Porsche 944 Turbo Cup 

  • built in Germany
  • 1986-1991
  • 250 HP 2.5L
  • 152 mph
In order for the Porsche to realize the 944 Turbo's potential in SCCA or IMSA racing, they released the 944 Turbo Cup.
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In addition, the 944 Turbo Cup cars were fitted with an eight-point roll cage, driver’s Recaro racing seat, manual windows and, for weight-saving measures, were stripped of many interior components.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 944 Turbo Cup

0-60mph

944 Turbo Cup
5.5 s
Veyron
2.7 s

Top speed

944 Turbo Cup
152 mph
Agera R
260 mph
Veyron
253 mph

0-100mph

944 Turbo Cup
14.5 s
Veyron
5.1 s

1/4 mile

944 Turbo Cup
13.5 s
Agera R
10.1 s
Veyron
10.2 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 944 Turbo Cup

Horsepower

944 Turbo Cup
250 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Torque

944 Turbo Cup
178 ft-lb
Veyron
922 ft-lb
Agera R
888 ft-lb

In The News From around the web

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Porsche 944 Turbo Cup

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Essentially standard-production 944 Turbos, the Cup versions included a magnesium oil sump, a smaller generator, stiffer suspension, reinforced gearbox, wider tires and modified engine components including a revised turbocharger.
In order for the Porsche to realize the 944 Turbo's potential in SCCA or IMSA racing, they released the 944 Turbo Cup.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Type of car Production car
Year 1986-1991
Highest auction price 1986 Porsche 944 Turbo Coupe, $10k, August 2003
Highway mileage 19 MPG

design

Body style Coupe

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,115 lb
Width 68.3 in
Height 50.2 in
Length 166.5 in
Front track width 58.2 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in

road tests

Top speed 152 mph
1/4 mile 13.5 s
0-60mph 5.5 s
0-100mph 14.5 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 12.46 lb/hp
Maximum hp 250 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 178 ft-lb @ 3,500 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,479 cc
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8:1
Bore/stroke 3.94 in / 3.11 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 2 valves
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