The 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster vs. The 2017 Jaguar F-TYPE
2017 Porsche 718 Boxster
2017 Jaguar F-TYPE
The 2017 Porsche 718 Boxster and the 2017 Jaguar F-TYPE are both thrilling sports cars that offer precise handling, powerful engines, and a slew of luxury features. No driving enthusiast will be disappointed to get behind the wheel of either one of these vehicles, but assuming you’re trying to decide on just one you should look closely at how they compare before you make up your mind.
Powertrains and Performance
The 718 Boxster comes standard with a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 300 hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. A more powerful 2.5L turbocharged four-cylinder in the Boxster S makes 350 hp. Either way, the Boxster can be had with a six-speed manual or a seven-speed automatic, and rear-wheel drive only. The Boxster S can go from 0 to 60 mph in as little as 4.0 seconds with optional Sport Chrono package.
The Jaguar F-TYPE comes standard with a 3.0L supercharged gas V6 engine that cranks out a generous 340 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. The F-TYPE can be had with either a six-speed manual or an eight-speed automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive is standard, though all-wheel drive is available. And if you want to upgrade the Jaguar, there’s a 5.0L supercharged V8 offered in various states of tune, with the most powerful SVR model cranking out 575 hp. The F-TYPE SVR will go from 0 to 60 mph in only 3.5 seconds.
Comfort and Convenience
The Jaguar also offers some advantages when it comes to comfort and convenience. It offers 4-way power driver and passenger seats, while the Boxster comes with only 2-way power front seats. The Jaguar also offers a 12-Speaker Meridian audio system, while the Boxster makes do with only half the number of speakers. The Jaguar even has a better warranty with more basic and powertrain coverage, and 60-months/60,000-miles worth of maintenance included in the purchase price. The Boxster gets no included maintenance.
Drive the Jaguar F-TYPE Right Now at Jaguar Gulf Coast
You can drive the latest Jaguar F-TYPE here at Jaguar Gulf Coast here at 1419 East I-65 Service Rd S South in Mobile, Alabama. We’re a quick trip from anywhere in Biloxi and Destin, so stop by today to drive the latest Jaguar F-TYPE or contact us online now with any questions. We think you’ll agree that the Jaguar F-TYPE is clearly superior to the Porsche Boxster, so come visit us to take it for a spin today!