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Porsche 968 Tiptronic

(1991 model)

Brief specs of 1991 Porsche 968 Tiptronic

2-door 2+2-seater fixed-head coupé, petrol (gasoline) 4-cylinder 16-valve straight (inline) engine, DOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam), 2990 cm3 / 182.5 cu in / 182.5 cu in, 176.0 kW / 236.0 hp / 236.0 hp @ 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm, 305.0 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft @ 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm, automatic 4-speed transmission, rear wheel drive, 246 km/h / 153 mph / 153 mph top speed

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)PorscheIssued from1991
Model968 TiptronicIssued until
Serie968Number 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)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4320 mm / 170.1 in / 170.1 inTotal (curb) weight1430 kg / 3153 lb / 3153 lb
Width1735 mm / 68.3 in / 68.3 inDry weight
Height1275 mm / 50.2 in / 50.2 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 clearance124 mm / 4.9 in / 4.9 inFuel capacity75 l / 16.5 UK gal / 19.8 US gal
Length/wheelbase ratio1.8  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.88 m2 / 20.2 sq ft / 20.2 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) Total number of valves16
Engine ManufacturerPorscheValves per cylinder4
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 Mot 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 DesignDOHC (double overhead camshafts, twin cam)Compression ratio11.0 : 1
SumpMax. output power176.0 kW / 236.0 hp / 236.0 hp at 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm / 6200 rpm
AspirationnaturalMax. torque305.0 N·m / 225.0 lb·ft / 225.0 lb·ft at 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm / 4100 rpm
Compressor typeN/AMaximum rpm
IntercoolernoMax. net output (power at the wheels)66.6 kW / 89.3 hp / 89.3 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output58.9 kW/l / 1.293 bhp/cu in / 1.293 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converteryesSpecific torque102.0 N·m/l / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in / 0.89 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeautomaticNumber of gears4
Wheel driverear wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio0.74
  Final gear (drive) ratio3.25

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed246 km/h / 153 mph / 153 mph
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)7.70 s / 7.70 s / 7.70 sPower-to-weight ratio165.0 kW/ton / 125.0 bhp/ton / 125.0 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 & pinion PASSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontIndependent, MacPherson strut, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)Suspension rearIndependent, Semi-trailing arm, Torsion bar, Anti-roll (anti-sway) bar (ARB)
Wheels front7J x 17Wheels rear9J x 17
Tyres front225/45 ZR 17Tyres rear225/45 ZR 17
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 Tiptronic

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