2015 Porsche Boxster – The One You Need
When Boxster first appeared on the scene in 1997, it gave driving fanatics a chance to experience the Porsche. This was the time when this midengine convertible became a prominent name. From that very day, Porsche has been making some really attractive changes in the Boxster line up. Now it is one of the most liked vehicles in the driving fraternity.
For 2015, the Boxster has come up with three different models, the Boxster Base, the Boxster Base S and best of the lot, Boxster GTS, which was launched last year. Although, every model of the 2015 Porsche Boxster is unique in its own way, there is one similarity; they all have an incredible drive, thanks to stellar steering and handling. No matter which model you buy, you can order lightning quick automatic transmission, carbon-ceramic brakes, cruise control and many others.
They say that every vehicle, no matter how good it is, has its negatives. Well, when it comes to the all-new Porsche Boxster, there aren’t many. When you compare the Boxster base with the other vehicles available for the same price, you might not get impressed by its acceleration along the straight line. Rear visibility isn’t all that great either. Even with the top down, it isn’t that good. Also, Boxster is not one of those cheap vehicles, with all the options and excellent build quality; the price can easily touch the $100,000 mark. However, if you compare it to the other vehicles in the same category, you will find that the price is actually pretty reasonable. It is indeed a lot pricier than the previous models, but once you take it out for a ride, you will know it’s worth it.
Let us take a look at what, the 2015 Porsche Boxster, has inside the hood.
The base version comes with a 2.7-L 6-cylinder engine that can produce up to 265 HP and the torque of 207 lb-ft. According to Porsche, the vehicle can go up to the speed of 60 mph from a standstill in less than 6 seconds. The EPA estimated fuel economy figures for this version are, 20 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway, with manual transmission. And splendid 22 mpg in the city and 32 mpg on the highway with the PDK, also known as automated manual transmission.
The S model of 2015 Porsche Boxster comes with a 3.4-L 6-cylinder engine that can produce about 315 HP and the torque of 266 lb-ft. This version can go up to 60 mph from 0 in a quick 4.9 seconds. The fuel economy figures with this model are 20 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on the highway, and with the PDK, it returns, 21 mpg in the city and 30 mpg on the highway.
Last on the 2015 Porsche Boxster list is the famous GTS, with 3.4-L 6 cylinder engine that is capable of producing 330 HP and the torque of 273 lb-ft. According to Porsche, the GTS can go up to 0 to 60 mph in about 4.7 seconds. With the manual transmission, it returns 19 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway, and 22 mpg in the city and 31 mpg on the highway with PDK.