Friday, February 4, 2011

Supercars | Porsche Boxster Supercars

Theporsche boxster savior of Porsche company back in the mid 90's has its 3rd generation in the line and is about to be released, the 2012 Porsche Boxster is slowly taking off its disguise and showing the final skin of the true production unit of the new Boxster. It will first appear in the 2012 Detroit motor show and will hit the road next summer.

Assupercars the birth of the new Porsche Boxster comes near we take a closer look on the changes it has made, as we can see the front end was already 100% purely exposed and this is exactly what the real thing would look like, sharper and feistier, and also produces mighty aggressive impression. While under this Porsche Boxster 981 is an all new chassis, this new Boxster will 10mm lower than before, it would also be wider, by stretching its wheelbase by 60mm the interior space increases by an inch, and the length of this 981 Boxster was also increased by 37mm, but even with a larger frame they've still manage to trim down the weight by 15kg on both the entry level and the S model.

About the power, the 2012 Porsche Boxster entry level will be equipped with a 2.7 liter flat six that will be able to produce a powerful 265bhp and producing a 207 lb ft. of torque, while the Boxster S will be equipped with a 3.4 liter flat six that will produce a 315bhp and a 266lb ft. of torque the power increase was a good news but the better news is with the additional features such as the stop and start technology plus the weight reduction and a new and more efficient engine the fuel consumption was reduced by 18% and here is the best news a new 2.5 liter flat four turbocharged engine is on its way and it might even make the official unit more powerful and efficient than it is now.

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