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1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS 937 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4240 mm
How heavy?
1121 kg
What size engine?
2 litre, 1984 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
245 PS / 242 bhp / 180 kW @ 6250 rpm
How much torque?
335 Nm / 247 ft.lb / 34.2 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.20 s
How fast?
250 km/h, 155 mph

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1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS technical specifications

Introduction

This automobile has a 3 door coupé type body with a front mounted engine powering the rear wheels.
The 924 Carrera GTS is part of Porsche's 937 family of cars.
The Porsche 924 Carrera GTS's engine is a turbocharged petrol, 2 litre, single overhead camshaft 4 cylinder with 2 valves per cylinder. This powerplant produces 242 bhp (245 PS/180 kW) of power at 6250 rpm, and maximum torque of 335 N·m (247 lb·ft/34.2 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
The engine drives the wheels via a 5 speed manual gearbox.
The quoted weight at the kerb is 1121 kg.
It is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).
1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS data
1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS 937 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 94.5
Track/tread (front) 1470 57.9
Track/tread (rear) 1481 58.3
Length 4240 166.9
Width 1745 68.7
Height 1270 50
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.77
Kerb weight 1121 kg 2471 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62 litres 13.6 UK Gal 16.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Audi
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2 litre
1984 cc
(121.071 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 86.5 × 84.4 mm
3.41 × 3.32 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.02
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
245 PS (242 bhp) (180 kW)
at 6250 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
122 bhp/litre
2 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
335 Nm (247 ft·lb) (34.2 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
168.85 Nm/litre
2.04 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2121.8 kPa (307.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 496 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 KKK turbocharger
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.20 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 250 km/h (155 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 218.88 PS/g
160.98 kW/g
215.88 bhp/ton
0.1 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.21 kg/kW
10.38 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km
km per litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.TB.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 8J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 VR 16
Tyres rear 225/50 VR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.71
Final drive ratio 4.71
general
Carfolio.com ID22913
Production total 45
Model code
Model family 937
RAC rating 18.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GTS added 1998-11-29.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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