The all-new 981 Boxster and the Panamera GTS have been recently launched in Malaysia, at the Porsche Motorsport Week 2012 at the Sepang International Circuit.
“Motorsport is the heart of Porsche and this is precisely why we introduce more and more driving activities on the track. We want our customers to experience the brand and the car, and to understand how to maximize the performance of the car as well as safe driving,” said the CEO of SDAP, Arnt Bayer.
The new Porsche Boxster is lighter than the model it’s replacing and it’s also coming with wider tracks, larger wheels and a longer wheelbase, along with a fully electric roof. The entry-level version of the two-seat roadster is powered by a 2.7 liter flat-six engine, which is developing a total output of 265 horsepower and it has a peak torque of 280 Nm available between 4,500 and 6,500 rpm. The 0 to 100 acceleration is done in 5.5 seconds and the model can go up to 262 km/h. the Boxster S is coming with a 3.4 liter flat-six engine, with 315 HP and 360 Nm of torque. The model can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds before reaching a top speed of 277 km/h.
The Panamera GTS is equipped with the 4.8 liter V8 naturally aspirated engine, which is generating a total output of 430 HP and 520 Nm of torque. The unit is coming with the PDK and Sport Chrono as standard and the 0 to 100 km/h accelerate is done in under 4.5 seconds. Top speed is 288 km/h. The 981 Porsche Boxster has a starting price of RM450k while the Boxster S starts at RM550k. The Panamera GTS will set its future buyers back for RM1,050,000 in Malaysia.