Porsche 356A Convertible 1955-61
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Porsche 356B Super 90 1959-61 specifications
Engine: Type 616/7 B4, rear mounted, air cooled, horizontally opposed 4 cylinder
Bore & Stroke: 82.55mm x 74.2mm
Displacement: 1,582cc
Compression ratio: 9.0 to 1
Fuel injection: 2 x Solex 40PJJ
Power output: 90bhp @ 5,200rpm
Maximum speed: 116mph/187 km/h
0-60mph: 12.5secs
Construction: all metal body on pressed steel backbone chassis
Transmission: Rear wheel drive 4 speed manual, Synchromesh on 2nd, 3rd & top single dry plate clutch
Brakes: hydraulic, F/R discs/drums
Steering: Worm and nut
Turning circle: 30ft 10in/9.4m2.5 turns lock to lock
Front suspension: independent, transverse torsion bar, telescopic dampers
Rear suspension: independent, swing axles, transverse torsion bar, telescopic shock
Wheels: 4Jx15" disc, 5 studs,?5.60 x 15 crossply tyres
Wheelbase: 83in / 2,100mm
Track front: 51.4in/1,306mm
Track rear: 50.0in/1,270mm
Length: 157.9in/4,070mm
Width: 65.8in/1,671mm
Height: 51.7in/1,313mm
Fuel tank capacity: 11.5 UK gal ?13.8 US gal 52.24 Litres
Kerb weight: 2028.3lb/920kg

356 Production
1948-65 approx 76,000 built Gmünd, Austria and Zuffenhausen, Germany after 1950