The next generation Porsche Boxster features as standard the new CDR-30 CD radio. The new Porsche Communication Management (PCM) 3.0 complete with hard disc navigation serves is available as an option, and when specified adopts the role as the central control unit for all audio, communication and navigation features.
PCM 3.0 is now more versatile, efficient and easier to use than before, standing out in particular through its touch-screen control which enables the driver to select specific functions simply by pressing the appropriate key on the larger 6.5-inch monitor. PCM 3.0 is available with highly convenient voice control and, in conjunction with the optional, universal audio interface, can now be used also to control external audio sources such as an iPod. USB stick or Bluetooth.
Enthusiasts of all-weather, open-topped motoring will also appreciate the option of seat ventilation combined with seat heating.
The next generation Porsche Boxster goes on sale in the UK and Ireland from February 21st 2009. The Porsche Boxster is priced from £34,420 and the Porsche Boxster S priced from £41,250. Customers will also be able to explore the dynamic attributes of their car, and develop their own skills behind the wheel, courtesy of a Driving Experience Programme at the new Porsche Driving Experience Centre at Silverstone.Published 19 November 2008