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Boxster (987)


The Porsche Boxster 987 is the second generation of the Boxster, produced by Porsche from 2005 to 2012. It succeeded the original Boxster 986 and represented a significant evolution in design, performance, and technology. Here's an overview of the Porsche Boxster 987:

Introduction and Design:

  • The Porsche Boxster 987 was introduced in 2005 as a 2006 model year vehicle.
  • The design of the Boxster 987 retained the classic mid-engine, two-seater layout of its predecessor but featured updated styling cues and a more modern appearance.
  • The exterior design included sleeker lines, revised headlights, and larger air intakes, giving the 987 a more aggressive and aerodynamic look.

Engine and Performance:

  • The Boxster 987 was offered with a range of flat-six engines, including both naturally aspirated and turbocharged variants.
  • Engine options included a 2.7-liter or 3.4-liter flat-six engine, producing varying power outputs depending on the model year and configuration.
  • Performance improvements over the previous generation included better acceleration, enhanced handling, and improved fuel efficiency.

Chassis and Suspension:

  • The Boxster 987 featured a lightweight chassis constructed from a combination of aluminium and steel, similar to its predecessor.
  • It was equipped with a MacPherson strut front suspension and a multi-link rear suspension, providing excellent ride comfort and handling characteristics.
  • Optional active suspension management systems were available, allowing drivers to adjust suspension settings for different driving conditions.

Interior and Features:

  • The interior of the Boxster 987 featured a refined and driver-focused cockpit with high-quality materials and improved ergonomics.
  • Standard and optional features included leather upholstery, power-adjustable seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, a touchscreen infotainment system, and a Bose premium audio system.
  • The Boxster 987 offered a comfortable and luxurious interior, suitable for both daily driving and spirited performance.

Legacy and Impact:

  • The Porsche Boxster 987 received positive reviews from automotive journalists and enthusiasts for its performance, handling, and overall driving experience.
  • It further solidified Porsche's reputation for building exceptional sports cars and helped to attract new customers to the brand.
  • The Boxster 987 remains popular among enthusiasts and collectors today for its classic styling, refined performance, and Porsche's renowned engineering excellence.

In summary, the Porsche Boxster 987 is a highly regarded mid-engine convertible sports car that represented a significant step forward in design, performance, and technology over its predecessor. It remains a sought-after model among Porsche enthusiasts for its driving dynamics and timeless appeal.

Replacement Roof

The replacement convertible roofs that we supply and fit are OEM parts. This ensures the highest quality and reliability for both you and your vehicle. Crafted with precision and adhering to strict standards, these roofs epitomise excellence in both performance and durability.

Convertible roof replacements featuring an encapsulated rear screen include a brand-new screen encapsulated within the new replacement roof.

We stand firmly behind our craftsmanship, offering a comprehensive 12-month guarantee on both our work and the roofs themselves. This warranty underscores our commitment to delivering not just superior products, but also the confidence and peace of mind that accompany our exceptional service and top-tier convertible roofs.

Available in a diverse array of colours, our selection allows you to personalise your vehicle while maintaining the assurance of OEM quality.


Common Faults Include....

  • Failure in Hall sensor positioning, resulting in high AC voltage output
  • Convertible top remains stuck in open position
  • Leakage in hydraulic roof cylinders
  • Dashboard warning indicating insecure roof or incomplete cycle
  • Slow operation of roof mechanism
  • Misalignment of frame affecting roof mechanism
  • Water seepage through weather seals
  • Insecure front roof attachment due to faulty catches
  • Activation of 'roof not secure' warning while driving
  • Torn, damaged, or frayed soft top fabric
  • Failure of microswitch, leading to open circuit or high resistance
  • Convertible top halts midway, unable to complete full cycle
  • Failure of tonneau cover or rear lid to close
  • Noisy pump or motor during roof operation
  • Communication failure in CAN-BUS system
  • Issues with stuck or damaged flaps.
  • Intermittent functioning of the roof, unable to complete cycle
  • Convertible top is immobilized in closed position
  • Dryness or deterioration in weather seals
  • Cracks in frame or deformation in rear bow
  • Failure in roof or body control module, ECU corrosion or malfunction
  • Faulty or deteriorated solder connections
  • Damage in wiring loom, including split wires or connections
  • Leakage in hydraulic roof hoses
  • Foggy or cracked plastic rear window
  • Non-functional switch for roof mechanism
  • Boot lid fails to open
  • Torn, frayed, or damaged headlining
  • Obstruction in roof drains
  • Difficulty in operating stiff manual front catches
  • Shrinkage of weather seals, allowing visibility through gaps
  • Inoperative front power windows

Should any of these issues be present, feel free to get in touch with us via phone, email, or by completing our contact form. Your communication is valuable to us.


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At present, our inability to furnish pricing online stems from the dynamic nature of global economics, which has led to substantial fluctuations in the costs of parts and materials on a day-to-day basis. The intricate interplay of market forces, supply chain disruptions, and geopolitical factors has rendered pricing incredibly volatile, making it challenging to provide accurate and up-to-date figures in real-time.

As we remain committed to offering fair and transparent pricing to our customers, we find it prudent to ensure that any pricing information reflects the current market reality, hence our decision to refrain from online pricing until we can reliably provide figures that align with the ongoing fluctuations in the global economy.

For pricing concerning above make and model, contact us through via phone, email, or by completing the contact form provided below.

For immediate pricing information, we recommend contacting our office directly. We respond to emails and inquiries submitted via the contact form within a 24-hour timeframe.


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