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Porsche Boxster

(2004 model)

Brief specs of 2004 Porsche Boxster

2-door 2-seater drophead coupé (convertible coupé), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2687 cm3 / 164.0 cu in / 164.0 cu in, 176.0 kW / 236.0 hp / 236.0 hp @ 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm, 270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft @ 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 256 km/h / 159 mph / 159 mph top speed, consumption 9.8 l/100km / 28.8 mpg-UK / 24.0 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from2004
ModelBoxsterIssued until
SerieBoxsterNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typedrophead coupé (convertible coupé)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4329 mm / 170.4 in / 170.4 inTotal (curb) weight1370 kg / 3020 lb / 3020 lb
Width1801 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2415 mm / 95.1 in / 95.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1490 mm / 58.7 in / 58.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1534 mm / 60.4 in / 60.4 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity64 l / 14.1 UK gal / 16.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.29Frontal area (A)1.96 m2 / 21.1 sq ft / 21.1 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.57 m2 / 6.1 sq ft / 6.1 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.2 kW / 19.0 hp / 19.0 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore85.5 mm / 3.37 in / 3.37 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.1
Fuel supplyDME fuel injectionEngine displacement2687 cm3 / 164.0 cu in / 164.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity447.83 cm3/cylinder / 27.328 cu in/cylinder / 27.328 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power176.0 kW / 236.0 hp / 236.0 hp at 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque270.0 N·m / 199.1 lb·ft / 199.1 lb·ft at 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm / 4700 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm7200 rpm / 7200 rpm / 7200 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)93.8 kW / 125.7 hp / 125.7 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.5 kW/l / 1.439 bhp/cu in / 1.439 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.5 N·m/l / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in / 0.88 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.87

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed256 km/h / 159 mph / 159 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio172.3 kW/ton / 130.5 bhp/ton / 130.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.20 s / 6.20 s / 6.20 sFuel consumption, City (urban)14.2 l/100km / 19.9 mpg-UK / 16.6 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)14.50 s / 14.50 s / 14.50 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.2 l/100km / 39.2 mpg-UK / 32.7 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)9.8 l/100km / 28.8 mpg-UK / 24.0 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions234 g/km / 377 g/mi / 377 g/mi
  Range653 km / 406 mi / 406 mi

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strutSuspension rearIndependent, MacPherson strut
Wheels front6.5J x 17Wheels rear8J x 17
Tyres front205/55 ZR 17Tyres rear235/50 ZR 17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front298 mm / 11.7 in / 11.7 inBrake diameter rear299 mm / 11.8 in / 11.8 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche Boxster

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