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Porsche 911 SC

(1980 model)

Brief specs of 1980 Porsche 911 SC

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 6-cylinder 12-valve flat (horizontally opposed, boxer) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 2994 cm3 / 182.7 cu in / 182.7 cu in, 149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp @ 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm, 267.0 N·m / 196.9 lb·ft / 196.9 lb·ft @ 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 227 km/h / 141 mph / 141 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1980
Model911 SCIssued until
Serie911Number 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

Length4290 mm / 168.9 in / 168.9 inTotal (curb) weight1160 kg / 2557 lb / 2557 lb
Width1650 mm / 65.0 in / 65.0 inDry weight
Height1321 mm / 52.0 in / 52.0 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2271 mm / 89.4 in / 89.4 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1372 mm / 54.0 in / 54.0 inTowing weight
Track rear1380 mm / 54.3 in / 54.3 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance120 mm / 4.7 in / 4.7 inFuel capacity80 l / 17.6 UK gal / 21.1 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.89  

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 CodeTotal number of cylinders6
Engine Typeflat (horizontally opposed, boxer) (Boxer, 6 cylinder)Total number of valves12
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionlight alloy block & headBore95.0 mm / 3.74 in / 3.74 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke70.4 mm / 2.77 in / 2.77 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.35
Fuel supplyBo K-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement2994 cm3 / 182.7 cu in / 182.7 cu in
Engine Main bearings8Unitary capacity499.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.451 cu in/cylinder / 30.451 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio9.8 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power149.9 kW / 201.0 hp / 201.0 hp at 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm / 5900 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque267.0 N·m / 196.9 lb·ft / 196.9 lb·ft at 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm / 4300 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)64.7 kW / 86.8 hp / 86.8 hp (est.)
CoolantairSpecific output50.1 kW/l / 1.100 bhp/cu in / 1.100 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque89.2 N·m/l / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in / 0.78 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.82
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.88

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed227 km/h / 141 mph / 141 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)6.50 s / 6.50 s / 6.50 sPower-to-weight ratio173.3 kW/ton / 131.3 bhp/ton / 131.3 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 alignmentlongitudinal
Steeringrack & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle10.9 m / 35.8 ft / 35.8 ft
Suspension frontIndependent, Torsion bar, Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)Suspension rearIndependent, Torsion bar,ST Wishbone (A-arm, control arm)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/70 VR 15Tyres rear215/60 VR 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter front235 mm / 9.3 in / 9.3 inBrake diameter rear244 mm / 9.6 in / 9.6 in
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 911 SC

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