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Porsche 924 Turbo

(1980 model)

Brief specs of 1980 Porsche 924 Turbo

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 8-valve straight (inline) engine, SOHC (single overhead camshaft), 1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in, 129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp @ 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm, 250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft @ 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm, manual 5-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 229 km/h / 142 mph / 142 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1980
Model924 TurboIssued until
Serie924Number 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

Length4210 mm / 165.7 in / 165.7 inTotal (curb) weight1180 kg / 2601 lb / 2601 lb
Width1656 mm / 65.2 in / 65.2 inDry weight
Height1260 mm / 49.6 in / 49.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2400 mm / 94.5 in / 94.5 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 capacity62 l / 13.6 UK gal / 16.4 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.75  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.77 m2 / 19.1 sq ft / 19.1 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders4
Engine Typestraight (inline) (Inline, 4 cylinder)Total number of valves8
Engine ManufacturerAudiValves per cylinder2
Engine constructioncast iron block; light alloy headBore86.5 mm / 3.41 in / 3.41 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke84.4 mm / 3.32 in / 3.32 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.02
Fuel supplyBo K-Jet fuel inj.Engine displacement1984 cm3 / 121.1 cu in / 121.1 cu in
Engine Main bearings5Unitary capacity496.00 cm3/cylinder / 30.268 cu in/cylinder / 30.268 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignSOHC (single overhead camshaft)Compression ratio8.5 : 1
SumpdryMax. output power129.8 kW / 174.1 hp / 174.1 hp at 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm / 5500 rpm
AspirationturbochargedMax. torque250.0 N·m / 184.4 lb·ft / 184.4 lb·ft at 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm / 3500 rpm
Compressor type1 KKK turbochargerMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)55.1 kW / 73.9 hp / 73.9 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output65.4 kW/l / 1.438 bhp/cu in / 1.438 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converternoSpecific torque126.0 N·m/l / 1.10 lb·ft/cu in / 1.10 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears5
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.71
  Final gear (drive) ratio4.13

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed229 km/h / 142 mph / 142 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.70 s / 7.70 s / 7.70 sPower-to-weight ratio147.5 kW/ton / 111.7 bhp/ton / 111.7 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 & pinionSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Lower wishbone, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Torsion bar, Coil springs, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front185/70 VR 15Tyres rear185/70 VR 15
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes reardisc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsservo-assistedBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Porsche 924 Turbo

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