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    05 987 exhaust sound vs 04 986 exhaust sound

    Back in 2003, the Boxster exhaust sound was revised and I thought it finally became very aggressive sounding. So can someone please describe how the 05's differ/improved upon 03 & 04's relative to:
    - Pitch at WOT and cruising around town
    - Loundness at WOT and idle

    Please don't compare it to pre-03's...thanks!

    Re: 05 987 exhaust sound vs 04 986 exhaust sound

    Welcome to Rennteam.
    Difficult to describe a sound in words. Suggest reading the various road tests, most of which are linked on this forum in various posts, or better still wait until your dealer gets a demo car and experience it first hand. From my own test drive (with the roof up) I don't think you will be disappointed.

    Re: 05 987 exhaust sound vs 04 986 exhaust sound

    Ya, I'm just super impatient . I was so impressed with 03's+ exhuast sound that it's hard for me to imagine how much better the sound could be.

    Re: 05 987 exhaust sound vs 04 986 exhaust sound

    Not the same as hearing it in person for sure but you can always head over to the porsche website as they have loads of media etc to give you an idea of what the new boxster sounds like

    Re: 05 987 exhaust sound vs 04 986 exhaust sound

    I have a 986 S 03 and have tested the 987 and 987 S. You will not be dissapointed. My 986 S 03 has a more powerful sounds than the previous models but the 987 S is much better in my opinion. The web site as usual with engine sounds, will dissapoint you compare to reality. I recommend you wait or go to your dealer to test one and hear it live.

     
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