2002 Porsche Boxster S 986

This automobile has a 2 door convertible/cabriolet body style with a mid mounted engine supplying power to the rear wheels. The Porsche Boxster S belongs to the 986 model family from Porsche. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 3.2 litre capacity. This unit features double overhead camshaft valve gear, 6 cylinder layout, and 4 valves per cylinder. It develops 256 bhp (260 PS/191 kW) of power at 6200 rpm, and maximum torque of 310 N·m (229 lb·ft/31.6 kgm) at 4600 rpm. The engine delivers its power through to the wheels by means of a 6 speed manual gearbox. Its quoted kerb weight is 1320 kg. It is claimed to achieve a top speed of 264 km/h or 164 mph, officially stated fuel consumption is 15.3/7.8/10.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 255.0 g/km.

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Porsche Boxster S -
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Key facts

2002 Porsche Boxster S 986 information summary

What body style?
2 door convertible/cabriolet with 2 seats
How long?
4320 mm
How heavy?
1320 kg
What size engine?
3.2 litre, 3179 cm3
How many cylinders?
6, Flat
How much power?
260 PS / 256 bhp / 191 kW @ 6200 rpm
How much torque?
310 Nm / 229 ft.lb / 31.6 kgm @ 4600 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.7 s
How fast?
264 km/h, 164 mph
How economical?
15.3/7.8/10.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
255.0 CO2 g/km

Porsche 986 models

Porsche Boxster S Special Edition -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 6M 3179 cm3 266 PS 262 bhp 195 kW 255.0 CO2 1320 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 5A 3179 cm3 266 PS 262 bhp 195 kW 268.0 CO2 1360 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 5M 2687 cm3 227 PS 224 bhp 167 kW 233.0 CO2 1275 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 5A 3179 cm3 260 PS 256 bhp 191 kW 268.0 CO2 1360 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 5A 2687 cm3 227 PS 224 bhp 167 kW 259.0 CO2 1330 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 5M 2687 cm3 220 PS 217 bhp 162 kW 1335 kg
Porsche Boxster S -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 6M 3179 cm3 256 PS 252 bhp 188 kW 1295 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 5SA 3179 cm3 256 PS 252 bhp 188 kW 1335 kg
Porsche Boxster -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 5M 2480 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1252 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet MR 5A 2480 cm3 204 PS 201 bhp 150 kW 1300 kg
2002 Porsche Boxster S
Carrosserie
Carrosserie2 seater convertible/cabriolet
Nombre de portes2
Designer
Dimensions et poids
Empattement 2415 95.1
Voies AV
Voies AR
Longueur 4320 170.1
Largeur 1780 70.1
Hauteur 1290 50.8
Garde au sol
1.79
Poids avec pleins 1320 kg 2910
Répartition poids AV
Réservoir à essence 64 litres 14.1 UK Gal 16.9 US Gal
Caractéristiques aérodynamique
Coefficient de pénétration 0.32
maître-couple
SCx
Moteur
naturally aspirated petrol
Constructeur du moteur Porsche
Type moteur
Cylinders Flat 6
Cylindrée 3.2 litre
3179 cc
(193.994 cu in)
Alésage × Course 93 × 78 mm
3.66 × 3.07 in
Rapport alésage / course 1.19
Distribution double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 Soupapes par cylindre
24 Total vannes
Puissance maximale
(DIN)
260 PS (256 bhp) (191 kW)
à 6200 tr/mn
Specific output
(DIN)
80.5 bhp/litre
1.32 bhp/cu in
Couple maximale
(DIN)
310 Nm (229 ft·lb) (31.6 kgm)
à 4600 tr/mn

(DIN)
97.51 Nm/litre
1.18 ft·lb/cu3
Construction
carter
Taux de compression 11:1
Carburant EFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1225.4 kPa (177.7 psi)
Régime maximal
Nombre de paliers de vilebrequin
Refroidissement Water
Cylindrée Unitaire 529.83 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalyseur Y
Performances
0-80km/h
0-60mph
0-100km/h 5.7 s
0-160km/h
0-400m
0-1000m
Vitesse 264 km/h (164 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 196.64 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
144.62 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
193.94 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.91 kg/kW
11.55 lb/bhp
Consommation
Consommation 15.3/7.8/10.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km15.3/7.8/10.5 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre6.5/12.8/9.5 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG18.5/36.2/26.9 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG15.4/30.2/22.4 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Emissions de CO₂ 255.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 243.60 g/km
VED band (UK) L
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
Châssis
Emplacement de moteur mid
Engine layout longitudinal
Traction rear wheel drive  
Répartition du couple N/A
Direction
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Suspension AV I.LW.ARB.
Suspension AR I.STA.L&TLi.CS.
Roues AV 7Jx 17
Roues AR 8.5J x 17
Pneumatiques AV 205/50 ZR 17
Pneumatiques AR 225/40 ZR 17
Freins AV/AR VeDi/VeDi-S
Diamètre des freins AV
Diamètre des freins AR
Braked area
Transmission 6
Rapport de démultiplication supérieure
Rapport de pont
Généralités
Carfolio.com ID98032
Production total
Type mines
986
RAC rating 32.2
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2002 Porsche Boxster S added 2002-08-02.
Last modified 2013-02-28.