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1998 Porsche Boxster
The 1998 Boxster is a 2-door, 2-passenger convertible sports car, available in one trim only, the Base. The 1998 Boxster's closest competitors include the BMW M3 and the Mercedes-Benz SLK.
Upon introduction, the Boxster is equipped with a standard 2.5-liter, H6, 201-horsepower engine that achieves 19-mpg in the city and 26-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard, and a 5-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is optional.
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|Engine / transmission||Gas mileage much lower than advertised|
|Convertible top can go up or down at low speed so you don't have to stop||Navigation: poor graphics, prefer garmin|
|The handling of the mid-engine is great and fun to drive||Need separate lock & unlock buttons on remote; need audible sound when locking|
|Pdk gearbox: smooth & quick responsiveness||Legroom: need 2-3 more inches & kneeroom same|
|Engine power & flexibility - great delivery through rov range||Leather seats wearing out too soon|
|Exhaust / engine / dual clutch transmisson performance||Wide door openings - lots of door dings|
|Handling - very nimble||Rear trunk needs to better fit golf clubs|
|Front end looks||Traffic/navigation systems do not have most roads|
|Performance: 0-60 time||Bright sunlight marks dials with roof down|
|Driving dynamics||Visibility and driving safety|