Porsche Boxster vs. Ferrari 488 GTB

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 2019 Ferrari 488 GTB 2dr Coupe Base 1301-OEM Exterior 3/4 Rear Left-Facing

Key Specs

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
Not Available

Horsepower

Horsepower
300 hp
660 hp

Bluetooth

Bluetooth

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L 4
V8 Turbo 3.9L

Interior Features

Alarm

Alarm

BackUp Camera

BackUp Camera
Optional

Keyless Entry

Keyless Entry

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional

Rain Sensing Wipers

Rain Sensing Wipers
Optional

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Power Mirrors

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control

Power Windows

Power Windows

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Exterior Features

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Aluminum

Power Folding Mirror

Power Folding Mirror
Optional

Rear Spoiler

Rear Spoiler

Tire Width

Tire Width
P235/35ZR20 - P235/45ZR18
P245/35YR20

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
97.4 in.
104.3 in.

Length

Length
172.4 in.
179.8 in.

Width

Width
70.9 in.
76.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2944 - 3010 lbs.
3252 lbs.

Horsepower

Horsepower
300 hp
660 hp

Torque

Torque
280 ft. lbs.
560 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged

4wheel Disc Brakes

4wheel Disc Brakes

Limited Slip Differential

Limited Slip Differential
Optional

Performance Tires

Performance Tires

Engine Cylinders

Engine Cylinders
4 Cylinder
8 Cylinders

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14.2 - 16.9 gal.
20.6 gal.

Combined

Combined
25 - 26 mpg
19 - 16 mpg

City

City
21 - 22 mpg
15 - 16 mpg

Highway

Highway
28 - 29 mpg
22 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Optional

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional

Safety Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes

Automatic Headlights

Automatic Headlights

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Tire Pressure Monitor System

Stability Control

Stability Control

Traction Control

Traction Control

Auto Leveling Headlights

Auto Leveling Headlights

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Optional

Automated Emergency Braking

Automated Emergency Braking

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Porsche 718 Boxster
Ferrari 488 GTB

Body Style

Body Style
Convertible
Coupe

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two-Seaters
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
2

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2944 - 3010 lbs.
3252 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
24 - 25 mpg.
18 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
21 - 22 mpg.
15 - 16 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
28 - 29 mpg.
22 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
_PC18_
FER

Engine Type

Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/121
3.9 L/238

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
250, 480, _PDK01
DCT04

Trans Type

Trans Type
6 - 7
7

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 - 3.91
3.08

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.95 - 2.29
2.19

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - 1.65
1.63

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.13 - 1.30
1.29

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.95 - 1.08
1.03

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 - 0.88
0.84

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.89
5.14

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.0 - 7.3
9.8

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Strut
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Double Wishbone

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Strut
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P235/35ZR20, P235/40ZR19, P235/45ZR18
P245/35YR20

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P265/35ZR20, P265/40ZR19, P265/45ZR18
P305/30YR20

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
18 X 8 - 20 X 8.5 in.
20 X 9 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 9.5 - 20 X 10.5 in.
20 X 11 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13 - 13.8 in.
15.7 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.8 - 13.8 in.
14.2 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
14.2 - 16.9 gal.
20.6 gal.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
97.4 in.
104.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
172.4 in.
179.8 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
70.9 in.
76.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
50.4 - 50.6 in.
47.8 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
59.6 in.
66.1 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.3 in.
64.8 in.

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.62
0.69

Model Group

Model Group
Boxster
488 GTB

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Convertible
Coupe

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
3.9

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4