2017 Porsche 718 Boxster Chicago IL
In the world of Porsche, the number 718 carries a lot of weight. The original mid-engine Porsche 718 took the torch from the Porsche 550, and was first to cross the finish line in countless races in the late 50s and early 60s thanks to its maneuverability and exceptional power-to-weight ratio. For model year 2017, Porsche is bringing the 718 brand back on both the Boxster and the Cayman, as the brand looks to the future while also remembering its past.
The 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster in Chicago IL continues the evolution of the mid-engine sports car with a new flat-four turbocharged engine. While turbo engines are new to the Porsche brand, the payoff is apparent when you get behind the wheel. With the return of an iconic name comes a new chapter in the mid-engine sports car saga.
Flat-Four Turbo Engine
Turbocharged engines are new to the Porsche brand for 2017, and it's hard to argue with the results. The new 718 Boxster S houses a 2.0-liter turbocharged horizontally opposed engine. Capable of producing 300 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and a max torque range between 19,50 and 4,500 rpm, the experience behind the wheel of the Porsche 718 Boxster is truly captivating.
The new 718 Boxster S is equipped with Apple CarPlay, allowing iPhone users to connect their phone and use Apple's familiar interface on the cars display. With Apple CarPlay, you can take advantage of Siri voice commands, play media stored on your phone, send and receive phone calls and messages, and even use your phone's navigation system.
Adaptive Cruise Control
When equipped with a PDK transmission, 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster drivers can take advantage of adaptive cruise control. This system regulates vehicle speed based on the car in front of you through the use of a radar sensor, which scans the road up to 200 meters ahead. It's the next-generation of cruise control, and it makes those long trips a breeze.
Iconic 718 badge returns for 2017 with next-generation Boxster
Stunning in its design, the 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster in Chicago IL captures the simplicity and elegance of Porsche, while also maintaining an aggressive demeanor. The low, wide stance and horizontal grille inspire confidence while a new headlight design and LED daytime running lights are sure to grab the attention of surrounding drivers.
Inside, a horizontal theme is prevalent, with a sweeping dash and contours that will keep you mindful of the vehicle's speed, even when the vehicle is idle. In the center, you'll find a high-resolution 7-inch display, which can operate the latest version of the Porsche Communication Management system and Apple CarPlay.
For 2017, an icon returns in the 718. Be one of the first to experience the next-generation of the mid-engine sports car and stay up-to-date with everything 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster with Loeber Motors.