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Porsche 993 S

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Porsche 993 S

2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, 3589 cm3 / 219.0 cu in / 219.0 cu in, 210.0 kW / 281.6 hp / 281.6 hp @ 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm, 341.0 N·m / 251.5 lb·ft / 251.5 lb·ft @ 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, four wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1997
Model993 SIssued until
Serie993Number made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerPorscheCountryDE

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4070 l / 143.73 cu ft / 143.73 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4250 mm / 167.3 in / 167.3 inTotal (curb) weight1420 kg / 3131 lb / 3131 lb
Width1800 mm / 70.9 in / 70.9 inDry weight
Height1290 mm / 50.8 in / 50.8 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2280 mm / 89.8 in / 89.8 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearanceFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.86  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.3Frontal area (A)1.97 m2 / 21.2 sq ft / 21.2 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.59 m2 / 6.4 sq ft / 6.4 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)14.7 kW / 19.7 hp / 19.7 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) (Boxer, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement3589 cm3 / 219.0 cu in / 219.0 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power210.0 kW / 281.6 hp / 281.6 hp at 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm / 6100 rpm
AspirationMax. torque341.0 N·m / 251.5 lb·ft / 251.5 lb·ft at 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm / 5250 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)84.0 kW / 112.6 hp / 112.6 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output58.5 kW/l / 1.286 bhp/cu in / 1.286 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque95.0 N·m/l / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in / 0.83 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

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

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio201.4 kW/ton / 152.6 bhp/ton / 152.6 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 locationrearEngine alignment
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front225/40-R18Tyres rear285/30-R18
Brakes frontdiscBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 993 S

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