. Comfort is at a high level with all the necessary pieces of equipment. Communication has been done with all the necessary accessories, such as internet connection, hands-free calling, voice commands, Smart phone connectivity, the use of certain applications etc. The cabin is wired with high quality audio device with MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity, USB port, HD radio etc. All that is required is in the 2017 model Porsche 718 Boxster. We just need to insert the key, start the engine and the fun can begin.
2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Engine Power
However, despite all this, the real changes were made under the hood. The basic model will be equipped with a 2.0 liter engine with 16 valves with a power of 300 hp and torque of 280 lb / ft. Power will be transmitted to the rear wheels by a 6 speed manual transmission. Something more powerful engine will be available in models with the tag Boxster S. It is a 2.5 liter engine with an output of 350 hp and torque of 309 lb / ft. Acceleration from 0-60 mph is achieved in 4.2 seconds and a top speed of 177 mph. It is connected to the same transmission.
For safe driving will ensure only the best security systems. It will be ABS, plenty of airbags, engine immobilizer, stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring, alarm system, automatic lights, camera, parking sensors, etc.
Release Date, Price and Competitors for 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster
The new Porsche 718 Boxster could be offered until the end of the year. But there is still no official information. The price of the basic model will be around $ 57,000 while the S model will have a starting price of about $ 69,500. As the main competitors will appear Chevrolet Corvette, Mercedes-Benz AMG, Alfa Romeo 4C, Audi TT and Jaguar F-type.