Compare 2008 Ferrari 430 vs 2008 Porsche Boxster

2008 Ferrari 430
2008 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 11 16 N/A $186,925
2-Door Convertible Spider 11 16 N/A $217,310
2-Door Coupe Scuderia 11 16 N/A $277,456
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2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 29 $39,923 $45,800
2-Door Roadster Limited Edition 20 29 $43,512 $49,900
2-Door Roadster S 19 27 $48,590 $55,700
2-Door Roadster S Limited Edition 19 27 $52,267 $59,900
2-Door Roadster RS 60 Spyder 19 27 $55,970 $64,900
2-Door Roadster S Design Edition 2 19 27 $59,700 $68,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$39,923
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$186,925
$45,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3115 / month
$763 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Porsche Boxster performs brilliantly, and looks and feels the part, delivering a modern take on the classic roadster experience.
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Fuel Economy
City
11 mpg 20 mpg
Highway
16 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
46.0 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
65.7 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
177.6 171.6
Height, Overall (in)
47.8 50.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
102.4 95.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
8.8 9.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.8 x 1.3 11.78 x 0.79
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.3 11.73 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
25.1 16.9
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P285/35ZR19 P235/50ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/35ZR19 P205/55ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3196 2877
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 17 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
EFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
343 @ 5250 201 @ 4600-6000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.3L/263 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
490 @ 8500 245 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
16 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
11 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.50
Clutch Size (in)
NA 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.43
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.75
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Summary
Body Style
2dr Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name
Ferrari 430 Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Fully Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Fully Independent Independent

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