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  Porsche 356 America Roadster
 

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Country of origin:Germany
Produced from:1952 - 1953
Numbers built:16
Designed by:Erwin Komenda
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:October 21, 2008
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Engine
Configuration B4
Location Rear, longitudinally mounted
Displacement 1,488 cc / 90.8 cu in
Bore / Stroke 80.0 mm (3.1 in) / 74.0 mm (2.9 in)
Compression 8.2:1
Valvetrain 2 valves / cylinder, OHV
Fuel feed 2 Solex 32 PBI Carburettors
Aspiration Naturally Aspirated
Power 70 bhp / 52 KW @ 5,000 rpm
BHP/Liter 47 bhp / liter

Drivetrain
Chassis aluminium body on steel platform frame
Front suspension independent, transverse torsion bar, telescopic shock absorbers
Rear suspension independent, swing axles, transverse torsion bar, telescopic shock absorbers
Steering worm-and-nut
Brakes drums, all-round
Gearbox 4 speed Manual
Drive Rear wheel drive

Dimensions
Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2,100 mm (82.7 in) / 1,290 mm (50.8 in) / 1,250 mm (49.2 in)

Resources
Suggested reading
  • Porsche, Excellence was expected, by Karl Ludvigsen
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