Aluminum Look paint finish on lower section of handbrake finisher. Porsche estimates the Spyder take rate at about ten percent of total Boxster sales-say, about 1500 cars per year. S version has signifcantly upgraded performance gear with far superior suspension, brakes, etc. How has the weight been cut from the new Porsche Boxster Spyder? Equally striking diffuser inserts surrounding the newly designed tailpipes in the middle round off the new rear end at the bottom. Inlay on front floor mats in smooth leather in color of the leather surround with embossed Porsche logo and stitching. The all-new Boxster Spyder gets another bump in output to match the hardtop Cayman S at 320 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. The result is a significant improvement of both traction and stability providing a substantially higher level of performance on winding routes, particularly on the race track.
The big advantage, apart from lower weight, is the smaller number of individual components. Though it's Porsche's least expensive car, it's anything but cheap or cheaply made. This very special package of ceramic disks measuring 350 millimeters or 13. The 2010 Porsche Boxster is instantly recognizable as a Porsche. Wet patches of asphalt step the rear wheels out mid-corner and naturally corrections bring things back into line with minimal steering inputs. With its unladen weight of just 1335 kg or 2944 lb quite outstanding for an open sports car in this class, the Boxster offers a power-to-weight ratio of 5. Limited-Slip Differential as an Option A limited-slip differential on the rear wheels is available for the new Boxsters in conjunction with both 18- and 19-inch rims.
The Boxster now comes as standard on 17-inch wheels half an inch wider than before in order to take up the larger brake system of the Boxster S on the front axle. One of the features contributing to the re-set suspension is the newly developed tyres offering a further improvement of performance together with greater driving comfort by reducing tire pressure on the rear wheels. An outstanding power-to-weight ratio ranging from 4. External weight-saving changes include the removal of daytime running lights and fog lamps, and the electric-powered soft top is swapped out for a manual version. Classic styling and a basic interior show the 2010 Boxster's strong connections to its sports car heritage. Significantly, the new model weighs 80kg less than the Porsche Boxster S which, combined with a lower centre of gravity and revised suspension, gives the Porsche Boxster Spyder the calibre of driving dynamics that clearly reflect the unique look of the car.
Includes decorative stitching where appropriate. Pressing the paddles on the steering wheel or simply tipping the selector lever, the driver may however also shift gears manually. The S version gets a 3. Easy-to-use controls are placed conveniently at hand, and though the audio system leaves a bit to be desired and offers too many buttons to manage it, the experience isn't spoiled. Which is to say, you'll want to drive the Spyder without the silly lid at all times.
Includes decorative stitching where appropriate. Rather than being a stickers and stripes special edition, or an expensive limited-run like the 911 Sport Classic, the Spyder joins the Boxster range as a third model. Porsche offers drivers of the Boxster and Boxster S with a manual gearbox important help in reducing fuel consumption by means of the gearshift point indicator housed in the rev counter as a triangle to the right of the digital speedometer. Comprehensive restraint system with head airbags Featuring head airbags in an open car, the Boxster sets the standard also in terms of passive safety. The new ten-spoke wheels are the lightest set of 19-inch wheels that Porsche make, weighing less than ten kilos each, and the lower side windows also helps shed a few pounds.
In combination with seat heating, the new Boxsters come as an option with seat ventilation on both the standard seats and the comfort seats in full or partial leather. Note: when in conjunction with leather in color to sample smooth leather finish is in Black. The handling feels equally improved. Smooth leather surround including double stitching in color of carpet. At the same time the number of control keys has been halved to just 16, again in the interest of extra convenience.
Yet a further highlight is provided by the foglamps featured as standard — rectangular in shape on the Boxster, round on the Cayman. The switching resonance flap serves to adjust air oscillation in the intake system to the respective speed of the engine, ensuring high torque at low speeds, an even smoother torque curve, as well as high maximum output. It's not your average manumatic, either. Safety equipment is abundant, too, with standard anti-lock brakes and stability control, plus front, side, and head-protecting side-impact airbags mounted in the door window sills. Smooth leather finish in interior color on side air vents, central air vent including switch trim. This will rev up the engine to 6500 rpm. A wide range of finishes, materials, trims, and themes can be chosen or designed by the buyer.
And how improved is the performance? Throttle, tap the brakes, turn, throttle, tap the brakes, turn, throttle, tap the brakes and repeat again and again. In 2004 and Porsche dedicated a limited edition of special Boxsters bearing the additional name Spyder, inspired by these legendary racing cars. The second point was to further reduce frictional and drive losses within the system. Mated to a the standard six-speed manual gearbox, the new Boxter makes the 0 to 60 mph sprint in 5. Clean lines and flowing curves look like they have sprung to life from the designer's table. Pull - 22% and Push - 27%. Not a dressy cockpit, perhaps, but the Boxster offers everything the driving enthusiast really needs: big gauges, a fat steering wheel, great seats, and a close-at-hand shifter.