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Porsche 968 Turbo S

(1993 model)

Brief specs of 1993 Porsche 968 Turbo S

2-door 2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2990 cm3 / 182.5 cu in / 182.5 cu in, 224.5 kW / 301.1 hp / 301.1 hp @ 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm, 500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft @ 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 282 km/h / 175 mph / 175 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1993
Model968 Turbo SIssued until1995
Serie968Number made14
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation968
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platform968Number of doors2
Bodywork typefixed-head coupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4320 mm / 170.1 in / 170.1 inTotal (curb) weight1370 kg / 3020 lb / 3020 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1255 mm / 49.4 in / 49.4 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1478 mm / 58.2 in / 58.2 inTowing weight
Track rear1450 mm / 57.1 in / 57.1 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance104 mm / 4.1 in / 4.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.8  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.85 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 CodeM44/60Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder2
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 DME 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 DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power224.5 kW / 301.1 hp / 301.1 hp at 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm / 5400 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque500.0 N·m / 368.8 lb·ft / 368.8 lb·ft at 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm / 3000 rpm
Compressor type1 KKK turbochargerMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)109.9 kW / 147.3 hp / 147.3 hp (est.)
CoolantotherSpecific output75.1 kW/l / 1.650 bhp/cu in / 1.650 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque167.2 N·m/l / 1.46 lb·ft/cu in / 1.46 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed282 km/h / 175 mph / 175 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio219.7 kW/ton / 166.5 bhp/ton / 166.5 bhp/ton
Acceleration 0-100 km/h4.90 s / 4.90 s / 4.90 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
Steeringrack & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front235/40 ZR 18Tyres rear265/35 ZR 18
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assisted, ABS (anti-lock braking system)Braked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 968 Turbo S

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