Porsche 356 ‘Split-Window’ 

  • $2k built in Germany
  • 1950-1951
  • 40 HP 1.1L
  • 99 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 356 ‘Split-Window’

0-60mph

356 ‘Split-Window’
13.9 s
Infiniti G37
5.2 s

Top speed

356 ‘Split-Window’
99 mph
Jaguar F-Type S
171 mph
Infiniti G37
167 mph

1/4 mile

356 ‘Split-Window’
19.2 s
Supra Turbo
13.7 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 356 ‘Split-Window’

Price

356 ‘Split-Window’
$2k

Horsepower

356 ‘Split-Window’
40 HP
Infiniti G37
330 HP

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

Porsche 356 ‘Split-Window’ Cabriolet

www.supercars.net
After producing the first German 356, a ‘Split-Window’ Coupé, Porsche produced a Cabriolet shortly thereafter.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $2,000
Type of car Production car
Year 1950-1951

design

Chief designer Erwin Komenda

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 4 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

road tests

Top speed 99 mph
1/4 mile 19.2 s
0-60mph 13.9 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 43.75 lb/hp
Maximum hp 40 HP @ 4,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,086 cc
Cylinders Flat 4
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 7:1
Bore/stroke Unknown / 2.5 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 1,750 lb
Length 155.5 in
Front track width 50.8 in
Wheelbase 82.7 in
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