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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 11 16 N/A $186,925
2-Door Coupe Scuderia 11 16 N/A $277,456
2-Door Convertible Spider 11 16 N/A $217,310
2-Door Roadster
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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
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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
Fuel Economy - City 11 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 11 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 95.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.8 9.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 25.1 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/35ZR19 P205/55ZR17
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3196 2877
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 16 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11 20
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2dr Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name Ferrari 430 Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Fully Independent Independent
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 -
 
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