Porsche 924 Carrera GTS 

  • 1981
  • 242 HP 2.0L
  • 155 mph
For weight reasons Porsche has even dispensed with the damping material used on the Porsche 924 Carrera GT.
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After the end of production of the 400 Porsche 924 Carrera GT road sports cars at the beginning of December 1980, a small evolution series of pure competitive cars was launched: the Porsche 924 Carrera GTS.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 924 Carrera GTS

0-60mph

924 Carrera GTS
6.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

924 Carrera GTS
155 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

924 Carrera GTS
16.7 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

924 Carrera GTS
15 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 924 Carrera GTS

Number built

924 Carrera GTS
59 cars
Veyron
300 cars
Veneno
4 cars

Horsepower

924 Carrera GTS
242 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

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Porsche 924 Carrera GTS

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The interior was covered and designed merely with black needle felt.
After the end of production of the 400 Porsche 924 Carrera GT road sports cars at the beginning of December 1980, a small evolution series of pure competitive cars was launched: the Porsche 924 Carrera GTS.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Year 1981
Highest auction price 1981 Porsche 924 Carrera GT, $27k, October 2008
Number built 59 cars

design

Chief designer Harm Lagaay, Norbert Singer

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 4.71:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels Unknown/? 16
Rear wheels Unknown/? 16

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
1/4 mile 15 s
0-60mph 6.5 s
0-100mph 16.7 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.18 lb/hp
Maximum hp 242 HP @ 6,250 RPM
Maximum torque 248 ft-lb @ 3,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system rack&pinion

engine

Displacement 2,000 cc
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8:1
Bore/stroke 3.41 in / 3.32 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,464 lb
Width 68.7 in
Height 50 in
Length 166.9 in
Front track width 57.9 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in
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