How fast is a 2005 Porsche Boxster?

2005 Porsche Boxster 987 0-60, quarter mile, specs

0-60 mph 6.1 seconds
Quarter mile 15.7 s @ 105 mph
Top speed 256 kph / 159 mph
Curb weight 1398 kilograms (3082 pounds)
Year introduced 2005

Is the 2005 Porsche Boxster reliable?

The good news is that as well as being a great drive, the Boxster 987 is highly reliable and has an MOT pass rate that ranges from 82.3% for 2005 models to 91% for 2010 cars. However, when mechanical problems do occur, they can be expensive to fix unless they are spotted early.

How fast can a 2010 Porsche Boxster go?

According to Porsche, the base-trim Boxster can reach a top speed of 163 mph with the manual transmission and accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 5.3 seconds with the PDK.

What goes wrong with Porsche Boxster?

The good news is that the Boxster 986 is generally reliable and has an MoT pass rate of 78%, which is well above average for cars of that age. The most common reasons for failure are minor headlamp defects and worn tyres. However, there are a number of expensive things that can and do go wrong with the Boxster 986.

What is a Porsche Boxster like to drive?

If you’re looking for a car that’s the bee’s knees to drive, the entry-level Boxster 2.0-litre is a sound choice. It’ll pull easily from low revs in higher gears, but offers explosive energy when you want to drive your sports car like a sports car – that is, flat out. It really is worth the extra cash.

What are the dimensions of a Porsche Boxster?

Dimensions of Porsche Boxster. The wheelbase of the 1997-2002 models measure 95.2 in (or 2418 mm). The length is 171.0 in (4343 mm) for the 1997-2002 models. For the 2003-04 models it is 170.1 in (4321 mm). The Boxster is 70.1 in (equal to 1781 mm) wide and 50.8 in (or 1290 mm) high.

What is the history of the Porsche Boxster?

The Porsche Boxster is a mid-engined two-seater roadster. It was Porsche’s first road vehicle to be originally designed as a roadster since the 550 Spyder. The first-generation Boxster (the 986) was introduced in late 1996; it was powered by a 2.5-litre flat six-cylinder engine.

What year was the Porsche Boxster made?

The Porsche Boxster, designed by Harm Lagaay based on the original Boxster concept, was first introduced in late 1996 in Europe and on January 4th 1997 at the L.A. Auto Show.