Archived from on 16 July 2011. However, by the second half of 1993, difficulties arose with fitment of some components, resulting in lengthening of the hood and requiring another design freeze by fourth quarter of that year. It is part of Porsche's 987 series. The Boxster is one of the most popular models ever released by the German car manufacturer Porsche. The 986 Boxster had the same bonnet, front wings, headlights, interior and engine architecture as the 996. The 987 is the last generation of the Boxster and Cayman series with hydraulic steering. The 718 base featured two new horizontally-opposed flat-4 turbocharged engines at 2.
The first-generation Boxster the 986 was introduced in late 1996; it was powered by a 2. In August 1992, a decision was made to develop the concept into a show vehicle, in time for the 1993 North American International Auto Show. Revised styling included modified headlights, larger side intake vents and enlarged wheel arches to allow wheels up to 19 inches in diameter. For 2007 the base Boxster received a revised engine featuring VarioCam Plus, the Boxster S engine was upgraded from 3. . The production 981 was released as a 2014 model in the spring of 2013. The most notable changes are to the rear of the car, which now has a long black-trim bar across the rear connecting the two taillights.
Since the introduction of the fourth generation in 2016, the two models are marketed as the Porsche 718 Boxster and Porsche 718 Cayman. The interior received a glove compartment, new electro-mechanical hood and trunk release mechanism with an electronic emergency release in the fuse box panel and an updated steering wheel. After garnering widespread acclaim from the press and public upon presentation of the Boxster Concept in January 1993, the final production 986 production exterior design by Larson was frozen in March 1993. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 3. No warranties or guarantees are expressed or implied as to the accuracy of the information provided on this site.
Combine these with any 987 top stripes. Through consultation with , Porsche began widely sharing parts among models and slashed costs. The Boxster and Cayman have been manufactured in , Germany 1996—present as well as , by 1997—2011 and , 2012—present. These upgrades made the Boxster series and the Cayman series equivalent in terms of power. Haerter said the contract with Valmet Automotive would end in 2012, and the Cayman's production was to be outsourced to in Graz, Austria. A settlement was agreed in March 2013, subject to court approval. Cayman is an alternative spelling of , a in the same family as the.
Our unique pricing algorithm classifies vehicles according to a wide variety of factors, estimates the market price for this specification of vehicle and displays this pricing tag when sufficient data is available but can't take into account the seller's reason for sale, vehicle modifications or condition. The Boxster and Boxster S models received a facelift in 2008. Changes included an increase in engine displacement to 2. The engine drives the wheels through a 6 speed manual transmission. Additionally, the issues are not limited to the model years covered in the suit, or to the Boxster; the Cayman and 911 share the same type of engine and are also affected. An injunction was granted against Crocs Europe, a division of the Longmont, Colorado-based shoe company preventing their use in Germany of the Cayman name.
A facelift of the Porsche Cayman followed in February 2009. The headlights and bumper are also heavily reworked. Many believe the introduction of the Boxster helped save Porsche from acquisition. At issue was the footwear company's clog name also called Cayman. The Cayman's enables access to luggage areas on top of and in the back of the engine cover. It gave Porsche its 75th class victory and the title of the marque with the most wins in the series. The stop sale was due to a fuel tank bracket that could puncture the fuel tank in certain collision instances.
Cosmetic changes included new head and tail lights, larger front air intakes with incorporated , and an altered lower rear end flanked by twin. Archived from on 27 December 2009. All 986 and 987 Boxsters use the M96, a water-cooled, engine. It was the Cayman platform's first endurance race in the U. An electronically controlled 5-speed was also available on the S and non-S versions. Prototypes in 968 bodies were built to test mid-engine power train of the 986 by the end of 1993, with proper prototypes surfacing in 1994. This issued has not been resolved as of yet with no resolution date provided.
Made from the highest quality automotive vinyl. A is now a factory option. January 2018 The 986 Boxster as well as 987 Boxster and Cayman have experienced complete engine failures. The nameplate Boxster is a of boxer, a reference to its flat or engine, and , a reference to the body style. Our unique algorithm classifies jobs according to a wide variety of factors, estimates the market rate for this specification of job and displays the estimated rate of pay when sufficient data is available but can't take into account differences in the level of experience required, responsibilities or working hours. The Boxster was released ahead of its big brother, the. The Cayman S was powered by a 3.