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Porsche 924 Carrera GT

(1981 model)

Brief specs of 1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GT

2-door 4-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in, 154.0 kW / 206.5 hp / 206.5 hp @ 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm, 280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1981
Model924 Carrera GTIssued until1981
Serie924Number made
Model familyBody constructionmonocoque
Model codeBody designation924
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platform924Number of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats4
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4323 mm / 170.2 in / 170.2 inTotal (curb) weight
Width1727 mm / 68.0 in / 68.0 inDry weight
Height1270 mm / 50.0 in / 50.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2403 mm / 94.6 in / 94.6 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1420 mm / 55.9 in / 55.9 inTowing weight
Track rear1390 mm / 54.7 in / 54.7 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.7990012484395  

Aerodynamics

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

Engine

Engine CodeM31/50Total number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore86.5 mm / 3.41 in / 3.41 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.4 mm / 3.32 in / 3.32 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.0248815165877
Fuel supplyBosch K-JetronicEngine displacement1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity495.98 cm3/cylinder / 30.267 cu in/cylinder / 30.267 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpMax. output power154.0 kW / 206.5 hp / 206.5 hp at 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm / 6000 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque280.0 N·m / 206.5 lb·ft / 206.5 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)61.6 kW / 82.6 hp / 82.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output77.6 kW/l / 1.706 bhp/cu in / 1.706 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque141.1 N·m/l / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in / 1.23 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed241 km/h / 150 mph / 150 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/h6.90 s / 6.90 s / 6.90 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
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/70 VR15Tyres rear185/70 VR15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 924 Carrera GT

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