Porsche 718 • Price, Variants & Specifications
Porsche 718 Variants
- Porsche718 in two variants; Boxster and Cayman
- 1988 cc 4 cylinder petrol engine
- 0 to 100 in 4.9 seconds
- Boxster has convertible top while Cayman has coupe style
- Both are performance oriented car with premium convenience features
- Porsche Side Impact Protection System, Dual roll-over protection and Porsche Dopplekupplung (PDK) ensure premium safety
Boxster and Cayman are the two variants that continue the 718 era. The 718 models were made for the sport. They are mid-engine roadsters that unite sporting spirit of Porsche 718 with the sports cars of tomorrow. The turbocharged flat four engine powers both Boxster and Cayman to become the winners. Compared with the previous models, the new Boxster and Cayman come with even sportier chassis setup and whole host of performance, comfort and assistance system. Boxster provides a direct open driving experience while Cayman is the coupe designed racer. Precise, low, wide and sleek design of the 718 models make it sporty distinctive and clearly defined. It comes with ergonomically designed interior that is fully geared for sporty performance. The 718 models are equipped with standard sports exhaust system that is capable of producing intense sound to inspire you. Premium safety features like roll over protection and side impact protection system are given. Porsche Communication Management is the central control unit for all information.
The horizontal air intakes in the front and the logo give it the legendary Porsche style. The horizontal lines make the front end appear wider. The LED daytime running lights integrated into the Bi-Xenon main headlights and tail lights with four point brake light enhance the sporty look. Large wheel arches, large air intakes on either side of the car and new exterior mirrors with V-shaped mirror base are also given for the supremacy. 718 Boxster has the fabric hood and when it is closed it completes the sleek silhouette of the typical sports car. It can be opened and closed automatically in 9 seconds while you are on 50kmph speed.
The horizontally designed dashboard of the 718 complements the sporty exterior appearance. The ascending centre console shortens the distance between the steering wheel and the gear level selector and the function buttons are arranged for the convenience of the driver. The instrument cluster consists of three round dials positioned in the centre and is flanked by a 4.6”color screen. Porsche Communication Management features 7” touchscreen display.
Comfort And Convenience
Porsche 718 is a performance oriented car and the interior features are designed to cater the convenience of the driver. The sporty three spoke steering wheel, centre console functions etc are placed intuitively to operate. The steering wheel features two alloyed gear shift paddles. Fully adjustable electric sports seats offer power adjustment of seat height, backrest angle, and four way lumbar supports for an added comfort. The touchscreen display has navigation function and the optional Connect and Connect Plus makes it possible to connect to the digital world. The instrument cluster with 4.6”color screen provides data from the on-board computer. Two zone automatic climate control has separate temperature controls for the driver and passenger. Both models have two luggage compartments; the front compartment holds 150 litres and the rear of Boxster has 125 litres and Cayman holds 275 litres. Adaptive cruise control including Porsche Active Safe is also given.
Porsche 718 models offer advanced airbag technology in the form of full size driver and front passenger airbags. Porsche Side Impact Protection System comprises side impact protection elements in the doors and two airbags on each side. Dual roll-over protection and Porsche Dopplekupplung (PDK) ensure premium safety. PDK system regulates the speed of 718 independently in line with the speed of the vehicle in front. Lane change assist, park assist and reversing camera and speed limiter indicator too are included.
The 1988 cc 4 cylinder petrol engine produces maximum power of 300PS at 6500rpm and maximum torque of 380Nm. It reaches 0 to 100 in 4.9 seconds and can attain a top speed of 275kmph. It is mated to 7 speed automatic transmission.
Length: 4379mm, Width: 1994mm, Height: 1281mm, Wheelbase: 2475mm and it has 1655kg of Kerb weight
Fuel Tank Capacity
718 Porsche contains 54 litres of fuel storage capcity
Rhodium Silver Metallic, GT Silver Metallic, Racing Yellow, Agate Grey Metallic, Miami Blue, Night Blue Metallic, Lava Orange are Crayon are the colors given to Porsche 718.