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Porsche 356 1600

(1956 model)

Brief specs of 1956 Porsche 356 1600

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 1582 cm3 / 96.5 cu in / 96.5 cu in, 44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp @ 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm, 110.0 N·m / 81.1 lb·ft / 81.1 lb·ft @ 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm, manual 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 163 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1956
Model356 1600Issued until
Serie356Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length3950 mm / 155.5 in / 155.5 inTotal (curb) weight850 kg / 1874 lb / 1874 lb
Width1676 mm / 66.0 in / 66.0 inDry weight
Height1295 mm / 51.0 in / 51.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2100 mm / 82.7 in / 82.7 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1289 mm / 50.7 in / 50.7 inTowing weight
Track rear1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance152 mm / 6.0 in / 6.0 inFuel capacity52 l / 11.5 UK gal / 13.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.88  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.84 m2 / 19.9 sq ft / 19.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) (Boxer, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore82.5 mm / 3.25 in / 3.25 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke74.0 mm / 2.91 in / 2.91 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.11
Fuel supply2 So carbsEngine displacement1582 cm3 / 96.5 cu in / 96.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity395.50 cm3/cylinder / 24.135 cu in/cylinder / 24.135 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio7.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power44.0 kW / 59.0 hp / 59.0 hp at 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm / 4500 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque110.0 N·m / 81.1 lb·ft / 81.1 lb·ft at 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm / 2800 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)7.9 kW / 10.6 hp / 10.6 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output27.8 kW/l / 0.611 bhp/cu in / 0.611 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque69.5 N·m/l / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in / 0.61 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.43

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)10.60 s / 10.60 s / 10.60 sTop (maximal) speed163 km/h / 101 mph / 101 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio69.4 kW/ton / 52.6 bhp/ton / 52.6 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationrearEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock2.3Turning circle9.4 m / 30.8 ft / 30.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion barSuspension rearIndependent, Torsion bar
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontdrumBrakes reardrum
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 356 1600

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