Key facts

1988 Porsche 944 2.7 information summary

What body style?
fixed-head coupé with 2+2 seats
How long?
4200 mm
How heavy?
1290 kg
What size engine?
2.7 litre, 2681 cm3
How many cylinders?
4, Straight
How much power?
165 PS / 162.5 bhp / 121 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
225 Nm / 166 ft.lb / 22.9 kgm @ 4200 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 8.20 s
How fast?
220 km/h, 137 mph
How economical?
21.4/33.2/40.9 UK mpg urban/56mph/75mph

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1988 Porsche 944 2.7 technical specifications

Introduction

The 944 2.7 is an automobile from Porsche, with rear wheel drive, a front mounted engine and a 2 door coupé body style.
The 2.7 litre engine is a naturally aspirated, single overhead camshaft, 4 cylinder unit that has an output of 162.5 bhp (165 PS/121 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 225 N·m (166 lb·ft/22.9 kgm) at 4200 rpm.
A 5 speed manual gearbox delivers the power to the wheels.
The Porsche 944 2.7 weighs a quoted 1290 kg at the kerb.
Maximum stated speed is 220 km/h, which equates to 137 mph, claimed fuel consumption figures are 21.4/33.2/40.9 UK mpg urban/56mph/75mph.
1988 Porsche 944 2.7 data
1988 Porsche 944 2.7 data
bodywork
Body type2+2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2400 94.5
Track/tread (front) 1473 58
Track/tread (rear) 1448 57
Length 4200 165.4
Width 1735 68.3
Height 1270 50
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.75
Kerb weight 1290 kg 2844 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Porsche
Engine code M44/12
Cylinders Straight 4
Capacity 2.7 litre
2681 cc
(163.605 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 104 × 78.9 mm
4.09 × 3.11 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.32
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
8 valves in total
maximum power output
(DIN)
165 PS (162.5 bhp) (121 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output
(DIN)
60.6 bhp/litre
0.99 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(DIN)
225 Nm (166 ft·lb) (22.9 kgm)
at 4200 rpm
Specific torque
(DIN)
83.92 Nm/litre
1.01 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) 1054.6 kPa (153 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 670.25 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter N
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 8.20 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 220 km/h (137 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 127.72 PS/g
93.94 kW/g
125.97 bhp/ton
0.06 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 10.65 kg/kW
17.78 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 21.4/33.2/40.9 UK mpg urban/56mph/75mph
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km13.2/8.5/6.9 l/100km urban/56mph/75mph
km per litre7.6/11.8/14.5 km/l urban/56mph/75mph
UK MPG21.4/33.2/40.9 UK MPG urban/56mph/75mph
US MPG17.8/27.6/34.1 US MPG urban/56mph/75mph
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 7 x 15
Wheel size rear 7 x 15
Tyres front Continental Super Contact 195/65 ZR 15
Tyres rear Continental Super Contact 195/65 ZR 15
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 282 mm
Rear brake diameter 290 mm
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.83
Final drive ratio 3.89
general
Carfolio.com ID33803
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 26.8
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1988 Porsche 944 2.7 added before December 1995.
Last modified 2013-02-28.

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