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Porsche Boxster S

(2006 model)

Brief specs of 2006 Porsche Boxster S

2-door 2-seater roadster, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 24-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 3387 cm3 / 206.7 cu in / 206.7 cu in, 217.0 kW / 291.0 hp / 291.0 hp @ 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm, 340.0 N·m / 250.8 lb·ft / 250.8 lb·ft @ 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 272 km/h / 169 mph / 169 mph top speed, consumption 10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from2006
ModelBoxster SIssued until
SerieBoxsterNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typeroadsterNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)269 l / 9.50 cu ft / 9.50 cu ft
Passenger space (volume)4130 l / 145.85 cu ft / 145.85 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)150 l / 5.30 cu ft / 5.30 cu ft

Dimensions & Weight

Length4329 mm / 170.4 in / 170.4 inTotal (curb) weight1355 kg / 2987 lb / 2987 lb
Width1801 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1292 mm / 50.9 in / 50.9 inLoad capacity10 kg / 22 lb / 22 lb (est.)
Wheelbase2415 mm / 95.1 in / 95.1 inGross (max.) weight1345 kg / 2965 lb / 2965 lb
Track front1486 mm / 58.5 in / 58.5 inTowing weight3500 kg / 7716 lb / 7716 lb
Track rear1528 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance110 mm / 4.3 in / 4.3 inFuel capacity64 l / 14.1 UK gal / 16.9 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.97 m2 / 21.2 sq ft / 21.2 sq ft
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.4 sq ft / 6.4 sq ftAerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.7 kW / 19.7 hp / 19.7 hp

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) (H-engine)Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore96.0 mm / 3.78 in / 3.78 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.0 mm / 3.07 in / 3.07 in
Fuel detailsunleaded 98Bore/Stroke ratio1.23
Fuel supplySMPFiEngine displacement3387 cm3 / 206.7 cu in / 206.7 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity564.50 cm3/cylinder / 34.448 cu in/cylinder / 34.448 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.1 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power217.0 kW / 291.0 hp / 291.0 hp at 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm / 6250 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque340.0 N·m / 250.8 lb·ft / 250.8 lb·ft at 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm / 4400 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm7300 rpm / 7300 rpm / 7300 rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)106.2 kW / 142.4 hp / 142.4 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output64.1 kW/l / 1.408 bhp/cu in / 1.408 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque100.4 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) ratio3.88

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed272 km/h / 169 mph / 169 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio214.8 kW/ton / 162.7 bhp/ton / 162.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h5.40 s / 5.40 s / 5.40 sFuel consumption, City (urban)15.3 l/100km / 18.5 mpg-UK / 15.4 mpg-US
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)11.80 s / 11.80 s / 11.80 sFuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)7.8 l/100km / 36.2 mpg-UK / 30.2 mpg-US
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)10.6 l/100km / 26.6 mpg-UK / 22.2 mpg-US
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions254 g/km / 409 g/mi / 409 g/mi
  Range604 km / 375 mi / 375 mi

Chassis

Engine locationmiddleEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontIndependentSuspension rearIndependent
Wheels front8J x 18Wheels rear9J x 18
Tyres front235/40 ZR 18Tyres rear265/40 ZR 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front318 mm / 12.5 in / 12.5 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 S

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