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Porsche 944

(1982 model)

Brief specs of 1982 Porsche 944

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2479 cm3 / 151.3 cu in / 151.3 cu in, 121.5 kW / 162.9 hp / 162.9 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 205.0 N·m / 151.2 lb·ft / 151.2 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1982
Model944Issued until
Serie944Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2+2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4030 l / 142.32 cu ft / 142.32 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4200 mm / 165.4 in / 165.4 inTotal (curb) weight1180 kg / 2601 lb / 2601 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1275 mm / 50.2 in / 50.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1477 mm / 58.1 in / 58.1 inTowing weight
Track rear1451 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity66 l / 14.5 UK gal / 17.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.35Frontal area (A)1.88 m2 / 20.2 sq ft / 20.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.66 m2 / 7.1 sq ft / 7.1 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)16.4 kW / 21.9 hp / 21.9 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore100.0 mm / 3.94 in / 3.94 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke78.9 mm / 3.11 in / 3.11 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.27
Fuel supplyBo L-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement2479 cm3 / 151.3 cu in / 151.3 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity619.75 cm3/cylinder / 37.819 cu in/cylinder / 37.819 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio10.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power121.5 kW / 162.9 hp / 162.9 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque205.0 N·m / 151.2 lb·ft / 151.2 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)62.7 kW / 84.0 hp / 84.0 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output49.0 kW/l / 1.077 bhp/cu in / 1.077 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque82.7 N·m/l / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in / 0.72 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.83
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.89

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)5.50 s / 5.50 s / 5.50 sTop (maximal) speed222 km/h / 138 mph / 138 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio138.1 kW/ton / 104.7 bhp/ton / 104.7 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.30 s / 8.30 s / 8.30 sFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)21.30 s / 21.30 s / 21.30 sFuel 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lock4Turning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Coil springs, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Torsion bar
Wheels front7J x 16Wheels rear7J x 16
Tyres front205/55 VR 16Tyres rear205/55 VR 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 944

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