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The New Porsche Boxster
The Porsche Boxster is a mild-engined roadster built by Porsche. The first mode Boxster was introduced in late 1996. Second generation of Boxster in 2005 and the third generation of Boxster was launched in 2012 at the Geneva motor show.
The Boxster ‘s name is a portmanteau of the word “boxer” referring to the vehicle’s horizontally opposed or “boxer”engine and the word ‘roadster’ referring to the vehicle’s two seat capacity and convertible top.The Boxster receieved many awards like one of the new and best car in 1997, best automobile of the year, best roadster in the world , best sports car, best designed car etc.
The new Porsche Boxster newly designed and modified with 55 pounds lighter and ‘S’ is 77 pounds lighter. Its light weight, longer wheel base, wider track and larger wheels enhances the mild engine sports car’s smooth driving dynamics. The stylish look at the front end will make more aerodynamic cutting into the wind to save gas consumption. Another option of saving gas is its stop-start facility.There is a fantastic new rear wing set up. A six speed manual is standard. The new Porsche Boxster has shorter overhangs and forward shifted windscreen. The interior part of it offers more space.
In both Boxster and Boxster ‘S’ are powered by flat six engines with direct fuel injection. In back there are LED tail lights and newly designed tail pipes. It is very notable that the new generation Boxster would save 15% of fuel means it consumes less than 8 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres. Another speciality of new Porsche Boxster is Porsche Torque Vectoring (PTV) with mechanical rear axle differential lock system.