Key facts

1999 Porsche Boxster 986 information summary

What body style?
convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4315 mm
How heavy?
1335 kg
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2687 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Flat
How much power?
220 PS / 217 bhp / 162 kW @ 6400 rpm
How much torque?
260 Nm / 192 / 26.5 kgm @ 4750 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.6 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph


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1999 Porsche Boxster technical specifications


This vehicle has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a mid mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
It forms part of Porsche's 986 series.
Its 2.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, double overhead camshaft, 6 cylinder that has an output of 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) of power at 6400 rpm, and maximum torque of 260 N·m (192 lb·ft/26.5 kgm) at 4750 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox transmits the power to the driven wheels.
Stated weight at the kerb is 1335 kg.
Maximum claimed speed is 250 km/h or 155 mph.
1999 Porsche Boxster data
1999 Porsche Boxster 986 data
Body type2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 2415 95.1
Track/tread (front)
Track/tread (rear)
Length 4315 169.9
Width 1780 70.1
Height 1290 50.8
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.79
Kerb weight 1335 kg 2943 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 64 litres 14.1 UK Gal 16.9 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Porsche
Engine code
Cylinders Flat 6
Capacity 2.7 litre
2687 cc
(163.971 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 85.5 × 78 mm
3.37 × 3.07 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.1
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
24 valves in total
maximum power output 220 PS (217 bhp) (162 kW)
at 6400 rpm
Specific output 80.8 bhp/litre
1.32 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 260 Nm (192 ft·lb) (26.5 kgm)
at 4750 rpm
Specific torque 96.76 Nm/litre
1.17 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
compression ratio 11:1
Fuel system EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1215.9 kPa (176.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 447.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.6 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 164.81 PS/g
121.21 kW/g
162.55 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.25 kg/kW
13.78 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Engine position mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.
Rear suspension I.MS.
Wheel size front
Wheel size rear
Tyres front
Tyres rear
Brakes F/R
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID74734
Production total
Model code
Model family 986
RAC rating 27.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1999 Porsche Boxster added 2001-02-25.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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