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Key facts

1985 Porsche 944 Turbo information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4230 mm
How heavy?
1280 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2479 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
220 PS / 217 bhp / 162 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
330 Nm / 243 ft.lb / 33.7 kgm @ 3500 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 5.90 s
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 6.30 s
How fast?
245 km/h, 152 mph
How economical?
6.8/5.8/12.3 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle per DIN

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1985 Porsche 944 Turbo technical specifications

Introduction

The 944 Turbo is a car from Porsche, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style.
Its 2.5 litre engine is a turbocharged, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 217 bhp (220 PS/162 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 330 N·m (243 lb·ft/33.7 kgm) at 3500 rpm.
A 5 speed manual transmission transmits the power to the wheels.
Having a stated weight at the kerb of 1280 kg, the Porsche 944 Turbo manages to cover the 0-60 mph sprint in 5.9 seconds and the standing-start quarter mile in 14.8 seconds.
The Porsche 944 Turbo is claimed to achieve a top speed of 245 km/h or 152 mph, manufacturer claimed fuel consumption figures are 6.8/5.8/12.3 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle per DIN.
1985 Porsche 944 Turbo data
1985 Porsche 944 Turbo 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 4230 166.5
Width 1735 68.3
Height 1275 50.2
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.76
Kerb weight 1280 kg 2822 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 turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Porsche
Engine code M 44/51
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.5 litre
2479 cc
(151.278 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 100 × 78.9 mm
3.94 × 3.11 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.27
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output 220 PS (217 bhp) (162 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 87.5 bhp/litre
1.43 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 330 Nm (243 ft·lb) (33.7 kgm)
at 3500 rpm
Specific torque 133.12 Nm/litre
1.61 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8:1
Fuel system Bosch L-Jetronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1672.8 kPa (242.6 psi)
Maximum RPM 6500 rpm
crankshaft bearings 5
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 619.75 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor 1 KKK K 26 turbocharger
Intercooler Air/Air
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 4.74 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 5.90 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h 6.30 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile 14.80 s
Standing kilometre 26.71 s
Maximum speed 245 km/h (152 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 171.89 PS/g
126.42 kW/g
169.53 bhp/ton
0.08 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 7.91 kg/kW
13.21 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.8/5.8/12.3 l/100km 90 km/h / 120 km/h / urban cycle per DIN
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.85.812.3 l100km 90kmph120kmphurban
km per litre14.7/17.2/8.1 km/l 90kmph/120kmph/urban
UK MPG41.5/48.7/23.0 UK MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
US MPG34.6/40.6/19.1 US MPG 90kmph/120kmph/urban
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 240.35 g/km
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 3.500
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.CS.W.ARB.
Rear suspension I.STA.TB.ARB.
Wheel size front 7J x 16
Wheel size rear 8J x 16
Tyres front 205/55 VR 15
Tyres rear 225/50 VR 16
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S
Front brake diameter 298 mm
Rear brake diameter 299 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.38
general
Carfolio.com ID33264
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 24.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1985 Porsche 944 Turbo added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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