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Porsche Boxster 2.7

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Porsche Boxster 2.7

2-door 2-seater convertible (cabriolet), 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, 161.0 kW / 215.9 hp / 215.9 hp @ 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm, 260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft @ 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1996
ModelBoxster 2.7Issued until0
SerieBoxsterNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation986
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platform986Number of doors2
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4315 mm / 169.9 in / 169.9 inTotal (curb) weight1335 kg / 2943 lb / 2943 lb
Width1780 mm / 70.1 in / 70.1 inDry weight
Height1290 mm / 50.8 in / 50.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2415 mm / 95.1 in / 95.1 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1465 mm / 57.7 in / 57.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1528 mm / 60.2 in / 60.2 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7867494824017  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.95 m2 / 21.0 sq ft / 21.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) Total number of valves24
Engine ManufacturerValves 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 ratio1.0961538461538
Fuel supplyMultipoint 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
SumpMax. output power161.0 kW / 215.9 hp / 215.9 hp at 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm / 6400 rpm
AspirationMax. torque260.0 N·m / 191.8 lb·ft / 191.8 lb·ft at 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm / 4750 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.4 kW / 86.4 hp / 86.4 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output59.9 kW/l / 1.317 bhp/cu in / 1.317 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque96.8 N·m/l / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in / 0.85 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front205/55 - 225/50 ZR16Tyres rear205/55 - 225/50 ZR16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche Boxster 2.7

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