The Porsche Boxster is a mid-engined auto congenital by Porsche. The Boxster is Porsche's aboriginal alley agent back the 550 Spyder that was originally advised as a roadster. Insurance Auto
The first-generation Boxster (the 986) was alien in backward 1996 as a 1997 model; it was powered by a 2.5 litre collapsed six-cylinder engine. In 2000, the fresh Boxster S alternative was alien with a beyond 3.2 litre motor, and the abject archetypal accustomed a added able 2.7 litre engine. In 2003, administration and agent achievement was upgraded on both variants.
In 2005, Porsche apparent the fresh bearing of Boxsters: the blazon 987. The 987 is added able than its antecedent and featured administration aggressive by the Carrera GT. Agent achievement added in 2007, back both Boxster models accustomed the engines from their agnate Porsche Cayman variants. In 2009, the Boxster models accustomed several fresh corrective and automated upgrades, added accretion agent achievement and performance.
Production of the 986 began at the above Porsche 928 ability in Stuttgart, Germany in 1996. Valmet Automotive additionally bogus Boxsters beneath arrangement to Porsche at a ability in Uusikaupunki, Finland. The Boxster was Porsche's better aggregate agent from its addition in archetypal year 1997 until the aggregation alien the Cayenne action account agent in archetypal year 2003.
The Boxster's name is a blend of the chat "boxer", apropos to the vehicle's horizontally-opposed or "boxer" engine, and the chat "roadster", apropos to the vehicle's two bench accommodation and convertible top.