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Porsche 924S

(1985 model)

Brief specs of 1985 Porsche 924S

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, 111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 195.0 N·m / 143.8 lb·ft / 143.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 219 km/h / 136 mph / 136 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1985
Model924SIssued until
Serie924Number 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)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4211 mm / 165.8 in / 165.8 inTotal (curb) weight1217 kg / 2683 lb / 2683 lb
Width1684 mm / 66.3 in / 66.3 inDry weight
Height1275 mm / 50.2 in / 50.2 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1392 mm / 54.8 in / 54.8 inWeight distribution (front)50.0 % / 50.0 % / 50.0 %
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)1.83 m2 / 19.6 sq ft / 19.6 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.60 m2 / 6.5 sq ft / 6.5 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.0 kW / 20.1 hp / 20.1 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) 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 ratio9.7 : 1
SumpMax. output power111.9 kW / 150.1 hp / 150.1 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque195.0 N·m / 143.8 lb·ft / 143.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)60.6 kW / 81.3 hp / 81.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output45.1 kW/l / 0.992 bhp/cu in / 0.992 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque78.7 N·m/l / 0.69 lb·ft/cu in / 0.69 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)6.10 s / 6.10 s / 6.10 sTop (maximal) speed219 km/h / 136 mph / 136 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)8.40 s / 8.40 s / 8.40 sPower-to-weight ratio123.2 kW/ton / 93.4 bhp/ton / 93.4 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h8.80 s / 8.80 s / 8.80 sFuel 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm), Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Trailing arm, Torsion bar
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 924S

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