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Porsche 944 S2

(1988 model)

Brief specs of 1988 Porsche 944 S2

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2990 cm3 / 182.5 cu in / 182.5 cu in, 155.1 kW / 208.0 hp / 208.0 hp @ 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm, 281.0 N·m / 207.3 lb·ft / 207.3 lb·ft @ 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1988
Model944 S2Issued 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

Length4191 mm / 165.0 in / 165.0 inTotal (curb) weight1350 kg / 2976 lb / 2976 lb
Width1727 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2388 mm / 94.0 in / 94.0 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1473 mm / 58.0 in / 58.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1448 mm / 57.0 in / 57.0 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.76  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.33Frontal area (A)1.86 m2 / 20.1 sq ft / 20.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.62 m2 / 6.6 sq ft / 6.6 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)15.3 kW / 20.5 hp / 20.5 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder4
Engine constructionBore104.0 mm / 4.09 in / 4.09 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke88.0 mm / 3.46 in / 3.46 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.18
Fuel supplyBo L-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement2990 cm3 / 182.5 cu in / 182.5 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity747.50 cm3/cylinder / 45.615 cu in/cylinder / 45.615 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio10.9 : 1
SumpMax. output power155.1 kW / 208.0 hp / 208.0 hp at 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm / 5800 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque281.0 N·m / 207.3 lb·ft / 207.3 lb·ft at 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm / 4000 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)89.2 kW / 119.6 hp / 119.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output51.9 kW/l / 1.140 bhp/cu in / 1.140 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque94.0 N·m/l / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in / 0.82 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.78
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.83

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed240 km/h / 149 mph / 149 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.00 s / 6.00 s / 6.00 sPower-to-weight ratio154.1 kW/ton / 116.7 bhp/ton / 116.7 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 locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Transverse torsion barS, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7 x 16Wheels rear8 x 16
Tyres front205/55 ZR 16Tyres rear225/50 ZR 16
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front282 mm / 11.1 in / 11.1 inBrake diameter rear290 mm / 11.4 in / 11.4 in
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 944 S2

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