Porsche 944 Turbo S 

  • $47k
  • 1988
  • 247 HP 2.5L
  • 163 mph

Road Tests Real world tests of the Porsche 944 Turbo S

0-60mph

944 Turbo S
5.5 s
911 Turbo
3.9 s

Top speed

944 Turbo S
163 mph
911 Turbo
192 mph
GT 86
140 mph

0-100mph

944 Turbo S
14.1 s
911 Turbo
8 s
GT 86
17.8 s

1/4 mile

944 Turbo S
14.2 s
911 Turbo
11.4 s
GT 86
15.3 s

Data points Key details of the Porsche 944 Turbo S

Price

944 Turbo S
$47k
911 Turbo
$130k

Horsepower

944 Turbo S
247 HP
911 Turbo
473 HP

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Porsche
Price $47,432
Year 1988
Highest auction price 1988 Porsche 944 Turbo Track Car, $13k, August 2003

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 12.52 lb/hp
Maximum hp 247 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Maximum torque 259 ft-lb @ 4,000 RPM
Engine placement Front
Steering system rack&pinionPAS

engine

Displacement 2,500 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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,093 lb
Width 68.3 in
Height 50.2 in
Length 168.8 in
Front track width 58.2 in
Wheelbase 94.5 in

road tests

Top speed 163 mph
1/4 mile 14.2 s
0-60mph 5.5 s
0-100mph 14.1 s
0-200kph 25 s
Hockenheim short lap time 1:20.80

transmission

Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 3.38:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes 11.97 in Disc
Rear brakes 11.77 in Disc
Front wheels 406/? 178
Rear wheels 406/? 229
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