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1988 Porsche 944 S2 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4200 mm
How heavy?
1310 kg
What size engine?
3 litre, 2990 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
211 PS / 208 bhp / 155 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
280 Nm / 207 ft.lb / 28.6 kgm @ 4000 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 6.00 s
How fast?
240 km/h, 149 mph

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1988 Porsche 944 S2 technical specifications

Introduction

The Porsche 944 S2 is a coupé with 2 doors and a front mounted powerplant which delivers its power through the rear wheels.
Its 4 cylinder, double overhead camshaft naturally aspirated powerplant has 4 valves per cylinder and a volume of 3 litres. This unit provides power and torque figures of 208 bhp (211 PS/155 kW) at 5800 rpm and 280 Nm (207 lbft/28.6 kgm) at 4000 rpm respectively.
The power is transmitted to the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox.
Its quoted kerb weight is 1310 kg.
Maximum quoted speed is 240 km/h, which equates to 149 mph.
1988 Porsche 944 S2 data
1988 Porsche 944 S2 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 94.5
Track/tread (front) 1477 58.1
Track/tread (rear) 1451 57.1
Length 4200 165.4
Width 1735 68.3
Height 1275 50.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1310 kg 2888 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 80 litres 17.6 UK Gal 21.1 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.330
Frontal area 1.89
CdA 0.62
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Porsche
Engine code
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 3 litre
2990 cc
(182.461 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104 × 88 mm
4.09 × 3.46 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.18
double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
16 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
211 PS (208 bhp) (155 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
69.6 bhp/litre
1.14 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
280 Nm (207 ft·lb) (28.6 kgm)
at 4000 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
93.65 Nm/litre
1.13 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 10.9:1
Fuel system Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1176.8 kPa (170.7 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 747.5 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph 6.00 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 14.40 s
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 240 km/h (149 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 160.99 PS/g
118.4 kW/g
158.78 bhp/ton
0.07 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 8.45 kg/kW
14.11 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 PAS
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.LW.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.TransTBS.ARB.
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 8J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 ZR 16
Tyres rear 225/50 ZR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 282 mm
Rear brake diameter 290 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.78
Final drive ratio 3.88
general
Carfolio.com ID28567
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 26.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1988 Porsche 944 S2 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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