2015 Porsche 911 (991) Carrera and Boxster Black Edition introduced

Article by Christian Andrei, on May 19, 2015

Porsche is working hard on the facelifted 911 and on the new Boxster, but the German manufacturer recently introduced the Black Edition for the mentioned vehicles in order to boost its sales for the last time. Just like the other Black Editions, the new 911 Carrera and Boxster models come fitted with plenty of features as standard such as rain sensor, cruise control, Sport Design steering wheel, automatically dimming rear-view mirrors and the Porsche Communication Management (PCM) with navigation module.

The 2015 Porsche 911 (991) Carrera Black Edition uses a 3.4-liter flat engine that produces 350 hp (257 kW) and according to the German carmaker it is offered as a coupe or convertible, with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive.

You will easily recognize the vehicle when you will see it on the streets as it comes as standard with 20-inch 911 Turbo wheels as well as LED headlights including the Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+).

Same black theme is continued inside where we find the heated sport seats, standard Bose Surround System and Sport Design steering wheel. The 911 Black Edition also gets the telephone module, Park Assist at front and rear, which includes the rearview camera.

Meanwhile, the 2015 Porsche Boxster Black Edition uses a 2.7-liter flat engine that generates 265 hp (195 kW). When it comes to design, the Boxster Black Edition is offered with 20-inch Carrera Classic wheels, black soft top and rollover protection bar.

Moreover, the vehicle is fitted with bi-xenon headlights with Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS). The interior receives heated seats, two-zone air conditioning as well as the high-quality Sound Package Plus.

The 2015 Porsche 911 (991) Carrera and Boxster Black Editions are already available in Germany. Porsche says that the Boxster Black Edition starts at 59,477 euros, while the 911 Carrera Black Edition is priced from 95,058 euros.

Meanwhile, the all-wheel drive 911 Carrera 4 Black Edition costs 101,484 euros, while the 911 Carrera Cabriolet Black Edition costs 105,530 euros. The 2015 Porsche 911 (991) Carrera 4 Cabriolet Black Edition is priced at 111,959 euros. Prices include value-added tax and country-specific equipment. [source: Porsche]

Press Release

Exclusive editions of 2016 Porsche Boxster and 911 Carrera in classic color combination In elegant black: Porsche 911 Carrera and Boxster Black Editions

Porsche has created a special model of the 911 Carrera and Boxster: the Black Edition. The combination of black exterior and interior emphasizes the timeless, classy elegance of each sports car. As the name indicates, Black paint is standard, while Jet Black Metallic is available as an option. Standard equipment on the 911 Carrera and Boxster Black Edition models has been enhanced in regards to the wheels, headlights, and sound system while additional equipment has been included such as the Sport Design steering wheel, door sill guards with Black Edition logo, heated seats, auto dimming rear-view mirrors, and the headrests are embossed with the Porsche Crest.

The 911 Carrera Black Edition is based on the standard model with a 3.4 liter flat-six engine developing 350 hp. It is offered in coupé and convertible versions with rear-wheel or all-wheel drive. Standard features on the Black Edition include 20-inch 911 Turbo wheels, LED headlights with the Porsche Dynamic Light System Plus (PDLS+), as well as Park Assist at the front and rear with a reversing camera. The black interior promotes a sophisticated look. The driver and passenger sit on heated sports seats, and the standard Bose® Surround Sound System provides excellent sound quality.

The Boxster Black Edition is equally attractive. The mid-engine roadster is powered by the 2.7 liter flat-six engine with 265 hp. Its color concept remains consistent with the soft top and supplemental safety bar which are both finished in black. The wind deflector reduces undesirable turbulence when the soft top is down. 20-inch Carrera Classic wheels and the Bi-Xenon™ headlights with Porsche Dynamic Light System (PDLS) set distinctive highlights, while standard two-zone air conditioning and heated seats provide a higher level of comfort for both driver and passenger. The Porsche Communication Management system with navigation, the upgraded Sound Package Plus audio system and Park Assist for front and rear are also included as standard features on the Boxster Black Edition.

All five Black Edition models are now on sale in the United States and are set to arrive at dealers the end of July. Prices excluding the destination charge of $995 are:

Boxster Black Edition: $59,100
911 Carrera Black Edition: $88,800
911 Carrera 4 Black Edition: $94,800
911 Carrera Cabriolet Black Edition: $98,500
911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet Black Edition: $104,600

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