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1987, 1988, 1989 Porsche 959

Spec Summary

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2.8L Flat 6 Bi-Turbo

Top SpeedTop Speed

196 mph

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

3.9 sec

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

443 BHP

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

22.6 mpg

Drivetrain Layout

Rear - AWD

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1566 kg

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1987, 1988, 1989 Porsche 959

Performance Data

Top Speed

196 mph315 Km/h

0-62 mph

3.9 sec

Fuel Economy

22.6 mpg

Fuel Range

447 Miles719 Km

City Economy

16.1 mpg

Highway Economy

26.4 mpg

Power-to-Weight

283 BHP/Tonne3.53 kg/BHP

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Petrol Engine - Bi-Turbo

Size

2.8 Litre2849cc

Configuration

Flat 6

Peak Power

443 BHP449 ps

Peak Power @

6500 RPM

Specific Output

155 BHP/L

Peak Torque

500 NM369 lb/ft

Peak Torque @

5000 RPM

Valvetrain

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

Compression Ratio

8.3:1

Bore x Stroke

95mm x 67mm

Fuel Injection

Multi-point

Position

Rear Engine

Orientation

Longitudinal

Fuel Tank Size

90 Litres

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AWD Drivetrain

Gearbox (MT)

6 Gears

Front Tyres

235/45R17

Rear Tyres

255/40R17

Front Suspension

Double Wishbone

Rear Suspension

Double Wishbone

Front Brakes

Vented Disc

Rear Brakes

Vented Disc

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General Details

Doors

2

Seats

2+2

Kerb Weight

1566 kg

Gross Weight

1690 kg

Length

4260 mm

Width

1840 mm

Height

1280 mm

Wheelbase

2272 mm

Front Track

1504 mm

Rear Track

1550 mm

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